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Washington journalists to talk about media, Obama administration

Published: Mar 26th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An evening with two nationally known journalists will conclude the 2008-2009 Presidential Lecture Series at the University of Florida on Wednesday. Al Eisele, editor-at-large of The Hill, […]

Lights to go out at Century Tower, other sites as UF observes Earth Hour

Published: Mar 26th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Century Tower will go dark this weekend as the University of Florida observes Earth Hour, a worldwide effort to turn off lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. […]

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue ‘best ideas’

UF scientist tapped by Howard Hughes Medical Institute to pursue ‘best ideas’

Published: Mar 26th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida scientist whose interest in embryonic development and evolution led him to discover the molecular building blocks that shape appendages ranging from feet to […]

Fern gene reduces arsenic in model plant; could make rice safer, UF expert says

Fern gene reduces arsenic in model plant; could make rice safer, UF expert says

Published: Mar 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Chinese brake fern accumulates huge quantities of arsenic, but one of its genes caused a model plant to do just the opposite, a discovery that surprised University of Florida scientists and could lead to low-arsenic rice varieties.

UF athletes excel on the field – and in a laboratory

UF athletes excel on the field – and in a laboratory

Published: Mar 25th, 2009

If winning two national championships in three years doesn’t convince you that University of Florida football players are outstanding, then maybe scientific-based evidence will. In addition to practice and attending […]

Landscape-themed photography exhibit, open until Aug. 30

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Featuring images of remote canyons, dramatic mountains and local landscapes, the Harn Museum of Art’s newest exhibition includes the work of photographers, such as Edward Weston, Minor […]

Experimental Parkinson’s therapy may have robust weight-loss effect

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A growth factor used in clinical experiments to rescue dying brain cells in Parkinson patients may cause unwanted weight loss if delivered to specific areas of the […]

InsideUF: March 24, 2009

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

InsideUF: March 24, 2009

Graduates become alumni for life

Graduates become alumni for life

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

As we get ready to celebrate the upcoming graduation of the Class of 2009, it is a good time to think about the important role alumni play in the life […]

UF students explore Big Apple during spring break

UF students explore Big Apple during spring break

Published: Mar 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rather than soaking up the sun on a Florida beach, 15 University of Florida students spent their spring break in the Big Apple for the UF David […]