UF news for week of Sept. 9 listed

Published: September 6 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. 9
CARDIAC RISK — University of Florida cardiologists have developed a risk score for cardiac patients seen at the doctor’s office to better determine which ones are at risk of stroke, heart attack or death.

ANIMAL BIODIVERSITY — Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers and their colleagues.

EVENTS 0909 — upcoming events.

Tuesday, Sept. 10
ENG CHAIR — International business leader and alumnus gives back, creates new chair in engineering.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
REAL ESTATE — quarterly report looking at Florida’s real estate market.

Thursday, Sept. 12
FLA BERRIES — With the time for Florida growers to plant strawberries right around the corner, it won’t be long before Florida-grown strawberries appear in grocery aisles. And for some of the best-tasting strawberries on the market according to multiple taste panels and tests, shoppers can simply look for those grown in the Sunshine State, thanks to work by the University of Florida.

Friday, Sept. 13