UF student, staffer, group recognized for volunteerism

Published: May 8 2014

New technology company to add facility at Innovation Square

Published: May 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Zeeko Ltd, an international technology company specializing in ultra-precision polishing machines, is adding a research facility at Innovation Square. The new location will join the company’s others in Japan and Wales, adding a premium position to capitalize on top-tier research at the University of Florida.

Experts on human-centered computing are coming to UF

Published: May 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to become a national leader in making computers more secure and more personalized to individual needs, the University of Florida has recruited a team of computer scientists with specialties in what’s known as human-centered computing.

Fla. Museum to offer free admission to active military, families May 26-Sept. 1

Published: May 7 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As part of the Blue Star Museums program, the Florida Museum of Natural History will offer free admission to all fee-based exhibits for active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2014.

UF/IFAS researchers target eucalyptus as source of fuel for biomass production

Published: May 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers working to produce ethanol from plant material are taking a hard look at eucalyptus as a possible source for the clean fuel.

Simple technique may help older adults better remember written information, UF researchers say

Published: May 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have advice for older adults who need to remember detailed written information: Don’t just read it, tell someone about it.

New UF Health program blends holistic therapies, modern medicine

Published: May 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Acupuncture, meditation, massage — practices once considered “alternatives” to conventional medicine — are now becoming mainstream in hospitals and medical schools nationwide, and University of Florida Health’s Integrative Medicine Program is leading the way by expanding its services for patients.

UF Health celebrates award-winning nurses during National Nurses Week

Published: May 5 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In honor of the patient-centered work of its 3,500-plus nursing staff, UF Health will recognize these dedicated caregivers and showcase their successes during National Nurses Week, May 4-10.

Florida Museum to hold adult volunteer orientation May 21

Published: May 5 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — From working behind the scenes in museum collections to guiding school groups through exhibits, the Florida Museum of Natural History provides volunteer opportunities for people with many interests.

UF events of possible media interest listed

Published: May 5 2014