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Welcome to the new school year!

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

We had a busy, productive summer, and all signs point to a fruitful year ahead. Within the past couple of months we announced a $26 million grant from the National […]

Student Alumni, Cicerones receive awards

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recently received two national awards. The Student Alumni Association (SAA) received “Most Outstanding SAA” by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education […]

New campaign targets freshmen to help them make the grade

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Healthy Gators 2010 launches its new campaign Wednesday to help freshmen stay healthy and do their best during their first semester at the University of Florida. The […]

Zinc Immunity

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

Before you put down that hamburger, remember that red meat’s a good source of zinc. University of Florida researchers have discovered a key to zinc’s well-known immune-boosting power.

Zinc Immunity

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

Before you put down that hamburger, remember that red meat’s a good source of zinc. University of Florida researchers have discovered a key to zinc’s well-known immune-boosting power. Here’s UF […]

Multimedia: UF researchers find mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power

Multimedia: UF researchers find mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for what federal authorities warn could be an extremely severe flu season, University of Florida research has revealed a fundamental mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting […]

UF researchers find mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power

Published: Aug 31st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for what federal authorities warn could be an extremely severe flu season, University of Florida research has revealed a fundamental mechanism behind zinc’s immune-boosting power—it ramps up one of the body’s primary lines of defense, white blood cells known as T-cells.

Entrepreneurial workshop to be held for local artists on Oct. 10

Published: Aug 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It is not easy to survive as an artist, especially during today’s challenging economic times. “JumpstART II: Going Solo! A Workshop in Creative Entrepreneurship” will be held […]

Miami Herald: Chris McCarty

Published: Aug 28th, 2009

Chris McCarty, survey director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in an Aug. 25 Miami Herald story about the monthly Florida consumer confidence report issued by […]

St. Petersburg Times: Jeanna Mastrodicasa

Published: Aug 28th, 2009

Jeanna Mastrodicasa, assistant vice president for student affairs, was quoted in an Aug. 23 St. Petersburg Times story about how today’s college students communicate more frequently with their parents because […]