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Florida’s population growth little affected by last year’s hurricanes

Published: Oct 31st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite threats from people in storm-ravaged areas to move away, new University of Florida research shows that the devastating 2004 hurricane season had little or no effect on Florida’s 2004-2005 population growth.

UF plans ceremony to rededicate Murphree Hall

Published: Oct 31st, 2005

University of Florida rededicates Murphree Hall, a student housing complex which has been renovated over the past two years for $8.6 million. A short ceremony will be followed with tours and refreshments.

Jack Hebb: Dow Jones Newswires

Published: Oct 31st, 2005

Jack Hebb, a citrus agent, was quoted in an Oct. 31 story on the Wall Street Journal’s Dow Jones Newswires about rising citrus and sugar futures after Hurricane Wilma.

Update: Weekly

Published: Oct 31st, 2005

This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events for the week of October 31st.

Snapshot

Snapshot

Published: Oct 31st, 2005

UF reactor safe

UF reactor safe

Published: Oct 30th, 2005

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission sets the standard for all reactors.

Dan Smith: Los Angeles Times

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

Political science professor Dan Smith was quoted in an Oct. 28 Los Angeles Times (circ. 902,164) story about initiative fundraising in California.

Museum offers K-5 aquatic insects class Nov. 12

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer “Flying Dragons and Other Aquatic Insects” from 10 a.m. to noon Nov.
12 as part of its fall exploration series “Let’s Explore Aquatic Critters” where students in grades K-5 can visit exhibits, make crafts and stretch their imaginations in hands-on classes.

Students contract hepatitis A, health officials seeking cause

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three students – two from the University of Florida and one from the University of Central Florida — have contracted hepatitis A, and UF and Alachua County health officials are investigating how it may have occurred.

Two UF professors named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Published: Oct 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physics professor Arthur Hebard and chemistry professor Weihong Tan have been awarded the distinction of Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) along with 374 other scientists this week. The association annually elevates its top members to the rank of Fellow in recognition of their distinguished efforts in the advancement of science. To date, 24 UF faculty have received this honor.