Tag Archives: University of Florida

Child’s ‘Chocolate Bar’ Book Raises Money for Disease Research

By on February 21st, 2014 | Last updated: February 25, 2014 at 5:15 pm

An 8-year-old boy is suffering from a rare and incurable liver disease, and but his 7-year-old friend wrote a book to help him.

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University of Florida to Remove ‘Bambooville’

By on February 17th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:52 am

Jon Anderson’s “Bambooville” will be removed from the University of Florida this week. The project is behind Carr Hall, which is a designated conservation area.

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Air Pollution Increases Pregnant Women’s Risk for High Blood Pressure

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 11:54 am

Air pollution may have adverse effects on pregnant women.

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Gun rights group sues the University of Florida over gun rules

By on February 1st, 2014 | Last updated: February 1, 2014 at 3:28 pm

After successfully suing a Florida university over a ban on guns in vehicles, a gun rights group has turned to the University of Florida and its ban on guns in dorms.

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UF Researchers Help Citrus Growers Predict Early Crop Yields

By and on January 28th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 9:42 pm

Wonsuk Lee and his research team are developing a system that could help citrus growers better determine how much their groves will yield before harvest.

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In The News: Gas Leak Forces Evacuation, Jim Messina To Lead Crist’s Campaign, Gay Marriage Florida Lawsuit, Rubio Completes Leg of Asia-Pacific Tour

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 21, 2014 at 2:11 pm

Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation at Leigh Hall – Students evacuated Leigh Hall at the University of Florida Tuesday morning because of a gas leak in one of the chemistry labs. The University of Florida Police Department is working with [...]

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Brain Exercises May Improve Cognition in Older Adults

By on January 13th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 5:26 pm

Mental exercise can provide long-lasting benefits to the minds of older adults, a University of Florida researcher Dr. Michael Marsiske found. The research was published online Monday by the Journal of American Geriatrics Society.

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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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In The News: Former Miss Venezuela Killed, Wine While Pregnant, Homeless Take Shelter, UF Finally Upgrades

By on January 7th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm

UF preparing to upgrade 30-year-old student records system | Gainesville.com – It will take about four years for the university to start using the new system, which is estimated to cost between $40 million and $70 million. The new system will [...]

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Filming on UF’s Campus is More Involved Than You Might Think

By on December 12th, 2013 | Last updated: December 12, 2013 at 9:22 am

For those looking to film on the University of Florida’s campus, Dan Williams is the gatekeeper.

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