UF news for week of Sept. 1 listed

Published: August 29 2014


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

Monday, Sept. 1

Office closed.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

EVENTS 0902 – events for upcoming weeks of possible media interest.

Wednesday, Sept. 3

FRESHER PRODUCE -- Consumers might find fresher fruit and vegetables on store shelves thanks to a UF-led research team’s development of a tracking system that could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and vegetables, letting them know which produce is closest to expired.

Thursday, Sept. 4

SELF-HEALING METALS – Researchers have created a metal alloy designed for spacecraft that repairs itself. With broadcast video.

Friday, Sept. 5

BUDGET 0905 -- advisory for next week’s releases.