GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Vomiting shrimp, vampire squid and cookie cutter sharks don’t sound too friendly, but they are glowing to help us. The study of these natural light-producing creatures can help discover cancer cures, detect toxic bacteria and expose deadly anthrax spores.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History has received a $397,143 grant from the Administration for Children, Youth and Families/Head Start Bureau to expand its Marvelous Explorations through Science and Stories program into Marion County.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will extend the display of John Moran’s “Journal of Light: A Photographer’s Search for the Soul of Florida” traveling exhibit until Jan. 18. The popular exhibit features more than 50 color photographs of Florida wildlife and environments with an emphasis on Florida waters.
It’s no longer enough for a college residence hall to provide just four walls and a bed. The campus housing of today must foster learning and comfort while balancing environmental and technological concerns and do so in a way that’s affordable to both the school and the students.
Brazilian Ministry of Environment recognizes Tropical Conservation and Development Program at the University of Florida
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Tropical Conservation and Development Program (TCD) at the University of Florida (UF) received an honorable mention in the science and technology category of the 2005 Chico Mendes Environmental Award from the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment. The prize recognizes the work of individuals and organizations that are committed to the preservation and sustainable use of natural resources in the Brazilian Amazon.
UF creates $1.5 million endowed professorship in early childhood education, named after ex-publisher and child-advocate David Lawrence
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Since retiring in 1999, former Miami Herald publisher David Lawrence Jr. has worked to strengthen the nation’s commitment to early childhood development so all children will arrive at school prepared for success.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite predictions that a year of hurricanes and other natural disasters might lead to “charity exhaustion,” the University of Florida Community Campaign surpassed this year’s $1 million goal by nearly $89,000, campaign officials announced today.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Carlton Davis, distinguished service professor in food and resource economics at the University of Florida, has been inducted into the George Washington Carver Public Service Hall of Fame at Tuskegee University in Alabama.