GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida today announced the appointment of Marion Hoffmann as director for government relations. Hoffmann will be responsible for leading and coordinating the efforts of the university’s lobbying team and will report directly to President Charles Young and Provost David Colburn.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Temperature increases anticipated as part of global warming appear to significantly reduce rice yields, a finding that has worrisome implications for the third of the world’s population that relies on rice as a primary staple.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Newcomers to the Sunshine State may pine for the snow and mistletoe of a northern Christmas, but Florida’s warm weather version is probably closer to the original holiday in Bethlehem, says a University of Florida professor.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite the contested presidential election and intense volatility in the stock market, consumer confidence in Florida remained steady in November, boding well for holiday sales, University of Florida economists said today.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thanks in part to its track record in building instruments for advanced telescopes, the University of Florida will become a partner in what will be the world’s largest telescope, a $93 million behemoth under construction in Spain’s Canary Islands.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mainstream America has been bombarded in recent years with advertisements touting the health benefits of antioxidants such as vitamin E and beta carotene. But a new study from the University of Florida and Washington University in St. Louis suggests that they may be far more important to children in other parts of the world who have a severe form of malnutrition called kwashiorkor.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As fall hunting season opens in Florida and other states, a University of Florida professor says America’s native white-tailed deer have some unique ways to compensate for hunting.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have discovered a new way bone-destroying cells function in the body that could pave the way for the development of new drugs to treat osteoporosis as well as some of the most deadly forms of cancer.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida mathematician who once crafted a 253-page proof that occupied an entire academic journal issue has received what is arguably the nation’s most prestigious awards for science and engineering research.