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Palm Beach Post: Forrest Masters

Published: May 31st, 2007

Forrest Masters, an assistant professor of civil and coastal engineering, was quoted in a May 31 Palm Beach Post story about a new wind machine developed at UF that can […]

Love still dominates pop song lyrics, but with raunchier language

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Make love not war” may have been a popular slogan of the ’60s, but romance still figures prominently – and perhaps even more so – in today’s hit music, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF radio program blossoms, wins awards

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida extension’s newest radio program, “Gardening in a Minute,” and its companion Web site have been educating and entertaining Floridians only since October 2006, but already have racked up five prestigious national communications awards.

UF’s Department of Pediatrics and Rinker School of Building Construction receive $2 million gift

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $2 million gift made to the College of Medicine and the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida will help mend buildings, construct hearts and reduce pediatric diabetes.

UF, FNGLA test new plants for Florida gardens

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –– Local gardeners looking for the hottest new plants should look no farther than the UF campus, where ongoing trial gardens offer a glimpse of the latest varieties from the floriculture industry. This weekend, garden staff will be available to answer questions at an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Time: Carrie Haskell-Luevano

Published: May 30th, 2007

Carrie Haskell-Luevano, associate professor of medicinal chemistry, was quoted in a May 30 Time magazine story about research on the role of certain hormones and peptides in human appetites.

Huge wind machine to simulate category three hurricanes

Huge wind machine to simulate category three hurricanes

Published: May 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It will huff, and puff, and blow the house in — but only for research purposes.

Wall Street Journal: Marco Costa

Published: May 29th, 2007

Cardiologist Marco Costa was quoted in a May 29 Wall Street Journal story about the debate over the safety of drug-coated stents and the role of doctors.

Miami Herald: Consumer Confidence

Published: May 29th, 2007

The monthly consumer confidence report for the state of Florida was the subject of a May 29 story in the Miami Herald. The story ran in several other newspapers statewide. […]

Florida’s consumer confidence hits lowest level in 19 months

Published: May 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Record-high gas prices and a weak housing market caused consumer confidence in Florida to fall three points in May to 82, its lowest level since October 2005, a new University of Florida study finds.