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UF launches newest preeminence initiative aimed at biodiversity

Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The variety and abundance of plants, animals and insects in a given area define its environmental health. Each plays a critical part, and imbalances can lead to catastrophe -- not only for the species but also for humans.

UF research shows rhymes can inspire reasoning during the third trimester in the womb

Jul 22nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mozart, Beethoven or even Shakespeare -- pregnant mothers have been known to expose their babies to many forms of auditory stimulation. But according to researchers at the University of Florida, all a baby really needs is the music of mom’s voice.

UF completes more work to improve visitor experience in St. Augustine

Jul 21st, 2014

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.

UF Tech Connect Fuels Innovation Economy in First 12 Years

Jul 21st, 2014

GAINESVILLE --- In its first dozen years of operation, the University of Florida’s Tech Connect program has helped launch 157 technology-based startup companies that in turn generated more than $1 billion in private funding, $530 million in public funding and 2,000 new jobs, according to a report released today.

Medical entrepreneur pledges $1 million to new chemistry building

Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A preeminent university should have first-class chemistry facilities. That belief inspired Dr. Howard Sheridan and his wife, Brenda, both University of Florida alumni, to pledge $1 million toward a new chemistry and chemical biology building at UF.

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UF to celebrate the centennial of the opening of the Panama Canal

Jul 24th, 2014

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.

Friends old and new meet on Sesame Street in Gainesville

Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in!

Florida Museum seeks community support for butterfly gardens at local schools

Jul 23rd, 2014

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.

Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line to play O’Connell Center

Jul 23rd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Country singer Jason Aldean is coming to croon at the O’Connell Center. His Burn It Down Tour 2014 will stop at the University of Florida on Oct. 16 […]

UF finance professor named chief economist for Securities and Exchange Commission

Jul 22nd, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Professor Mark Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration, has been named chief economist and director of the nation’s Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, or DERA, the SEC announced Monday.

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The Tampa Tribune: Daniel Smith

Jul 17th, 2014

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a July 16 Tampa Tribune story about the Legislature’s refrain from appealing a ruling that found two new Florida congressional districts unconstitutional.

Miami Herald: Daniel Smith

Jul 17th, 2014

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a July 13 Miami Herald story about the pressure on gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist to announce a running mate.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Steven Kirn

Jul 17th, 2014

Steven Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, was quoted in a July 9 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about the expansion of Hobby […]

Tampa Bay Times: Steven Kirn

Jul 17th, 2014

Steven Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller retailing Education and Research Center, was quoted in a July 3 Tampa Bay Times story about Winn-Dixie’s attempt to win over […]

Associated Press: Mike Walsh

Jul 17th, 2014

Mike Walsh, the co-director of aquatic animal health in the College of Veterinary Medicine, was quoted in a July 3 Associated Press story about higher survival rates for some mammals […]

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From left: Manuel Oliver eats lunch Tuesday while Jordyn Csanyi studies and Lisha Yang waits for her next class in Turlington Hall. Oliver is a graduate student from Venezuela. Csanyi […]

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