UF news for week of April 22 listed

Published: April 19 2013


GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:

Monday, April 22
RAINWORKS AWARD — news release announcing winner of Environmental Protection Agency Campus RainWorks Challenge.

COMMENCE SPRING 2013 — featuring graduating doctoral student and info about ceremonies.

PLANT CLINIC — The University of Florida Plant Diagnostic Center, one of the top facilities of its kind, is a front-line defender against invading pathogens that threaten plants in Florida and around the nation. The center is opening its doors 4/25 to celebrate its new headquarters.

EVENTS0422 — upcoming events of media interest.

Tuesday, April 23
UF RESEARCH PROFS — annual announcement of honorees. From Joe Kays.

Wednesday, April 24
SEA TURTLES — Sea turtle populations may be increasing– or decreasing – but by using the most common method of simply counting nests or nesting females there is no way to know for sure, a University of Florida research team reports in the journal PLOS ONE today. EMBARGOED UNTIL 5 PM APRIL 24

HEPDATA — CTSI researchers working in conjuncton with colleagues at Duke are announcing a new form of research on hepatitis.

Thursday, April 25
OYSTERS – Update from Wednesday’s meeting of UF’s oyster recovery task force.

Friday, April 26