Erik Deumens, director of research computing, was quoted in a May 7 Forbes story about HiPerGator, the university’s new supercomputer, which is now the fastest in Florida. See related Office of Media Relations news release.
UF In The News Archive
Dan Cantliffe, director of St. Johns County UF/IFAS Extension Service, was quoted in a May 8 Florida Times-Union story about the negative impact of recent rains on the potato crop in that area.
Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a March 27 Wall Street Journal article about the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act and how it has yet to deliver a big boost to initial public offerings for smaller companies.
Linda Bartoshuk, director of human research at the Center for Smell and Taste, was quoted in a March 17 Wall Street Journal article about “supertasters,” those who taste foods in a more intense fashion.
Jay Ritter, professor of finance, was quoted in a March 17 USA Today article about how the stock market is “going private.”
Anthony Randazzo, emeritus professor of geological sciences, was quoted in a March 12 USA Today article about a house that passed inspection and was swallowed by a sinkhole only months later. The story and many others were the result of a UF media relations tip sheet.
Richard J. Johnson, an adjunct professor of medicine, was quoted in a March 22 New York Times article about the increasing incidence of gout.
Dennis Mudge, animal-science extension agent, was quoted in a March 27 Orlando Sentinel article about a pilot program allowing a limited number of residents to keep “urban chickens” in their backyards in Orlando.
Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a March 26 Tampa Bay Times article about a surprising rise in consumer confidence in Florida. The article and others were the result of a University of Florida news release.
Wayne Archer, executive director of the Bergstrom Center for Real Estate Studies, was quoted in a March 23 Tampa Bay Times article about the trend in families choosing to rent homes over buying them and how big investors are snatching up Tampa Bay homes to make them rent-ready and capitalize on the trend.