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University of Florida Homecoming & Gator Growl Announces 2014 Entertainment Lineup

Published: Jul 19th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Indie-pop band Foster the People, and three-time Grammy winning
rapper Ludacris will co-headline Gator Growl 2014, the University of Florida Homecoming &
Gator Growl organizers announced Friday.

UF professor’s study named article of the year

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida professor’s article on quitting smoking has been named the best of the year by one of the nation’s leading behavioral psychology journals.

UF professor’s art exhibit explores concepts of control, surveillance

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University Galleries is featuring a new exhibit open through July 25 in the University of Florida’s University Gallery as part of UF’s Creative B summer activities. CNTRL-SPACE, by UF alumnus and professor Patrick Pagano, is an interactive digital projection environment exhibit that explores the illusion of control in a technocratic society.

Students with ‘A’ in science statewide receive free Florida Museum admission

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History is continuing its popular “A for Science” free admission program for K-12 students statewide.

Ron White to perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Nov. 6

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Comedian Ron White will perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 18 at noon.

Date of ‘Chicago’ performance changed, second show added

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A performance of the Broadway musical “Chicago” originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 a the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

179D tax allocations prove source of savings for University of Florida

179D tax allocations prove source of savings for University of Florida

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received $37,212 from Affiliated Engineering Inc. in return for the first of several 179D tax deduction allocations from its energy efficient buildings with the help of Efficiency Energy LLC, a consulting firm specializing the program.

Community recognizes legacy of Alachua General Hospital with historic marker

Community recognizes legacy of Alachua General Hospital with historic marker

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The public, local officials and University of Florida Health administrators gathered July 11 for the unveiling of a Florida Historical Marker that honors the legacy of Alachua General Hospital, Alachua County’s first community hospital.

Nuclear program expands, welcomes new director, renovates reactor

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Nuclear Engineering Program has undergone substantial growth over the past few years, and is planning for more. This month, James Baciak became the new director of the program, and by the end of the year, the training reactor will be “essentially brand new” after extensive renovations.

Swamp Dance Fest participants to share, learn, perform throughout month

Swamp Dance Fest participants to share, learn, perform throughout month

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dancers participating in Swamp Dance Fest at the University of Florida this month will be sharing their artistic journey with the public.