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Machen, university leaders call on Congress, president to close innovation deficit

Published: Jul 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Deeply concerned about major federal budget cuts to research and higher education at a time when other nations are steadily increasing investments in those areas, University of Florida President Bernie Machen today joined 163 other university presidents and chancellors in calling on leaders in Washington to close what they call the “innovation deficit.”

University of Florida engineering professor recognized with ‘Oscar of Innovation’

Published: Jul 31st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kelly Jordan, assistant professor of nuclear engineering at the University of Florida, has been recognized for his role in developing one of the top 100 technology products of […]

UF nutrition expert suggests ways to improve children’s school lunches

Published: Jul 30th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s almost time to put away the barbecue grill and break out the school lunch bags again, and a University of Florida nutrition expert has some ideas […]

UF: Florida’s consumer confidence drops three points in July

Published: Jul 30th, 2013

Related Graphic GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians sank three points in July to 78 from a revised reading of 81, after edging upward for four consecutive months, according […]

Sheehan named director of the Innovation News Center

Sheehan named director of the Innovation News Center

Published: Jul 29th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Matthew C. Sheehan has been named director of the Innovation News Center for the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, effective immediately, Dean Diane McFarlin […]

UF to develop model program to support students with learning disabilities majoring in sciences, math

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received an $846,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a model program to help students with learning disabilities achieve academic success in […]

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

UF/IFAS study finds food price system in U.S. working ‘pretty well’

Published: Jul 25th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Standing in the dairy aisle, hand on a gallon of milk, a consumer might wonder why reports of falling dairy prices aren’t reflected in a lower price on the milk he’s eyeing in his neighborhood grocery.

Mike Foley receives national journalism teaching award

Published: Jul 24th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Society of Professional Journalists has honored Mike Foley, master lecturer of journalism in the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, with its 2013 Distinguished Teaching in Journalism Award.

Entrepreneurial service program to tout successes at lunch

Published: Jul 23rd, 2013

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Sid Martin Biotech Incubator ranked world’s best for biotech in global benchmarking study

Published: Jul 23rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator was ranked “World’s Best University Biotechnology Incubator,” according to an international study conducted by the Sweden-based research group UBI.