UF/IFAS research findings shed light on seagrass needs

Published: April 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Seagrass beds represent critical and threatened coastal habitats around the world, and a new University of Florida study shows how much sunlight seagrass needs to stay healthy.

Students to demonstate newly developed computer games

Published: April 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Battlesnake Deathmatch and Dungeonesque are just two of the computer games developed by University of Florida students that will be demonstrated from noon to 4 p.m. April 21.

UF sending 25 students to national science and engineering event

Published: April 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Twenty-five University of Florida undergraduate students will go to Washington, D.C., next week to participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

Research links sadness with avoidance of indulgent behavior

Published: April 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Getting the kids to go easy on the chocolate bunnies this year could be simple as sitting them down Easter morning and making them watch “Old Yeller.”

Orlando Sentinel: Harry Klee

Published: April 16 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Valery Scharf

Published: April 16 2014

Florida Museum of Natural History recognizes volunteers of the year

Published: April 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Hard work has paid off for Barbara Ornstein and Robert Tarnuzzer, who were recently recognized by the Florida Museum of Natural History as winners of the 2014 James Pope Cheney Volunteer of the Year Award.

Lakeland newspaper wins FOI award from Brechner Center

Published: April 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Ledger newspaper in Lakeland has been named the winner of the 28th Annual Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award for its investigative series. The award-winning series highlights the difficulties reporters and citizens face when they try to exercise their fundamental constitutional right to access government information.

To kill a tumor: UF physicians target the genes of lung, colon cancers

Published: April 15 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida physicians and researchers are collaborating to map the genes of different types of cancer, and then deliver medication to attack cancer at its source.

UF Law offers first free massive open online course

Published: April 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Levin College of Law is joining the MOOC revolution on a global scale. The law school’s first Massive Open Online Course will begin May 1, with The Global Student’s Introduction to U.S. Law.