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Title: InsideUF
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Language: English
Creator: University Relations Office, University of Florida
Publisher: University Relations Office, University of Florida
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: March 2, 2010
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The 'CensUS'
wants you!


Dear students:
The University of Florida is well
known for prestige in academics and
athletics,
and now 0
it's your
chance to
continue
this
success
by participating in the 2010 Census.
The census information provides
more than $400 billion in federal
funding each year for the next 10
years. This funding goes toward
transportation, education, health care
and more. The census also determines
the number of seats each state has in
the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hopefully you are familiar with
the "You+Me=CensUS" campaign.
This is part of an awareness campaign
by the 2010 UF Bateman Team,
UF Administration and UF Student
Government.
The 10-question
census will arrive
in mailboxes in 5 *
March. Each
off-campus
household
should fill out
a single form
and mail it back
by April 1. Campus
residents will receive
instructions from their facilities' staff.
You will not be included on your
parents' form unless your full-time
residence as of April 1 is with your
parents.
It's essential everyone participate
so that the city and The Gator
Nation receive deserved funding. For
more information, visit
www.2010.census.gov.
Go Gators!


2010 UF Bateman Team


The 2010 Census
is coming.

Complete it.
M ail it.

Help Gainesville get
the dollars it deserves.

UF UNIVERSITY of
UF LOR IDA
The Foundation for The Gator Nation


Aaron Wilbur (left) and Ryan McGinn, UF students and volunteers for the
build, enjoy the "Extreme Makeover" viewing party.


Students celebrate "Extreme

Makeover' success


It was 8 p.m. on a Sunday and Ryan McGinn and Aaron Wilbur were sitting three rows back from
the large screen amid 150 other people. They ate catered hors d'oeuvres and wore their blue "Extreme
Makeover: Home Edition" T-shirts once more.
The two friends, students at the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and
Planning, previously volunteered their time as production assistants for "Extreme Makeover" during
its Gainesville shoot in December.
Their job was to make sure everything ran smoothly. They moved furniture, unpacked trailers and
dealt with catering all while wearing headsets that Wilbur professed were "just like the FBI."
On Feb. 21, they donned their blue shirts for the viewing party at the Gainesville Woman's Club,
to see the final product of their toils. They watched both a "behind-the-scenes" video and the
main TV show.
McGinn, a master's student studying architecture, and Wilburn, a senior in landscape
architecture, said that the episode did a good job of portraying what happened on set.
"I think they really trimmed the fat," McGinn said. "But you're not going to want to sit
through every phase of construction. They touched on all the highlights."
Christopher Silver, dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning, said the
"Extreme Makeover" experience was "just another example of our students contributing to the
community as they hone their skills in shaping the built environment."
Attending the viewing party and seeing the people they had worked with, and of course watching
the episode, was a bit of a "last hurrah" for the students.
"It was the last step in the entire process," Wilbur said. "It was fun to see that, but it was also the
end of the entire build. It had been over for a little while but it almost didn't feel done because it (the
show) hadn't aired yet."
McGinn added, "It was fun to be there, and fun being with the family to see their reactions to the
show."
By Allie Layos


March 2
Jacare Brazil, musical performance, 7:30 p.m., Harn Museum.
March 3
"The Materiality of the Inner Asian Nomads," speakers Nicola Di Cosmo and
Henry Luce, 6 p.m., Harn Museum.
"Surveillance, Public Safety and Security," speaker Randall Murch, 7:30 p.m.,
Pugh Ocora.
March 6- 13
Spring break.
March 16
"A Lost Tang Ico," speaker Donald Harper, 6 p.m., Harn Museum.
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, 7:30 p.m., Phillips Center.
March 17
UF Speech and Hearing Clinic free screenings, 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m., 1405 N.W. 13th
St., Suites B, C.
March 21
Menahem Pressler and the New York Chamber Soloists Winds, 2 p.m. University
Auditorium.
This is a sampling of events from the electronic UF calendar.
For more event details, or to submit an event to the calendar, click
"UF Calendar" at www.insideuf.ufl.edu.


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Produced by the
University Relations Office
for faculty, staff and students
Editor Susan Stewart
March 2, 2010


Local pedestrian safety to be promoted
"High Visibility Enforcement," a campaign
to promote pedestrian safety on the University of
Florida campus and within Alachua County, is being
coordinated by the Gainesville Police Department,
University of Florida, Alachua County Sheriff's Office
and several other groups.
To increase visibility for drivers, additional pavement
markings and signs have been placed in various
pedestrian crossings throughout the county.
Officers will emphasize traffic enforcement for the
next several months, with a specific focus during April,
July and November. Currently, warnings are generally
given to violators of pedestrian traffic rules.
Pedestrians may be ticketed for jaywalking and
crossing during the "Do Not Walk" phase of a light
cycle.
For more information, visit gainesvillepd.org.


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