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UF professor to receive national award for mentorship

Published: March 27 2015

Anne E. Donnelly, director of the University of Florida’s Center for Undergraduate Research, is among 15 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, the White House announced earlier today.

Bake the great American novel

Published: March 27 2015

Some books are so good that you devour them. Now, you have a chance to create a book that can literally be devoured.

Dirty Heads are headed to the Phillips Center

Published: March 27 2015

UF Student Government Productions will host a free concert featuring the “cool, feel-good band,” the Dirty Heads, on Wednesday, April 22, at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The concert will take place at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. This the second free spring show presented by SGP.

UF one of 10 schools named in White House STEM initiative

Published: March 27 2015

The University of Florida is one of 10 institutions selected to be part of a White House initiative aimed at keeping students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, fields.

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.