UF news for week of June 16 listed

Published: June 13 2014


[UPDATED: 4:30 PM, 6/20/14]

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

Monday, June 16

MOVED TO TUESDAYDIABETES TREATMENT – New research about therapies to treat Type 1 diabetes.

MACHEN SPECIAL ASSISTANT – A new special assistant to UF President Bernie Machen is announced to succeed Jamal Sowell who left to attend law school.

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Tuesday, June 17

GRAPE SKIN -- Soaking muscadine grape seeds or skins in a solution of enzymes can boost antioxidants extracted from the fruit, creating possible new uses for grape leftovers, which are loaded with nutrients but usually discarded after making wine, a University of Florida study shows.

Wednesday, June 18

ARID TOOL -- A University of Florida-created model may help growers plant at optimal times and avoid crop-destroying drought, which can cost millions of dollars in a given year, according to one of the tool’s creators.

Thursday, June 19



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Friday, June 20

BUDGET 0620 -- advisory for next week’s releases.