UF news for week of May 5 listed
[UPDATED: 3 PM, 5/9/14]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:
Monday, May 5
SENT TUESDAY: ETHANOL FROM EUCALYPTUS (postponed from last week) — UF/IFAS researchers working to produce ethanol from plants are taking a hard look at eucalyptus as a possible feedstock. They switched focus from sugarcane to eucalyptus, a fast-growing hardwood, because it’s easier to store and transport and more tolerant of cold weather.
EVENTS 0505 — upcoming events of potential media interest.
Tuesday, May 6
JOB TRAINING PROGRAMS (tentative) — Freshly minted college graduates, take note: Buying a new suit may be No. 1 on your list for landing that first big job, but new research shows picking the right job training program could give you the real winning edge.
Wednesday, May 7
SENT TUESDAY: MEMORY TRAINING (tentative) – A new UF study shows that older adults who read a text and then described what they had read to someone else remembered details of the text better than older adults who simply re-read the passage multiple times.
Thursday, May 8
Friday, May 9
BUDGET 0509 — advisory for next week’s releases.