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UF Community Campaign passes goal, raises $1.08 million for charity

Published: Dec 20th, 2005

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.

Wall Street Journal: Gary Butcher

Published: Dec 20th, 2005

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 […]

Reuters: Jay Ritter

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a Dec. 19 Reuters news service story about Baidu.com, the Chinese Web search engine.

Associated Press: Lincoln Brower

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

Lincoln Brower, a professor emeritus of zoology, was quoted in a Dec. 19 Associated Press national wire story about armed guards protecting monarch butterflies’ winter nesting grounds in Mexico.

Dow Jones News Newswires: Jay Ritter

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a Dec. 19 story on the Wall Street Journal’s Dow Jones News Newswires about the initial public offering market looking strong for 2006. […]

Update: Weekly

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events during the holiday break.

Genetic testing still smart choice, despite uncertainties

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Screening embryos for genetic diseases during in vitro fertilization offers couples the best chance for a healthy child, but a genetic glitch could potentially cause doctors to misdiagnose a small fraction of them, University of Florida researchers say.

Steven Wright’s performance at the Phillips Center canceled

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Steven Wright has canceled his performance scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Patrons may return tickets for refund at point of purchase.

Snapshot

Snapshot

Published: Dec 19th, 2005

National Geographic News: Brian Silliman

Published: Dec 17th, 2005

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. 17 story in National Geographic […]