Historic Preservation Program events recognize local modern architecture

Published: March 20 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Historic Preservation Program is collaborating with the nonprofit advocacy group Gainesville Modern and Alachua Habitat for Humanity to host the first Gainesville Modern Weekend.

New study finds Burmese pythons have homing sense, find way back even if moved

Published: March 18 2014

Sea snakes need fresh water for drinking, UF researcher finds

Published: March 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although they spend their lives surrounded by water, sea snakes dehydrate for months at a time, waiting to quench their thirst with fresh water from rainfall, a University of Florida biologist has found.

Shrinking coastline topic of lecture about property rights

Published: March 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sea levels are rising, slowly but steadily encroaching on Florida’s coastline, affecting businesses and private property owners alike. So what happens when shorelines gradually move farther inland? Does the state own what was once land but is now covered in water? Does the original landowner have a constitutional right to lay claim to their original property line?

Business students, alumni can learn about local job opportunities

Published: March 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Graduate Business Career Services office at the Hough Graduate School of Business will host its second annual “Stay in the Swamp” Career Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 21 in Hough Hall.

Water management district, UF/IFAS, UF Water Institute team up to examine springs

Published: March 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences is joining forces with two entities as part of a $3 million, three-year contract to provide scientific data to help protect and restore the state’s springs system. UF/IFAS’ partners in the effort are the St. Johns River Water Management District, which is funding the project, and UF’s Water Institute.

UF/IFAS part of $4.9 million national child obesity study

Published: March 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida students will create obesity prevention programs for their peers and later, for high school students, as part of a $4.9 million federal research and extension grant awarded last week.

UF events of possible media interest listed (March 17)

Published: March 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following events are scheduled in the near future at or near the University of Florida:

Longtime federal judge visits UF to talk about his career

Published: March 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The 33rd annual Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law will impart lessons and wisdom gathered over a long and distinguished legal career, as senior circuit judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit Emmett R. Cox presents, “Thirty Two Years on the Federal Bench: Some Things I Have Learned.”

Ben Vereen

Published: March 14 2014