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RTS suspends bus service on Independence Day

Published: July 2 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In observance of Independence Day, all RTS offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4, and RTS bus service will be suspended. ADA paratransit service will not be running on this date, except for dialysis appointments.

New position at UF Health to focus on research, education

Published: June 21 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health officials have announced the creation of a new executive level position that will focus on advancing the research and education missions of the academic health center.

RTS reduces service on some routes during break

Published: June 17 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — RTS will reduce service on certain bus routes starting Saturday because of the break between the University of Florida’s Summer A and Summer B sessions.

High school graduation rehearsals to affect parking at O’Connell

Published: May 30 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Multiple high school graduation rehearsals on Friday will affect parking availability in the University of Florida’s O’Connell Center lot and garage.

RTS bus service unavailable on Memorial Day

Published: May 24 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There will be no RTS bus service on Monday because of the Memorial Day holiday.

Meeting Wednesday will take up spaces in O’Connell lot

Published: May 20 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — About 150 orange spaces in the northwest section of the O’Connell Center parking lot will be reserved for a special event Wednesday morning.

Student Traffic Court seeks students to fill justice positions

Published: April 19 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Student Traffic Court seeks applications from current students to fill 15 Associate Justice positions and one Chief Justice position to render judgments on parking citation appeals filed by their fellow students.

Pharmacy researcher recognized for best paper

Published: March 11 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The American Pharmacists Association has presented its “best published paper” award to a professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy for her paper examining the pharmacist’s role in patient care.

RTS bus service unavailable on MLK holiday

Published: January 16 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In observance of the national holiday honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, there will be no RTS bus service on Monday, and all RTS offices will be closed.

Armistead named CEO of Shands Jacksonville

Published: January 7 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ― Russell E. Armistead has been named chief executive officer of Shands Jacksonville. Armistead replaces James R. Burkhart, who announced his resignation Jan. 2.

Garages near Norman Hall, O’Connell Center to be pressure-washed next week

Published: December 14 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida students and employees are advised that Garage 8 near Norman Hall and Garage 7 near the O’Connell Center are scheduled to be pressure-washed next week.

McElwain named UF/IFAS assistant vice president for development

Published: December 10 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Longtime University of Florida development executive Ann McElwain has been named assistant vice president for development for UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Parts of O'Connell lot, garage restricted this week

Published: October 1 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Parts of the O’Connell Center parking garage and lot will be restricted this week.

Parking restricted on top floor of O’Connell Center garage Thursday

Published: September 11 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The top floor of the O’Connell Center parking garage will be reserved all day Thursday, Sept. 13, for the Gator Graduate Career Day Job Fair.

Gift allows Harn to appoint curator of photography

Published: August 14 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Harn Museum of Art has appointed Carol McCusker as curator of photography. She is the first to fill the curatorship since it was endowed through a $1.5 million gift by the Mary Ann Harn Cofrin family, longtime supporters of the Harn Museum.

Sarajedini appointed associate dean in CLAS

Published: August 7 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla .— University of Florida astronomy professor Ata Sarajedini has been named the associate dean for natural sciences and mathematics in UF’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Student Government Finance relaunches and updates Docutraq system

Published: July 12 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Student Government Finance has released its long-awaited Docutraq online activity request system upgrade on Monday, allowing students to apply for Student Government funds for the 2012-13 fiscal year.

Smathers Libraries New Online Exhibition Explores Historic Preservation in Florida

Published: July 11 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The George A. Smathers Libraries have released a new exhibition available only online. Utilizing materials from the Libraries’ Architecture Archives, “The Preservation Conversation” explores the conversation that occurred during three Herschel Shepard historic preservation projects in Florida: adaptive use of Government House in St. Augustine, reconstruction of Mission San Luis de Apalachee in Tallahassee and the ongoing restoration of Gamble Mansion in Ellenton.

John Hayes named UF/IFAS dean for research

Published: June 4 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John Hayes has been named dean for research of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station. The appointment takes effect July 1.

Leading UF urologist appointed to elite organization

Published: May 30 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A leading University of Florida urologist and expert on prostate disease has been selected as a member of the most prestigious organization in the field of urology, a 125-year-old society limited to just 75 active members at a time.