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When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

May 21 2015

Although the old wives’ tale about carrots being good for your eyesight has been debunked, University of Florida researchers have found a link between healthy eating and another of your five senses: hearing.

UF radiological engineering expert appointed to U.S. delegation to United Nations

May 18 2015

A University of Florida engineering professor will travel to Vienna next month to serve as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation.

Embedded geriatrics consults mean healthier patients, according to UF Health study

May 15 2015

When older adults have access to a geriatrician in the hospital, they are much less likely to die and more frequently leave the hospital healthier, according to a study UF Health researchers presented today (May 15) at the annual meeting of the American Geriatrics Society.

Campaign increases first-time mouth and throat cancer screenings among low-income rural Floridians

May 14 2015

Raising awareness of the dangers of mouth and throat cancer increased the number of black men in some of Florida’s poorest counties who sought screening for the first time, opening the door to improved survival rates through early detection and treatment, UF Health researchers report.

New study eases fears of airborne Ebola

May 14 2015

At the peak of the Ebola epidemic came a frightening new possibility: a mutation that could allow the disease to spread through the air. Now University of Florida researchers have dispelled this concern using data from current and past Ebola outbreaks.

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UF Nepalese students organize fundraising effort for quake victims

May 21 2015

The University of Florida Nepalese Student Association is coordinating a fundraising drive to help victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

From Liverpool to Lake Wobegon, the UFPA 2015-2016 season offers a world of variety.

May 19 2015

The University of Florida Performing Arts will feature 41 events from July through April. Michael Blachly, UFPA director, announced the events for the 2015-2016 season, which has something for just about everybody's taste.

Sing, dance, set and spike. Introducing “Volleygirls.”

May 18 2015

Students at the University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance will have the unique opportunity this summer to work on “Volleygirls,” a new musical currently in development by a team of award-winning artists and producers, including UF School of Theatre + Dance alumnus and two-time Tony Award-winning producer John Arthur Pinckard.

UFPD advises “Click It or Ticket” this Memorial Day weekend

May 18 2015

There’s no denying that safety belts live up to their name. They save lives. Most of the individuals who die on Florida’s roadways are not buckled up. With Memorial Day and summer quickly approaching, law enforcement agencies across Florida, including the University of Florida Police Department, will be cracking down on unbuckled drivers and passengers.

A weeklong beetle reunion on campus!

May 14 2015

Plus spider, insect and arthropod get-togethers. It’s all a part of UF Bug Week, May 18-23.

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The Florida Times Union: New university presidents talk talent creation in Northeast Florida

May 20 2015

UF President Kent Fuchs’ participation in Jacksonville’s Talent Creators Forum was covered in a May 19 story.

The Washington Post: Hillary Clinton wants to allow felons to vote

May 20 2015

Michael McDonald, UF associate professor of political science, discusses his United States Elections Project in a May 19 story.

The Washington Post: We’ve been imagining mountains all wrong, say scientists

May 20 2015

Robert Guralnick, curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History, was quoted in a May 18 story on research done by scientists finding a different shape of mountains than the typical pyramid shape.

Miami Herald: Black police officers underrepresented on Florida streets

May 20 2015

Frederick A. Shenkman, a UF emeritus professor of sociology, was quoted in a May 17 story on the history of segregation in Florida police departments.

The Washington Post: 'Lame,' 'stand up' and other words we use to insult the disabled without even knowing it

May 20 2015

Jessi Elana Aaron, UF professor of Spanish and Portuguese, wrote a May 13 story discussing offensive terms connected to disability.

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