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Pugh Hall, new UF facility, to be dedicated Feb. 9

Published: January 31 2008

Tampa Tribune: David Denslow

Published: January 31 2008

UF interior design student wins prestigious scholarship in national competition

Published: January 31 2008

Urinary dysfunction troubles men who undergo prostate removal

Published: January 30 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Men with prostate cancer who have their prostate removed cite sexual dysfunction as the most common side effect after surgery, but urinary dysfunction troubles these patients most, reports a University of Florida researcher. What’s more, many aren’t emotionally prepared to face these complications.

Valentine jewelry sale to be held on Feb. 1

Published: January 30 2008

UF clinic offers free hearing tests, classes to community

Published: January 30 2008

Mayor to join Martha Graham Dance Company at the Phillips Center on Feb. 8

Published: January 30 2008

What's Your Focus?

Published: January 29 2008


Housing crisis sinks Florida consumer confidence to 16-year low

Published: January 29 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The fallout from the ongoing housing crisis caused a four-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence index to 70 this month, its lowest level in 16 years, a new University of Florida study reports.

Annual Latin American Conference to be held at UF, Feb. 7-8

Published: January 29 2008

Beachgoers who stay high and dry may stay healthier

Published: January 29 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Attention snowbirds and spring breakers: Beachgoers who stay high and dry may have healthier fun in the sun than those frolicking on wet sand or in the water, according to a University of Florida veterinary researcher.

E-mail Scam Alert

Published: January 29 2008

Garden springs to life as renewed community sanctuary

Published: January 29 2008

Autism awareness walk/run scheduled for Saturday

Published: January 29 2008

Junior Science, Engineering, and Humanities Symposium starts Sunday

Published: January 28 2008

Marston Science Library display space available

Published: January 28 2008

Beethoven Cycle continues with Pacifica Quartet performance on Feb. 10

Published: January 28 2008

Zoologists: Lusty voles, mindless of danger, mate like rabbits

Published: January 28 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Forgetful Casanovas are lucky in love.

Update: Weekly

Published: January 28 2008

Healthy Gators 2010 kicks off new year with Walking Gators program

Published: January 25 2008

Reuters: Michael Martinez

Published: January 25 2008

Rude Workplace

Published: January 24 2008

A tongue-lashing from your boss or a rude comment from a co-worker could ruin your day, and a new University of Florida study shows, ruin your job performance.

UF study: Rudeness hurts performance and willingness to help on job

Published: January 24 2008

Seeking judges for Alachua Region Science Fair

Published: January 24 2008

UF license plate first in the state with more than 100,000 sales in 2007

Published: January 24 2008

International Herald Tribune: William Logan

Published: January 23 2008

New Moffitt, Shands, UF partnership to be announced today

Published: January 23 2008

Moffitt Cancer Center, Shands, UF to partner to improve cancer care

Published: January 23 2008

GAINESVILLE — Moffitt Cancer Center, Shands HealthCare and the University of Florida announced today that they will work together to develop world-class programs in cancer care, research and prevention.

The American Right: Political scholar to lecture on conservatism Feb. 5

Published: January 22 2008

Update: Weekly

Published: January 21 2008

St. Pete Times: Daniel Smith

Published: January 21 2008

Florida legislators tour UF energy research labs

Published: January 18 2008

Tony Award-winning actress to speak on Jan. 31

Published: January 18 2008

Sessions to highlight student internship opportunities in Washington, D.C.

Published: January 18 2008

Tom Dana selected new associate dean, College of Education

Published: January 18 2008

UF shows a 'Pelican's Point of View' to protect the seabirds

Published: January 17 2008


Ladysmith Black Mambazo to perform at the Phillips Center on Feb. 2

Published: January 17 2008

Scientists: Environmental protection, development not always at odds

Published: January 17 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mangroves in coastal Thailand are the main protection against deadly flooding from tsunamis, so it might seem wise to protect them at all costs.

Gauntlet thrown: Medieval knights invade campus Jan. 23

Published: January 16 2008

UF joins in national teach-in on global warming solutions

Published: January 16 2008

Smoking Risk

Published: January 15 2008

Parents, doctors, and educators apparently have more work to do to teach teenagers about the dangers of smoking and smokeless tobacco.

UF research snuffs out notion that smokeless tobacco is lesser of two evils

Published: January 15 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Millions of Americans make the New Year’s resolution to stop smoking, but far too many break ranks before Jan. 2. Their dismal success rate has health officials scrambling to come up with easier ways to quit, and many have toyed with the idea that smokeless tobacco could ease the transition off cigarettes. But research by University of Florida scientists suggests that tactic would be a catch-22, especially in younger smokers.

Despite warning to stay away, Democratic candidates will come to Florida

Published: January 15 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination will start to show up in Florida before the state’s Jan. 29 primary, despite being told by national party leaders not to campaign here, a University of Florida professor predicts.

New online campus map displays sustainability features

Published: January 15 2008

Grooveshark brings legal music sharing to Gators — and the entire world

Published: January 15 2008

Middle-school reform efforts at UF receive $600,000 boost

Published: January 15 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—In the 1960s, University of Florida education researchers helped pioneer the middle school movement, recommending that educators handle a child’s critical formative years in a transitional setting, rather than in the regimented, departmentalized junior-senior high school system.

Palm Beach Post: Zane Helsel

Published: January 15 2008

Gainesville premiere of Movement (R)evolution Africa on Jan. 14

Published: January 14 2008

Update: Weekly

Published: January 14 2008

Africa's biggest mammals key to ant-plant teamwork

Published: January 10 2008


UF to test emergency text messaging on Tuesday, Jan. 15

Published: January 10 2008

UF-led search for new planets part of ambitious new sky survey

Published: January 10 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida-led sky survey that may double the number of known planets outside the solar system is part of a major new survey program announced today at the American Astronomical Society’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas.

Chicago Tribune: Dennis Jett

Published: January 9 2008

Upcoming Harn Museum exhibition features extraordinary local collection100 works by 77 renowned artists of 20th- and 21st-centuries

Published: January 9 2008

Library West's extended hours pilot a success

Published: January 8 2008


Protein power: Researchers trigger insulin production in diabetic mice

Published: January 8 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If the human body were a stage, then proteins would rank among the lead actors in the play we call “Life.”

Get creative in 2008 at Harn Museum art classes

Published: January 8 2008

Experience artistic spirit of Pine Island Jan. 11-12 at Calusa Heritage Trail

Published: January 7 2008

World premiere debut at the Phillips Center

Published: January 7 2008

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to occur at UF, Jan. 15-22

Published: January 7 2008

Update: Weekly

Published: January 7 2008

Fla. Museum receives $186,000 for DNA bar-coding project

Published: January 4 2008

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra with Pinchas Zukerman to appear at Phillips Center, Jan. 8

Published: January 4 2008

Calgary Herald: Eric Ford

Published: January 4 2008

Miami Herald: Kenneth Krysko

Published: January 4 2008

UF scientists test the safety of experimental drug for vision loss

Published: January 3 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a first-of-its-kind safety research study, University of Florida researchers have injected an anti-inflammatory compound into the eye of a person with a sight-robbing disease.

Gator spirit and research combine at Capital One Bowl

Published: January 1 2008

"Dissent: Voices of Conscience" to be presented on Jan. 29

Published: January 18 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A talk and book signing by Col. Anne Wright will occur at 7 p.m. on Jan. 29 in the Arredondo Room of Reitz Union. The event is sponsored by the UF International Center. Wright has been speaking about peace since the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. At that time, Col. Wright cabled a letter of resignation to Secretary of State Colin Powell stating that without the authorization of the UN Security Council, the invasion and occupation would be a disaster. Her book is about government officials who believed their oath of office required them to protest against the war in Iraq, even if it meant the end of their careers. Now retired from the U.S. Army, Wright lives in Hawaii and continues to speak about peace.

"Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Live from Gatorville" airs tonight

Published: January 17 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — SOUNDSTAGE presents “Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Live from Gatorville” on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 10 p.m. on WUFT-TV, Channel 5 (Cox Cable Channel 3 in Gainesville). For both Tom Petty fans and Heartbreakers fans alike, “Live from Gatorville” promises to be an emotional and electrifying evening. This is Part-Two, of a two-part presentation.

ABC News: Paul Doering

Published: January 7 2008

Paul Doering, professor of pharmacy practice, was quoted a Jan. 7 ABC News story that refuted a rumor of drug ingestion by pop star Britney Spears.

AEROS returns to the Phillips Center - Groundbreaking work was created at UF

Published: January 17 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This January the groundbreaking collaboration AEROS, which was created on the University of Florida campus and made its world premiere at the Phillips Center, comes home to Gainesville

Air Force ROTC aces over the competition

Published: January 29 2009

What do a fraternity president, a varsity pole vaulter, and a Black Student Union president all have in common? They are all proud cadets with the University of Florida’s Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), recently named one of the best in the United States.

Associated Press: Chris McCarty

Published: January 29 2011

Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center, was quoted in a Jan. 29 Associated Press story about the monthly Florida consumer confidence report. The story was the result of a News Bureau release.

Associated Press: Lincoln Brower

Published: January 8 2008

Monarch butterfly expert Lincoln Brower was quoted in a Jan. 8 Associated Press story about the discovery of genetic information that helps explain how monarch butterflies find their way from Canada to winter nesting grounds in Mexico. The story ran in numerous newspapers.

Associated Press: Melvin Sunquist

Published: January 9 2008

Melvin Sunquist, professor of wildlife ecology, was quoted in a Jan. 9 Associated Press story about the ability of tigers to jump high and far. The story ran in numerous papers nationwide.

Boston Globe: Daniel Smith

Published: January 25 2008

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a Jan. 25 Boston Globe story about the Republican presidential primary race in Florida. See related News Bureau tip sheet pitching Smith to national media.

Career Resource Center presents seminars

Published: November 15 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Career Resource Center will host a day of professional seminars designed to help students during the job application and interview process. From 1-5:30 p.m. on Jan. 17, the CRC will offer four separate seminars: The Power of First Impressions, Looking in All the Right Places, Interviewing Do’s and Don’ts, and Writing a Winning Resume. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these workshops and learn the ways to break into the job market upon graduation.

Catch them while you can—three Harn exhibitions closing in January

Published: January 4 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Harn Museum of Art has delighted fans with original exhibitions this fall that come to a close in January: “From Dürer to Renoir,” “Photographic Formalities” and “The Ceramics of Toshiko Takaezu.”

CLAS professor becomes honorary member

Published: January 15 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Peter Rudnytsky, professor of English, will be inducted as a new honorary member of the American Psychoanalytic Association at the organization’s annual meeting later this month in New York. Rudnytsky is recognized by the association for his commitment to the advancement of psychoanalysis. In a press release, the association said, “The renown of his scholarship is best reflected in his being named editor-in-chief of the esteemed journal “American Imago.” Founded in 1939 by Sigmund Freud and Hans Sachs, “American Imago” has had only four previous editors in its legacy.

Degree Applications Due

Published: January 29 2008

Graduating seniors should be aware that degree applications are due by 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 if they plan to graduate at the end of the spring semester. Students may call 352-392-1374 for more information, or visit http://www.registrar.ufl.edu/catalog/adspring0708.html.

Dr. Jack Kevorkian to speak at UF

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Jack Kevorkian, advocate for the legalization of assisted suicide, will speak Jan. 15 at the University of Florida’s O’Connell Center.

Florida Times-Union: Chris Slobogin

Published: January 3 2008

Law professor Chris Slobogin was quoted in a Jan. 3 Florida Times-Union story about an appeals court decision to uphold a lower court’s ruling that threw out evidence against a Jacksonville pastor charged with viewing pornography on his church-owned computer.

Harn Museum Nights resuming Jan. 10

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Visitors can discover the Harn Museum after dark during Museum Nights 5-9 p.m. select Thursdays, resuming Jan. 10 for the spring semester.

Harpers: Christopher Slobogin

Published: January 29 2008

Law professor Christopher Slobogin was interviewed in the Jan. 29 Harper’s magazine on the subject of his new book, “Privacy at Risk: The New Government Surveillance and the Fourth Amendment.”

Inés Pasic brings "The Worlds of Fingerman" to UF for U.S. premiere

Published: January 25 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As a part of the puppet duo Hugo & Ines, Inés Pasic has earned accolades from around the world for her striking puppetry. Her latest work, “The Worlds of Fingerman,” a production of Gaia Teatro, takes the audience on a journey like no other.

Inside Higher Ed: Michael Bowen

Published: January 14 2008

Michael Bowen, assistant director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, wrote a Jan. 14 column for Inside Higher Ed on how little the American Historical Association has done for its newest members.

Kiplinger’s: Bernie Machen

Published: January 15 2008

UF President Bernie Machen was quoted in the January Kiplinger’s magazine about UF’s rank as the second-best value among public universities in the U.S.

Library orientation sessions offered

Published: January 22 2008

Learn which of the libraries is best for you, what library services are available, and how to use the libraries from home.