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Film, panel discussion at UF to examine Darfur

Published: February 27 2009

Consumer medication information falls short, UF researchers say

Published: February 26 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida pharmacy faculty members will tell a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel this week that the information that accompanies prescription medicine often does not follow FDA format and content recommendations.

Consumer medication information falls short, UF researchers say

Published: February 26 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida pharmacy faculty members will tell a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel this week that the information that accompanies prescription medicine often does not follow FDA format and content recommendations.

UF students recognized nationally for volunteerism

Published: February 26 2009

20th annual event to benefit public radio, March 1

Published: February 26 2009

Renowned constitutional law scholar to speak about Florida Supreme Court and 2000 election

Published: February 25 2009

Code Breakers Bash held for Newberry High School, contest winner

Published: February 25 2009

Study predicts when invasive species can travel more readily by air

Published: February 25 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Global airlines be forewarned: June 2010 could be a busy month for invasive plants, insects and animals seeking free rides to distant lands.

Florida's consumer confidence declines as economic troubles sink in

Published: February 24 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell three points to 63 in February as hopes for a quick fix to the nation's economic crisis faded, says a University of Florida researcher.

Media Advisory: Program to explore partnerships for St. Augustine historic properties

Published: February 24 2009

Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

Published: February 24 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors who become addicted to alcohol and other drugs can be treated successfully and returned to medical practice with the help of special programs that couple referral to treatment and monitoring with rapid responses to noncompliance, University of Florida researchers report.

Proctor Lecture Series continues with presentation by history professor

Published: February 24 2009

HHP offering study abroad program in Antarctica

Published: February 23 2009

Eastside High School group to raise funds for UF center for autism

Published: February 20 2009

UF notifies thousands of possible breach of 'Grove' computer system

Published: February 19 2009


Shark attacks decline worldwide in midst of economic recession

Published: February 19 2009

Shorter wait means longer life for kidney transplant candidates

Published: February 18 2009

Genetic tests may improve dosing of widely used anti-clotting drug

Published: February 18 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors can use a patient’s genetic information to more accurately prescribe doses of a commonly used blood-thinning drug whose potency and side effects vary greatly from one person to the next, reports an international team of medical scientists including researchers from the University of Florida.

Extreme Makeover: Getting down to business

Published: February 18 2009

Council on Diversity created

Published: February 18 2009

Multimedia: Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss

Published: February 17 2009

Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss

Published: February 17 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Vitamin supplements can prevent hearing loss in laboratory animals, according to two new studies, bringing investigators one step closer to the development of a pill that could stave off noise-induced and perhaps even age-related hearing loss in humans.

Hearing Loss Pill

Published: February 17 2009

Take your vitamins the next time you’re getting ready to experience loud noises. University of Florida researchers have found a combination of vitamins and minerals can stop the chemical process in the ear associated with hearing damage.

UF experts breed puffer fish in captivity; pet trade and genetics research could benefit

Published: February 17 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Spotted green puffer fish seldom reproduce in captivity, but University of Florida experts have created the first commercial breeding method reported in the United States, a move that could benefit the tropical fish industry and genetics researchers.

Hearing Loss Pill

Published: February 17 2009

Media advisory: Hough Hall groundbreaking

Published: February 17 2009

Greetings Gators!

Published: February 17 2009

UF commemorates its first African-American graduates

Published: February 17 2009

Moffitt Cancer Center researcher to discuss African-American health disparities

Published: February 16 2009

Student Affairs to unveil Common Reading Program book for 2009-2010

Published: February 13 2009

Faculty, staff may buy discounted basketball tickets

Published: February 13 2009

Pediatric Hodgkin's disease survivors face increased breast cancer risk

Published: February 11 2009


Florida Blue Key crowns winner of Miss University of Florida Pageant

Published: February 11 2009

National Science Foundation grant will connect graduate students

Published: February 10 2009

New Web sites make at-home learning convenient for Florida growers

Published: February 10 2009

UF to host national sustainability symposium of designers, engineers

Published: February 10 2009

Former U.S. ambassadors to discuss foreign policy challenges at UF

Published: February 9 2009

UF study: Rapid burst of flowering plants set stage for other species

Published: February 9 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new University of Florida study based on DNA analysis from living flowering plants shows that the ancestors of most modern trees diversified extremely rapidly 90 million years ago, ultimately leading to the formation of forests that supported similar evolutionary bursts in animals and other plants.

UF environmental conference will illuminate solutions for a sustainable Florida

Published: February 6 2009

Multimedia: Near Darwin's bicentennial, UF researchers help reveal hidden aspect of evolutionary theory

Published: February 5 2009


Near Darwin's bicentennial, UF researchers help reveal hidden aspect of evolutionary theory

Published: February 5 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although widely speculated, researchers have now shown that the evolution of one species can drive the evolution of another.

A fond farewell to redbay trees and their buddies

Published: February 5 2009

Evolution Impact

Published: February 5 2009

Diversity can prove a powerful force. University of Florida researchers have documented the first example of the evolution of one species directly resulting in the evolution of another.

World's largest snake shows tropics were hotter in the past

Published: February 4 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The largest snake the world has ever known — as long as a school bus and as heavy as a small car — ruled tropical ecosystems only 6 million years after the demise of the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex, according to a new discovery published in the journal Nature.

UF professor's off-Broadway production of "Dinner for Two" wins five Latin ACE Awards (New York City)

Published: February 4 2009


Multimedia: World's largest snake shows tropics were hotter in the past

Published: February 4 2009


UF senior named College Photographer of the Year

Published: February 4 2009

M.E. Rinker Sr. School of Building Construction hosts career fair

Published: February 4 2009

The Division of Continuing Education reaches around the globe

Published: February 3 2009

The Gator Nation mobile studio makes friends in Miami

Published: February 3 2009

Technology provides unique music lesson

Published: February 3 2009

Gator stories abound on Insidethegatornation.com

Published: February 3 2009

Air Force ROTC is blood-drive leader

Published: February 6 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida Air Force ROTC led the way during the tri-service blood drive held on Thursday, Jan. 22 on the UF campus.

Associated Press: Susan Gillespie

Published: February 23 2009

Archaeologist Susan Gillespie was quoted in a Feb. 10 Associated Press story about the discovery of a mass grave in Mexico that may hold the skeletal remains of the Aztecs who fought conquistador Hernan Cortes.

DiMatteo wins Best Paper Award

Published: February 18 2009

Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law & Legal Studies, recently was granted the “2008 Best Paper Award” by the Southeastern Academy of Legal Studies in Business (SEALSB). DiMatteo is a professor and former Department of Management chair in the Warrington College of Business Administration.

Florida Today: Jonathan Crane

Published: February 11 2009

Jonathan Crane was quoted in a Jan. 28 Florida Today story about the threat to avocado and other trees from the Asian ambrosia beetle. The story was the result of an IFAS news release.

InsideUF: Feb. 17, 2009

Published: February 18 2009

Here’s the print version of InsideUF: Feb. 17, 2009

InsideUF: Feb. 3, 2009

Published: February 5 2009

Here’s the print edition of InsideUF for February 3, 2009.

Largest Snake Fossil

Published: February 4 2009

If you’re afraid of snakes then even the smallest one probably seems huge. Now University of Florida researchers have helped identify remains of the largest snake ever known to exist.

Largest Snake Fossil

Published: February 4 2009

When this snake roamed the earth sixty million years ago it measured about forty-five feet long weighed more than a ton. That’s the largest snake known to ever exist and University of Florida researchers helped lead the expedition that found the fossils in Colombia. The find suggests temperatures along the equator back then ran about ten degrees hotter than today.

myUF Market coming soon

Published: February 18 2009

This spring, UF Purchasing will introduce myUF Market, a new purchasing/procurement system for the University of Florida. The new system is expected to provide a user-friendly online marketplace that is designed to streamline the way UF departments purchase goods and services. The adoption of myUF Market represents UF’s ongoing commitment to initiatives that strategically reduce costs without sacrificing service. For more details, visit www.purchasing.ufl.edu/myufmarket.

Nobles chosen as Civilian of the Year

Published: February 18 2009

Janet Nobles, office manager for University of Florida Air Force ROTC Detachment 150, recently was announced as the national 2008 Civilian of the Year. Nobles was chosen from a pool of civilians from more than 144 detachments throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. The award is presented to a non-military employee who goes above and beyond the call of duty every day.

Osfield completes new book

Published: February 3 2009

Kenneth J. Osfield, University of Florida ADA coordinator and a 19-year UF employee, recently completed a book titled “Internationalization of Student Affairs and Services: An Emerging Global Perspective,” which is being published by Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA). For more information about the book, visit http://bookstore.naspa.org/internationalizationofstudentaffairsand services.aspx.

Potential new herpes therapy studied

Published: February 3 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new therapy being developed at the University of Florida could, in time, produce another weapon for the fight against herpes.

Reuters: Daniel Sokol

Published: February 11 2009

Law professor Daniel Sokol was quoted in a Feb. 6 Reuters story about the nomination of Christine Varney as the Justice Department’s assistant attorney general for antitrust.

Reuters: Lynne Holt

Published: February 23 2009

Lynne Holt, a policy analyst with UF’s Public Utility Research Center, was quoted in a Feb. 20 Reuters story about the potential impact of the $787 billion economic stimulus package on investments in high-speed Internet.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Mike Seigel

Published: February 11 2009

Law professor Mike Seigel was quoted in a Feb. 6 Sarasota Herald-Tribune story about the possible indictment of Arthur G. Nadel, accused of taking millions from six hedge funds he operated in Sarasota. The quote was the result of a News Bureau referral.

Su donates $250,000 for endowment

Published: February 18 2009

Nan-Yao Su, professor of entomology at the University of Florida, has donated $250,000 to the Entomological Society of America (ESA) for the establishment of an endowment to award creative entomologists who have demonstrated the ability to find alternative solutions to problems that significantly impact entomology.

Tampa Tribune: Wayne Archer

Published: February 11 2009

Wayne Archer, executive director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was quoted in a Jan. 21 Tampa Tribune story about the center’s quarterly housing report for Florida. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

Tell your Gator story

Published: February 3 2009

Visit http://insidethegatornation.com/ to browse hundreds of video and written stories — or to upload your own video or written story. The site also contains university news, campus photos and more.

Tell your Gator story

Published: February 18 2009

Visit http://insidethegatornation.com/ to browse hundreds of video and written Gator stories.

UF experts serve on FDA task force

Published: February 18 2009

Three of 12 experts appointed to a national task force on America’s food safety hail from The Gator Nation.