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Smart mouth guard could detect teeth grinding, dehydration, concussions

July 1 2015

The next big thing in wearable technology may show up right inside your mouth.

UF researchers invent device that makes chemotherapy more personalized, efficient

June 30 2015

Two University of Florida researchers have invented a device that makes chemotherapy treatments more personalized, efficient and affordable.

Number of people sickened by toxin in barracuda and other tropical reef fish higher than previously reported

June 29 2015

Public health records may significantly underestimate the number of people in Florida who are sickened by a rare dangerous food-borne toxin carried by popular sport fish.

Muscadine grape seed oil may help reduce obesity, study shows

June 29 2015

Muscadine grape seed oil supplies a form of vitamin E, giving scientists another clue to reducing obesity, a new University of Florida study shows.

Florida Consumer Sentiment Bounces Back in June

June 26 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Consumer sentiment among Floridians rebounded 1.6 points in June to 89.5 after a nearly 7-point tumble in May, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey.

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UF is looking for a few great scholars to better educate young children

July 7 2015

With the help of a four-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, UF is seeking future leaders wanting to earn a Ph.D. and then apply their knowledge to improve early childhood studies.

UF Leader in Residence program launched with notable alumna's $1M gift to engineering college

July 7 2015

Linda Parker Hudson has a legacy of leadership. One of only two pioneering women to graduate with a degree in systems engineering from the University of Florida in 1972, Hudson went on to become the first female CEO in the defense industry, managing 40,000 employees and bringing in $12.75 billion in annual revenue at BAE Systems, Inc. Now, she’s back on the UF campus, launching a new program.

It’s true. “The Liar” is coming to the Constans Theatre.

July 2 2015

The University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance will present its second summer production at the Constans Theatre July 9-12. Pierre Corneille’s play “The Liar” transplants the audience to the 17th century world of comedy, romance and miscommunication.

Capital One helps UF alumna fund $5,000 grant

July 1 2015

With the help of the Capital One #WishForOthers campaign, Takeya Bland, a 2010 University of Florida graduate, was able to present a $5,000 grant to the Division of Student Affairs’ Center for Leadership and Service.

Good news for those facing the nightly grind

June 25 2015

A team of University of Florida students representing the United States took a second-place prize in an international technology competition for its development of a smart mouth guard that dentists can use to diagnose and treat teeth grinding.

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The Daily Beast: Why sharks are hungry for human this summer

July 7 2015

George Burgess, director of UF’s International Shark Attack File, gave advice on avoiding shark attacks in a July 3 story.

MSNBC: A record year for shark attacks

July 7 2015

A June 25 story asks for advice on avoiding shark attacks from George Burgess, director of UF’s International Shark Attack File.

Jamaica Observer: Caribbean spiny lobsters create safe havens

July 7 2015

Donald Behringer, UF associate professor of marine ecology and diseases, conducted a study that found that Caribbean spiny lobsters make safe havens that keep them from getting lethal diseases in the wild. This was the topic of a July 5 story.

Associated Press: Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

July 7 2015

Dr. Desmond Schatz, medical director of the UF Diabetes Institute, was quoted in a July 3 story on research being done that could prevent Type 1 diabetes.

Huffington Post: The most dangerous beaches for shark attacks in the U.S.

July 7 2015

Statistics from UF’s International Shark Attack File were referenced in a July 5 story.

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An 8-foot, 1,500-lb statue was installed at the Warrington College of Business Administration's Heavener Courtyard.

New gator on campus

This 8-foot, 1,500-lb gator sculpture, a gift to UF from Bruce and Laura Gross, was installed in Heavener Courtyard Monday, July 6. […]

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