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Florida’s consumer confidence drops as bad economic news persists

Published: Jun 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell three points in June to 68, possibly because of new and increased state fees for residents, General Motors’ bankruptcy and a spike in Florida’s unemployment rate a new University of Florida survey finds.

MacArthur Foundation selects UF to help develop global master’s program

Published: Jun 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded the University of Florida nearly $1 million for a new master’s program that will train students to […]

Fanfares & Fireworks cancelled

Published: Jun 30th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The annual Independence Day Eve celebration, Fanfares & Fireworks, will not take place this year. A WUFT news release dated March 1, offered the following information. Deep […]

University of Florida promotes coordinator to direct Office of Sustainability

University of Florida promotes coordinator to direct Office of Sustainability

Published: Jun 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Anna Prizzia, the former outreach coordinator of the University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability, has been named the new director, Ed Poppell, vice president for business affairs, […]

New Healthy Tea

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

A few steps outside your home you could one day find a daily dose of caffeine and a small dose of wellness. Ages ago, people brewed a beverage from the leaves of a yaupon holly tree. University of Florida researchers say it could prove a tasty and healthy drink in modern times, too.

New Healthy Tea

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

Ages ago people brewed a beverage from the leaves of a yaupon holly tree. Researchers say this caffeine-filled drink could prove a tasty and healthy drink in modern times, too. […]

Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Coffee and tea drinkers, take note — a University of Florida study says a beverage made from a native holly tree might be just the thing to give you a caffeinated kick-start, plus a dose of antioxidants.

Multimedia: Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Multimedia: Native holly can provide caffeinated, antioxidant-rich beverage, UF experts say

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Coffee and tea drinkers, take note — a University of Florida study says a beverage made from a native holly tree might be just the thing to […]

Construction to begin on new UF office building, Eastside Campus

Construction to begin on new UF office building, Eastside Campus

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new building to be constructed at UF’s Eastside Campus, 2124 NE Waldo Rd. The ceremony was […]

Associated Press: Jonathan Bloch, Mary Silcox

Published: Jun 25th, 2009

Jonathan Bloch, vertebrate paleontologist, and Mary Silcox, research associate at the Florida Museum of Natural History, were quoted in a June 23 Associated Press story about their discovery of how […]