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University of Florida students invited to spend the summer in Turkey

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for European Studies is unveiling their newest summer study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, at the English-speaking Sabanci University. Rich in history and culture, Istanbul […]

Lakeside Residential Complex wins ‘Eco-challenge Energy Competition’

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lakeside Residential Complex is the winner of the 2010 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition in University of Florida residence halls. Lakeside residents saved 1.81 KWHs […]

UF announces winners for the Global Culture Photography Competition

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The winners of the Fourth Annual Global Culture Photography Competition, sponsored by the International Center and the Transnational and Global Studies Center, have been announced. The competition […]

Harn Museum of Art to host symposium exploring the intersection of art and democracy

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — International scholars will convene at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida in April to discuss the dynamic interchange between art and politics. The […]

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call them tattletale pills.

Antenna Pill

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

Remembering whether or not you took your medication could soon be a thing of the past; your medicine itself will let you know. University of Florida researchers have developed an electronic pill that works a lot like a bar code that’s scanned at a grocery story.

Multimedia: Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Multimedia: Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: Mar 31st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call them tattletale pills.

UF researchers harness the power of plants to fight hemophilia

UF researchers harness the power of plants to fight hemophilia

Published: Mar 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hemophilia, a disease linked with legends of European monarchs, frail heirs and one flamboyant charlatan called Rasputin, still afflicts many people today.

Seeking readers and edible book entries

Published: Mar 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries are looking for readers for its eighth annual Read-A-Thon, to be held April 12-14, and entries for the fourth […]

Florida’s high jobless rate causes another drop in consumer confidence

Published: Mar 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell in March by three points to 70 as the state’s bleak unemployment rate cast doubts about the long-term health of the economy and people’s ability to make major household purchases, according to a new University of Florida survey.