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Sale to offer 4,000 poinsettia plants Thursday, Friday

Published: Nov 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The annual Poinsettia Show and Sale hosted by the environmental horticulture department and the Environmental Horticulture Club will be held Dec. 6-7 at Fifield Hall, Hull Road.

UF professor available to discuss grapefruit/drug interaction, possible solution

Published: Nov 30th, 2012

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Mavericks owner to speak at UF Monday

Published: Nov 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mark Cuban, best-selling author and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, will speak at 8 p.m. Monday at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

New UF campus at Lake Nona enhances medical, economic impact in region, nation

Published: Nov 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida research and education center brings to the Orlando area vital research on new therapies and cures, increased opportunities for participation in clinical research and enhanced access to professional and graduate pharmacy education.

Six University of Florida professors named AAAS 2012 fellows

Published: Nov 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five University of Florida professors have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers because of their distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

UF, Study Edge create innovative solution to Algebra End-of-Course exam

Published: Nov 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — More than 40 percent of Florida middle and high school students failed the spring 2012 Algebra 1 End-of-Course, or EOC, exam. Vulnerable children fared even worse. In many high-needs schools, the failure rate topped 80 percent.

New Innovation Hub program assists hopeful entrepreneurs

Published: Nov 29th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Innovation Hub at UF has launched “The Hatchery,” a new incubator program to help aspiring entrepreneurs fine-tune concepts for technology-based businesses and turn these ideas into startup companies.

UF researcher tests powerful new tool to advance ecology, conservation

Published: Nov 28th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study shows ecologists may have been missing crucial information from animal bones for more than 150 years.

UF College of Pharmacy co-hosts Literacy Carnival for local children, families

Published: Nov 27th, 2012

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The placebo effect goes beyond humans, UF researchers find

Published: Nov 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rats and humans have at least one thing in common: They both react the same way to a placebo, according to a new University of Florida study.