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Campaign to urge Gators to wear helmets while riding scooters

Published: September 30 2009

Associated Press: Joe Little

Published: September 30 2009

Multimedia: UF study: Tai chi can help people with diabetes lower glucose levels

Published: September 30 2009

Miami Herald: Kenneth Krysko

Published: September 30 2009

Florida's consumer confidence rises as economic fears ease

Published: September 29 2009


Scientists join forces to explain HIV spread in central and east Africa

Published: September 29 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists studying biology and geography may seem worlds apart, but together they have answered a question that has defied explanation about the spread of the HIV-1 epidemic in Africa.

Sea level stargazing: Astronomers make key sighting with Fla. telescope

Published: September 28 2009

UF researchers in 'Science': Advancing simulation of nanostructures

Published: September 25 2009


Discounted Gator Growl tickets for faculty, staff

Published: September 25 2009

Multimedia: Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, UF research shows

Published: September 24 2009

UF study: Tai chi can help people with diabetes lower glucose levels

Published: September 30 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A regular tai chi exercise program can help people better control their diabetes and lower glucose levels, according to a University of Florida study.

Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, UF research shows

Published: September 24 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Good news for your utility bills and the environment: New University of Florida research shows that landscape shrubs need much less water to establish healthy roots than you might expect.

Walking Gators to journey from Big Apple to Swamp on virtual walking trip

Published: September 24 2009

Watering Shrubs

Published: September 24 2009

Some experts call water the most overused resource in the Sunshine State. A new University of Florida study shows those news shrubs in your yard don’t need much water to establish themselves.

Tough Ticks

Published: September 23 2009

Beyond the iPhone: Orlando conference to offer peek at computing future

Published: September 23 2009

Multimedia: House-infesting brown dog tick becoming resistant to common pesticides, UF experts say

Published: September 23 2009

House-infesting brown dog tick becoming resistant to common pesticides, UF experts say

Published: September 23 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s bad enough that the Southeast is bedeviled by a tick that doesn’t mind taking up residence inside homes.

Tough Ticks

Published: September 23 2009

Pet owners beware; a certain creepy crawler is infesting homes across the southeastern United States and traditional control methods aren’t slowing it down. University of Florida researchers have discovered the brown dog tick is not responding to Permetherin, a product found in most flea and tick pet medications.

Statewide study shows algae toxin a minor threat, say UF experts

Published: September 22 2009

UF devising new model to test hurricane's effects on utilities statewide

Published: September 21 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new kind of computer forecast could save Florida residents and the state millions of dollars in hurricane damages to the fragile web of utilities that carries electrical power across the state, says a University of Florida energy researcher.

Associated Press: Ted Schuur

Published: September 18 2009

Tampa Tribune: David Denslow

Published: September 18 2009

University of Florida College of Fine Arts presents A Streetcar Named Desire

Published: September 18 2009

Meet an astronaut, build a telescope at free 'Starry Night' event

Published: September 17 2009


New water-depth evaluation system will aid Everglades research, UF study shows

Published: September 17 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When scientists discuss Everglades restoration, one phrase pops up again and again — “getting the water right.”

Multimedia: New water-depth evaluation system will aid Everglades research, UF study shows

Published: September 17 2009

Local historians to talk Sept. 23 about Cross Florida Barge Canal

Published: September 17 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Samuel Proctor Florida History Lecture Series at the University of Florida begins again Sept. 23 with a presentation by two Gainesville historians.

UF's Living Well to host first benefit road race

Published: September 16 2009


TV's JabbaWockeeZ dance group to perform at Gator Growl

Published: September 16 2009


Public schools that receive low grades experience huge drop in donations

Published: September 16 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Crucial donations from parents and local businesses plummet when public schools receive poor letter grades, and the effect is most pronounced in institutions serving low-income students, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF’s Living Well to host first benefit road race

Published: September 16 2009

Scientists cure color blindness in monkeys

Published: September 16 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers from the University of Washington and the University of Florida used gene therapy to cure two squirrel monkeys of color blindness — the most common genetic disorder in people.

Snake Venom

Published: September 15 2009

Propofol hit Hollywood headlines in the Michael Jackson case and now it’s making news in the reptile world. University of Florida researchers have developed a more effective way to collect snake venom; they inject the anesthetic and administer nerve stimulation.

Something's fishy about this international class

Published: September 15 2009


'Colleges with a Conscience' Web site shares community service ideas

Published: September 15 2009


Snake Venom

Published: September 15 2009

Multimedia: Study of isolated snakes could help shed light on venom composition

Published: September 15 2009

Study of isolated snakes could help shed light on venom composition

Published: September 15 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While studying a way to more safely and effectively collect snake venom, University of Florida researchers have noticed the venom delivered by an isolated population of Florida cottonmouth snakes may be changing in response to their diet.

Sophisticated telescope camera debuts with peek at nest of black holes

Published: September 15 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Less than two months after they inaugurated the world’s largest telescope, University of Florida astronomers have used one of the world’s most advanced telescopic instruments to gather images of the heavens.

Faculty and staff eligible to make changes to their benefits

Published: September 14 2009

InsideUF: September 15, 2009

Published: September 14 2009

UF researcher receives $900,000 grant for worldwide human lice study

Published: September 14 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida mammalogist David Reed has received a $900,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award to study the evolutionary biology of human lice.

CDC marketing director to discuss H1N1 virus prevention marketing strategies

Published: September 11 2009

Web site created by UF student helps students find volunteer opportunities

Published: September 11 2009

UF college of business namesake commits $16 million to create faculty fellows fund

Published: September 10 2009

UF College of Law ranks in top 10 for Hispanic students

Published: September 9 2009

UF receives grant to help boost work force in nuclear-related fields

Published: September 9 2009

Socio-cultural, genetic data work together to reveal health disparities

Published: September 9 2009

UF lecture series to address health challenges in Latin America, Caribbean

Published: September 9 2009

Carpenter Foundation awards $15,000 to Harn Museum for Chinese art publications

Published: September 9 2009

UF, Old Dominion launch project to restore sponges in barren parts of Florida Bay

Published: September 8 2009

Gators claim title to nation's first carbon neutral athletic season

Published: September 3 2009


Back-to-school message: Machen e-mail to faculty and staff

Published: September 3 2009

Media advisory for September BOT meetings

Published: September 3 2009

Superior Accomplishment Awards nomination period opens Sept. 15

Published: September 3 2009

OAR chosen as Gator Growl's musical entertainment

Published: September 2 2009


UF TV, radio stations hold first open house for all journalism, communication students

Published: September 2 2009

Library services to be highlighted Sept. 2

Published: September 2 2009

Kratzer is 'officer and a gentleman'

Published: September 1 2009


Book, photography capture 'border' reality

Published: September 1 2009


Education played bigger role than race in approving gay marriage ban

Published: September 1 2009

Contemporary art exhibition explores artists as witnesses

Published: September 1 2009

‘Gator Aider’ shuttles to provide game-day transportation

Published: September 4 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Regional Transit System (RTS) is offering game-day shuttles tomorrow for the University of Florida football game. Park-N-Ride locations include Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Oaks Mall, The Village Center in Haile Plantation, Tioga Town Center and the Southwest Downtown Parking Garage.

Associated Press: Carmen Allegra

Published: September 30 2009

Dr. Carmen Allegra, an oncologist, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Associated Press about medical treatment for women with DCIS, or ductal carcinoma in situ.

Associated Press: Bruce Goldberger

Published: September 18 2009

Toxicology professor Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a Sept. 2 Associated Press story about the effort to exhume the body of a New York woman to disprove toxicological results that she showed she was drunk and high when she caused a multiple fatal accident.

Chicago Tribune: Connie Mulligan

Published: September 18 2009

Anthropology professor Connie Mulligan, associate director of the UF Genetics Institute, was quoted in a Sept. 9 Chicago Tribune story about her research into how socio-cultural factors could cause health problems in some races. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.

Guzick defines integration vision

Published: September 29 2009

Building blocks.

InsideUF (campus news) is in print today

Published: September 1 2009

InsideUF is the official campus news of the University of Florida. Today (Tuesday Sept. 1), InsideUF’s print edition is in the Independent Florida Alligator. The print edition appears as page 3 of the Alligator biweekly, on alternating Tuesdays.

London Sunday Times: William Hauswirth

Published: September 30 2009

William Hauswirth, an ophthalmic molecular geneticist, was quoted in a Sept. 17 London Sunday Times story about his work to cure two monkeys of color blindness. The story was among many in numerous news media and was the result of a Health Science Center news release.

Miami Herald: Al Warrington

Published: September 18 2009

Trustee Al Warrington was quoted in a Sept. 11 Miami Herald story about his commitment to donate $16 million to increase the number of faculty in the Warrington College of Business Administration. The story was the result of a University of Florida Foundation release.

Miami Herald: Philip Williams

Published: September 30 2009

Philip Williams, director of the Center for Latin American Studies, was quoted in a Sept. 25 Miami Herald story about the future options for the deposed Honduras president, Manuel “Mel” Zelaya.

New dean reflects on Gator Engineering

Published: September 14 2009

No engineer is an island.

New York Times: Stanley K. Smith

Published: September 18 2009

Economics professor Stanley K. Smith was quoted in an Aug. 30 New York Times story about how Florida’s growth had stopped after 100 years. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

No RTS service on Labor Day

Published: September 3 2009

GAINESVILLE, Florida – In observance of Labor Day, all Regional Transit System (RTS) offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, and there will be no bus service. This includes ADA paratransit service, such as transporation to and from dialysis appointments.

Palm Beach Post: Fletcher Baldwin

Published: September 30 2009

Fletcher Baldwin, a professor emeritus and constitutional law scholar, was quoted in a Sept. 21 Palm Beach Post story about the state’s questioning of the use of a speed-catching van in Juno Beach.

Pro-team mascots have Gator roots

Published: September 29 2009

Behind some of the most recognizable professional mascots’ plush suits and painted mesh, there lies a Gator.

South Florida Business Journal: Ted Kury

Published: September 30 2009

Ted Kury, director of energy studies at UF’s Public Utility Research Center, was quoted in a Sept. 21 South Florida Business Journal story about a computer forecast model to help utilities determine potential savings for hurricane protection. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

St. Petersburg Times: Fletcher Baldwin

Published: September 30 2009

Fletcher Baldwin, a professor emeritus and constitutional law scholar, was quoted in a Sept. 18 St. Petersburg Times story about an effort to amend Florida’s Constitution to block any federal health care reform in Florida.

The Virginian-Pilot: Diane H. Mazur

Published: September 30 2009

Law professor Diane H . Mazur was quoted in a Sept. 27 Virginian-Pilot story about the contradictory policies faced by gays in the military.