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U.S. News: Neil E. Rowland

Published: Dec 19th, 2007

Neil E. Rowland, a professor of psychology, was quoted in a Dec. 19 U.S. News & World Report story about the reasons why the elderly lose their internal signals for […]

UF researcher: Unions must recruit blacks in order to regain influence

Published: Dec 19th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — America’s faltering labor movement will not survive unless unions do more to embrace blacks and other minority workers, says a University of Florida researcher and author of a new book.

UF engineer’s circuit to help enable miniature medical implants

UF engineer’s circuit to help enable miniature medical implants

Published: Dec 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida engineering researcher is helping to pave the way for tiny implanted medical devices that could one day administer medicine to ill patients, help disabled people use artificial limbs or perform other therapeutic tasks within the body.

Wright named dean of UF’s College of Journalism and Communications

Published: Dec 18th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John W. Wright II has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, Provost Janie Fouke announced today. Wright has been interim […]

Ancient global warming changed earth from ’icehouse to greenhouse’

Published: Dec 17th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Earth literally turned over a new leaf 15 million years ago when an earlier version of global warming changed large parts of the planet from lush forests to open grasslands, a new study by scientists at the University of Florida and other institutions shows.

Chicago Tribune: Chris McCarty

Published: Dec 17th, 2007

Chris McCarty, survey director for the University of Florida’s Survey Research Center, was quoted in a Dec. 17 Chicago Tribune story about how Florida’s economic slump could greatly influence the […]

National Geographic: David Steadman

Published: Dec 17th, 2007

Ornithologist David Steadman was quoted in a Dec. 17 National Geographic story about the discovery of an underwater cave in the Bahamas filled with fossils, including those of tortoises and […]

UF studies show home buyers like ‘green’ features but may not understand green living

UF studies show home buyers like ‘green’ features but may not understand green living

Published: Dec 17th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Home buyers appreciate the benefits of “green” communities, but residents don’t necessarily lead more eco-friendly lives than their neighbors in traditional homes, according to two University of Florida studies conducted in the fast-growing state.

Florida to Georgia: God helps those who help themselves

Published: Dec 16th, 2007

This week the governors of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia will discuss the allocation of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee and Flint Rivers (ACF) among the three states.

Miami Herald: Dan Smith

Published: Dec 14th, 2007

Political science professor Dan Smith was quoted in a Dec. 14 Miami Herald story about the successful petition drive to add a question on the fall 2008 ballot that seeks […]