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.
September 2010 Archive
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.
The outage, which occurred at 1:15pm, appeared to be weather related.
The Health Science Center was receiving priority attention.
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.
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 with first-come first-serve seating. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., and the event begins at 8 p.m.
Fernandez is an outspoken critic of the Cuban communist [...]
Epidemiologist Alexander Wagenaar was quoted in an Aug. 29 Washington Post story about the relationship between alcohol consumption and privatization.
Entomology professor Philip Koehler was quoted in an Aug. 23 Wall Street Journal story about the use of dogs to detect bedbugs.
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 the job market.
Anthony Brennan, professor of biomedical engineering and co-founder of the company Sharklet Technologies Inc., was quoted in a Sept. 14 Wall Street Journal story about his approach to fighting bacteria in homes. See related video.