Tag Archives: Research

Reinforcing the “no tobacco” message at UF

The University of Florida became a tobacco free campus on July 1, 2010. Tobacco use is be prohibited on all university-owned properties, including the main campus, Eastside Campus on Waldo Road, P.-K. Yonge Developmental Research School and Shands Healthcare facilities in Gainesville and Jacksonville. Parking lots and vehicles located on …

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Corey Brewer basketball camp in its third year

The NBA season may be over, but many atheltes are trying to stay busy. One former Florida Gator basketball player and current Denver Nugget  uses this time to host his third annual Corey Brewer Back-to-Back Youth Basketball Camp in Gainesville. The camp started Monday and Brewer says it’s gone well so …

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UF president submits resignation

As members of the University of Florida Board of Trustees meet in Gainesville, president Bernie Machen announced he has told the board his resignation will take effect at the end of 2013.  A letter from the president has been sent to university employees via email.  Meanwhile, Machen has told trustees …

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Researching to help the elderly

A prestigious grant given to the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging will help researchers develop new ways to help our senior citizens. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports more on new research the center is conducting with this grant. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/06/FP-AGING-GRANT-WRAP.mp3|titles=FP AGING GRANT WRAP]

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Marion County inmates learn special agricultural skills at UF’s Plant Science Center

On Tuesday hundreds gathered for a dedication ceremony for the University of Florida’s Frank Stronach Plant Science Center near Citra.  The facility is home to the Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s research operations for everything from fruit and vegetables to crop management, entomology and nematology.  But as Florida’s 89.1, …

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Frank Stronach facility dedication also draws protesters over Adena Ranch water permit requests

The Frank Stronach Plant Science Center is the home of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s agronomic, fruit and vegetable research efforts.  Today marked the dedication of the conference center to Stronach himself.  The celebration wasn’t without controversy.  Protesters turned out from a variety of locations …

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UF RCM Team breaks down budget with mathematical formula

While the world of higher education includes many boasts about high quality programs, great research or student experiences, the last several years in Florida has meant that higher education is a numbers game.  How much money does the state university system get, and how that will affect programs?  WUFT-FM’s Liz …

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