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Popular Science: George Burgess

Published: April 16 2015

An article about shark attacks written by George Burgess, director of the UF Program for Shark Research, was featured in Popular Science on April 9. The story also ran in Quartz on April 11 and IFLScience on April 9.

Live Science: George Burgess

Published: April 16 2015

UF shark biologist George Burgess was featured in a Live Science article about how to avoid a shark attack on April 13.

WKMG Local 6 Orlando: Celeste White

Published: April 16 2015

Celeste White, UF IFAS Orange County Extension Agent, was mentioned in a WKMG Local 6 Orlando story about a fungal infection killing palm trees.

The Washington Post: Lisa J. Merlo

Published: April 16 2015

Assistant professor of psychiatry Lisa J. Merlo was featured in a Washington Post story about addictions in the medical profession on April 13.

The Washington Post: Pet stem cell therapy

Published: April 16 2015

The University of Florida was mentioned in an April 13 Washington Post article about a study it is conducting on dogs with arthritic elbows.

Miami Herald: Frank Mazzotti

Published: April 16 2015

Frank Mazzotti, UF wildlife biologist, was mentioned in a Miami Herald story about a Florida phython hunt on April 13.

USA Today: Jim Cuda

Published: April 16 2015

University of Florida biologist Jim Cuda was quoted in an April 14 USA Today article about a possible solution to invasive weeds in Florida.

The Florida Times-Union: Prevent a human disaster

Published: April 15 2015

UF Health Jacksonville was featured in an April 10 Florida Times-Union story about the effects that a UF Health Jacksonville shutdown would have on Jacksonville.

National Public Radio: Jay Lynch

Published: April 15 2015

UF professor of medicine Jay Lynch was featured in an April 12 National Public Radio story about workers coping with depression.

The Denver Post: Kevin Sabet

Published: April 15 2015

Kevin Sabet, director of the Drug Policy Institute at UF, was quoted in an April 12 Denver Post story about the difficulty of creating regulations for marijuana-infused edible products.

Money: You’re not paying enough in taxes on these 7 things

Published: April 15 2015

A UF study about how higher taxes on alcohol could save lives was referenced in an April 13 Money article about 7 things consumers should be more taxed for.

FiveThirtyEight: Mike Allen

Published: April 15 2015

Mike Allen, professor of fisheries and aquatic sciences, told FiveThirtyEight all about that (Florida) bass in an April 8 story on trophy bass fishing.

New York Times: Andrew Warren

Published: April 15 2015

Andrew Warren the senior collections manager for the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity at the Florida Museum of Natural History was featured in an April 7 New York Times story about scientists’ response to the Twitter hashtag #IAmAScientistBecause.

NBC 6 South Florida: Mind-controlled drones

Published: April 15 2015

UF engineering doctoral students were featured in a NBC 6 South Florida segment about their work developing mind-controlled drones.

Huffington Post: Stacey Steinberg

Published: April 15 2015

UF law professor Stacey Steinberg’s photographs were featured in an April 8 Huffington Post story showing the resilience of children with devastating illnesses.

The Hartford Courant: Dr. Cynda Crawford

Published: April 15 2015

Assistant professor of Shelter Medicine with Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program at UF Dr. Cynda Crawford was quoted in an April 8 Hartford Courant story about the possibility that the outbreak of dog flu in the Midwest could spread. Dr. Crawford was also quoted in an April 9 Hartford Courant column.

National Public Radio: What you didn’t know about Easter traditions

Published: April 15 2015

Information from the UF Center for Children’s Literature was referenced in an April 5 National Public Radio story about things you didn’t know about Easter traditions.

The Daily Mail: James D. Pampush

Published: April 15 2015

UF anthropology professor James D. Pampush was quoted in an April 5 Daily Mail story about his research on the evolution of the human chin.

The Daily Beast: Clay Calvert

Published: April 15 2015

UF professor and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Clay Calvert was quoted in an April 6 Daily Beast story about the use of rap lyrics as evidence in court.

The Washington Post: The cost of cheap alcohol

Published: April 8 2015

Data from UF researchers about the effect of an increase in the price of alcohol on drunk-driving fatalities was referenced in an April 2 Washington Post story.