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Officials monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole

Published: Sep 28th, 2010

University of Florida officials are monitoring Tropical Storm Nicole, which formed Tuesday south of Cuba. Plans currently call for UF work and school activities to remain on a normal schedule. […]

UF study: Wildlife officials may need to restrict hunting to boost quail numbers

Published: Sep 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More hunting restrictions may be needed if wildlife managers are to bring back declining populations of the northern bobwhite quail, a new University of Florida study shows.

Consumer confidence inches up as worst of BP oil spill crisis ends

Published: Sep 28th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The sealing of the BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico put a stop to the hemorrhaging of Florida’s consumer confidence, which rose two points to 68 in September, its highest level since May according to a new University of Florida survey.

Power outage affects entire campus

Published: Sep 27th, 2010

Update 6:19pm: Power was restored to most of campus within 45 minutes. UF officials are working with Progress Energy to determine the cause of a campus-wide power outage Monday afternoon. […]

UF surgeons, particle engineers receive federal grants to research breast cancer treatments

Published: Sep 27th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida surgeon Dr. Stephen Grobmyer and his collaborators in the department of surgery and College of Engineering have been awarded three U.S. Department of Defense Breast Cancer Concept Awards and a research foundation grant totaling nearly $600,000 to develop new ways to deliver treatment to breast cancer patients.

Employees can begin to choose 2011 benefits, starting today

Published: Sep 27th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Eligible University of Florida employees can choose their benefits for 2011, starting at 8 a.m. today.

Castro’s daughter to speak at UF

Published: Sep 24th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Alina Fernandez, the daughter of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, will speak at 8 p.m. Wednesday in University Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public […]

Washington Post: Alexander C. Wagenaar

Published: Sep 24th, 2010

Epidemiologist Alexander Wagenaar was quoted in an Aug. 29 Washington Post story about the relationship between alcohol consumption and privatization.

Wall Street Journal: Philip Koehler

Published: Sep 24th, 2010

Entomology professor Philip Koehler was quoted in an Aug. 23 Wall Street Journal story about the use of dogs to detect bedbugs.

Wall Street Journal: Recruiter ranking

Published: Sep 24th, 2010

UF was listed as the No. 9 recruiter pick in a Sept. 13 Wall Street Journal story about the shift in attention from Ivy League to state school graduates entering […]