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Lakeside Residential Complex wins 'Eco-challenge Energy Competition'

Published: March 31 2010


University of Florida students invited to spend the summer in Turkey

Published: March 31 2010

UF announces winners for the Global Culture Photography Competition

Published: March 31 2010

Lakeside Residential Complex wins ‘Eco-challenge Energy Competition’

Published: March 31 2010

Harn Museum of Art to host symposium exploring the intersection of art and democracy

Published: March 31 2010

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: March 31 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Call them tattletale pills.

Antenna Pill

Published: March 31 2010

Remembering whether or not you took your medication could soon be a thing of the past; your medicine itself will let you know. University of Florida researchers have developed an electronic pill that works a lot like a bar code that’s scanned at a grocery story.

Multimedia: Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

Published: March 31 2010

Florida's high jobless rate causes another drop in consumer confidence

Published: March 30 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida's consumer confidence fell in March by three points to 70 as the state's bleak unemployment rate cast doubts about the long-term health of the economy and people's ability to make major household purchases, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Gator Olympian to speak at upcoming seminar

Published: March 30 2010

UF researchers harness the power of plants to fight hemophilia

Published: March 30 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hemophilia, a disease linked with legends of European monarchs, frail heirs and one flamboyant charlatan called Rasputin, still afflicts many people today.

Seeking readers and edible book entries

Published: March 30 2010

UF physicists to observe, interact as huge particle collider amps up

Published: March 26 2010

Mosquito research shows 'your worst enemy could be your best friend'

Published: March 25 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Your worst enemy can sometimes also be your best friend, according to entomologists from the University of Florida and Illinois State University.

Gators are swimming in national victories: women's swim and dive, men's track and field

Published: March 25 2010


UF Food Summit to showcase issues surrounding Florida food systems, sustainability

Published: March 25 2010

Southern conference on Slavic studies comes to UF

Published: March 25 2010

Detroit Free Press named 24th Annual Brechner Award winner

Published: March 25 2010

Author of 'Under the Tuscan Sun' to visit university

Published: March 24 2010


UF students to spend Friday visiting elementary schools in Alachua County

Published: March 24 2010

Lights to go out at Century Tower, other sites as UF observes Earth Hour

Published: March 24 2010

Five more UF buildings receive LEED certification for high sustainability

Published: March 24 2010

Catching spawning Florida bass won't deplete populations, UF study shows

Published: March 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Recent cold weather has delayed largemouth bass spawning, says a University of Florida expert whose research suggests anglers should enjoy the opportunity for easy catches, despite naysayers.

Increasingly threatened loggerheads follow their own paths in travel, eating

Published: March 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With loggerhead sea turtle nests in dramatic decline, researchers would love to know more about where the turtles go, and what they eat, so they can better protect the creatures’ habitat.

Students assist rural Floridians and gain insight to unique culture

Published: March 23 2010

Exploring genetics, culture and disease

Published: March 23 2010

Environmental horticulture offers annual spring-plant sale, April 17-18

Published: March 23 2010

Florida Museum seeks summer volunteers, ages 12 to 17

Published: March 23 2010

Florida Museum resumes weekend butterfly plant sales

Published: March 23 2010

Weaver Hall wins Battle of the Halls water usage competition

Published: March 23 2010

Washington Post: John Kaplan

Published: March 23 2010

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Jon Mills

Published: March 23 2010

Miami Herald: Jonathan Crane

Published: March 23 2010

UF team sets open house for solar home that will compete internationally

Published: March 23 2010

Stem Cell Donors

Published: March 23 2010

University of Florida researchers have found a way to treat blood cancers using stem cells from donors who are not perfect matches with their family members.

To predict student success, there's no place like home: UF study

Published: March 22 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Current school reform efforts, like No Child Left Behind, emphasize teacher quality as the most important factor in student success, but University of Florida researchers have identified another, stunningly accurate predictor of classroom performance — the student's home address.

HHP to host lecture about obesity and body composition

Published: March 22 2010

The Economist names UF's online MBA one of world's two best programs

Published: March 19 2010


Swamp Scramble golf tournament to benefit HHP department

Published: March 19 2010

Media advisory

Renovated pediatric dentistry center is dedicated

Published: March 19 2010

Engineers: Weak laser can ignite nanoparticles, with exciting possibilities

Published: March 18 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineering researchers have found they can ignite certain nanoparticles using a low-power laser, a development they say opens the door to a wave of new technologies in health care, computing and automotive design.

Rural tourism can create jobs and draw vacationers to Florida towns

Published: March 18 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Sunshine State has an untapped industry close to home, says a University of Florida researcher studying how rural areas can attract Floridians hungry for relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.

Water Repellant

Published: March 9 2010

Cleaning up water spills could soon become a thing of the past, thanks to a new technology that makes surfaces resistant to dirt, dust and liquids. University of Florida researchers have developed a new coating modeled after the way spiders repel liquids.

UF offers opportunities for small businesses to find customers, clients

Published: March 18 2010

Chemistry professor selected as Sloan Research Fellow

Published: March 17 2010

Machen to trustees: Florida universities have suffered nation's worst budget cuts

Published: March 16 2010


UF announces new vice president for development, alumni affairs

Published: March 16 2010

UF researcher maps how age, gender can affect risk to radiation exposure

Published: March 16 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Doctors have a clearer picture than ever before of how much radiation reaches sensitive tissues during routine X-rays and similar imaging, thanks to sophisticated models of the human body being developed at the University of Florida.

The Mission Continues founder to speak at UF's Bob Graham Center

Published: March 15 2010


Leaders unveil conceptual plans for S.W. 2nd Ave. research park

Published: March 15 2010

Committee seeks ideas for projects to improve information technology

Published: March 15 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Technology Fee Advisory Committee is seeking ideas for how to improve or enhance current information technology services or create new ones.

UF pharmacy researcher urges caution in reducing blood pressure in patients with diabetes, coronary disease

Published: March 14 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For patients with diabetes and heart disease, less isn’t always more — at least when it comes to blood pressure.

2020 campus transit planning forum to be held March 16

Published: March 11 2010

Americans who visit rural western states face a greater risk of suicide

Published: March 10 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Suicide has geographical differences, with people in the rural mountains of the West more likely than those in the more urbanized East to take their own lives, a new University of Florida study shows.

UF professor to help gauge future earthquake possibilities

Published: March 10 2010

Tip sheet

Roving 'Sonic hedgehog' gene may change scientists' understanding of limb growth

Published: March 9 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sonic hedgehog, a gene that plays a crucial rule in the positioning and growth of limbs, fingers and toes, has been confirmed in an unexpected place in the embryos of developing mice — the layer of cells that creates the skin.

Chronicle of Higher Education: Diane Mazur

Published: March 9 2010

Florida Trend: Sumi Helal

Published: March 9 2010

UF team spends spring break using arts to deliver health messages to beleaguered rural coastal community

Published: March 9 2010

UF researchers find cancer-fighting properties in papaya tea

Published: March 9 2010

GAINESVILLE, FL. — The humble papaya is gaining credibility in Western medicine for anticancer powers that folk cultures have recognized for generations.

The University of Florida announces a public meeting

Published: March 8 2010

Media advisory

UF names leader of effort to speed research discoveries to patients

Published: March 5 2010

Your online vote could help bring ultra-high-speed broadband to Gainesville

Published: March 4 2010

UF transforms Citizens Access Project into First Amendment watchdog

Published: March 4 2010

UF now offering online degree in sport management

Published: March 4 2010

Pediatricians say colleagues cautious about treating chronic pain in children

Published: March 3 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Many pediatricians don’t think it’s their responsibility to treat severe, chronic pain in their patients, according to a new study co-authored by several University of Florida College of Medicine researchers and an investigator from Molloy College.

Time is money for brainy workers who earn much more over life course

Published: March 3 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Brains translate into big bucks in the workplace, according to a University of Florida study, which finds that bright people have earned at least half a million dollars more by middle age than those who are less intellectually inclined.

Community Alcohol Coalition to meet Friday in Emerson

Published: March 3 2010

Media advisory

Roe v. Wade lawyer to speak at the University of Florida

Published: March 3 2010

Florida Museum and WUFT-TV will host paleontologist Scott Sampson lecture on March 25

Published: March 3 2010

Explore geology at Florida Museum with 'Can You Dig It?' on March 20

Published: March 2 2010


University of Florida College of Fine Arts and the School of Theatre and Dance will present 'In the Blood'

Published: March 2 2010


Students celebrate 'Extreme Makeover' success

Published: March 2 2010


Student shot during altercation with police; no other injuries reported

Published: March 2 2010

UF researcher: Florida agriculture took economic hit in 2008, but remains strong

Published: March 2 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida agriculture survived the first part of the economic downturn fairly well but decreased demand for exports has been a concern, a University of Florida expert says in an annual report.

Florida expected to start adding residents again after population decline

Published: March 2 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s a small bounce, but Florida’s population should rebound this year from its first loss in more than half a century in a hopeful sign for the struggling state economy, new estimates from the University of Florida show.

UF athletics training students win SEATA Student Quiz Bowl

Published: March 2 2010

On Web, families of victims entitled to privacy

Published: March 2 2010

Recently, several employees of a Florida hospital came under investigation for allegedly snapping and possibly e-mailing pictures of the ravaged body of Stephen Schafer, the Stuart kiteboard surfer who was fatally attacked by sharks on Feb. 3.

University of Florida College of Fine Arts and the School of Theatre and Dance will present ‘In the Blood’

Published: March 2 2010

The 'CensUS' wants you!

Published: March 1 2010


Multimedia: Shark attacks sharply decline in Florida and the United States last year

Published: March 1 2010

Shark attacks sharply decline in Florida and the United States last year

Published: March 1 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite last month’s fatality off the Florida coast, the number of shark attacks in the United States continued its downward trend by taking a plunge in the latest recorded year, according to a new report from the University of Florida.

The Finance and Facilities Committee of the University of Florida Board of Trustees announces a public meeting

Published: March 1 2010

Notice of Public Meeting

UF/IFAS, Buckeye break ground for biorefinery pilot plant in Perry, Fla.

Published: March 1 2010

UF asks Gators to mark 40 days of change to commemorate Earth Day

Published: March 1 2010

War of the Worldviews: Why Avatar Lost

Published: March 12 2010

As is typical in Hollywood war films, The Hurt Locker carried a subtle anti-war message compatible with patriotic sensibilities. Underscoring her own patriotism, when accepting the best picture and best director awards, Bigelow dedicated them to the “women and men in the military who risk their lives daily to keep us safe.” With these words and in the film, Bigelow reminds us that war is hell, while reassuring us of our good intentions.

St. Petersburg Times: Stan Smith

Published: March 3 2010

Stan Smith, director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a March 2 St. Petersburg Times story about new projections showing Florida’s population would start growing again in the next year. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

St. Petersburg Times: Jon Mills

Published: March 3 2010

An op-ed column by law professor Jon Mills about a recent California court decision regarding a privacy decision was published Feb. 23 by the St. Petersburg Times. The column was edited and pitched by the News Bureau’s op-ed service.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Bob Dekle

Published: March 9 2010

Law professor Bob Dekle was quoted in a March 4 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about a Broward County circuit judge accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a prosecutor.

Scientific American: Wolfgang Sigmund

Published: March 9 2010

Research by Wolfgang Sigmund, a professor of materials science and engineering, into water-repellent surfaces modeled after the hairs on spider bodies was the subject of a Feb. 26 Scientific American story. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

Palm Beach Post: Babette Brumback

Published: March 9 2010

Biostatistics professor Babette Brumback was quoted in a March 4 Palm Beach Post story about a new report finding a high incidence of brain cancer across South Florida.

Orlando Sentinel: Darryl Heard

Published: March 9 2010

Darryl Heard, professor of zoological medicine, was quoted in a March 4 Orlando Sentinel story about the demise of a 63-year-old elephant at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.

Only nature can restore Everglades

Published: March 22 2010

Florida Gov. Charlie Crist’s proposed land deal with the U.S. Sugar Corp. has the familiar anatomy of history repeating itself, in perverse reversal. A hundred years ago, Gov. Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, donning an ego to match his ancestral name, bullied opponents to push ahead with his plan to drain the Everglades. To pay for it, he sold a half-million acres of state-owned Everglades land at fire-sale prices to a wealthy speculator, who subdivided the land and resold it at a 1,200 percent markup.

New York Times: Marco Pahor

Published: March 9 2010

A commentary co-authored by Dr. Marco Pahor, director of the Institute on Aging, was cited in a March 2 New York Times column about the benefits of physical activity for older peo

New York Times: Brent Scott

Published: March 23 2010

Research by Brent Scott, a former graduate student in management, was cited in a March 8 New York Times story about tips for improved sleep. See related News Bureau news release.

New York Daily News: Nam Dang

Published: March 23 2010

Oncologist Dr. Nam Dang’s research into the papaya’s ability to slow the growth of tumors in the breast, lung, pancreas, cervix and liver was the subject of a March 10 story in the New York Daily News. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.

Local pedestrian safety to be promoted

Published: March 2 2010

“High Visibility Enforcement,” a campaign to promote pedestrian safety on the University of Florida campus and within Alachua County, is being coordinated by the Gainesville Police Department, University of Florida, Alachua County Sheriff’s Office and several other groups.

InsideUF: March 23, 2010

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InsideUF: March 2, 2010

Published: March 2 2010

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Florida Trend: J. Glenn Morris Jr.

Published: March 23 2010

Dr. J. Glenn Morris Jr., director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, was quoted in a March 1 Florida Trend story regarding the ability of pathogens to live in the Florida climate.

BBC News: Gerald Murray

Published: March 23 2010

Anthropology professor Gerald Murray was quoted in a Feb. 21 BBC News report about the role of voodoo in how Haitians are recovering from the recent earthquake. The quote was the result of a News Bureau referral.

Associated Press: John Stinneford

Published: March 3 2010

Law professor John Stinneford was quoted in a March 1 Associated Press story about the practice of some jails in Florida limiting mail for inmates to postcards.

Associated Press: Chris McCarty

Published: March 3 2010

Chris McCarty, survey director of UF’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Feb. 24 Associated Press story about this month’s Florida consumer confidence report. The story was partly the result of a News Bureau news release.

A message from President Machen

Published: March 12 2010

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff: As you return from spring break, I am writing to share with you what happened in an incident at Corry Village involving a graduate student and what we are doing in response.