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Chronicle of Higher Education: Carbon project

Published: Nov 30th, 2007

A project to neutralize the carbon emissions from the UF-FSU football game in Gainesville was the subject of a Nov. 30 Chronicle of Higher Education story. The story also appeared […]

“Superbug” infections more than doubled in hospitals, study finds

Published: Nov 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hospitalizations related to a potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant “superbug” more than doubled between 1999 and 2005, soaring from 127,000 to nearly 280,000, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Florida researcher.

UF announces plans to build new life science, technology incubator

Published: Nov 30th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has reached an agreement with an internationally recognized developer to create up to 160,000 square feet of life science- and technology-related laboratory and office space on the UF campus, President Bernie Machen announced today.

Florida Times-Union: Bob Dean

Published: Nov 30th, 2007

Bob Dean, a graduate research professor emeritus in civil and coastal engineering, was quoted extensively in a Nov. 30 Florida Times-Union story about erosion along Florida’s Atlantic coast.

Florida Players’ announce final show of 2007, “The House of Yes,” Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Players, sponsored by University of Florida’s Student Government, is pleased to announce the third and final production of its Fall 2007 season, “The House of Yes.” […]

Students urged to avoid decal lines and steer clear of parking citations

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Spring semester parking decals will go on sale beginning Dec. 3, providing students with the opportunity to purchase their decals before they leave campus for the holiday […]

Part of Gainesville street to be renamed for fallen officer

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

WHAT: Northwest 17th Street between West University Avenue and Northwest Eighth Avenue will be renamed Lt. Corey Dahlem Drive to honor the Gainesville Police Department officer, who was killed by […]

New York Times: Jim Twitchell

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

English and advertising professor Jim Twitchell was quoted in a Nov. 29 New York Times story about how the “greening” effect on usually extravagant holiday parties.

Club drugs inflict damage similar to traumatic brain injury

Published: Nov 29th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — What do suffering a traumatic brain injury and using club drugs have in common? University of Florida researchers say both may trigger a similar chemical chain reaction in the brain, leading to cell death, memory loss and potentially irreversible brain damage.

“Blast” comes to Gainesville on Jan. 6

Published: Nov 28th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Following triumphant successes in London, on Broadway and across North America, BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event, and the 2001 Emmy […]