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Free flu shots for students available Oct. 3

Published: September 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ---The University of Florida’s Student Health Care Center will hold its third annual “Free Flu Shots” outreach event this Friday, Oct. 3.

Showcase affects parking near O'Connell Center

Published: September 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Career Showcase is affecting parking this week near the O’Connell Center at the University of Florida.

Reeser named chief investment officer for UF Investment Corporation

Published: September 26 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- William S. Reeser, who most recently oversaw investments for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, one of the nation’s two largest health care charities, has been named chief investment officer for the University of Florida Investment Corporation.

Graduate Student Advisory Council research day features poster competition, more

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Graduate Student Advisory Council will host the third annual Graduate Research Day Oct. 28, featuring a poster competition, panel discussion and professional development workshops.

'Star Trek' actor, social justice activist George Takei to speak at UF Oct. 7

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida, Pride Student Union and the Asian American Student Union will bring actor and activist George Takei to campus Oct. 7.

Social marketing campaigns aim to help students to seek help for anxiety, stress

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Counseling and Wellness Center has launched the fall 2014 designs for the UFlourish Social Marketing Campaign in collaboration with GatorWell Health Promotion Services.

Longtime citrus scientist Jackie Burns named new dean for UF/IFAS research

Published: September 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has named Jackie Burns, the current director of UF’s Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, as its new dean for research for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

UF Center for Leadership and Service partners to provide community service opportunities

Published: September 24 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The Center for Leadership and Service at the University of Florida is partnering with United Way of North Central Florida to provide and promote Volunteer Select as a resource to UF students.

UF Law among top 20 best value law schools in nation

Published: September 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Levin College of Law has been ranked as the 13th “Best Value Law School” in the nation by The National Jurist magazine.

SEC Symposium on obesity prevention starts with streamed keynote address Sept. 21

Published: September 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The SEC Network will cover the 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium, highlighted by a live digital stream of the opening keynote address from Nancy Brown, chief executive officer of the American Heart Association.

Sid Martin award

UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator wins national award

Published: September 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator has been recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development by the State Science and Technology Institute, known as SSTI.

Mindtree chairman and spouse give $1 million to University of Florida College of Engineering

Published: September 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida College of Engineering’s future Innovation Nexus Building will add to its list of distinguished underwriters Subroto and Susmita Bagchi, who have announced a $1 million gift to UF. Their gift will be used to support the Engineering Innovation Nexus Building, a new facility to be located at the heart of UF, directly across from a newly remodeled Reitz Student Union.

Science writers will share expertise as UF Science Journalists in Residence

Published: September 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Two leading science journalists will each spend a week on the University of Florida campus this year as part of the university’s new Science Journalist in Residence Program.

Flu shots for students postponed due to vaccine shipment delay

Published: September 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Student Health Care Center has postponed its annual “Free Flu Shots” event scheduled for Sept. 19 due to a delay in vaccine shipment. The center will reschedule possibly in mid-October to get as many students as possible vaccinated before the Thanksgiving break.

Faculty art

New Harn exhibition features work by faculty members

Published: September 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is featuring art by UF’s School of Art + Art History art studio faculty in a new exhibition titled “Solo/Together: 50th Annual UF Art Faculty Exhibition.”

New dentistry dean

New dean named for College of Dentistry

Published: September 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Isabel Garcia has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Journalist, former ambassador to discuss Israel-Palestine conflict on Sept. 16

Published: September 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida and the Jewish Student Union will host a conversation between Ambassador Michael Oren and Italian-Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal on Sept. 16.

Santos collection

Collection of santos, other artwork opens gallery anniversary

Published: September 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Kicking off University Gallery’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2015 is “Come Home; Selections from the Collection of Hector Puig,” featuring selections from the art collection of Hector Puig.

Sheys partner with UF to create 657-acre conference retreat center

Published: September 5 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla --- A prominent Gainesville-area couple who are longtime University of Florida supporters have committed to transfer their house and 657 acres of pristine conservation land to the university, allowing UF eventually to create a conference retreat center west of the campus that could host symposiums and other academic events advancing UF’s mission.

Innovators Series starts Sept. 18 with Storyful founder

Published: September 4 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mark Little, founder of Storyful – a social media verification platform, will discuss new journalism ethics and how social media inspires and informs the news at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in Weimer Hall at the University of Florida.