The University of Florida was mentioned in a June 26 New York Times story as among the universities participating in the Department of Energy’s creation of three bioenergy research centers to find new ways to turn plants into fuel. The item is available to subscribers or by individual purchase.
UF In The News Archive
Political science professor Ken Wald was quoted in a June 22 Associated Press international wire story about the role of Barack Obama’s church — the United Church of Christ — in his campaign.
Corene Matyas, an assistant professor of geography, was quoted in a June 21 United Press International wire story about her research into new tools to predict inland rainfall caused by hurricanes. The story was the result of a news release.
The International Shark Attack File maintained by the University of Florida was cited in a June 21 Associated Press international wire story on how more people die from the collapse of sand around them than from shark attacks.
Jaret Daniels, a researcher at the University of Florida’s McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, was quoted in a June 20 Associated Press national wire story about the Florida Butterfly Monitoring Network.
University of Florida research on the impact of net neutrality was cited in a June 20 Washington Post column about how such a policy could adversely affect Internet services in Asia. The citation was the result of a news release.
Dr. Carl Pepine, chief of cardiology, was quoted in a June 13 ABCNews.com story about whether race determines treatment for heart disease patients.
Law Professor Christopher Slobogin was quoted in a June 13 New York Times story about privacy issues related to Google’s new Street View service.
Political science Professor Dan Smith was quoted in a June 13 St. Petersburg Times story about how a constitutional amendment to change Florida’s property tax structure will require a 60 percent majority approval because of a law pushed by the Legislature and OK’d by voters last year.
Criminology Professor Richard Hollinger was quoted in a June 13 Associated Press story about the National Retail Federation report on retail theft. The report was released jointly with the University of Florida, and the story ran on the Reuters wire as well as in numerous newspapers nationwide.