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  1. Hearing on campus master plan to be held Oct. 27Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | University of Florida News

    A public workshop on the University of Florida campus master plan will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Emerson Alumni Hall, President's Room, 1938 W. University Ave. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the master plan before its initial transmittal to the Board of Trustees. The master plan describes the projected growth for the University of Florida main campus, 13 Alachua County satellite properties and the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Fla., for the next 10 years.

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  2. UF news for week of Oct. 27 listedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change: LEUKEMIA Research finds that leukemia cells can hide in the walls of blood vessels, leading to relapse.

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  3. Experts discuss genetic impacts on life - plants, animals and our healthRead the original story

    Thursday | University of Florida News

    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.

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  4. ARTBASH 2014 showcases visual arts at UFRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | University of Florida News

    ARTBASH, the annual celebration of art at the University of Florida, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24. The College of the Arts' School of Art + Art History , known as SA+AH, throws open its doors to members of the UF and Gainesville communities, offering a chance to view a dazzling variety of projects by UF art students. UF faculty will also offer informal portfolio reviews to prospective high school students from 7-8 p.m. This year's Art Bash will feature guest alumni artist Chase Westfall , director of /protocol, a contemporary art gallery and artist's residency program in Gainesville.

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  5. UF's historic Florida Gym celebrates 65 years this monthRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | University of Florida News

    The University of Florida's College of Health & Human Performance is celebrating the 65th anniversary of the historic Florida Gym building this October. Festivities will include a tailgate before the football game on Oct. 18 for all HHP alumni, faculty, staff and students.

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  6. Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney to speak at UF Oct. 27Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | University of Florida News

    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. Carney has witnessed and participated in some of the most critical moments in modern history.

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  7. Nationally known experts to discuss legalization of marijuanaRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | University of Florida News

    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.

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  8. UF Presidential Search Committee selects interview candidatesRead the original story

    Monday Oct 13 | University of Florida News

    The committee narrowed these candidates from a pool of 15 applicants for UF's 12th president. The three candidates selected for interviews met a rigorous criteria outlined at the outset of the search last spring.

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  9. UF news for week of Oct. 6 listedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change: Tuesday, Oct. 7 DIABETES An announcement about two major developments in UF's growing role as a national leader in diabetes research.

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  10. 'Star Trek' actor, social justice activist George Takei to speak at UF Oct. 7Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. ACCENT Speakers Bureau at the University of Florida, Pride Student Union and the Asian American Student Union will bring actor and activist George Takei to campus Oct. 7. With a career spanning five decades, Takei is best known for his founding role in the acclaimed television series "Star Trek," in which he played Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the Starship Enterprise.

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  11. Social marketing campaigns aim to help students to seek help for anxiety, stressRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. The University of Florida's Counseling and Wellness Center has launched the fall 2014 designs for the UFlourish Social Marketing Campaign in collaboration with GatorWell Health Promotion Services .

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  12. Mindtree chairman and spouse give $1 million to University of Florida College of EngineeringRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | University of Florida News

    The University of Florida College of Engineering's future Innovation Nexus Building will add to its list of distinguished underwriters Subroto and Susmita Bagchi, who have announced a $1 million gift to UF. Their gift will be used to support the Engineering Innovation Nexus Building, a new facility to be located at the heart of UF, directly across from a newly remodeled Reitz Student Union.

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  13. New Harn exhibition features work by faculty membersRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida is featuring art by UF's School of Art + Art History art studio faculty in a new exhibition titled "Solo/Together: 50th Annual UF Art Faculty Exhibition.

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  14. Good results from Florida's urban tree-planting program, UF/IFAS study showsRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. Florida's urban tree-planting program works well: 93 percent of the trees planted were still alive up to five years after they were planted, a new University of Florida study shows.

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  15. Collection of santos, other artwork opens gallery anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | University of Florida News

    Kicking off University Gallery's 50th anniversary celebration in 2015 is "Come Home; Selections from the Collection of Hector Puig," featuring selections from the art collection of Hector Puig. A native of Puerto Rico, Puig is a Gainesville resident who has acquired an outstanding collection of Puerto Rican santos, or carved items, along with artwork ranging from regional to international, and including influential University of Florida art faculty members, students and alumni, as well as renowned artists from the U.S., Mexico and South America.

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  16. Sheys partner with UF to create 657-acre conference retreat centerRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | University of Florida News

    A prominent Gainesville-area couple who are longtime University of Florida supporters have committed to transfer their house and 657 acres of pristine conservation land to the university, allowing UF eventually to create a conference retreat center west of the campus that could host symposiums and other academic events advancing UF's mission. Stephen and Carol Shey will continue to live on and maintain the property for a period yet to be determined, after which UF will assume oversight.

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  17. UF events of possible media interest listedRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | University of Florida News

    Former Florida Gov. Bob Graham will host a discussion at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 in Pugh Hall about a state referendum on water and land conservation on the fall ballot.

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  18. UF to launch re-branding campaign focused on research, tackling global issuesRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. The University of Florida on Saturday will launch a re-branding campaign centered on the university's research, global outreach and commitment to take on the big issues facing the world.

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  19. Presidential Search Update AdvisoryRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The following email was sent today to University of Florida students, faculty and staff regarding the UF presidential search:

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  20. UF staffers reach out to welcome studentsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. The University of Florida divisions of Business Affairs, Student Affairs and Human Resources are sponsoring the 14th annual Ask Me Campaign Aug. 19-26.

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