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Report identifies Top 10 Pathogen-Food Combinations that cause illness

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the University of Florida Emerging Pathogens Institute have identified the Top 10 riskiest combinations of foods and disease-causing microorganisms, providing an important tool for food safety officials charged with protecting consumers from these costly and potentially life-threatening bugs.

New pixel technology could pave way for next generation of consumer electronics

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The technology that makes your smart phone’s display screen fast, bright and lightweight could be coming to your television or laptop, thanks to a new type of light emitting transistor created by University of Florida researchers.

University of Florida Alumni Association names new executive director

University of Florida Alumni Association names new executive director

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Danita Nias has been selected as executive director of the University of Florida Alumni Association which represents more than 350,000 alumni, university officials announced today.

Risky Food Pathogens

Published: Apr 28th, 2011

Researchers at the University of Florida have identified the top 10 riskiest combinations of food and disease-causing microorganisms.

UF researcher’s work takes Florida a step closer to disease-resistant grapes

UF researcher’s work takes Florida a step closer to disease-resistant grapes

Published: Apr 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dennis Gray may not be able to control Florida’s humidity, but he wants to help popular grape varieties shrug off fungal diseases that thrive in muggy weather, and open up new markets for the state’s growers and winemakers.

Floridians’ consumer confidence falls for third straight month

Published: Apr 26th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped for a third consecutive month — falling to 68 in April — as the economy struggles because of domestic budget woes, soaring gas prices and international unrest, according to a new University of Florida survey.

UF creates policy to ensure students seek help during emergencies

Published: Apr 25th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To help ensure all students call for medical help for themselves or their friends during alcohol, drug or other health emergencies, the University of Florida has adopted a policy waiving student disciplinary action under certain conditions.

Changes to UF wireless network access begin May 1

Published: Apr 22nd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Starting May 1, if your personal or University of Florida-issued laptop runs Microsoft Windows and you use it to connect to the UF wireless network, then your laptop must clear a security check every seven days to connect to the UF wireless network.

UFPD advisory committee to hold initial meeting Monday

Published: Apr 22nd, 2011

Media advisory

Museum to unveil renovated ‘Monarch Passage,’ butterfly videos

Published: Apr 21st, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will unveil the newly renovated “Monarch Passage” that connects the Central Gallery to the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at 10 a.m. April 23.