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Institute of Black Culture hosts Kwanzaa celebration

Published: Nov 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Institute of Black Culture will host a Kwanzaa celebration Tuesday, Dec. 5.

New consortium aims to promote better research to protect state’s forests

Published: Nov 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Each day, Florida gains an average of 1,000 residents and loses more than 200 acres of forest—but University of Florida experts say rapid urbanization doesn’t doom the state to a treeless existence.

Maren Foundation endows faculty, research at UF College of Medicine

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A gift from the Thomas H. Maren Foundation to the University of Florida’s College of Medicine will enable emerging scientists to conduct world-class research and provide the college with another means to develop cancer treatments.

WUFT-FM presents documentary on poverty in Bradford County

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Public radio station WUFT-FM, Classic 89.1 will broadcast a special 90-minute documentary, “The Long Road: From Poverty to Prosperity,” at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 6. This “Sound Rich” program is hosted by WUFT-FM news reporter Claudia Hickey and reveals an in-depth look at what causes poverty in Bradford County.

SEC game to be broadcast in two places inside Reitz Student Union

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida students can watch the Southeastern Conference championship football game in the Reitz Student Union on Saturday.

Film collection valued at $6.4 million given to Smathers Libraries

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Dick Tracy,” “Flash Gordon,” “Captain Kidd,” “Li’l Abner,” “Oliver Twist,” – and thousands of other vintage films now have a permanent home in the George A. Smathers Libraries and will be available for research and enjoyment, thanks to vintage film collector Bill Brothers of Stuart, Fla.

Staffers benefit from single-room design for baby care, study finds

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Neonatal intensive care units designed with single-family rooms not only increase patient privacy but also boost staff satisfaction and reduce stress, according to a University of Florida study.

Female Heart Damage

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

Women with chest pain sometimes ignore the symptom. Now, a University of Florida study shows those women have a much greater risk for a heart attack than women with no pain.

Research Report: Female Heart Damage

Published: Nov 29th, 2006

Women with chest pain sometimes ignore the symptom. Now, a study shows those women have a much greater risk for a heart attack than women with no pain. University of […]

Pulitzer Prize winner among panelists for symposium on reporters’ privilege

Published: Nov 28th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Law Review will host its annual fall symposium, featuring a panel discussion on “A Reporter’s Privilege,” at 1 p.m. Friday in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. This event is open to the public.