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.
February 2012 Archive
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.
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.
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.
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 Jacksonville by Patrons of the Heart, a nonprofit organization that brings children with heart disease from underdeveloped countries to the United States for surgery.
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.
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.