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President names new senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources

President names new senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources

Published: Feb 26th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Jack Payne has been selected as the University of Florida’s next senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, UF President Bernie Machen announced today. Payne currently […]

Author Carl Hiaasen to speak Tuesday at UF’s Graham Center

Published: Feb 26th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Carl Hiaasen, award-winning investigative journalist and best-selling author, has made his reputation on his thought-provoking analysis of Florida’s political and societal culture. This University of Florida alumnus […]

UF students’ solar house to compete internationally

Published: Feb 25th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of University of Florida students will debut an 800-square-foot solar home designed, constructed and marketed to compete in this summer’s Solar Decathlon Europe, an international […]

Water may not run uphill, but it practically flies off new surface

Published: Feb 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Engineering researchers have crafted a flat surface that refuses to get wet. Water droplets skitter across it like ball bearings tossed on ice.

UF/IFAS announces groundbreaking for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Published: Feb 24th, 2010

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Student Affairs to unveil Common Reading Program book for 2010-2011

Published: Feb 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Division of Student Affairs will announce the book for the Common Reading Program for the 2010-2011 year on March 3. The selection will […]

New York Times: Gene McAvoy

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

Gene McAvoy, Hendry County extension director and regional vegetable agent, was quoted in a Jan. 14 New York Times story about the potential economic impact of Florida’s prolonged freeze on […]

DNA sequencing unlocks relationships among flowering plants

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The origins of flowering plants from peas to oak trees are now in clearer focus thanks to the efforts of University of Florida researchers.

Distinct type of virus found in cancer tissue of HIV-positive patients with lymphoma

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers studying samples from HIV-positive patients who died with a type of cancer called non-Hodgkins lymphoma have discovered the existence of two different HIV-1 populations — one that infects normal tissues and another that infects cancerous tissues.

Web site will feature news and information about myUFL Financial Systems upgrade

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The myUFL Financial Systems upgrade, slated for March of 2011, is designed to ensure that the myUFL system continues to work for the university — now and […]