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Martin Luther King III to speak as part of Black History Month

Published: Jan 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Martin Luther King III, son of the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., will be speaking on the University of Florida campus, as part of February Black History Month events.

Phillips Center hosts Academy of St Martin in the Fields with Jonathan Biss

Published: Jan 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, FL – The Academy of St Martin in the Fields will appear with pianist Jonathan Biss at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Florida campus.

Lecture addresses ‘Romans and Natives in Ancient Sardinia’

Published: Jan 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Romans and Natives in Ancient Sardinia” is the title of a lecture by Stephen Dyson, a professor at the State University of New York-Buffalo, at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the Keene Faculty Center, Dauer Hall. The talk is sponsored by the Gainesville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Classics and School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida.

Super Bowl could be hazardous to some fans’ health

Published: Jan 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s fourth and long with 10 seconds on the clock. The anxiety builds. Epinephrine floods the bloodstream. Blood vessels constrict as the ball is snapped, causing a spike in blood pressure.

Researchers probe health and safety impacts of nanotechnology

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineering student Maria Palazuelos is working on nanotechnology, but she’s not seeking a better sunscreen, tougher golf club or other product — the focus of many engineers in the field.

UF tag No. 1 in sales as new plate hits the streets

UF tag No. 1 in sales as new plate hits the streets

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — First it was basketball, then football, and now the University of Florida has come in first in yet another category: sales of specialty license plates.

Housing slump likely culprit in Florida consumer confidence decline

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The housing slump — and not gas prices or the stock market — is likely to blame for the drop in consumer confidence in Florida by one point to 89 in January, University of Florida economists report.

UF car-sharing, car-pool programs promote green campus

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

The University of Florida kicked off 2007 by rolling out new programs to help ease traffic and work toward the goal of a sustainable campus.

InsideUF: January 30, 2007

Published: Jan 30th, 2007

Here’s the print version of InsideUF for January 30, 2007.

Annual Music Law Conference goes ‘Beyond the CD’

Published: Jan 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This year’s University of Florida Music Law Conference on Feb. 9 and 10 will go “Beyond the CD,” with discussions focusing on the music business as it relates to film, television, video games, new distribution and emerging technologies.