UF news for week of Sept. 23 listed

Published: September 20 2013


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

Monday, Sept. 23
FOSSIL CRUSTACEANS — Many crustaceans went extinct following a massive collapse of reefs across the planet 150 million years ago — and new University of Florida research shows modern species living in rapidly declining reef habitats may now be at risk.

EVENTS 0923 — upcoming events.

Tuesday, Sept. 24
CC0913 — monthly Florida consumer confidence report. With Graphic.

GREENWAY — open house to discuss future construction on a biking and walking trail that meanders through the UF campus from Southwest 34th Street to Archer Road.

Wednesday, Sept. 25
CITRUS ROOTSTOCK — University of Florida researchers have some encouraging results in the battle against citrus greening. They have identified citrus cultivars, in this case 16 citrus rootstocks, which show a lower rate of infection and better response to citrus greening – the dreaded disease that has wreaked havoc through Florida’s citrus industry since its arrival in the state in 2005.

Thursday, Sept. 26
MOBICOM ADV — media advisory for MobiCom, an elite conference coming to Fla. for first time (Miami) and sponsored in part by UF.

Friday, Sept. 27