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University of Florida Homecoming & Gator Growl Announces 2014 Entertainment Lineup

Published: Jul 19th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Indie-pop band Foster the People, and three-time Grammy winning
rapper Ludacris will co-headline Gator Growl 2014, the University of Florida Homecoming &
Gator Growl organizers announced Friday.

Medical entrepreneur pledges $1 million to new chemistry building

Published: Jul 17th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A preeminent university should have first-class chemistry facilities. That belief inspired Dr. Howard Sheridan and his wife, Brenda, both University of Florida alumni, to pledge $1 million toward a new chemistry and chemical biology building at UF.

Calorie restriction with resveratrol key to kick-starting cell health

Calorie restriction with resveratrol key to kick-starting cell health

Published: Jul 16th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When it comes to staying healthy, it’s a cell-eat-cell world. As cells age, damaged proteins and lipids accumulate within them. Impaired cell parts can send free radicals […]

Date of ‘Chicago’ performance changed, second show added

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A performance of the Broadway musical “Chicago” originally scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 a the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3.

179D tax allocations prove source of savings for University of Florida

179D tax allocations prove source of savings for University of Florida

Published: Jul 15th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has received $37,212 from Affiliated Engineering Inc. in return for the first of several 179D tax deduction allocations from its energy efficient buildings with the help of Efficiency Energy LLC, a consulting firm specializing the program.

Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Many at-risk heart disease patients lack guidance on beneficial aspirin treatment

Published: Jul 14th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A daily low dose of aspirin can offer important protection against cardiovascular disease, but University of Florida researchers say that the people who could receive the most benefit from the medication may not be taking it.

Nuclear program expands, welcomes new director, renovates reactor

Published: Jul 11th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Nuclear Engineering Program has undergone substantial growth over the past few years, and is planning for more. This month, James Baciak became the new director of the program, and by the end of the year, the training reactor will be “essentially brand new” after extensive renovations.

UF professors to participate in SEC symposium on obesity prevention

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida professors will participate in the 2014 SEC Symposium about obesity prevention Sep. 21-23 in Atlanta.

UF research finds association between certain pain relievers and heart attack

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For women taking certain kinds of pain relievers, a heart attack could be waiting in their medicine cabinets.

Climate, genetics can affect how long virus-carrying mosquitoes live

Climate, genetics can affect how long virus-carrying mosquitoes live

Published: Jul 9th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It’s just math: The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals.