UF events of possible media interest listed (Oct. 6)

Published: October 6 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following events are scheduled in the near future at the University of Florida:

University of Florida announces formation of UF Diabetes Institute

Published: October 7 2014

GAINESVILLE, Florida ---The University of Florida announced today the formation of the UF Diabetes Institute, a collaboration of dozens of researchers campuswide all focused on forging advances in treatment for a disease that afflicts an estimated 29.1 million Americans and 1 in 10 Floridians.

UF’s MIST Center to lead research of smart electronics for emerging 'Internet of Things'

Published: October 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center will play a leading role in researching the next generation of “smart” electronics funded by a National Science Foundation program that combines federal money with industry investments in strategic research.

Analysis of 1.25 million scientific articles finds international collaboration can increase impact

Published: October 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- International collaboration tends to boost the profile of the science for all researchers involved, but collaborating with certain countries provides more of a scientific impact than others.

Students, employees reminded to move vehicles from certain areas this weekend

Published: October 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Transportation and Parking Services reminds UF employees and students of parking restrictions during home football games.

Football fans invited to alcohol-free tailgater

Published: October 10 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida fans and Louisiana State University fans will come together Saturday for the third annual Greater Gator Tailgater.

Zucker provides lead gift for $10 million early childhood studies initiative

Published: October 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Anita Zucker, a passionate advocate of early childhood education, will provide a leadership gift of $5 million to bolster a comprehensive initiative at the University of Florida to help the nation’s youngest, most vulnerable learners reach their full potential.

UF Presidential Search Committee selects interview candidates

Published: October 13 2014

The University of Florida Presidential Search Committee today selected the following candidates for interviews scheduled Tuesday.

UF events of possible media interest listed (Oct. 13)

Published: October 13 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The following events are scheduled in the near future at the University of Florida:

Researchers suggest Ebola virus may be creating its own immunity

Published: October 14 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The spread of Ebola in West Africa reveals two truths: The disease is swift, and it is devastating. Amid the chaos of deadly outbreak, researchers say another truth may exist: The disease might be quietly inoculating a significant portion of the population who are exposed to the virus but never succumb to it or show symptoms of being infected.