Tag Archives: University of Florida

Ferris Farms Uses Innovative, Successful System for Growing Strawberries

By on March 18th, 2015 | Last updated: April 2, 2015 at 5:53 pm

A Floral City strawberry farm finds success in the Strawberry Advisory System. The system, created by UF strawberry pathologist Natalia Peres, sends alerts to farmers when their crops are at risk for infection.

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New Funds Help UF/IFAS Fight Citrus Greening In Central Florida

By on March 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: March 2, 2015 at 1:35 pm

University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences was awarded about $13.4 million to help fund four research projects aimed at finding a solution to citrus greening.

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UF College of Education Seeks Renovation Funding For Historic Norman Hall

By on February 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: February 24, 2015 at 2:29 pm

University of Florida officials hope to receive state funding to renovate the College of Education building after years of maintenance issues. Norman Hall has had problems with mold, damaged windows and peeling paint.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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Sleep Not A Priority For Students, Study Finds

By on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Students struggle to get the required amount of sleep while dealing with the demands of college. A study by the National Sleep Foundation finds that most students fail to make sleep a priority in their busy lives.

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Florida Hangs On Against Vanderbilt To Earn Much Needed Win

By on February 19th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 3:44 pm

It was another close game at home for the Gators, who managed to squeeze past Vanderbilt 50-47 on Wednesday night. This win stops the team’s four game losing streak.

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Traveling Exhibit Remembers Florida Blues History

By on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Blues music has taken over Gainesville in the form of an exhibit at the Matheson History Museum. “Florida’s Got the Blues” runs through April 30 and showcases the history of blues music in North Central Florida.

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Macclenny Athlete Commits To The University Of Florida

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Cece Jefferson, a football recruit from Macclenny, Fla., has committed to the University of Florida. Jefferson’s hometown celebrated the All-American defensive end’s decision on Friday.

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Local Home Provides Blueprint For Alternative Housing

By on February 16th, 2015 | Last updated: February 16, 2015 at 5:46 pm

The number of sustainable and alternative homes is increasing in Florida. Gainesville resident Tom Fox leads the way with one of the first shipping container homes in Florida.

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UF Creativity Event Invites Collaboration Between Art and Science Majors

By on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm

An event Jan. 31 allowed students to work together on art and science projects. The UF College of the Arts and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science for Life Program aimed to bring together art and science majors.

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