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WUFT-FM anniversary poster features the work of photographer Mac Stone

Published: October 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Public radio station WUFT-FM Florida’s 89.1 will honor its 33rd anniversary with a limited edition poster featuring the image “Arise” by photographer Mac Stone. The 24-by-30-inch vertical poster will be available during the WUFT-FM fall membership campaign through Oct. 31.

Experts discuss genetic impacts on life – plants, animals and our health

Published: October 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From horse colors and dog breeds to type I diabetes and antibiotics, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium exhibits the impact of genetics on all living organisms. Now in its 10th year, the symposium showcases discoveries from leading genetics and genomics researchers from the University of Florida and across the country.

University of Florida pharmacy dean elected to Institute of Medicine

Published: October 22 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Julie A. Johnson, dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Engineering seeks questions for cybersecurity live stream Q&A

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the University of Florida's new experts in cybersecurity are ready for your questions.

ARTBASH 2014 showcases visual arts at UF

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ARTBASH, the annual celebration of art at the University of Florida, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24.

UF Student Health Care Center achieves AAAHC accreditation

Published: October 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Student Health Care Center has once again achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, or AAAHC.

UF’s historic Florida Gym celebrates 65 years this month

Published: October 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida's College of Health & Human Performance is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the historic Florida Gym building this October.

Cornell University provost Kent Fuchs named UF's next president

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Kent Fuchs, provost of Cornell University, was named the 12th president of the University of Florida today by the UF Board of Trustees.

Gator Growl brings parking restrictions near Flavet

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Parking will be restricted in several lots near Flavet Field this week because of Gator Growl Friday evening.

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Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to speak at UF Oct. 27

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida will bring journalist and former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to campus Oct. 27.

Nationally known experts to discuss legalization of marijuana

Published: October 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From its health effects to law enforcement concerns to its uncertain legal status, the legalization of marijuana raises public concerns and piques interest, intrigue and debate. The issue of legalizing marijuana is especially timely in Florida because Florida voters will decide on Nov. 4 whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes.

Florida’s 5 WUFT-TV to provide live coverage of the Homecoming parade

Published: October 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla.--- Public television station Florida’s 5, WUFT-TV will present exclusive live television coverage of the 2014 University of Florida Homecoming parade beginning at noon Oct. 17.The parade can also be seen via streaming video at http://www.wuft.org/live.

President search meeting requires parking spaces near O’Connell

Published: October 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- One hundred spaces in the northeast section of the O`Connell Center main parking lot will be reserved from 7 to 11 a.m. Oct. 15 for the UF President Search Committee meeting in Emerson Alumni Hall.

UF/IFAS celebrates supporters in third annual Dinner of Distinction

Published: October 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences honored some of its most ardent supporters at its annual Dinner of Distinction, held at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Friday evening.

Agricultural companies' gifts boost CALS' Challenge 2050 program

Published: October 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Officials from two global agricultural companies, Limagrain and HM.CLAUSE, and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have partnered to support a new initiative aimed at finding ways to feed a growing world.

Zucker provides lead gift for $10 million early childhood studies initiative

Published: October 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Anita Zucker, a passionate advocate of early childhood education, will provide a leadership gift of $5 million to bolster a comprehensive initiative at the University of Florida to help the nation’s youngest, most vulnerable learners reach their full potential.

Football fans invited to alcohol-free tailgater

Published: October 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida fans and Louisiana State University fans will come together Saturday for the third annual Greater Gator Tailgater.

Students, employees reminded to move vehicles from certain areas this weekend

Published: October 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Transportation and Parking Services reminds UF employees and students of parking restrictions during home football games.

UF breaks ground Oct. 10 for long awaited chemistry building

Published: October 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new chemistry/chemical biology building at 11 a.m. Friday at the corner of University Avenue and Buckman Drive.

Florida Museum begins year of giant fossils with Megalodon opening Oct. 4

Published: October 3 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- After six years of touring the country to more than 1 million visitors, the Florida Museum of Natural History welcomes “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” home beginning Oct. 4.