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Artist Dawoud Bey captures portraits of UF freshmen for project at Harn

Published: Jul 21st, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Through Aug. 1, artist Dawoud Bey is photographing incoming freshman students at the University of Florida. These are the first college-focused portraits by Bey for display with […]

UF graduates among top contributors to Teach For America’s 2010 teaching corps

Published: Jul 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida ranked among the top 20 contributors of graduating seniors from large colleges and universities to work for the 2010 Teach For America teaching […]

Ultrasound treatment can keep peanuts fresh longer, UF researcher says

Published: Jul 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Every peanut lover knows the disappointment of finding rancid goobers in a seemingly fresh package, and a University of Florida researcher is fighting the problem by using familiar technology in a new way.

Multimedia: Ultrasound treatment can keep peanuts fresh longer, UF researcher says

Multimedia: Ultrasound treatment can keep peanuts fresh longer, UF researcher says

Published: Jul 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Every peanut lover knows the disappointment of finding rancid goobers in a seemingly fresh package, and a University of Florida researcher is fighting the problem by using […]

Peanuts

Published: Jul 20th, 2010

In a health conscious society, keeping food both fresh and healthy is just a sound wave away. University of Florida researchers have discovered that by firing ultrasonic sound waves into roasted peanuts and then coating the nuts with edible protectants and antioxidant extracts like tea, not only can they extend the shelf life of the peanuts, but also make them healthier.

Douglas Wynkoop named CIO of University of Florida Investment Corp.

Published: Jul 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida announced today that Douglas Wynkoop has been named chief investment officer of the University of Florida Investment Corporation, UF’s investment arm known as […]

UF senior Calvin Cole wins top honor in comedy contest

Published: Jul 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida senior Calvin Cole won the crowning title of “America’s Funniest College Student” following his performance at the June 15-19 “TBS presents a ‘Very Funny’ […]

UF to host bladder cancer awareness events Saturday

Published: Jul 16th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bladder Cancer Awareness Day will be celebrated from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17, at Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida. Bladder cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones hope to raise awareness of the disease and inspire others who may feel like they are going through their bladder cancer journey alone.

Veterinary college administrator honored for disaster relief work

Published: Jul 16th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John Haven, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine’s director of medical/health administration, recently was honored with the Distinguished Service Award for his work with disaster […]

Tampa Tribune: Jim Price, Marina D’Abreau

Published: Jul 16th, 2010

Entomologist Jim Price and Hillsborough County Extension Agent Marina D’Abreau were quoted in a July 6 Tampa Tribune story about the threat from the spotted wing drosophila fly for strawberries […]