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UF researchers in the midst of state’s largest-ever soil carbon study

UF researchers in the midst of state’s largest-ever soil carbon study

Published: Mar 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three women hop into their truck to begin their workday, and almost immediately begin dishing the dirt.

Consumer Confidence

Published: Mar 31st, 2009

The economy’s triggered a real roller coaster ride when it comes to consumer confidence. The latest report in Florida shows confidence is up a little bit.

Florida’s consumer confidence rises in continued up-and-down pattern

Published: Mar 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose three points to 65 in March amid some good economic news, but the pattern is one of fluctuation rather than real economic recovery, says a University of Florida researcher.

Chemists: Light-activated ‘lock’ can control blood clotting, drug delivery

Published: Mar 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists have shed new light — literally — on a possible way to starve cancer tumors or prevent side effects from a wide range of drugs.

Telescope events to celebrate 400th anniversary of Galileo’s discoveries

Published: Mar 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida astronomers will give a talk about historic and future telescopes Friday as part of a series of events this year celebrating the 400th […]

Jennings Hall wins UF Eco-Challenge Energy competition

Jennings Hall wins UF Eco-Challenge Energy competition

Published: Mar 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla – Jennings Hall is the winner of the 2009 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition among University of Florida residence halls. Jennings Hall residents saved 2.95 kilowatts […]

UF communication awards announced

Published: Mar 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida recently announced the winners of its annual communication program. The Golden Gator program recognizes communication efforts that strengthen the university and help to […]

Florida Blue Key presents the eighth annual Legal Professions Day

Published: Mar 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Blue Key will host the eighth annual Legal Professions Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 28 at the Levin College of Law. At […]

Miami Herald: Bernie Machen

Published: Mar 27th, 2009

President Bernie Machen and presidents of 10 other Florida universities wrote a March 17 Miami Herald op-ed column about the need for universities to determine their own tuition. The column […]

Business students win competition

Published: Mar 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Warrington College of Business Administration’s Student Investment Club (SIC) captured first place at the annual Russell Investment Management and Research Case Competition. Undergraduate SIC team members, […]