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UF Health patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

UF Health patient named Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Florida Champion

Published: Apr 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — His body might not always have the energy it needs, but 6-year-old Nathan Ferrell’s fun-loving personality stands in stark contrast to his disease as he faces his unique medical challenge with courage every day.

UF sending 25 students to national science and engineering event

Published: Apr 16th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Twenty-five University of Florida undergraduate students will go to Washington, D.C., next week to participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

Lakeland newspaper wins FOI award from Brechner Center

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Ledger newspaper in Lakeland has been named the winner of the 28th Annual Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award for its investigative series. The award-winning series highlights the difficulties reporters and citizens face when they try to exercise their fundamental constitutional right to access government information.

Florida Museum of Natural History recognizes volunteers of the year

Published: Apr 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hard work has paid off for Barbara Ornstein and Robert Tarnuzzer, who were recently recognized by the Florida Museum of Natural History as winners of the 2014 James Pope Cheney Volunteer of the Year Award.

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Levin College of Law is joining the MOOC revolution on a global scale. The law school’s first Massive Open Online Course will begin May 1, with The Global Student’s Introduction to U.S. Law.

UF urged to appreciate student employees this week

Published: Apr 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Office for Student Financial Affairs urges offices on campus to show their appreciation to student employees this week.

UF starts presidential search

Published: Apr 10th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida officially began the search for its next president Thursday with the creation of a committee to seek and evaluate candidates.

Day of learning planned at UF veterinary college’s annual open house April 12

Published: Apr 10th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A longtime community tradition, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine Open House will intrigue and entertain audiences of all ages during a full day of educational demonstrations, tours and much more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 12.

Homan named UF Teacher-Scholar of the Year

Published: Apr 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — English professor Sidney R. Homan has been awarded the University of Florida’s Teacher-Scholar of the Year award for 2013-2014.Originating in 1960, it is UF’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. It offers an honorarium of $6,000 in addition to other appropriate recognition. In making the award, the Award Committee selects a faculty member who demonstrates distinguished achievement in both teaching and scholarly activity demonstrated through scholarly research, creative writing, original works of art, etc., and visibility within and beyond the university.

Sustainable UF to host annual Campus Earth Day April 11

Published: Apr 8th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability will host its annual Campus Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 at the Plaza of the Americas.