GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will extend the display of John Moran’s “Journal of Light: A Photographer’s Search for the Soul of Florida” traveling exhibit until Jan. 18. The popular exhibit features more than 50 color photographs of Florida wildlife and environments with an emphasis on Florida waters.
It’s no longer enough for a college residence hall to provide just four walls and a bed. The campus housing of today must foster learning and comfort while balancing environmental and technological concerns and do so in a way that’s affordable to both the school and the students.
Brazilian Ministry of Environment recognizes Tropical Conservation and Development Program at the University of Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Tropical Conservation and Development Program (TCD) at the University of Florida (UF) received an honorable mention in the science and technology category of the 2005 Chico Mendes Environmental Award from the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment. The prize recognizes the work of individuals and organizations that are committed to the preservation and sustainable use of natural resources in the Brazilian Amazon.
Ecologist Brian Silliman’s research showing that snails are to blame for the decline of salt marshes along U.S. coastlines was the subject of a Dec. 21 story in the Christian Science Monitor (circ. 71,527) The monitor story also ran in USA Today (circ. 2.3 million). These stories were the result of a news release.
A new endowed professorship in the College of Education that honors former Miami Herald publisher David Lawrence Jr. was the subject of a brief in the Dec. 21 Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) The story was the result of a news release.
The goal of the community partners is to provide help to our neighbors who live in the outlying and rural areas in Alachua County. On Dec. 21, more than 200 Thanksgiving baskets will be delivered to families in Alachua, Archer, Hawthorne, High Springs, LaCrosse, Micanopy, Newberry and Waldo. UF and the MLK Commission of Florida will ease the burden in a small way for needy families in our outlying areas. The estimated number of people who will be served is more than 1,000.
UF creates $1.5 million endowed professorship in early childhood education, named after ex-publisher and child-advocate David Lawrence
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Since retiring in 1999, former Miami Herald publisher David Lawrence Jr. has worked to strengthen the nation’s commitment to early childhood development so all children will arrive at school prepared for success.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite predictions that a year of hurricanes and other natural disasters might lead to “charity exhaustion,” the University of Florida Community Campaign surpassed this year’s $1 million goal by nearly $89,000, campaign officials announced today.
Gary Butcher, a specialist in poultry medicine and disease at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 20 story in the Wall Street Journal (circ. 2.1 million) about the latest updates on the Avian flu. The journal is a paid subscription so no link is available.