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March 25, 2015
Distinguished Speaker in Latin American Studies - Herton Escobar
"Adventures in Science Journalism in Brazil: Challenges and Opportunities in a Digital Age of Low Budgets and Short Attention Spans"
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.
3032 Weimer Hall
Herton Escobar is one of Latin America's leading science and environmental journalists. Since 2000 he has been at the 'O Estado de S. Paulo' newspaper, regarded by many as the most prestigious publication in the country, where he has published more than 1,800 stories in the newspaper's print and online platforms. In 2006-2007 Escobar was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in 2014 a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. In July 2014 he received the José Reis Prize for the Dissemination of Science and Technology, Brazil's most prestigious award for science journalism.
This event is co-sponsored by the UF Office of research and UF College of Journalism & Communication.
Submitted by Emilio Bruna, Florida-Brazil Linkage Institute
Resources for Student Veterans
- Did you know that the University of Florida has a dedicated space for student veterans on campus? The Collegiate Veterans Success Center is located in Yon Hall 418. For more information, visit https://www.dso.ufl.edu/veteran.
- Did you know that the Collegiate Veterans Success Center has over 15 campus and community resources to help student veterans and dependents? To view the list of resources, view our website at https://www.dso.ufl.edu/veteran
- Stop by the Collegiate Veterans Success Center in Yon Hall 418 on Thursday, April 2 from 11am – 1pm to celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of the opening of the Center. Lunch will be provided.
Submitted by Anthony DeSantis, Dean of Students Office
Marc W. Heft installed as the 92nd President of the International Association for Dental Research
Marc W. Heft, Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Dentistry, was installed as the 92nd President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) at the closing ceremonies of the 2015 IADR Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. The International Association for Dental Research (http://www.iadr.org), headquartered in Alexandria, VA, is a nonprofit organization with nearly 11,000 members worldwide. Its mission is: (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings.
Submitted by Marc Heft, College of Dentistry
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