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Orlando Sentinel: Paul Robell

Published: Dec 31st, 2007

Paul Robell, vice president for development, was quoted in a Dec. 31 Orlando Sentinel story about the possibility of a columbarium being built on UF’s campus.

Miami Herald: Eric Wachsman

Published: Dec 30th, 2007

Eric Wachsman, interim director of the Florida Institute for Sustainable Energy, was quoted in a Dec. 30 Miami Herald story about the growing use of biomass as an energy source […]

Orlando Sentinel: Chris McCarty

Published: Dec 28th, 2007

Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center, was quoted in a Dec. 28 Orlando Sentinel story about what might happen to Florida’s economy in 2008. The story cites the […]

St. Petersburg Times: Stan Smith

Published: Dec 28th, 2007

Stan Smith, director of UF’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Dec. 28 St. Petersburg Times story about the decline in the number of people moving […]

Florida consumer confidence hits lowest level in more than five years

Published: Dec 21st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The housing crisis, a declining stock market and higher gas prices are all to blame for a two-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence to 74, its lowest level in more than five years, a new University of Florida study finds.

Mobile showcase to spotlight UF research for Capital One Bowl

Published: Dec 21st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has created a mobile showcase of UF research that will be located at various venues in Orlando in the days preceding the Capital […]

96-million-year-old fossil pollen sheds light on early pollinators

96-million-year-old fossil pollen sheds light on early pollinators

Published: Dec 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The collapse of honeybee colonies across North America is focusing attention on the honeybees’ vital role in the survival of agricultural crops, and a new study by University of Florida and Indiana University Southeast researchers shows insect pollinators have likely played a key role in the evolution and success of flowering plants for nearly 100 million years.

To curious aliens, Earth would stand out as living planet

To curious aliens, Earth would stand out as living planet

Published: Dec 20th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With powerful instruments scouring the heavens, astronomers have found more than 240 planets in the past two decades, none likely to support Earth-like life.

Inside Higher Ed: Norb Dunkel

Published: Dec 20th, 2007

Norb Dunkel, director of housing, was quoted in a Dec. 20 Inside Higher Ed story about how universities are providing housing for transgender students.

Tampa Tribune: David Denslow

Published: Dec 20th, 2007

Economist David Denslow was quoted in a Dec. 20 Tampa Tribune story about the slowing of retiree migration to Florida in recent years.