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Washington Post: Michael Marsiske

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

Michael Marsiske, a clinical and health psychologist, was quoted in a Dec. 20 story in the Washington Post about his study showing that mental exercise helps keep elderly brains sharp. […]

New York Times: Bernie Machen

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

President Bernie Machen was quoted in a Dec. 20 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story about UF balancing its aim to become a top 10 university with remaining accessible […]

Bloomberg News: Bernie Machen

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

President Bernie Machen was quoted in a Dec. 20 Bloomberg News story about his and FSU President T.K. Wetherell’s suggestion of having an alternative playoff system to the BCS.

Historic preservation enhances quality of life of Floridians, UF study finds

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Historic preservation enhances the quality of life of Floridians through economic and cultural contributions to an improved sense of place, according to a new study from the University of Florida.

Venetian-based Interpreti Veneziani sets U.S. premiere at UF

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, FL – Interpreti Veneziani makes its U.S. premiere at the University of Florida with a 4 p.m. Jan. 14 performance at the University Auditorium. A pre-performance discussion with Howard Rothman will be held at 3 p.m.

Research Report: Cool Shoulder Pads

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

A little science has given the Florida Gators an edge in cooling down on the field. University of Florida researchers have developed special shoulder pads that channel forced cool air […]

Cool Shoulder Pads

Published: Dec 20th, 2006

A little science has given the Florida Gators an edge in cooling down on the field. University of Florida researchers have developed special shoulder pads that channel forced cool air between a player’s uniform and body.

‘Music of Ray Charles’ coming to UF’s Phillips Center

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Direct from London’s West End and a sold-out European tour, “I Can’t Stop Loving You – The Music of Ray Charles” will make its Gainesville premiere for one show only at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 28 at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center. Tickets are on sale now for the show directed and choreographed by Gary Lloyd, creator of the successful production in the United Kingdom.

Russian ballet troupe to present “One Thousand and One Nights”

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, FL – The State Ballet Theatre of Russia will present “One Thousand and One Nights” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center. A pre-performance discussion with the company is scheduled for 6:45 p.m.

Mental exercise has long-term benefits for seniors

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Just as physical exercise is good for the body, mental training can keep older minds functioning better, with results lasting for years.