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Study Abroad Fair highlights global education opportunities

Published: Aug 25th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida International Center will host the Fall 2010 Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 on the Reitz Student Union […]

UF scientists find first link in humans between memory and nerve cell production

UF scientists find first link in humans between memory and nerve cell production

Published: Aug 25th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Production of new nerve cells in the human brain is linked to learning and memory, according to a new study from the University of Florida. The research is the first to show such a link in humans. The findings, published online and in an upcoming print issue of the journal Brain, provide clues about processes involved in age- and health-related memory loss and reveal potential cellular targets for drug therapy.

Harn Museum receives major collection of Asian art, endowment

Published: Aug 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. David A. Cofrin, one of the founding donors of the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, has bequeathed 312 works of Asian art […]

UF to host symposium centered on playwright August Wilson

Published: Aug 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In concurrence with the University of Florida production of August Wilson’s “Gem of the Ocean,” the School of Theatre and Dance will host a free symposium Sept. […]

State of the University address to focus on higher ed globalization

Published: Aug 24th, 2010

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UF study shows carnivore species shrank during global warming event

UF study shows carnivore species shrank during global warming event

Published: Aug 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study indicates extinct carnivorous mammals shrank in size during a global warming event that occurred 55 million years ago.

UF political science professor available for comment on Florida primary

Published: Aug 23rd, 2010

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UF research finds termite enzymes could be boon to cellulosic ethanol

Published: Aug 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Termite spit may soon help fill our gas tanks. University of Florida researchers have isolated two enzymes termites use to break up lignin, a tough plant material that is major problem during the production of cellulosic ethanol.

Southwest Recreation Center celebrates expansion with special event

Published: Aug 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida students can check out the newly expanded Southwest Recreation Center during Tuesday’s opening ceremony, followed by the RecSports Extravaganza. The ceremony begins at 4 […]

Agricultural workers sought for national influenza study

Published: Aug 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Agricultural workers age 18 years or older who work with swine, turkeys, geese or ducks may be eligible for enrollment in a University of Florida study of influenza and agricultural workers. The study will monitor agricultural workers and their household members for flu, paying particular attention to flu infections that can be transmitted by both animals and humans.