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UF workshop to explore innovations in teaching

Published: Mar 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida will hold its 2012 Teaching Excellence Workshop from 11:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. April 6 in the Library East Conference Center.

Rawlings Hall wins competition among residence halls for conservation

Published: Mar 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rawlings Hall has won the Inter-Residence Hall Association’s “2012 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls” competition in University of Florida residence halls.

UF Law to host discussion on Trayvon Martin shooting

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Levin College of Law Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations will host “A Conversation on the Shooting Death of Trayvon Martin” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180.

UF: Consumer confidence in Fla. falls in March, mimics last year’s trend

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell two points in March to 74, repeating a trend seen last year, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.

Bob Graham visits UF to talk about land-grant universities, water conservation

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. and U.S. Sen. Bob Graham will visit the University of Florida on April 3 for two public presentations.

MindTree to bring 400 high-tech jobs to the Gainesville area

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — MindTree Limited, a global IT and product engineering company, has selected Gainesville as the site for its United States expansion, bringing 400 new jobs over the next five years and making a $2.925 million capital investment in the heart of Gainesville.

Pioneering neuroscientist who founded UF’s McKnight Brain Institute passes away

Pioneering neuroscientist who founded UF’s McKnight Brain Institute passes away

Published: Mar 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Neuroscientist William G. “Bill” Luttge, 68, the founding executive director of the Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida, died on Saturday, March 24, 2012, at Shands at UF medical center. His wife, sons and other family members were at his side.

Florida Climate Institute hosts seminar on food security, climate change impact

Published: Mar 26th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If the U.S. doesn’t have a plan for climate change, we could all lose the farm, researchers say.

Low-income, uninsured people may qualify to receive free colonoscopies

Published: Mar 23rd, 2012

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Citrus greening bacterium may ‘ring the dinner bell’ to attract insect

Citrus greening bacterium may ‘ring the dinner bell’ to attract insect

Published: Mar 22nd, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The bacterium responsible for citrus greening causes infected trees to give off a scent that rings the dinner bell for the disease-carrying insect, University of Florida researchers say.