Tag Archives: UF

Ice Protects North Central Florida Strawberries from Colder Temperatures

By on January 8th, 2014 | Last updated: January 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Strawberries are being frozen to prevent damage from below-freezing temperatures.

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‘Pag-asa’ For A Better Future In The Philippines

By on December 2nd, 2013 | Last updated: December 4, 2013 at 4:42 pm

UF organizations gathered and rallied support for the victims of the powerful Typhoon that hit the Philippines in November. Both the UF Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs and the UF Filipino Student Association gathered at a candlelight vigil to recognize and bring hope to the victims of the typhoon.

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UF Study Shows Pelvic Pain Underreported For Women

By on November 15th, 2013 | Last updated: November 15, 2013 at 3:56 pm

A new UF study shows that pelvic pain often goes underreported or unreported in women of all ages. To combat the problem, Dr. Nash Moawad spearheaded research to understand why pelvic pain is often not reported.

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Florida’s Agriculture Industry Continues To Grow

By on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.

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For North Central Florida Kickstarters, It’s All Or Nothing

By on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am

More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.

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Restorative Justice Provides A New Way To Handle Student Conflict

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:18 am

Colleges around the country, including the University of Florida, are promoting restorative justice as a means to deal with student conflict. These practices focus on the needs of the victims, the offenders and the community rather than simply working to punish the offender.

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New University of Florida Campus-Archer Trail Good News for Cyclists

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A trail for pedestrians and cyclists at the University of Florida that will connect to the bicycle trail at Archer Road is set to be put in near the end of 2014.

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Florida, National Lyme Disease Symptoms Misdiagnosed At Alarming Rate

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm

The Center for Disease Control reported about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the past year. With doctors misdiagnosing patients and the lack of awareness of the disease, the risk factor for untreated health problems as a result is frightfully high.

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ASPCA, UF Experts Show How To Investigate Animal Cruelty Crime Scenes

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:49 am

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, along with the University of Florida’s Center for Forensic Medicine, held a workshop Wednesday to locate graves of animals who had been subject to potential abuse.

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In The News: Suwannee homeowners’ increased fee, cyclists propose harsher penalties for fleeing an accident, UF, UM in the top 50 colleges, Gov. Rick Scott talks tax cuts

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 10:26 am

Clarification: Fire assessment increase passes final hearing – The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners has voted to raise the fire assessment tax, a yearly fee paid by property owners that is used for firefighters’ salaries and operational costs, from [...]

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