GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for European Studies is unveiling their newest summer study abroad program in Istanbul, Turkey, at the English-speaking Sabanci University. Rich in history and culture, Istanbul is the perfect classroom for the study of Turkey and its relationship with Europe. As the country crosses both Europe and Asia, students will [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lakeside Residential Complex is the winner of the 2010 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition in University of Florida residence halls. Lakeside residents saved 1.81 KWHs per resident, per day in February 2010 compared with February 2009. This is a savings of 26,506 KWHs in Lakeside Residential Complex for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Steve Mesler, an Olympic gold medalist and graduate of the University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance, will speak at a seminar at 10 a.m. Thursday on the Florida Gym courts.
Mesler, who graduated with a degree in exercise and sports sciences in 2000, recently won a gold medal for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Physicists from four Florida universities will join colleagues from around the world Tuesday to observe the world’s largest particle accelerator attempt to reach world-record energy levels.
A group of University of Florida physicists is the largest in the state and among the largest in the country participating in the massive Large Hadron Collider [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Detroit Free Press has been named the winner of the 2009 Joseph L. Brechner Freedom of Information Award for exposing a pattern of abuse by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The Free Press’ coverage of the text message scandal eventually resulted in the mayor’s resignation and jailing.
“These stories demonstrate the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — No one swims better than a Gator. University of Florida women’s swimming and diving team brought great pride to The Gator Nation on Saturday when they won the 2010 NCAA National Championship. It was the first time since 1982 that UF won the championship. The 382-point victory conquered Stanford by 2.5 points, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Century Tower will go dark this weekend as the University of Florida observes Earth Hour, a worldwide effort to turn off lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday to save energy and demonstrate a commitment to fighting climate change.
The lights around Century Tower and lights on fountains and on outdoor art installations [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five University of Florida buildings and additions recently received certification from the United States Green Building council for being environmentally friendly.
The buildings include the Steinbrenner Band Hall, the Graham Center for Public Service at Pugh Hall, the NIMET Nanoscale Research Facility, the UF Dental Clinic in Naples and the IFAS Biological & [...]
Note: This feature story appeared in InsideUF’s biweekly print edition on March 23, 2010. The print edition is a paid insert that appears as the entire page-three of the Independent Florida Alligator.
The eyes of several University of Florida students were opened by more than just sunshine during the recent spring break. The group was exposed [...]
Note: This guest-written column appeared in InsideUF’s biweekly print edition on March 23, 2010. The print edition is a paid insert that appears as the entire page-three of the Independent Florida Alligator.
Why do we get sick? Why do we get diseases like cancer and hypertension, the ones scientists call ‘complex diseases’? Is it something in [...]