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Eta Sigma Gamma to host annual Sex in the Swamp event

Published: Feb 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students in the University of Florida’s College of Health and Human Performance will hold the annual Sex in the Swamp event Thursday to educate UF students about the importance of safe sex practices.

Sergio Vega to discuss his work and career during Museum Nights

Sergio Vega to discuss his work and career during Museum Nights

Published: Feb 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –– Internationally acclaimed artist and University of Florida Associate Professor Sergio Vega will present a lecture on his work and career at 6 p.m. March 1 at the Harn Museum of Art during Museum Nights. Vega’s installation piece, “Shanty Nucleus after Derrida,” is included in the exhibition “International Contemporary Art from the Harn Museum Collection,” on view in the Harn’s Cofrin Pavilion through September 2007.

Associated Press: UF’s plan to build a hurricane-testing facility

Published: Feb 27th, 2007

UF’s plan to build a hurricane-testing facility on Gainesville city property was the subject of a Feb. 27 Associated Press state wire story.

Consumer confidence edges up, but housing makes big picture volatile

Published: Feb 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Relatively cheap gas prices, a record high stock market and low unemployment all contributed to a rise in Floridians’ consumer confidence by two points to 91 in February, four points higher than at the same time a year ago, University of Florida economists report.

UF research: Termite digestion findings could lead to new strategies for ethanol production, pest control

UF research: Termite digestion findings could lead to new strategies for ethanol production, pest control

Published: Feb 27th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As scientists search for alternatives to fossil fuel, producing chemical energy from wood fiber has become something of a Holy Grail — but termites have been working this alchemy for millions of years.

InsideUF: February 27, 2007

Published: Feb 27th, 2007

Here’s the print version of InsideUF for February 27, 2007.

New York Times: Grant Thrall

Published: Feb 26th, 2007

Geographer Grant Thrall was quoted in a Feb. 26 New York Times story about more older Americans leaving the South than are moving there.

Washington Post: Mike Seigel

Published: Feb 26th, 2007

An opinion piece by law professor Mike Seigel about how large corporations are fighting the federal government’s prosecution of white-collar crime appeared Feb. 26 in The Washington Post. The piece […]

Los Angeles Times: Bruce Goldberger

Published: Feb 26th, 2007

Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a Feb. 26 Los Angeles Times story about the growing use of the drug methadone.

USA Today: Michael Heckenberger

Published: Feb 26th, 2007

Anthropologist Michael Heckenberger’s 2003 study on ancient settlements in the Amazon was cited in a Feb. 26 USA Today story about the debate over whether such populations existed. The mention […]