July 2011 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the last 30 years, more than 90 percent of the reef-building coral responsible for maintaining major marine habitats and providing a natural barrier against hurricanes in the Caribbean has disappeared because of a disease of unknown origin.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After being diagnosed with a rare and potentially deadly case of lymphoma, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and University of Florida journalism professor John Kaplan turned the lens on himself to create the nationally acclaimed documentary, “Not As I Pictured.”
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of 29 leading U.S. research institutions and their local communities, including the University of Florida and the city of Gainesville, announced today that they have formed Gig.U: the University Community Next Generation Innovation Project, an effort designed to bring ultra-high-speed connectivity to their campuses and communities.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Museum of Natural History research associate William F. Smith-Vaniz recently received the most prestigious award available to researchers of the diversity and evolutionary relationships of fishes.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — At a lunch this Friday, the University of Florida will recognize 38 high school juniors and seniors participating in the Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability pre-college summer program.
Economist David Denslow was quoted in a July 8 Wall Street Journal story about the impact on Florida from the end of the space shuttle program.
Dr. Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, was quoted in a July 8 Associated Press story about $25 million in federal grants that were awarded to four universities, including UF, to study the health impact of the BP oil spill. See related News Bureau news release.