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New University of Florida program helps developers build environmentally friendly communities

New University of Florida program helps developers build environmentally friendly communities

Published: Oct 4th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the boom in residential construction alters the landscape and boosts demand for energy and water, a new University of Florida program is helping developers build communities that protect the environment while maintaining the economic benefits of growth.

Office of Sustainability to preserve UF campus for future generations

Published: Sep 21st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To meet the needs of today’s University of Florida community without compromising its future generations of students, faculty and staff, UF has announced it will open an Office of Sustainability.

UF researchers take pulse of Hurricane Dennis

UF researchers take pulse of Hurricane Dennis

Published: Jul 11th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers working on at least two separate projects helped gauge Hurricane Dennis’ fury Saturday and Sunday.

Research: Florida getting better at protecting homes from hurricanes

Published: Jun 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New Florida homes withstood last year’s four hurricanes better than their older counterparts — thanks in large measure to continued improvements in the state’s hurricane building code, say University of Florida engineers.

UF professors collaborate with tribe to design eagle aviary

UF professors collaborate with tribe to design eagle aviary

Published: Mar 3rd, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For centuries, the Zuni Pueblo Indian tribe of New Mexico has been caring for eagles and collecting their feathers for use in tribal ceremonies. An aviary designed by a University of Florida professor ensures that tradition will continue for generations to come.