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UF study: White ibis mating habits altered by mercury consumption

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When University of Florida researchers began studying the effects of mercury consumption on white ibises, they had a hunch the contaminant might affect the birds’ ability to produce chicks.

Mitchell to speak Thursday before Academic and Professional Assembly

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs Thomas J. Mitchell will speak at 3 p.m. Thursday in Emerson Alumni Hall’s Warrington Room. The presentation is hosted by the UF Academic and Professional Assembly.

Legato first to receive memorial award

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Karen Legato, senior director of development and alumni affairs for the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, has become the first recipient of the University of Florida Foundation’s Debbie Klapp Memorial Award.

Innovation Square

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

University of Florida officials have unveiled plans for Innovation Square, a large scale research park that will aid in the development of high-tech companies.

Florida’s consumer confidence retains most of last month’s gains

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence dipped only slightly in November to 72 after a large jump in October, portending good news for holiday retailers as higher levels of optimism remained in effect, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Fogging, misting systems can protect ornamental foliage plants from cold, UF experts say

Published: Nov 30th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida winters are mild by human standards, but don’t tell that to an aglaonema, sometimes called Chinese evergreen.

Test of UF’s emergency notification system planned for Wednesday

Published: Nov 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will conduct a test of its emergency notification system between 11:30 a.m. and noon Wednesday.

UF officials roll out plans for Innovation Square on SW Second Avenue

Published: Nov 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida officials today unveiled plans for Innovation Square, a large-scale development capitalizing on university research to be built on Southwest Second Avenue between the UF campus and downtown Gainesville.

Arts sampler offers plenty

Published: Nov 29th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many of the most popular offerings by six area arts organizations are available in a subscription package this month and in the spring.

Major announcement scheduled Monday regarding Innovation Square

Published: Nov 24th, 2010

WHO: University of Florida President Bernie Machen, UF Senior Vice President for Administration and Business Ventures Brian Beach, community leaders. WHEN: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29 WHERE: Emerson Alumni […]