Andrew Tatem, who holds a joint position with the Emerging Pathogens Institute and the department of geography, was quoted in the May-June issue of American Scientist about his research into how global air traffic patterns and climate might affect the travel of pathogens from one part of the world to another. The article was the [...]
April 2009 Archive
J. Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, was quoted in an April 28 Florida Times-Union story about how Florida will cope with a potential outbreak of swine flu. The quote was the result of a media advisory from the Health Science Center.
Law professor Bob Dekle was quoted in an April 26 Florida Today story about a businessman who alleges a conspiracy between his business rivals and local sheriff’s agents.
John Dame, chairman of infectious diseases and pathology, was quoted in an April 23 CNN.com story about the possibility of a malaria vaccine.
Religion professor David Hackett was quoted in an April 22 Associated Press story about a monastery in Massachusetts that is selling $65-a-tube facial cream to raise money.
John Harvey, executive associate dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, was quoted in an April 20 Washington Post story about the deaths of 21 polo horses.
Bruce Goldberger, director of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, was quoted in an April 16 Associated Press story about the creation of a veterinary forensic sciences program at UF. Click here to see related Health Science Center release.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Miriam Buhr, a doctoral candidate from the Educational Psychology program, was selected as one of 15 junior mentors chosen for the Society for Research in Child Development’s (SRCD) 2009 Frances Degen Horowitz Millennium Scholars (FDHMS) Program.
The society received 99 applications from junior mentors to participate in the program, which provides educational and [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Air Force ROTC Detachment 150 held its annual spring awards ceremony on Thursday, April 16. During the awards ceremony, seven cadets, including five sophomores and two juniors, received the Lt. Col. John Lewis Crown Scholarship.
Lt. Col. Crown was a remarkable officer whose 30-year career included hundreds of [...]
The current recession is the worst the country has seen since the 1970’s, but Floridians may be starting to get a little more optimistic about the economy. The latest University of Florida surveys says consumer confidence went up six points, to 71, in April.