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Author Carl Hiaasen to speak Tuesday at UF's Graham Center

Published: February 26 2010


President names new senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources

Published: February 26 2010

UF students' solar house to compete internationally

Published: February 25 2010


Water may not run uphill, but it practically flies off new surface

Published: February 24 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Engineering researchers have crafted a flat surface that refuses to get wet. Water droplets skitter across it like ball bearings tossed on ice.

UF/IFAS announces groundbreaking for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Published: February 24 2010

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Student Affairs to unveil Common Reading Program book for 2010-2011

Published: February 24 2010

Florida's high unemployment rate continues to hurt consumer confidence

Published: February 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida's consumer confidence fell in February by two points to 72, reflecting concerns about unemployment that is growing worse statewide even as it improves for the nation at large, according to a new University of Florida survey.

DNA sequencing unlocks relationships among flowering plants

Published: February 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The origins of flowering plants from peas to oak trees are now in clearer focus thanks to the efforts of University of Florida researchers.

Distinct type of virus found in cancer tissue of HIV-positive patients with lymphoma

Published: February 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers studying samples from HIV-positive patients who died with a type of cancer called non-Hodgkins lymphoma have discovered the existence of two different HIV-1 populations — one that infects normal tissues and another that infects cancerous tissues.

Web site will feature news and information about myUFL Financial Systems upgrade

Published: February 23 2010

Coital conservatism ended before birth control pill arrived, says researcher

Published: February 22 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pill did not give birth to the sexual revolution despite the widespread belief in its libidinously liberating effects that persists to this day, says a University of Florida professor.

Gubernatorial Fellows program deadline is approaching

Published: February 22 2010

Make reservation now for Florida Museum's 'Passport to Key West,' Feb. 26

Published: February 19 2010


Seeking Fellows in Sustainability Prairie Project nominations

Published: February 19 2010

Seeking Engaged Scholarship nominations

Published: February 19 2010

Dance 2010 program provides classical and contemporary works, Feb. 19-28

Published: February 19 2010

'The Discovery of Penicillin' lecture and reception to be held on March 15

Published: February 18 2010


Is bipartisanship possible in Florida? Leaders to discuss at UF's Graham Center

Published: February 18 2010


Seminar to discuss diabetes crisis among African-Americans

Published: February 18 2010

Dolphins could be ideal model to study human cervical cancer, UF veterinarians say

Published: February 18 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After testing dozens of samples from marine mammals, University of Florida aquatic animal health experts say they have found the ideal model for the study of cervical cancer in people.

Male Body Image

Published: February 17 2010

Bikini season’s fast approaching, and while women may worry about what they look like, a new University of Florida study suggests men are becoming just as concerned about sculpting their own bodies.

Men suffer body image problems of their own with drive for muscularity

Published: February 17 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Slimming down for swimsuit season is an obsession for many women, and now bulking up for the beach can lead to body image problems with men today wanting to be bigger than ever, a new University of Florida study suggests.

Multimedia: Men suffer body image problems of their own with drive for muscularity

Published: February 17 2010

Smith leaves University of Florida Investment Corporation for private firm

Published: February 17 2010

'Extreme Makeover' has UF connection

Published: February 16 2010


New snake identification guide can help Florida residents enjoy the outdoors

Published: February 16 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As spring arrives, Floridians become more active outdoors — and so do snakes.

Race/walk to benefit UF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities

Published: February 16 2010

National Public Radio: Bruce Goldberger

Published: February 16 2010

Christian Science Monitor: Kenneth Nunn

Published: February 16 2010

Graham Center focuses on civic engagement

Published: February 16 2010

UF helps preserve the voices of history

Published: February 16 2010

UF seeks nominations for Sustainable Solutions Awards

Published: February 15 2010

UF's College of Design, Construction and Planning presents annual Research Showcase

Published: February 11 2010


UF names an accomplished broadcaster new director of its multimedia properties

Published: February 11 2010

Dark matter or background noise? Results intriguing but not conclusive

Published: February 11 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physicists may have glimpsed a particle that is a leading candidate for mysterious dark matter but say conclusive evidence remains elusive.

New nanoparticle could improve cancer detection, drug delivery

Published: February 11 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida scientists have developed a new nanoparticle that could improve cancer detection and drug delivery. The particle, called a “micelle” and made up of a cluster of molecules called aptamers, easily recognizes tumors and binds strongly to them. It also has properties that allow it to easily get inside cells for intracellular studies and drug delivery.

Fla. Museum to screen 'The Philosopher Kings' with custodian Melinda Augustus Feb. 16

Published: February 10 2010


Florida Players to present 'Pippin'

Published: February 10 2010


Energy Drinking

Published: February 10 2010

Young adults are using energy drinks for more than a boost to get through the day. Experts say they’re increasingly mixing those drinks with alcohol and a new University of Florida study reveals a higher potential for drinking and driving after combining the two.

UF researchers: Alcohol, energy drinks add up to higher intoxication levels, increased driving risk

Published: February 10 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Energy drinks, favored among young people for the beverages’ caffeine jolt, also play a lead role in several popular alcoholic drinks, such as Red Bull and vodka. But combining alcohol and energy drinks may create a dangerous mix, according to University of Florida research.

Multimedia: UF researchers: Alcohol, energy drinks add up to higher intoxication levels, increased driving risk

Published: February 10 2010

Consul general of France in Miami to visit UF on Friday

Published: February 10 2010

The Harn to celebrate Black History Month during Museum Nights, gallery talk

Published: February 10 2010

The Harn will present Jacaré Brazil 2010 Chamber Concert

Published: February 10 2010

UF researchers find genes that 'tune' flower fragrances

Published: February 9 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Shakespeare famously wrote, "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." With all due respect to the Bard, University of Florida researchers may have to disagree: no matter what you call a flower, its scent can be changed.

WUFT-FM creates a student-produced Spanish-language newscast

Published: February 9 2010

Southwest Recreation Center's expansion project is on schedule

Published: February 5 2010


New York Times: Gary Ellison

Published: February 5 2010

UF expert available to talk about Haiti's children, dilemma of Haitian government, prospects for recovery

Published: February 4 2010

Tip Sheet

UF ranks fifth nationally, first in Southeast, in Peace Corps volunteers

Published: February 4 2010

UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

Published: February 4 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Invasive animals often wreak havoc with their feeding habits; however, University of Florida researchers say a huge South American snail is causing problems when it’s the prey rather than the predator.

UF's Sugar Belle is sweet success

Published: February 2 2010


InsideUF's print edition is page three of the Alligator today

Published: February 2 2010


Black History Month events offer music, comedy and more

Published: February 2 2010

What is InsideUF?

Published: February 2 2010

UF researchers: Ancient crocodile relative likely food source for Titanoboa

Published: February 2 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A 60-million-year-old relative of crocodiles described this week by University of Florida researchers in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology was likely a food source for Titanoboa, the largest snake the world has ever known.

Multimedia: UF researchers: Ancient crocodile relative likely food source for Titanoboa

Published: February 2 2010

Jacobs receives historic preservation award

Published: February 2 2010

Register for 'Playful Escapes' kids' class on Presidents Day

Published: February 1 2010


UF College of Fine Arts and the School of Theatre and Dance to present 'Oedipus the King'

Published: February 1 2010


Changes to state's growth management policy to be debated at UF

Published: February 1 2010


Breastfeeding offers variety of benefits for people in hard times

Published: February 1 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Long known for its health benefits, breastfeeding also deserves praise for being environmentally friendly while offering important economic advantages for families and the nation in hard times, says a University of Florida researcher.

Patrons to raise glasses in support of public radio at the 21st annual wine-tasting event

Published: February 1 2010

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas to visit UF College of Law

Published: February 1 2010

Media Alert

With $800,000 grant, UF tackles dire shortage of teachers and professors in

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The demand for more special-education teachers has plagued American school systems for more than two decades, but University of Florida education researchers cite another disturbing trend that magnifies the problem — a dearth of qualified university faculty to groom the next generation of special-education teachers.

Washington Post: Marlene Goodfriend

Published: February 5 2010

Dr. Marlene Goodfriend, a pediatric psychiatrist at the University of Florida at Jacksonville, was quoted in a Feb. 3 Washington Post story about how children in Haiti’s crowded encampments are facing health problems.

St. Petersburg Times: Arnold Heggestad

Published: February 5 2010

Arnold Heggestad, finance professor and director of UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was quoted in a Jan. 31 St. Petersburg Times story about the slow start to Florida’s economic recovery.

Science: Gerald Murray

Published: February 16 2010

Anthropology professor Gerald Murray was quoted in a Feb. 5 Science story about the future of reforesting Haiti.

Responding to campus gas leak

Published: February 12 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University Police and Gainesville Fire Rescue were responding to a report of a natural gas leak at Corry Village family housing on Village Road shortly before 10 a.m. (Feb. 12). Construction workers who were digging in the area hit a gas line, police said. Buildings 282 and 283 have been evacuated. More to come.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Clay Calvert

Published: February 16 2010

Clay Calvert, the Joseph L. Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, co-authored a Feb. 11 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed column on whether the free speech of students extends to the Internet.

Orlando Sentinel: William Page

Published: February 5 2010

William Page, a senior associate dean of the Levin College of Law, was quoted in a Feb. 1 Orlando Sentinel story about the possibility of antitrust violations because of Walt Disney Co.’s purchase of Marvel Entertainment.

Newsweek: Gerald Murray

Published: February 5 2010

Anthropology professor Gerald Murray was quoted in a Feb. 1 Newsweek story about how Haiti’s earthquake might not change the ongoing practice of illegal child labor.

New York Times: Gene McAvoy

Published: February 23 2010

Gene McAvoy, Hendry County extension director and regional vegetable agent, was quoted in a Jan. 14 New York Times story about the potential economic impact of Florida’s prolonged freeze on vegetables.

InsideUF: Feb. 16, 2010

Published: February 16 2010

InsideUF: Feb. 16, 2010

InsideUF: Feb. 16, 2010

InsideUF: Feb. 16, 2010

Harn Museum announces RISK Cinema season

Published: February 10 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five evenings this spring, the Harn Museum of Art will host RISK Cinema, an ongoing experimental film series featuring lectures by three of the featured films’ directors. Titled “Crossing Over,” this season is presented as a counterpart to Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)Possible, the contemporary art exhibition that opened at the Harn Feb. 7.

Florida Times Union: Mike Seigel

Published: February 16 2010

Law professor Mike Seigel was quoted in a Feb. 7 Florida Times-Union story about the difficulties of proving entrapment in a federal bribery case.

Discovery News: David Clark

Published: February 16 2010

David Clark, professor of environmental horticulture, was quoted in a Feb. 12 Discovery News story about his research into how the scents of flowers might be manipulated. The story was the result of an IFAS news release.

Corry Village gas leak repaired

Published: February 12 2010

Residents of Corry Village family housing have been allowed to return to their buildings after being evacuated Friday morning because of a natural gas leak. University Police and Gainesville Fire Rescue responded to a report of a natural gas leak at Corry Village on Village Road shortly before 10 a.m. (Feb. 12). Construction workers who were digging in the area hit a natural gas line, police said. Buildings 282 and 283 were evacuated. The leak was repaired, and Corry police cleared the scene shortly after 10:30 a.m.