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UFPD offers Spring Break Safety Fair Thursday

Published: Feb 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To prepare University of Florida students for spring break next week, the University of Florida Police Department hosts the 29th Annual UFPD Spring Break Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday on Reitz Student Union North Lawn.

UF scientists name new ancient camels from Panama Canal excavation

Published: Feb 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The discovery of two new extinct camel species by University of Florida scientists sheds new light on the history of the tropics, a region containing more than half the world’s biodiversity and some of its most important ecosystems.

March performances range from classical to Broadway

Published: Feb 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Performing Arts hosts 13 performances in March from a variety of genres, including Broadway, dance, jazz, classical, vocal and world.

Repairs to I-75 south of Gainesville tonight will restrict lanes

Published: Feb 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Repairs to both northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Paynes Prairie are scheduled for tonight and early Thursday morning with up to two lanes closed just south of mile marker 379, or about five miles south of Gainesville, according to the Florida Department of Transportation.

UF: Florida consumers remain mildly optimistic

Published: Feb 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped one point in February to 76 from January, according to a University of Florida survey. The modest decline followed two months of rising levels of confidence in the economy.

UF/IFAS scientists’ findings shed light on body’s iron-absorption process

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Iron is a key mineral for human health. Too much of it in your body — or too little — can lead to major health problems.

Students urged to learn about safe sex, healthy habits before break

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida students can learn about safe sex and other healthy habits before next week’s break by attending the 13th annual Sex in the Swamp at 7 p.m. today in the Florida Gym.

Florida Times-Union: Jose Ettedgui

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

Pediatric cardiologist Jose Ettedgui from the University of Florida-Jacksonville, was quoted in a Feb. 15 Florida Times-Union story about a patient who underwent successful heart surgery after being brought to […]

USA Today: James Davidson

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

Anthropologist James Davidson was quoted in a Feb. 15 USA Today story about many unknown graveyards of former slaves, including the one he discovered in Dallas,Texas.

NBC 6 Miami: Bruce Goldberger

Published: Feb 27th, 2012

Toxicology director and professor Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a Feb. 15 NBC Miami 6 story about the toxicology procedure involved in the investigation of Whitney Houston’s death.