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  University of Florida - South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
In 1853, the state-funded East Florida Seminary took over the Kingsbury Academy in Ocala, Fla. In 1905, by legislative action, the college became a university and was moved to Gainesville, Fla. With more than 46,000 students, the University of Florida is now one of the five largest universities in the nation.
The University of Central Florida and the University of Florida have been awarded grants to study how video games can be used to improve players' health.
University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow, the 71st c...
www.sun-sentinel.com /topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-florida-OREDU0000153.topic   (781 words)

 University of Florida News - Sex education in Florida schools varies widely, not available to all students
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida study reveals sex education programs in Florida’s public schools vary widely in content and often are afforded little class time — and many students miss out altogether.
Florida’s rates of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis have risen from 307 cases per 100,000 residents in 1997 to 399 in 2006, a 23 percent increase, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Although Florida is technically one of 23 states that require schools to teach sex education and HIV prevention classes during the course of the students’ academic careers, it is unclear whether scientifically accurate and comprehensive information regarding the risks and benefits of sexuality is being offered to students, he said.
news.ufl.edu /2007/11/05/sex-ed   (755 words)

 Florida State University
Florida State University is strongly encouraging students to participate in sports and also focuses on their academic progress.
Florida State university honors program that help to the most talented students from the university and motivate them to become excellent scholars.
Florida State University College of Medicine, produces doctors who are caring practitioners of art and science of medicine.
www.floridastateuniversity.info   (308 words)

 Florida Board of Governors : University
The University of Florida traces its beginnings to a small seminary in 1853.
Florida's largest university, it enrolls over 50,000 students and is home to 16 colleges and more than 150 research centers and institutes.
UF became the world's first university to be designated a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" in 2005 for environmental and wildlife management, resource conservation, waste management, and outreach and education.
www.flbog.org /aboutsus/universities/uf.php   (158 words)

 Office of Institutional Planning and Research - Measuring University Performance Series: Issue II -01/96
One of the special characteristics of the University of Florida, compared to its reference group among AAU public research universities, is the large number of community college students in its undergraduate population.
Clearly, then, the preparation of community college AA graduates is equivalent to the preparation of lower division University of Florida students for the purposes of admission to the university's upper division programs.
Given the quality of the students who attend the University of Florida, whether they come from community colleges or enroll at UF as freshmen, we would expect the performance of these students to be quite similar.
www.ir.ufl.edu /mups/issue_0196.htm   (1114 words)

Marshall Criser, Jr., of Jacksonville, served as president of UF from 1984 to 1989, and as chairman of the Florida Board of Regents from 1974 to 1977.
He served as a Board of Regents designee to the University of Florida for the Jacksonville area and a Board of Regents designee to the University Athletic Association, Inc. He received his Bachelor’s degree from UF in 1969.
O’Connell is actively involved in the University of Florida’s Stephen C. O’Connell Leadership Scholarship program, which is dedicated to her late husband, former UF President Stephen C. O’Connell.
www.myflorida.com /eog_new/eog/library/releases/2001/june/university_board_gain-06-27-01.html   (1393 words)

 University of Florida Herbarium (FLAS)
The University of Florida Herbarium is a unit of the Department of Natural History of the Florida Museum of Natural History.
The herbarium is affiliated with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Department of Botany and the Department of Plant Pathology.
The FLAS acronym is the standard international abbreviation for the University of Florida Herbarium.
www.flmnh.ufl.edu /natsci/herbarium   (226 words)

 University of Florida
With this act, the University of Florida was born.
The university has 16 colleges, four schools and 100 interdisciplinary research and education centers, bureaus and institutes with a total enrollment of about 35,000 (27,000 undergraduates).
Along with Ohio State and the University of Minnesota, UF offers more academic programs on a single campus than any of the nation's other universities--pubic or private--and is ranked among the nation's to 51 research universities and enjoys membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities.
www.che.ufl.edu /department/uf.html   (276 words)

 Florida Gulf Coast University - Fort Myers, Florida
Florida Gulf Coast University - Fort Myers, Florida
Florida Gulf Coast University, 10501 FGCU Blvd, S., Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Florida Gulf Coast University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.
www.fgcu.edu   (150 words)

 University of Florida (ufl) - College Guide Written For Students By Students
Find out if the University of Florida truly has something for you, straight from the students' mouths.
Read our University of Florida insider guide and discover what it feels like to be on campus for 4 years.
University of Florida written by students college student life at University of Florida
www.collegeprowler.com /guide.asp/1427401691/index.html   (474 words)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To strengthen its commitment to the environment, the University of Florida has established a new undergraduate minor in sustainability studies.
In a letter to the University of Florida community, President Bernie Machen urges The Gator Nation to think of the millions who need our help in China, Myanmar and parts of the U.S. Section of campus loses power for some 30 minutes
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida doctoral student Patricia Roset-Zuppa is the recipient of the ING Clarion “Most Outstanding Article Award” given by the Cornell Real Estate Review, a student-edited and managed real estate journal.
insideuf.ufl.edu   (1130 words)

 Welcome To The University Athletic Association, Inc.
The University Athletic Association, Inc. (UAA) is responsible for the intercollegiate athletics program at the University of Florida.
The UAA has developed a mission statement that was adopted by the Board of Directors to provide goals and objectives in the development and delivery of the athletics program at the University of Florida.
This "vision" provides the road map for the University’s commitment to be second to none in the area of intercollegiate athletics.
www.uaa.ufl.edu   (188 words)

 University of Florida News - The New York Times
Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow’s 29 passing touchdowns and 22 rushing touchdowns led his team to a 9-3 record.
Ohio State beat Florida, 62-49, in a game so forgettable that the only intriguing subplot was whether the Gators would surpass 46 points, the lowest total since Billy Donovan became coach in 1996.
A University of Florida student stunned by a police Taser and arrested after an outburst at an event last month featuring Senator John Kerry, Democrat of Massachusetts, will not go to court if he stays out of trouble while on probation for 18 months, prosecutors said.
topics.nytimes.com /top/reference/timestopics/organizations/u/university_of_florida/index.html?inline=nyt-org   (726 words)

 Philosophy at UF
To eliminate this program would be an embarrassment for the University of Florida.
And it quickly realized, what should have been obvious, that it could not aspire to be a self-respecting research university without a doctoral program in a core subject like philosophy.
I like to think that the proposed cut to Florida's Philosophy Ph.D. program has yet to come before your attention with sufficient vividness, since the document with the proposed cuts is large and complex.
www.phil.ufl.edu   (1208 words)

 UF Distance Learning
UF has opened the majority of its distance programs and courses to students from Gulf Coast universities that were affected by Hurricane Katrina.
A variety of resources are available at the University of Florida to assist you as a distance learning student.
The University of Florida is accredited by SACS; specific Colleges and Programs are also individually accredited.
www.fcd.ufl.edu   (318 words)

 Florida Tomorrow - The Campaign for the University of Florida
Florida Tomorrow is a day when all people live under the Rule of Law.
Florida Tomorrow is a place where visual and performing arts education challenges students’ imaginations to reveal the many facets of our evolving world.
Florida Tomorrow is a belief Florida Tomorrow is a belief that effective communication is essential in a global society.
www.floridatomorrow.ufl.edu   (120 words)

 Proton Therapy Prostate Cancer New Cancer Treatment University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
Welcome to the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
At the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute, we're committed to changing the way cancer is treated, and the way cancer treatment is experienced.
More than 500 of the world's leading cancer researchers from 20 countries are expected to attend.
www.floridaproton.org   (386 words)

 The WWW Virtual Library: Statistics: Job Announcements
University of Colorado at Denver - Statistical Programmer - 3/19/07
University of Rochester - Assistant Professor - 2/16/07
University of Rochester - Post-Doctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor - 1
www.stat.ufl.edu /vlib/jobs.html   (854 words)

 University of Florida Foundation
The incumbent is responsible for implementation of a broad range of support programs for the University of Florida, College of Medicine - Jacksonville focused primarily on acquiring major gifts, and including communications, public support groups and College services.
The Executive Director is a senior level position for the University of Florida Foundation and UF Alumni Association.
This highly visible position is responsible for management of all alumni programming and requires extensive travel throughout the state of Florida and the nation to represent the University of Florida and the UF Alumni Association.
www.uff.ufl.edu /Employment   (2010 words)

 University of Florida - Office of the Provost / Academic Affairs
University of Florida - Office of the Provost / Academic Affairs
As part of its continuing drive to enhance research and graduate education, the University of Florida has started a Graduate Initiative.
Recent endowment gifts and increased funding from the Florida legislature afford the University of Florida a unique opportunity to recruit outstanding new graduate students with full support packages.
www.aa.ufl.edu /fellows   (202 words)

 College of Medicine - University of Florida
Dr. Michael L. Good, a 20-year veteran of the University of Florida faculty, has been named interim dean of the College of Medicine.
A new study reveals patients with liver cancer who have no other treatment options might benefit from more aggressive operations once considered too risky, report University of Florida scientists, who also published research this month yielding insight into ways to protect the liver during surgery.
But pairing leptin with just a minor amount of exercise seems to revive the hormone’s ability to fight fat again, University of Florida researchers recently discovered.
www.med.ufl.edu   (593 words)

 University of Florida Pet Grief Support Hotline
The Pet Grief Support Hotline was started at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1991.
The phone line is staffed by volunteers, many of whom are students at the university.
The Hotline is supported by the Florida Animal Health Foundation, the University of Florida Student Government, the Board of College Councils, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, the World Animal Care Foundation and private donations.
neuro.vetmed.ufl.edu /alt_med/petgrief/petloss.htm   (1154 words)

 College of Liberal Arts and Sciences | The University of Florida
To strengthen its commitment to the environment, the University of Florida has
Desperately needed as youth mentors, some men are answering the call despite negative publicity about male transgressions that can keep them at arm’s length from children and teenagers, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book.
Its principal mission is to lead the academic quest to understand our place in the universe, and to help shape our society and environment.
www.clas.ufl.edu   (275 words)

 Welcome to the University of Florida Alumni Association
Football coach Urban Meyer will visit with Gators throughout Florida this spring in a series of Gator Gatherings hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association, University Athletic Association, Gator Boosters and area Gator clubs.
University of Florida women's basketball head coach Amanda Butler announced that Jordan Jo...
University of Florida junior pitcher Stacey Nelson (Los Alamitos, Calif.) and sophomore left...
www.ufalumni.ufl.edu /Default.aspx?bhcp=1   (592 words)

 University of Florida - OrlandoSentinel.com
Tags: Water Restrictions, South Florida Water Management District, Weather Statistics
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Tags: Florida State Seminoles, Derrick Rose, Marcus Fizer, National Basketball Association, Physical Fitness
www.orlandosentinel.com /topic/education/universities/university-of-florida-OREDU0000153.topic   (772 words)

 University of Florida -- South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com
Tulane's baseball team sent 11 batters to the plate in a six-run seventh inning, erasing a three-run deficit en route to a 7-4 victory against Florida in the opening round of the Tallahassee Regional on Friday.
Coach Tim Walton's attention-to-details approach has Florida's softball team ready for a title run at the College World Series
Florida joins FSU in Tallahassee baseball regional; No. 1 overall seed Miami also hosts
www.sun-sentinel.com /sports/college/gators   (266 words)

 University of Florida - chicagotribune.com
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Tags: Vince Carter, Florida State University, Marcus Fizer, Physical Fitness, Derrick Rose
www.chicagotribune.com /topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-florida-OREDU0000153.topic   (784 words)

 Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering
The University of Florida’s “new” Department of Biomedical Engineering is now over five years old and as such it is appropriate to reflect upon some of the accomplishments of our faculty, staff and students over the past five years.
The University of Florida is the top-performing public institution at transferring its research to the marketplace, according to a major new study by the prestigious Milken Institute.
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications at all academic levels from Assistant to Full Professor.
www.bme.ufl.edu   (602 words)

 University of Florida NROTC > Home
The NROTC unit at the University of Florida currently has over 100 members enrolled in one of the following programs: 4 year scholarship, College Program, ECP (Enlisted Commissioning Program), and MECEP (Marine Enlisted Commissioning and Education Program).
All midshipmen are full-time students seeking a bachelor's degree at the University of Florida.
The University of Florida is located in the heart of Gainesville with over 50,000 students.
nrotc.ufl.edu   (165 words)

 Southeastern University - A dynamic, Christ-centered university located in Lakeland, Florida
Neuman says her Christian faith, which Southeastern helped develop within her through chapel services and the environment as a whole, has been crucial in her leading of others...
Southeastern University has been officially approved for admission into the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) by the NAIA Council of Presidents during the NAIA National Convention, April 13, in Louisville, Kentucky.
High school seniors and graduates with high standardized test scores--or a combination of a high grade point average and strong...
www.seuniversity.edu /index.html   (421 words)

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