UF news for week of Oct. 27 listed
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida’s media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change:
Monday, Oct. 27
LEUKEMIA (previously scheduled) – Research finds that leukemia cells can hide in the walls of blood vessels, leading to relapse. A team is studying a medication that might target these cells.
PHYSICS AWARDS – Two professors of physics have won top awards from the American Physical Society. Photos.
EVENTS 1027 – events for upcoming weeks of possible media interest.
Tuesday, Oct. 28
FOOTBALL CONCUSSIONS – With a new system of sensors placed in football players’ helmets, UF team physicians are now studying the force of hits athletes receive while playing football as part of efforts to better understand, prevent and treat concussions.
CC1014 – October report of Floridians’ consumer confidence.
Wednesday, Oct. 29
DISABLED VOTING -- A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide disabled citizens the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide. Possible news video.
ELECTION TIP – Political science professor talks about upcoming Florida election.
Thursday, Oct. 30
Friday, Oct. 31
BUDGET 1031 -- advisory for next week’s releases.