Washington Post: Clay Calvert

Published: June 20 2014

Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communications, was quoted in a June 16 Washington Post story about the U.S. Supreme Court’s consideration of the free speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language online where the their intent is unclear.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Ted Kury

Published: June 20 2014

Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, was quoted in a June 13 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about how Florida might respond to new Environmental Protection Agency rules. The story was the result of a Media Relations office tip sheet.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Yi Guo

Published: June 20 2014

Yi Guo, an assistant professor in the department of health outcomes and policy, was quoted in a June 16 South Florida Sun-Sentinel article about the impact of low health literacy on dental health. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.

National Public Radio: Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons

Published: June 20 2014

Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, an assistant professor of religion, was interviewed for a June 14 National Public Radio story about the Freedom Summer campaign, which brought civil rights activists around the country to Mississippi 50 years ago.

Journalism and communications hires STEM translational communication expert

Published: June 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An expert on health and interpersonal communication will join the University of Florida to direct the development of the STEM Translational Communication Program at the College of Journalism and Communications, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today.

Board of Governors confirms University of Florida’s newest trustee

Published: June 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The State University System’s Board of Governors today confirmed the University of Florida’s newest trustee.

RTS to reduce service on some routes during break

Published: June 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Regional Transit System will reduce bus service during the University of Florida's summer A and B term break, June 23-28.

Wild southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) mother and newborn pup sheltering in the Great Tide Pool at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

UF veterinary researchers discover new poxvirus in sea otters

Published: June 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After studying unusual skin lesions seen in two orphaned sea otter pups, University of Florida scientists and their collaborators have identified a previously unknown poxvirus in the infected animals.

Pioneering scientist, physician and founding member of College of Medicine passes away

Published: June 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dr. Richard T. Smith, the first chairman of pediatrics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, who distinguished himself throughout his career and his life, died June 14 in Gainesville surrounded by his family. He was 90.

New UF directory app to go live June 25

Published: June 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The new-look UF Directory app will go live June 25.