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.
February 2007 Archive
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.
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.
Geographer Grant Thrall was quoted in a Feb. 26 New York Times story about more older Americans leaving the South than are moving there.
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 was edited by the UF Op-Ed Service.
Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a Feb. 26 Los Angeles Times story about the growing use of the drug methadone.
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 was the result of a news release.