GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Center for Tourism Research and Development has received UF funding to open a new on-campus institute that will research local, national and global crises and their impact on tourism, including travel behavior.
April 2007 Archive
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This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events for the week of April 30th.
James B. Twitchell, a professor of English and advertising, was quoted in an April 27 Wall Street Journal story about how advertising executives are portrayed in popular culture. The Journal is a paid subscription so no link is available.
Vasudha Narayanan, a professor of religion, was quoted in an April 27 Chicago Tribune story about the controversy over actor Richard Gere’s kissing an actress in public in India.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Ceramic artist and art administrator Anna Calluori Holcombe has been named director of the School of Art and Art History at the University of Florida’s College of Fine Arts. She is slated to begin the position July 1.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The next mosquito-borne illness in the United States may be chikungunya (“chicken-GUN-ya”) and despite its odd name the viral disease is no laughing matter, University of Florida experts say.
Though generally not fatal, chikungunya has sickened 1.6 million people in the Indian Ocean region since early 2005 and could be transmitted by two [...]