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U.S. EPA official named director of UF Online

Published: March 26 2015

A director with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been named assistant provost and director of UF Online, the University of Florida’s online bachelor’s degrees and programs.

Are you up for 5K on 4/4?

Published: March 26 2015

To help raise autism awareness and funds for the UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, Eastside High School's “Students Together for Autism Research” will host the eighth annual 5K Autism Awareness Walk/Run on 
April 4.

National Endowment for the Humanities digs deep to provide UF with funds for data mining

Published: March 25 2015

University of Florida’s department of English, George A. Smathers Libraries and Research Computing have been awarded $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant.

Anita Zucker named to UF’s Board of Trustees

Published: March 19 2015

Anita G. Zucker, a University of Florida graduate and businesswoman, has been named to the UF Board of Trustees, the Florida Board of Governors announced today.

University of Florida pharmacy school Dean Julie Johnson wins Distinguished Scientist Award

Published: March 19 2015

Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., dean of the University of Florida’s College of Pharmacy, has won the 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Southeastern Universities Research Association.

Conference to address how to feed a growing population and other challenges

Published: March 19 2015

The graduate students of UF’s Tropical Conservation and Development Program will be hosting the Center for Latin American Studies' 64th annual conference and the prestigious Bacardi Lecture Series entitled “Envisioning a Sustainable Tropics” at Emerson Alumni Hall.

Perspectives and Pathways

Published: March 19 2015

UF Asian Pacific American Law Students Association presents “Perspectives and Pathways: Asian-Americans in the Legal Workforce” Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 180 of the Holland Law Center at the UF Levin College of Law.

An expert who sees both the forest and the trees

Published: March 18 2015

P.K. Ramachandran Nair, distinguished professor in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, UF/IFAS, will discuss his book, “Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use,” on Thursday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. in the Marston Science Library, conference room 136. The conversation will address global efforts to employ agroforestry to create a sustainable future. An expert who sees both the forests and the trees

Explain 'Polymeric Radiopharmaceuticals for the Treatment of Pediatric Osteosarcoma' in three minutes. Michael Schulz can.

Published: March 18 2015

Former UF chemistry Ph.D. student Michael Schulz won the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ Regional Three Minute Thesis competition recently in New Orleans.

UF demonstrates excellence under Board of Governors’ performance funding model

Published: March 18 2015

The University of Florida may be poised for new state funding this year after demonstrating excellence or improvement in measures from graduation rates to faculty awards.

Columbia Law School professor to address “Abortion Privacy/Abortion Secrecy”

Published: March 17 2015

Thursday at noon, Carol Sanger, the Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, will present “Abortion Privacy/Abortion Secrecy: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?” in the Holland Law Center at the UF Levin College of Law.

Getting Gators to stay in Gainesville

Published: March 17 2015

With so many career opportunities and a thriving entrepreneurial climate, why would a UF student not explore life in Gainesville after graduation? That’s the thinking behind the “Stay in the Swamp” Career Fair to be hosted this Thursday in Hough Hall by the Hough Graduate School of Business.

Mary Brownell and Paul Sindelar receive award.NOT FINAL

Two UF professors share national award in teacher education

Published: March 16 2015

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education honored University of Florida special education professors Mary Brownell and Paul Sindelar with its 2015 David G. Imig Award for distinguished achievement in teacher education recently at the group’s annual meeting in Atlanta.

Marvin Harris Lecture looks at not-so-obvious effect of Cold War

Published: March 16 2015

One usually doesn’t associate the Cold War with anthropology. David Price does. A professor of anthropology at St. Martin’s University in Lacey, Wash., he will discuss "Contextualizing Cold War Anthropology: How Political Economy Impacts Anthropological Research,” Friday, March 20, from 4:15-6:00 p.m. Turlington Hall, L005. The Marvin Harris Lecture series is sponsored by the UF department of anthropology

Dance Marathon at UF tops $2 million 'For the Kids'

Published: March 16 2015

Dance Marathon at the University of Florida has made history once again, raising a record amount – more than $2 million – for UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital.

Jewish Film Festival will feature 12 films in 10 days

Published: March 16 2015

The best of international cinema will return to Gainesville in March when the Jewish Film Festival takes over the Hippodrome Cinema for the fifth consecutive year.

Behind the scenes with Monet and friends at the Harn

Published: March 13 2015

They travel with bodyguards, demand perfect lighting, and can never, under any circumstances, be touched with bare hands. But they aren’t celebrities: They’re the priceless paintings gathered for the “Monet and American Impressionism” exhibition at the University of Florida’s Harn Museum of Art.

Attkisson, a 1982 telecommunication graduate of the UF College of Journalism and Communications and a College Alumna of Distinction, is author of the New York Times bestseller Stonewalled, which addresses the unseen influences of corporations and special interests on the information and images the public receives every day in the news and elsewhere.

UF alumna Sharyl Attkisson to speak at UF

Published: March 13 2015

Investigative journalist and author Sharyl Attkisson will speak on "The Rightful Owners of Public Information" on Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in Weimer Hall's Gannett Auditorium on the University of Florida campus.

UF center funds campus, community projects

Published: March 12 2015

The University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service has awarded its first round of Healthy Civic Campus and Community grants. The initiative, which aims to support innovative student projects that improve civic engagement and advance the common good, was launched this year.

Marston Library, Florida Museum to honor winners of science art competition

Published: March 11 2015

The images range from nanoparticles, to a dewdrop, to a woolly mammoth. What they share is the title of “winner” in the University of Florida Elegance of Science Contest. And all will be recognized in an awards ceremony at the Florida Museum of Natural History March 20 at 3:30 p.m.