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.
April 2012 Archive
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.
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 Research Excellence and National Preeminence, would have provided the University of Florida additional financial resources, authority and flexibility.
Here is Machen’s statement:
We are so very disappointed that [...]
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.
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.
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 in college, and how universities across Florida are dealing with the issue.
Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in an April 8 Sun-Sentinel blog about efforts to register conservative Christian voters in Florida.
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 his shooter.
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 list compiled by the Princeton Review.