Banner Header 1News and Resources for the UF Family Intro Post Opening Sessions The new school year always presents refresher information and professional development opportunities. Click on the mortar board image to access opening session presentations that were held on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Shear Madness Just what does the Dr. Richard C. Beckett Animal Science Center do with all the wool for its more than 200 sheep, anyway? Late summer is shearing season, and a newsroom feature offers details. Gymnastics Research Senior Madeline Hoffman and her mentor, Ed Nyman Jr., Ph.D., this summer conducted research on gymnastics spring floor components that could affect the sport and its athletes all the way up to the professional level. Lifelong Learning Connections Formerly called Senior Forum, Lifelong Learning Connections will host several sessions every Wednesday in October. Some UF faculty, staff and alumni will be speaking. Faith Prince Tony Award-winning musical theatre performer Faith Prince will be the next Donnell Broadway Concert Series guest artist! She will perform at WTS on Sept. 17. New Minor A new minor has been added to the UF curriculum! The Substance Use Disorders minor includes four core courses on addiction that community members can also attend. The program is housed within Social Work and Gerontology. Showtime Our campus radio station, WLFC 88.3, has added two live shows that feature musicians stopping in while traveling I-75. Check out "The I-75 Stopover" and "Ohio Craft Music." Grants Galore Thanks to grants manager Tricia Valasek and some amazing programs, UF has received noteworthy grants in recent months to fund efforts ranging from an annual health fair for kids to study abroad trips.