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Florida Museum day camp explores predators at Silver Springs

Published: Dec 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If you’ve ever wondered how wolves work together to hunt, or why alligators wait patiently to catch their prey, join the Florida Museum of Natural History for its next children’s day camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 21, a student holiday for Alachua County Public Schools

Haiti documentary made by two UF students to be screened Jan. 11

Published: Dec 20th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A celebrated 30-minute documentary film about Haiti by two former University of Florida students will be screened at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 in the Reitz Student Union Auditorium at the University of Florida.

Changes coming in spring to myUFL system

Published: Dec 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — All myUFL system users at the University of Florida will notice a difference following a spring 2011 upgrade.

UF joins nationwide push for support of public radio, TV

Published: Dec 17th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — WUFT-TV/FM at the University of Florida has joined with public television and public radio stations across the country in an unprecedented effort to harness the enthusiasm of the 170 million Americans who watch, listen to or use the services and programming of public media each month.

Retiring Sea Grant agent receives national award

Published: Dec 17th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Don Sweat, the recently retired Florida Sea Grant marine extension agent for a multi-county region on the state’s west coast, has been awarded the national William Q. Wick Visionary Career Leadership Award in recognition of his career achievements in Sea Grant Extension.

New York Times: Norman Goda

Published: Dec 16th, 2010

Norman Goda was quoted in a Dec. 12 New York Times story about newly declassified documents showing the U.S. recruited former Nazis to help with counterintelligence after World War II.

Chicago Tribune: Diana Boxer

Published: Dec 16th, 2010

Linguistics professor Diana Boxer was quoted in a Dec. 7 Chicago Tribune story about how to schmooze at holiday parties.

Palm Beach Post: Michael Allan Wolf

Published: Dec 16th, 2010

Law professor Michael Allan Wolf was quoted in a Dec. 14 Palm Beach Post story about a federal judge’s decision to strike down a key part of the health care […]

Washington Post: Peter Adams

Published: Dec 16th, 2010

Peter Adams, an assistant professor in geological sciences, was quoted in a Dec. 11 Washington Post story about whether climate change is causing bigger waves in the ocean.

Associated Press: David Sui

Published: Dec 16th, 2010

Extension agent David Sui was quoted in a Dec. 14 Associated Press story about the use of helicopter to push warm air toward crops to avoid damage from a freeze.