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Florida Today: Wayne Archer

Published: Jul 31st, 2008

Wayne Archer, co-director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was quoted in a July 31 Florida Today story about the new federal legislation to help struggling homeowners.

Inside Higher Ed: David Carlson

Published: Jul 31st, 2008

David Carlson, Cox/Palm Beach Post Professor of New Media Journalism, was quoted in a July 31 Inside Higher Ed story about the trend toward more new media programs in journalism […]

Graduate student attends meeting of Nobel Laureates in Germany

Published: Jul 31st, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida student Orlando Rios was one of only 60 graduate research students in the U.S. who attended the 58th Annual Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates […]

New York Times: D. Daniel Sokol

Published: Jul 30th, 2008

Assistant law professor D. Daniel Sokol was quoted in a July 30 New York Times story about his experience as a student of Barack Obama’s at the University of Chicago.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Grant Thrall

Published: Jul 30th, 2008

Grant Thrall, a professor of geography, was quoted in a July 30 Sarasota Herald-Tribune story about the indictments against real estate investor Neil Mohamed Husani and his attorney John A. […]

UF report: Florida dairy farmers made more on milk, spent more on feed in 2007

UF report: Florida dairy farmers made more on milk, spent more on feed in 2007

Published: Jul 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Wholesale prices for Florida milk hit an all-time high in 2007, but dairy farmers’ potential profits were reduced by skyrocketing feed costs, according to a University of Florida report issued this month.

UF Student Health Care Center receives distinguished accreditation

Published: Jul 30th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Student Health Care Center (SHCC) recently achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This distinguishes the SHCC from many […]

UF study: Isthmus of Panama formed as result of plate tectonics

Published: Jul 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Contrary to previous evidence, a new University of Florida study shows the Isthmus of Panama was most likely formed by a Central American Peninsula colliding slowly with the South American continent through tectonic plate movement over millions of years.

Improved estrogen reception may sharpen fuzzy memory

Published: Jul 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Estrogen treatments may sharpen mental performance in women with certain medical conditions, but University of Florida researchers suggest that recharging a naturally occurring estrogen receptor in the brain may also clear cognitive cobwebs.

Los Angeles Times: Daniel Smith

Published: Jul 29th, 2008

Daniel Smith, associate professor of political science, was quoted in a July 29 Los Angeles Times story about how referenda might affect election outcomes.