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National Public Radio: Mike Heckenberger

Published: Aug 30th, 2008

Anthropologist Mike Heckenberger was quoted in an Aug. 30 National Public Radio report about his research into ancient clusters of towns along the Amazon River in North Central Brazil. The […]

‘Pristine’ Amazonian region hosted large, urban civilization, study finds

‘Pristine’ Amazonian region hosted large, urban civilization, study finds

Published: Aug 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — They aren’t the lost cities early explorers sought fruitlessly to discover.

Experienced oral historian takes reins of UF’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program

Published: Aug 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Paul Ortiz has become the director for the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida. Ortiz’s interest in oral history began as a reporter […]

Cherryholmes performance rescheduled for Jan. 16

Published: Aug 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Cherryholmes performance, originally scheduled August 21 and postponed because of inclement weather, has been rescheduled on January 16, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the August […]

UF experts encourage butterfly watching to take wing with new publications

Published: Aug 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Butterfly lovers used to catch and collect the insects, but in recent years, just watching them has become popular — and University of Florida experts say it could boost scientific research and economic development.

UF’s Graham Center brings national political leaders to speak Sept. 5

Published: Aug 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two men who led national campaigns for the Republican and Democratic parties will meet Sept. 5 at the University of Florida to share insights into running a […]

Disabled-Ready Homes

Published: Aug 27th, 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 you might not be able to get through the doorway.

Research Report: Disabled-Ready Homes

Published: Aug 27th, 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 you might not be able to get through the doorway.

MSNBC: Linda Bartoshuk

Published: Aug 26th, 2008

Linda Bartoshuk,a professor of community dentistry and behavioral sciences, was quoted in an Aug. 26 MSNBC story about her research into the link between ear infections in early childhood and […]

Palm Beach Post: Chris McCarty

Published: Aug 26th, 2008

Chris McCarty, director of the survey research center, was quoted in an Aug. 26 Palm Beach Post story about the monthly Florida consumer confidence report. The story was the result […]