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ABC News: Joe Little

Published: Oct 29th, 2009

Law professor emeritus Joe Little was quoted in an Oct. 15 ABC News story about an effort to limit legal compensation for a woman who was attacked and disfigured by […]

USA Today: Carmen Allegra

Published: Oct 29th, 2009

Cancer specialist Dr. Carmen Allegra was quoted in an Oct. 11 USA Today story about the incidence of ductal carcinoma in situ, a form of breast cancer.

Associated Press: Donna Sabis-Burns

Published: Oct 29th, 2009

Research by recent doctoral graduate Donna Sabis-Burns was cited in an Oct. 11 Associated Press story about how the story of Christopher Columbus is being told in classrooms today. The […]

UF research examines how common pesticide mixes may affect bee die-offs

Published: Oct 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Since reports of widespread bee die-offs began to surface in October 2006, researchers have investigated possible reasons ranging from hive-infecting mites to cell phone-tower radiation. They have yet to pinpoint the cause of colony collapse disorder — most likely, because there isn’t just one, say University of Florida researchers.

This is a test of UF’s emergency notification system

Published: Oct 28th, 2009

Today is a test of UFAlert text and email emergency notification systems. This UF home page notification is posted in conjunction with the test. If this were an actual emergency, […]

Program puts kids in driver seat with traffic and bike safety education

Published: Oct 28th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Driver’s Ed” for kids could be another name for a statewide program administered by the University of Florida that is designed to reduce the number and severity of injuries and deaths to children from bicycle and traffic crashes.

UF prepares to test emergency notification system on Wednesday

Published: Oct 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its emergency notification system at noon Wednesday. Messages will be sent to students, faculty and staff via text […]

UF study recasts political ‘God gap’ theory with details of a religious left

Published: Oct 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Christians who value communal forms of worship over doctrine have emerged as a politically liberal alternative to the religious right, a new University of Florida study finds.

Florida’s consumer confidence remains flat amid mixed economic news

Published: Oct 27th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained flat at 72 in October, a level more in line with economists’ expectations than the initial increase that was recorded last month, according to a new University of Florida survey.

DCP is national sustainability leader

DCP is national sustainability leader

Published: Oct 27th, 2009

Yesterday, Oct. 26, the College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) officially opened its interdisciplinary teaching/research facility, Citylab-Orlando. Located in downtown Orlando, the program will bring sustainable design training to […]