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UF student faces charge of filing false report

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is filing a sworn complaint charging UF student Sarah N. Lawrence, 20, with filing a false police report and lying to police in regards to the incident which she was reported as an attempted sexual battery and aggravated battery on Oct. 1.

UF, Buchholz High School offer discussion of entrepreneurs

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration is partnering with Buchholz High School to present a panel discussion featuring successful entrepreneurs and business leaders.

New program empowers women in tech startups

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

VILLE, Fla. — The hot new field of technology startups faces a distressing problem: Women are so underrepresented in these companies’ leadership ranks that less than 10 percent of venture-backed startups are headed by women.

UF’s College of Design, Construction and Planning celebrates international education

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning will showcase exhibits from all international programs offered through the college with an exhibition Nov. 12 –16 as part of International Education Week. A public reception will be held at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Architecture Building Gallery.

UF/IFAS scientists discover enzyme that improves flavor of ripening tomatoes

Published: Nov 1st, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The enzyme CXE1 will never be a household name, but a new University of Florida study suggests that tomato lovers owe it a debt of thanks nonetheless — without it, their favorite fruit might not be so tasty.