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Science fair winner publishes new study on butterfly foraging behavior

Published: Apr 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida lepidopterist Andrei Sourakov has spent his life’s work studying moths and butterflies. But it was his teenage daughter, Alexandra, who led research on how color impacts butterflies’ feeding patterns.

UF launches online master’s degree in urban and regional planning

Published: Apr 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This fall, the University of Florida department of urban and regional planning in the College of Design, Construction and Planning will launch a new online master’s degree in urban and regional planning with specializations in Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, and sustainability.

Ford Foundation gives $400,000 grant to UF Center for Latin American Studies

Published: Apr 30th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Center for Latin American Studies has received a $400,000 grant from the Ford Foundation to develop an interdisciplinary program on immigration, religion, and social change.

UF president issues statement regarding veto of House bill

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Below is a statement from University of Florida President Bernie Machen regarding Gov. Scott’s veto of HB 7129. The House bill, titled State Universities of Academic and […]

UF professor wins national award for flu vaccination efforts

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, has selected Dr. Parker Small, a University of Florida emeritus professor of pediatrics, as the state’s first “Children’s Immunization Champion” for his leadership in a highly successful campaign to deliver nasal-spray flu vaccinations to students in Alachua County schools.

Political science professor to learn about defeating terrorist groups

Published: Apr 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, a nonpartisan policy institute in Washington, D.C., has named Zachary Selden, a political science professor at the University of Florida, an Academic Fellow for 2012-13.

Sun-Sentinel: Jen Day Shaw

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

Jen Day Shaw, dean of students, was quoted in an April 9 South Florida Sun-Sentinel story about how the Internet and technology are making it easier for students to cheat […]

Sun-Sentinel blog: Daniel Smith

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in an April 8 Sun-Sentinel blog about efforts to register conservative Christian voters in Florida.

Miami Herald: Kenneth Nunn

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

Criminal law professor Kenneth Nunn was quoted in an April 8 Miami Herald story about whether Travyon Martin’s tweets, emails and online profile will factor into the potential case against […]

Tampa Bay Times: Sergei Shabanov

Published: Apr 26th, 2012

Journalism professor Mike Foley, history professor Steven Noll and math professor Sergai Shabanov were recognized in an April 6 Tampa Bay Times article for making the nation’s Best 300 professors […]

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