GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Mars, Earth probably looks like a pinprick in the sky, a bluish-green ball some 140 million miles away. But before astronauts can glimpse the view from the red planet, doctors must better understand how to handle medical problems and surgeries in space, University of Florida researchers say.
October 2006 Archive
Celebrate the birthday of Adolphe Sax with a classical saxophone recital performed in the style Sax intended for his instrument. Jonathan Helton, University of Florida professor and president of the North American Saxophone Alliance, along with Barbara González-Palmer, a pianist from Rutgers University, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6, in the University Auditorium.
The Student Health Care Center is currently out of injectable flu vaccine, placing a hold on the University of Florida’s annual Influenza Prevention Campaign and canceling scheduled clinics until further notice. Additional doses of the vaccine are expected to arrive by the end of next week.
In an age when students instantly post digital photo albums to social networks that are forgotten almost as soon as they are created, the Student Alumni Association and the Florida Cicerones have brought back a more traditional way for Gators to keep their memories a little bit longer.
Graduate student Caroline Cardone’s study on how store design affects shoplifting rates was the subject of an Oct. 30 business brief in the Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) The brief was the result of a news release.
A study about the caffeine levels of energy drinks was cited in an Oct. 30 Associated Press international wire story about the growing popularity of the drinks. The citation was the result of a news release.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Next week’s elections may change the country’s political landscape, but residents of some states will have a much easier time than those of others if they want to examine the results for themselves, according to new University of Florida research.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Andrew H. Card, former White House chief of staff, is scheduled to speak at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the O’Connell Center. Card’s appearance, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by ACCENT Speakers Bureau.