Dawson named interim law dean at UF

Published: March 21 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida law professor George L. Dawson has agreed to serve as interim dean for the University of Florida Levin College of Law, beginning July 15.

Associated Press: Daniel Smith

Published: March 21 2014

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a March 4 Palm Beach Post story discussing the impact of mail-in ballots on a congressional race.


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Surprising find: UF/IFAS discovers citrus greening affects roots before leaves

Published: April 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although citrus greening enters trees through their leaves, University of Florida researchers have discovered that the deadly disease attacks roots long before the leaves show signs of damage – a finding that may help growers better care for trees while scientists work to find a cure.

In pitching injuries, the elbow is connected to the hip bone

Published: April 30 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New University of Florida research suggests that a pitcher’s elbow injury could be linked to movement in the hips.

Sequencing at Sea

Published: April 29 2014

Engineering team claims $25,000 in UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition

Published: April 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Three engineering students whose company developed a portable water purification device that uses ultraviolet light to sterilize water were awarded $25,000 for winning the UF Big Idea Business Plan Competition on Friday.

Thirty-three faculty named UF Research Foundation Professors for 2014

Published: April 29 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 33 faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2014-2017.

UF events of possible media interest listed (April 28)

Published: April 28 2014

A first: Real-time genome-scale sequencing at sea

Published: April 28 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has become the first scientist to achieve genome-scale sequencing and analysis of fragile marine creatures at sea aboard a ship and in real time.

Two professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

Published: April 25 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida professors are among 178 scholars, artists and scientists who have been awarded 2014 Fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.