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Palm Beach Post: Bob Graham

Published: Jun 30th, 2008

Former Gov. Bob Graham wrote a June 30 column in the Palm Beach Post about the state’s purchase of 200,000 acres of farmland from U.S. Sugar Corp. to improve water […]

Update: Weekly

Published: Jun 30th, 2008

This is Update Weekly, your online audio source of University of Florida news and events for the week beginning Monday, June 30th.

New standards needed for elderly, disabled to remain in homes

Published: Jun 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Build it and they will stay” would be wise policy with today’s growing number of elderly and disabled people who want to remain in their own homes, a new University of Florida study finds.

Papua New Guinea yam exhibit opens July 8; Gallery Talk on July 13

Published: Jun 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Beginning July 8, the Harn Museum of Art will exhibit the artwork of Papua New Guinea in an exhibition entitled “Cultivating Spirits: The Art of Sepik River Yam […]

Disabled-Ready Homes

Published: Jun 30th, 2008

New University of Florida research shows there’s about a 60% chance that your home could one day be home to someone with a disability and it could be you, but […]

New York Times: Wayne Archer

Published: Jun 27th, 2008

Wayne Archer, executive director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was quoted in a June 27 New York Times story on how depreciated housing values might benefit retirees […]

SelfCheck service added to Library West

Published: Jun 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Library West will initiate a pilot SelfCheck service beginning Monday. The SelfCheck service will enable students, faculty and staff to check out most library materials by themselves, […]

UF history professor wins international book prize

Published: Jun 26th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Juliana Barr, University of Florida assistant professor of history, was recently awarded one of the top international book awards for female historians. Barr received the Berkshire Conference […]

Major evolutionary study rewrites bird ‘tree of life’

Published: Jun 26th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The flamingo looks like it should be closely related to the stork or crane, but its closest relative may actually be the diminutive, modest grebe.

Computer engineers: Virtual patients also experience racial bias

Computer engineers: Virtual patients also experience racial bias

Published: Jun 26th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For black people, it doesn’t matter whether their color shows up in pigments or pixels. Doctors may be less likely to heed their complaints either way.