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UF/IFAS researchers use steam to treat citrus greening

September 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers are turning to the old-fashioned method of steaming to help treat citrus greening, a disease devastating citrus trees throughout Florida.

Research team headed by UF professor found evidence of oil residue in Gulf two years after BP spill

September 16 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Oil residue remained in the Gulf of Mexico two years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to a study headed by a University of Florida professor.

Good results from Florida’s urban tree-planting program, UF/IFAS study shows

September 11 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida’s urban tree-planting program works well: 93 percent of the trees planted were still alive up to five years after they were planted, a new University of Florida study shows.

Gulf anglers could be entitled to $585 million after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, UF/IFAS study says

September 9 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Recreational anglers who normally fish in the Gulf of Mexico lost up to $585 million from lost fishing opportunities in the year of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and could be entitled to compensation, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF poll: Majority of Floridians support Right to Medical Marijuana ballot question

September 4 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A majority of Floridians support the use of medical marijuana, according to a new University of Florida poll.

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SEC Symposium on obesity prevention starts with streamed keynote address Sept. 21

September 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The SEC Network will cover the 2014 Southeastern Conference Symposium, highlighted by a live digital stream of the opening keynote address from Nancy Brown, chief executive officer of the American Heart Association.

UF's Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator wins national award

September 19 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator has been recognized as a national leader in technology-based economic development by the State Science and Technology Institute, known as SSTI.

Mindtree chairman and spouse give $1 million to University of Florida College of Engineering

September 18 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida College of Engineering’s future Innovation Nexus Building will add to its list of distinguished underwriters Subroto and Susmita Bagchi, who have announced a $1 million gift to UF. Their gift will be used to support the Engineering Innovation Nexus Building, a new facility to be located at the heart of UF, directly across from a newly remodeled Reitz Student Union.

Science writers will share expertise as UF Science Journalists in Residence

September 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Two leading science journalists will each spend a week on the University of Florida campus this year as part of the university’s new Science Journalist in Residence Program.

Flu shots for students postponed due to vaccine shipment delay

September 17 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida’s Student Health Care Center has postponed its annual “Free Flu Shots” event scheduled for Sept. 19 due to a delay in vaccine shipment. The center will reschedule possibly in mid-October to get as many students as possible vaccinated before the Thanksgiving break.

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The Tampa Tribune: Daniel Smith

July 17 2014

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a July 16 Tampa Tribune story about the Legislature’s refrain from appealing a ruling that found two new Florida congressional districts unconstitutional.

Miami Herald: Daniel Smith

July 17 2014

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a July 13 Miami Herald story about the pressure on gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist to announce a running mate.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Steven Kirn

July 17 2014

Steven Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, was quoted in a July 9 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about the expansion of Hobby Lobby in South Florida despite the company’s U.S. Supreme Court case.

Tampa Bay Times: Steven Kirn

July 17 2014

Steven Kirn, executive director of the David F. Miller retailing Education and Research Center, was quoted in a July 3 Tampa Bay Times story about Winn-Dixie’s attempt to win over the Tampa Bay market.

Tampa Bay Times: Daniel Smith

July 17 2014

Daniel Smith, a political science professor, was quoted in a July 4 Tampa Bay Times story about how an increase in no-party voters could reshape Florida politics.

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