UF/IFAS study helps researchers better estimate citrus crop yields

Published: January 27 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Citrus crop-yield estimates may be more accurate, thus ensuring higher productivity and more revenue, if an algorithm proves as successful as it did in a recent University of Florida study.Wonsuk “Daniel” Lee’s study, published in the January issue of the journal Biosystems Engineering, could eventually help Florida’s $9 billion-a-year citrus industry.

UF Water Institute to host symposium featuring state, national experts

Published: January 27 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Water Institute will host its fourth symposium, “Sustainable Water Resources, Complex Challenges, Integrated Solutions,” Feb. 11-12 at the Reitz Student Union.

University of Florida and Banyan Biomarkers Inc. to conduct NFL/GE-funded concussion research

Published: January 24 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Banyan Biomarkers Inc. announced today that it has received a $300,000 award from the NFL and General Electric to improve detection of concussions through research led by a University of Florida football team physician.

Fundraising event in stadium to benefit center for autism

Published: January 24 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The sixth annual Stomp the Swamp for Autism will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 at the University of Florida’s Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Miami Herald: Karl Havens

Published: January 24 2014

UF/IFAS study shows captive breeding no help to endangered woodrat

Published: January 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Captive breeding of the endangered Key Largo woodrat may not be the best solution to preserve the ecologically important rodent, an animal driven to near extinction by development, a new University of Florida study shows.

Princeton professor to talk about sustainable citizenship

Published: January 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Princeton University professor Melissa Lane will conduct a lecture on “sustainable citizenship” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom.

New York Times columnist Samuel G. Freedman to speak at UF

Published: January 23 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Samuel G. Freedman, an award-winning author, professor and New York Times columnist, will speak about his book, “Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football that Transformed the Game and Changed the Course of Civil Rights” at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 on the University of Florida campus.

Political scientist talks creativity to kick off UF lecture series

Published: January 22 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida has invited its faculty together next week for an intellectual pep rally. It’s a lecture, yes, but with a motive to celebrate academics as well as to edify

UF launches #GatorNationIsEverywhere Instagram campaign

Published: January 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The #UFSocial team at the University of Florida has launched an Instagram campaign to show that The Gator Nation extends well beyond Gainesville’s city limits.