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Treating tongue tie could help more babies breastfeed

Published: June 30 2010

Centers combine in Radio Road facility to help students with mental health

Published: June 30 2010

Economic effects of oil spill cut Florida's consumer confidence

Published: June 29 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The impact of the gulf oil spill combined with the lingering overall economic malaise has Floridians feeling much worse off than they did a year ago, according to a new University of Florida survey.

UF releases ornamental peanut plants for use as lawn, groundcover

Published: June 29 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Homeowners tired of watering, fertilizing and mowing grass have a new low-maintenance lawn option — peanuts.

Private company takes over Gator Aider Service for 2010-2011 football season

Published: June 29 2010

Large animal medicine specialist named chief of staff of UF veterinary hospitals

Published: June 29 2010

Photo exhibit at Florida Museum tells story of Nature Coast

Published: June 29 2010

UF seeking older adults for international aspirin trial

Published: June 29 2010

Lightning researchers receive $9.8 million defense agency grant

Published: June 28 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just in time for Florida’s summer lightning season, a $9.8 million grant will greatly expand research operations at the University of Florida and Florida Institute of Technology International Center for Lightning Research and Testing.

UF solar decathlon team wins public choice award for Web

Published: June 28 2010

Physicists explain why superconductors fail to produce super currents

Published: June 27 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When high-temperature superconductors were first announced in the late 1980s, it was thought that they would lead to ultra-efficient magnetic trains and other paradigm-shifting technologies.

UF dance major nationally recognized as top choreographer

Published: June 25 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla.- Megan Kendzior, who received a master’s of fine arts in dance from the University of Florida this spring, was honored with the American College Dance Festival Association Dance Magazine Award for Outstanding Student Choreographer for her work, “Witness.”

UF College of Law expert available to comment on Chicago gun control case awaiting decision by U.S. Supreme Court: McDonald v. City of Chicago (08-15

Published: June 24 2010

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UF astronomers pioneer new planet-observing technique

Published: June 24 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Using the world’s largest optical telescope, a team of University of Florida astronomers has pioneered a new method of observing planets outside our solar system. The method suggests that large Earth-based telescopes could play a leading role in rapidly accelerating research on “extrasolar” planets.

Three Florida Sea Grant rapid-response projects target oil spill's effects on Gulf

Published: June 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Floridians brace for more crude oil on the state's coasts, University of Florida researchers are racing to complete several newly funded projects that will help assess the magnitude of damage done by the spill.

Companies gain when employees substitute volunteering for regular work

Published: June 23 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Employees who leave the office to volunteer in the community may actually boost the company’s bottom line by performing better on the job, a new University of Florida study finds.

University of Florida begins tobacco-free campus policy July 1

Published: June 23 2010

Fed-up fish consumers say they'd spend more to be assured of grouper authenticity

Published: June 22 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Not much in life beats a fresh grouper sandwich enjoyed with a cold beer and an ocean view.

Historians to offer campus walking tour in celebration of Gator history

Published: June 7 2010

Newest Jack Nichelson series on display at the Harn Museum

Published: June 22 2010

Free employee smoking-cessation series begins July 1

Published: June 22 2010

UF/IFAS study takes good look at largely unknown native pollinators

Published: June 21 2010

Four UF students awarded Fulbright Scholarships for international studies

Published: June 21 2010

Win Phillips: Why Gainesville is the Innovation City

Published: June 21 2010

The University of Florida’s new Innovation Hub will spur new startups, high-paying jobs and outside investment in our community.

UF College of Law experts available to comment on U.S. Supreme Court case Stop the Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (0

Published: June 18 2010

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UF College of Law expert available to comment on U.S. Supreme Court case City of Ontario v. Quon

Published: June 18 2010

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UAA and UF College of Journalism and Communications Announce Groundbreaking Partnership

Published: June 18 2010

Multimedia: UF marine researchers rush to collect samples as oil threat grows

Published: June 17 2010

UF marine researchers rush to collect samples as oil threat grows

Published: June 17 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In a race against time, University of Florida marine researchers are hurrying to collect underwater marine algae samples in the Florida Keys while an ever-growing Gulf oil spill steadily migrates toward Florida, already reaching the Emerald Coast in the Panhandle.

UF telecom graduate wins national championship in TV news

Published: June 17 2010

Reef Algae

Published: June 17 2010

As BP officials scramble to contain the oil spill and save the Gulf coast from further contamination, University of Florida researchers are working on a save of their own. Researchers are collecting blue-green algae from sensitive coral reefs just offshore in the Florida Keys because of recent findings that the algae may help cure diseases.

UF doctors among first in nation to provide new therapy for late-onset Pompe disease

Published: June 16 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The first commercially available treatment in the United States for patients with late-onset Pompe disease was administered today (Wednesday, June 16) at the University of Florida.

'Celebration of The Gator Nation' selected as 2010 Gator Growl theme

Published: June 15 2010


UF breaks ground for business 'super incubator' in Gainesville

Published: June 14 2010


UF announces salary increase plan for eligible employees

Published: June 11 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida President Bernie Machen today announced a salary increase plan for faculty, staff and graduate assistants for the 2010-11 year.

New UF cell phone 'app' lets users identify pests with photos, text

Published: June 10 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Homeowners and pest control technicians have a new option for identifying bugs lurking in houses and other buildings—and it's as close as a cell phone.

Social capital dissertation wins prestigious international award

Published: June 10 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida dissertation showing organizations that practice effective communication build strong community ties has won a prestigious international award.

Innovation Hub groundbreaking scheduled for Monday

Published: June 9 2010

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New payroll deduction for employees makes dental-care payment easier

Published: June 8 2010

Changes in liability laws could open up schools for community recreation

Published: June 8 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Politicians can’t outlaw childhood obesity, but they can tweak current laws to encourage public schools to open their recreational facilities after hours without the fear of getting sued.

UF discovery could lead to better genetic screening for diabetes

Published: June 8 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have identified a protein that affects how much insulin the body produces in people with a hereditary form of diabetes.

Multimedia: UF discovery could lead to better genetic screening for diabetes

Published: June 8 2010

Genetic Diabetes

Published: June 8 2010

Nearly twenty-four million people in the United States suffer from type one or type two diabetes, the most common form of the disease, but some suffer from a genetic form of the disease called “Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young,” or “MODY.” Now University of Florida researchers have identified a key gene, which may lead to better screening for people who suffer from MODY.

UF introduces 'Creative B' program to highlight cultural enrichment during summer B

Published: June 7 2010


UF Performing Arts to present thrilling murder-mystery play, 'The Mousetrap'

Published: June 7 2010


UF Summer Dance Intensive to perform Summer Dances in the Swamp, 'Think Globally, Dance Locally'

Published: June 7 2010


UFPA Creative Fest to celebrate students' original film and music compositions

Published: June 7 2010


Grinter Gallery to display, 'Tears of the Giraffe: Basketry of Botswana'

Published: June 7 2010


UF Summer Dance Intensive to offer 'Fridays at Five,' a behind-the-scenes look at dance performance

Published: June 7 2010


UF theater and dance students to perform, 'A Streetcar Named Desire'

Published: June 7 2010


'Noises Off' play to be performed

Published: June 7 2010


UF counts down to a 100-percent tobacco-free campus, offers giveaways

Published: June 7 2010

UF Performing Arts to present thrilling murder-mystery play, ‘The Mousetrap’

Published: June 7 2010

College of Journalism and Communications to offer open house and college tours

Published: June 7 2010

UFPA Film Music Competitions invites students to collaborate and create an original film within 24 hours

Published: June 7 2010

PhotoUF invites students to showcase an aspect of their UF experience

Published: June 7 2010

The Florida Museum of Natural History invites students to solve Murder Mystery

Published: June 7 2010

Free Hang exhibition at the Harn invites students to display original works of art

Published: June 7 2010

Poetry Slam to be held at the Orange & Brew

Published: June 7 2010

National Humanities Center chooses UF professor for fellowship

Published: June 7 2010

Scientists begin to unravel causes of mysterious skin disease

Published: June 6 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists including researchers from the University of Florida have discovered additional evidence that generalized vitiligo — a disease that typically causes patches of white skin on the face, neck and extremities that pop star Michael Jackson may have experienced — is associated with slight variations in genes that play a role in the body’s natural defenses.

UF College of Fine Arts and the School of Theatre and Dance to present summer musical, 'Noises Off'

Published: June 4 2010


UF College of Fine Arts and the School of Theatre and Dance to present summer musical, ‘Noises Off’

Published: June 4 2010

USA Today: Jessica Methot

Published: June 4 2010

Miami Herald: Michael Seigel

Published: June 4 2010

Celebrate Independence Day with Fanfares & Fireworks

Published: June 3 2010

Florida Museum honors volunteers Jim Beville, Jackie Fried

Published: June 2 2010

Hometown Democracy is not the answer for development planning

Published: June 2 2010

Attempted robbery in Shands parking garage reported

Published: June 2 2010

UF, UT researchers join forces to bring tree-ring dating technology to heart of Southeast

Published: June 2 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the history of the world, 20 or 30 years is but an eye blink. But for those in the historical accuracy business, that kind of difference is vast and can mean an inaccurate textbook or museum display.

UF oncologists fight leukemia with two-pronged therapy, clinical trials to start within months

Published: June 2 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A new therapy mounts a double-barreled attack on leukemia, targeting not just the cancer cells but also the environment in which those cells live and grow, University of Florida researchers report.

Multimedia: UF, UT researchers join forces to bring tree-ring dating technology to heart of Southeast

Published: June 2 2010

Historic Dating

Published: June 2 2010

Time travel’s not an option for communities trying to pinpoint the birthdates of their historical buildings, but University of Florida researchers are using tree-ring dating to look into the distant past.

Geologist: Fla. ridges' mystery marine fossils tied to rising land, not seas

Published: June 1 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sea level has not been as high as the distinctive ridges that run down the length of Florida for millions of years. Yet recently deposited marine fossils abound in the ridges' sands.

Sluggish cell division during development may help explain genital defects

Published: June 1 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Scientists have learned how a gene widely known for precisely positioning and sculpting various organs also controls the speed of cell division, a finding that could be useful for understanding the explosive growth of cancer cells or why increasing numbers of children are being born with genital and urinary tract malformations.

Florida Rising

Published: June 1 2010

After months of grim news about the economy sinking, it turns out something’s actually going up, the State of Florida itself. A new University of Florida study finds new evidence that suggests the state is in fact rising by about one-twentieth a millimeter per year.

Center for Governmental Responsibility Conference honors Stephen Zack

Published: June 1 2010

Washington Post: Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox

Published: June 29 2014

Sociologist Tanya Koropeckyj-Cox was quoted in a June 25 Washington Post story about a new report that found the number of childless women in their 40s has risen sharply.

UF lecturer wins state history award

Published: June 1 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Steven Noll, senior lecturer in the University of Florida Department of History, and Dave Tegeder, associate professor of history at Santa Fe College, have been awarded the Florida Historical Society’s 2010 Rembert Patrick Award for their book, “Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida’s Future.”

The Harn to feature UF students’ works of art during summer Museum Nights

Published: June 7 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Come hang with Monet and other great artists at the Harn Museum of Art’s Free Hang during Museum Nights 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, July 8. Works of art by UF students will be exhibited salon style (floor to ceiling with not an inch of wall showing) as the museum’s Chandler Auditorium is transformed into a Gallery of Contemporary Art.

Tampa Tribune: Jeffrey Harrison

Published: June 29 2014

Law professor Jeffrey Harrison was quoted in a June 25 Tampa Tribune story about litigation against a local pub over music licensing.

Tampa Tribune: Christopher Cogle

Published: June 15 2014

Dr. Christopher Cogle, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology, was quoted in a June 8 Tampa Tribune story about plans for clinical trials for a new way to treat leukemia. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.

St. Petersburg Times: Nancy Dowd

Published: June 4 2014

Law professor Nancy Dowd was quoted in a May 29 St. Petersburg Times story about litigation between a surgeon and a TV actress who were formerly engaged.

Palm Beach Post: Chris McCarty

Published: June 15 2014

Economist Chris McCarty was quoted in a June 7 Palm Beach Post story about the economic impact of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

New York Times: Todd Palmer

Published: June 4 2010

Biology professor Todd Palmer was quoted in a June 1 New York Times story about his research that found termites are an integral part of the ecosystem for the African savanna. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

New York Times: Richard Hollinger

Published: June 29 2014

Criminologist Richard Hollinger was quoted in a June 22 New York Times story about a practice among some store owners to demand a fine from suspected shoplifters.

Muscular Dystrophy Drug

Published: June 22 2014

Monique Griffen is no stranger to the doctor’s office. She suffers from muscle weakness that was progressively getting worse and doctors didn’t know why.

MSNBC: Jason Blackburn

Published: June 29 2010

Spatial ecologist Jason Blackburn was quoted in a June 23 MSNBC.com story about a new report that found sharks and redfish hosting bacteria that were surprisingly resistant to antibiotics.

June 2 robbery report was fabricated

Published: June 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On June 2, 2010 a strong-arm robbery was reported to the University of Florida Police Department. The robbery initially was reported to have occurred at the Shands south parking garage at 6:45 a.m.

Florida Times-Union: Yvette McCarter

Published: June 29 2014

Yvette McCarter, professor of pathology at the College of Medicine at Jacksonville, was quoted in a June 27 Florida Times-Union story about her examination of possible pathogens and other germs and some U.S. currency.

Discovery News: Peter Adams

Published: June 4 2014

Geologist Peter Adams was quoted in a June 1 Discovery News story about his research that found the dissolution of limestone beneath the ground in Florida is actually making the state rise higher than sea level. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

CNN: Wayne Wallace

Published: June 15 2014

Wayne Wallace, director of the Career Resource Center, was quoted in a June 8 CNN story about the changing priorities of new college graduates.

CBC News: George Burgess

Published: June 4 2010

George Burgess, director of the International Shark File, was quoted in a May 27 CBC News story about his research into an area off Florida’s coast that sees more shark bites than any place in the world. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.

Carillon Concert to be performed

Published: June 7 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Sunday Afternoon Concert Series offers listeners the chance to hear the UF Carillon performed in a fifty-minute recital. Programs are distributed at the south base of the tower and listeners are encouraged to find a location at least 100 feet from the tower for an optimal listening experience. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. The Carillon Concert will be performed at 3 p.m. on June 20 and July 18, at the Century Tower.

Business Week: Alex Sevilla

Published: June 29 2010

Alex Sevilla, director of the MBA program, was quoted in a June 24 Business Week story about upcoming changes in the the Graduate Management Admission Test, known as the GMAT.

Associated Press: William Mahan

Published: June 15 2014

William Mahan, IFAS extension director in Apalachicola, was quoted in a June 7 Associated Press story about the training of inspectors to sniff out seafood tainted by oil.

Associated Press: Wayne Wallace

Published: June 15 2010

Wayne Wallace, director of the Career Resource Center, was quoted in a June 9 Associated Press story about job prospects for college graduates this spring.

Associated Press: Michael Seigel

Published: June 29 2014

Law professor Michael Seigel was quoted in a June 23 Associated Press story about the legal strategy for why BP executives have said nothing specific about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Associated Press: Karen Bjorndal

Published: June 15 2010

Karen Bjorndal, director of the Archie Carr Center for Sea Turtle Research, was quoted in a June 3 Associated Press story about the priority of removing oil from marshes in the Gulf of Mexico.

Associated Press: Donald Rockwood

Published: June 15 2014

Donald Rockwood, a professor emeritus in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, was quoted in a June 7 Associated Press story about plans to plant forests of genetically altered eucalyptus trees in seven Southern states

Fly local during the vacation season

Published: June 7 2010

As the summer travel season begins in earnest, more and more travelers are choosing the Gainesville Regional Airport – a welcome trend not only for the airport but also for North Central Florida.