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Buckman Hall wins energy competition

Published: Mar 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Buckman Hall has won the 2011 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition in University of Florida residence halls.

Campus Earth Day event and Earth Hour activities mark times for reflection, action

Published: Mar 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Office of Sustainability will host its annual Campus Earth Day event on April 1, with various activities throughout the day. This weekend, lights will go out on some buildings on campus to recognize Earth Hour.

Asbury Park Press Named 25th Annual Brechner Award Winner

Published: Mar 24th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Asbury Park Press has been named the winner of the 2010 Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award for exposing questionable use of taxpayer dollars in New Jersey and how that state‚Äôs property tax system harms the economy. In addition, the Asbury Park Press raised awareness of a gap in the public records law that allows cities to delegate duties to private vendors, who in turn charge high fees for public information.

UF students develop design ideas for Alachua County Resource Recovery Park

Published: Mar 24th, 2011

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UF professor named Leopold Leadership Fellow

Published: Mar 24th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida professor has been named a 2011 Leopold Leadership Fellow — becoming only the third professor in Florida to achieve the honor.

St. Petersburg Times: Steve Kirn

Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Steve Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, was quoted in a March 15 St. Petersburg Times story about retailers using packaging tricks […]

AFP: Frank Mazzotti

Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Ecologist Frank Mazotti, an expert in large reptiles, was quoted in a March 11 AFP story about US scientists implanting satellite chips into crocodiles to track changes in the ecosystem.

Chicago Tribune: Lance Gravlee

Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Lance Gravlee, an associate professor of anthropology, was quoted in a March 3 Chicago Tribune story about a Northwestern University human sexuality professor who allowed students to demonstrate a sex […]

Palm Beach Post: Dan Smith

Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Political science professor Dan Smith was quoted in a March 9 Palm Beach Post story about the possible consequences of Florida planning an early presidential primary.

St. Petersburg Times: Thomas Hurst

Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Law professor Thomas Hurst was quoted in a Feb. 28 St. Petersburg Times story about the mediation of NFL labor negotiations.