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.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Keith Koenig used the basic business principle of high-risk, high-potential rate of return he learned in business school to turn a waterbed business started in the 1970s into what is now the largest retail home furnishings business in South Florida, and the second largest in the state.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $750,000 grant from the Wachovia Foundation to the University of Florida will allow a statewide school-improvement partnership between UF and high-poverty elementary schools to add five schools from south central Florida.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Veterinarians at the University of Florida will soon advance their capabilities for diagnosing disease in dogs, cats, horses and other animal patients thanks to a sophisticated new imaging package made possible in part by a $400,000 contribution from horse racing aficionado and New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thanks to an $875,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, University of Florida astronomy researchers will develop an instrument that has the capability of observing stars at 10 times the depth of current surveys, to detect thousands of new planets.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida autism researcher whose program focuses on the in-home training of fathers to better communicate and play with their autistic children recently received $1.1 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research awards to the University of Florida rose 5 percent to a record $494 million in 2004-05, due in part to a 10.8 percent increase in federal funding and a 16.5 percent increase in foundation awards.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Jimmy Cheek, University of Florida senior vice president for agriculture and natural resources, has been recognized by two national organizations for his professional accomplishments in agricultural education.