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Part-Time Job Fair to be held on Aug. 28

Published: August 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Career Resource Center and Student Financial Affairs will host its second annual Part-Time Job Fair on Aug. 28, 10 a.m to 2 p.m. on the Reitz Union North Lawn.

Musical ‘Mosaic’ at Reitz Auditorium

Published: April 19 2014

The UF Department of Housing and Residence Education Graduate and Family Housing staff are presenting “Mosaic,” a musical about family, diversity, friendship and acceptance at 7:30 p.m. on April 19 the Reitz Student Union Auditorium.

'The Fresh Aire Music of Mannheim Steamroller' is coming on Feb. 27

Published: February 20 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “The Fresh Aire Music of Mannheim Steamroller” is the highly anticipated concept tour created, cast, arranged and produced by Chip Davis. The 43-city tour features a Gainesville appearance at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Phillips Center.

Matt & Kim headline free concert July 12 at Flavet Field

Published: July 2 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Student Government Productions presents the second annual Swampfest, a concert featuring Matt & Kim, Cults and Ahmir, July 12 at Flavet Field.

Summer B semester brings slew of cultural opportunities

Published: June 21 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This summer, the University of Florida brings a world of creativity, culture and performance to campus and beyond with CREATIVE B.

Florida Museum begins free monthlong movie series with 'King Kong'

Published: June 14 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Get ready to pop some popcorn and break out your favorite blanket.

Florida Museum begins free monthlong movie series with ‘King Kong’

Published: June 14 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Get ready to pop some popcorn and break out your favorite blanket.

Independence Day celebration returns to Flavet Field July 3

Published: June 10 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — FANFARES & FIREWORKS will return to Gainesville at 7 p.m. July 3 at the University of Florida Bandshell at Flavet Field on the UF campus.

Graduate housing residents to hold festival, fashion show

Published: June 4 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 100 residents of University of Florida Graduate and Family Housing are expected to attend the International Festival and Fashion Show at 6 p.m. Thursday at Maguire Village.

Phillips Center to host Michael Jackson tribute, July 12

Published: May 31 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – “The Ultimate Thriller,” a live Michael Jackson tribute concert, comes to the Phillips Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12.

Florida Museum exhibit explores state's surfing history

Published: May 8 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History visitors will soon have the opportunity to discover the state's famous coastal waters and deep surfing culture in the new exhibit "Surfing Florida,"£ opening Aug. 31.

Biotechnology event to highlight sector growth

Published: May 3 2013

ALACHUA, Fla. — More than 500 biotechnology industry professionals, researchers and business leaders are expected to attend the 10th Annual Celebration of Biotechnology May 9 at RTI Biologics in Progress Corporate Park.

Music, animation of Disney featured at Phillips Center

Published: April 29 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Gainesville Orchestra and the Harn Museum of Art will present an evening of art demonstrations and music featuring animation and honoring the musical scores from Disney films on May 10.

UF hosts chemistry competition Friday for high schools students

Published: April 24 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida welcomes high school students with a knack for chemistry to put their skills to the test Friday at the annual Gainesville Chemathon.

Midnight Fun Run aims to reduce students’ stress

Published: April 22 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The seventh annual Midnight Fun Run scheduled for Wednesday night is an opportunity for University of Florida students to relieve stress during finals, accomplish their first 5K or train for a future race. Although the event aims to benefit student health, UF faculty and staff, guests and general public also are invited to participate.

Harn offers lessons in printmaking, foliage arranging

Published: April 18 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Families will have the opportunity to admire the landscapes in “Printmaking in the Age of Rembrandt” and celebrate Earth Day at the Harn Museum of Art during Family Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Florida Museum's Earth Day panel discussion focuses on state's springs

Published: April 17 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History marks Earth Day with a special program Saturday.

Comedian Sarah Silverman to perform at UF April 22

Published: April 15 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — ACCENT Speakers Bureau, Student Government Productions and Pride Awareness Month at the University of Florida will bring actress, comedian and devoted gay rights advocate Sarah Silverman, to campus on April 22.

Local residents can give up exotic animals at UF pet amnesty event April 16

Published: April 15 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Exotic pets can be fun, but if an animal becomes too big, too costly or too difficult to manage, the enjoyment may disappear and owners may start looking for ways to make the animal do the same.

Students can learn more about Fulbright programs

Published: April 12 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center will host Fulbright Day on Wednesday in collaboration with UF Honors Program and George A. Smathers Libraries.