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Yahoo! News: Fire ants

Published: March 3 2015

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences was referenced in a Feb. 20 Yahoo! News story Feb. 20 about how fire ants spread across the globe.

Miami Herald: Daniel Smith

Published: March 3 2015

UF political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a Feb. 20 Miami Herald story about Sen. Marco Rubio.

C-Span 3: Mariel Boatlift of 1980

Published: March 3 2015

The Bob Graham Center at UF hosted a Feb. 21 panel discussion about Cuban refugees and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980 that aired on C-Span 3.

Yahoo! Finance: Jay Ritter

Published: March 3 2015

Data compiled by Jay Ritter, UF finance professor and initial public offering expert, was referenced in a Feb. 23 Yahoo! Finance story about the Nasdaq index hitting the 5,000 watermark for the first time in 15 years.

Associated Press: Heather Walden

Published: March 3 2015

Heather Walden, parasitology professor at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, was quoted in a Feb. 26 Associated Press story about the health risks of a parasite infecting Florida snails.

Albuquerque Business News: Innovation Square

Published: March 3 2015

UF’s Innovation Square was mentioned in a Feb. 27 Albuquerque Business News article about the plans to develop the University of New Mexico’s Innovate ABQ.

New York Times: Larry M. Page

Published: March 3 2015

Larry M. Page, curator of fishes at the Florida Museum of Natural History, co-authored to a Feb. 27 column in The New York Times about the importance of specimen collections in museums of natural history.

The Conversation: Cuc Tran

Published: February 25 2015

Public-health doctoral student Cuc Tran wrote about the effectiveness of school-based flu immunization programs in a Feb. 24 Conversation article.

NBC News: Paul Doering

Published: February 25 2015

Professor emeritus of pharmacology Paul Doering was quoted in a NBC News story about the dangers of the drug Molly on Feb. 24.

Orlando Sentinel: Nutrient-dense diets

Published: February 25 2015

A University of Florida research study on enhancing diets with nutrient-rich foods was mentioned in an Orlando Sentinel article on Feb. 23.

ABC News: Linda Bartoshuk

Published: February 25 2015

Food science and human nutrition professor Linda Bartoshuk was mentioned in a Feb. 24 ABC News article about how flavor preferences can affect health.

Bloomberg Business: Jay Ritter

Published: February 25 2015

Jay Ritter, finance professor, was mentioned in a Feb. 24 Bloomberg Business story about Canadian technology startups.

National Public Radio: Emily Sessa

Published: February 25 2015

Biology professor Emily Sessa was interviewed for a National Public Radio story about the interbreeding of ferns on Feb. 24.

The Christian Science Monitor: Bob Dekle

Published: February 25 2015

Law professor Bob Dekle was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about his opinion on the insanity plea involving the ‘American Sniper’ trial on Feb. 20.

Time: Mansour Mohamadzadeh

Published: February 20 2015

Mansour Mohamadzadeh, director of the Center for Inflammation and Mucosal Immunology at UF, was quoted in Feb. 14 Time story about the ways inflammation can affect your health.

Detroit Free Press: Lusine Yaghjyan

Published: February 20 2015

UF epidemiology professor Lusine Yaghjyan was quoted in a Feb. 15 Detroit Free Press story about firefighters in Florida fighting to change cancer law.

Smithsonian Channel: George Burgess

Published: February 20 2015

UF shark expert George Burgess was interviewed about the migratory patterns of great white sharks in the Feb. 16 Smithsonian Channel show “The Real Story: Jaws.”

USA Today: Peace Corps rankings

Published: February 20 2015

The University of Florida was mentioned in a Feb. 17 USA Today article about colleges and universities that produce the most Peace Corps volunteers.

Time: Ted Spiker

Published: February 20 2015

Interim chair of the department of journalism at UF, Ted Spiker, wrote about the best way to make your child a star athlete in a Feb. 17 Time article.

Time: Linda Bartoshuk

Published: February 20 2015

Bushnell Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at UF, Linda Bartoshuk, Ph.D., shared her expertise in a Feb. 17 Time story about how your taste buds can help you lose weight.