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  1. UF to celebrate the centennial of the opening of the Panama CanalRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida will hold a special weekend of activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal from Aug. 15 - 17. More than a dozen exhibits related to the planning, construction, development and impact of the canal will open during the centennial weekend.

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  2. UF College of Medicine founding member diesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Dr. William F. Enneking, one of the founding leaders of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a renowned expert in the field of orthopedic medicine whose work led to a revolutionary treatment to save limbs during tumor surgery and redefined how physicians communicate about these tumors, passed away July 17. He was ... (more)

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  3. Florida Museum seeks community support for butterfly gardens at local schoolsRead the original story

    Wednesday | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Many young children today are disconnected from the natural world, but a project to plant local butterfly gardens in area schools is closing the gap that exists between urban students and nature.

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  4. Friends old and new meet on Sesame Street in GainesvilleRead the original story

    Wednesday | University of Florida News

    Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby and their friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street.

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  5. UF launches newest preeminence initiative aimed at biodiversityRead the original story

    Wednesday | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The variety and abundance of plants, animals and insects in a given area define its environmental health.

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  6. UF research shows rhymes can inspire reasoning during the third trimester in the wombRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Mozart, Beethoven or even Shakespeare - pregnant mothers have been known to expose their babies to many forms of auditory stimulation.

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  7. UF completes more work to improve visitor experience in St. AugustineRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The nation's oldest city has a big birthday coming up, and the University of Florida is helping to prepare St. Augustine for the party.

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  8. University of Florida Homecoming & Gator Growl Announces 2014 Entertainment LineupRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | University of Florida News

    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.

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  9. UF professor's study named article of the yearRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | University of Florida News

    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.

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  10. Date of 'Chicago' performance changed, second show addedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | University of Florida News

    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. Due to popular demand, there will also be an added second performance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Customers who purchased tickets prior to July 4 will automatically ... (more)

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  11. 179D tax allocations prove source of savings for University of FloridaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | University of Florida News

    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.

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  12. Community recognizes legacy of Alachua General Hospital with historic markerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | University of Florida News

    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.

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  13. With a little help, citizen scientists can be good proxies, research showsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Anyone can collect ant data as accurately as experts, if they have a bit of guidance and the right tools: cookies, index cards and plastic zip-top bags.

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  14. Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatmentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A daily low dose of aspirin can offer important protection against cardiovascular disease, but University of Florida researchers say that the people who could receive the most benefit from the medication may not be taking it.

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  15. UF research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attackRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack could be waiting in their medicine cabinets.

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  16. Nuclear program expands, welcomes new director, renovates reactorRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida's Nuclear Engineering Program has undergone substantial growth over the past few years, and is planning for more.

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  17. Swamp Dance Fest participants to share, learn, perform throughout monthRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | University of Florida News

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

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  18. UF given award for excellence in procurementRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida has been awarded the prestigious 19th annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for 2014 from the National Procurement Institute, known as NPI.

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  19. Brazil can still capitalize on good vibes from World CupRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Brazil can still make the positive glow from hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup last for years if it starts right away building programs that will unite citizens long after the event is over, a University of Florida study has found.

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  20. UF professors to participate in SEC symposium on obesity preventionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Two University of Florida professors will participate in the 2014 SEC Symposium about obesity prevention Sep. 21-23 in Atlanta.

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