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  1. University of Florida experts predict food trends for 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For the second year, University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members predict the food-related trends that could end up on your dinner plates and grocery store shelves in 2015: Wow, that's pungent: Americans continue to develop a fondness for fermented foods, which often create strong, unique flavors in such products as kimchi, sauerkraut, beer, wine and yogurt.

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  2. Grand Chanukah celebration will feature giant Menorah lightingRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | University of Florida News

    To help welcome Chanukah, the Lubavitch-Chabad Jewish Student and Community Center at the University of Florida will host a Downtown Family Festival in Gainesville the evening of Dec. 17. The Jewish community will commemorate the eight-day "festival of lights" by lighting a giant Menorah. The festivities will get underway at 5:30 p.m. in the Bo Diddley Downtown Plaza .

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  3. UF News and events of possible media interestRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send this week, subject to change: The University of Florida fall 2014 graduation ceremonies will take place this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 19 and 20, at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center.

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  4. Personal collections in the Florida Museum spotlight Jan. 10Read the original story

    Jan 10, 2014 | University of Florida News

    It isn't common to find primitive tools, classic cars, paintings of World War II fighter planes, antique dolls and James Bond memorabilia under one roof. But all of that, and more, will be on display at the Florida Museum of Natural History's annual Collectors Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 10, 2015.

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  5. Bus schedule changes for the holidaysRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | University of Florida News

    During the holiday season, the Regional Transit System of Gainesville will be running a modified service schedule from Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. Saturday, Dec. 20 Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015: RTS will provide reduced service on City Fixed Routes 9, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 34, 35, 36 and 43. An "R" on RTS Route Schedules indicates buses that run whenever RTS reduces service on a route.

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  6. Public hearing scheduled Dec. 16 for UF master planRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | University of Florida News

    A public hearing on the University of Florida campus master plan is scheduled for Dec. 16 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Dogwood Room.

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  7. UF News and events of possible media interestRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send this week, subject to change: Monday, Dec. 8 PIECENTERFOOD14: While Floridians do a fairly good job of keeping themselves safe from foodborne illnesses, they aren't always clear about which foods, preparation techniques or cooking methods pose the biggest risks.

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  8. UF News for week of Nov. 24 listedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send this week, subject to change: Tuesday Nov. 25 DIGESTER -- Buck Rogers surely couldn't have seen this one coming, but at NASA's request, University of Florida researchers have figured out how to turn human waste yes, that kind -- into rocket fuel.

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  9. The Human Touch: New research suggests animals prefer human connectionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | University of Florida News

    What do animals really want? A new study from the University of Florida suggests it might be human contact, at least in the case of some Galapagos tortoises. Lindsay Mehrkam, a UF doctoral student in psychology, and psychology professor Nicole Dorey have published a paper in the journal Zoo Biology that examines different types of enrichment preferences in zoo-housed animals.

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  10. White House official to speak on science, technology and innovation for national securityRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. Patricia Falcone, associate director for national security and international affairs at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will speak Monday at the University of Florida as part of the Weil Lecture Series hosted by UF's College of Engineering.

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  11. UF News and events of possible media interestRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send this week, subject to change: SEEDS Elephants worldwide are being overhunted, and while their loss is tragic for species conservation, a group of researchers led by University of Florida postdoctoral and National Science Foundation fellow Trevor Caughlin has shown that the effects can be even worse news for the forest, leading to the local extinction of a dominant tree species, with likely cascading effects for other forest life.

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  12. Warrington College of Business Administration celebrates dedication of Heavener HallRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | University of Florida News

    Heavener Hall, the Warrington College of Business Administration's new home for undergraduate programs and activities, was officially dedicated during a ceremony Friday afternoon on the business campus. Among the distinguished guests in attendance were University of Florida President Bernie Machen, Warrington Dean John Kraft and James W. "Bill" Heavener , whose lead gift spearheads a $35 million initiative to invest in undergraduate business education.

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  13. UF Alert test scheduled for Friday morningRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | University of Florida News

    The University of Florida will conduct a test of its UF Alert emergency notification system for the Gainesville campus from 11:30 to 11:45 a.m. Friday . This year's test message will be sent by UF Student Body President Cory Yeffet.

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  14. Endangered green sea turtle recovering from surgery to remove life-threatening tumorsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. An endangered green sea turtle rescued last month in the lower Florida Keys was recovering today after surgery performed Friday to remove potentially life-threatening tumors from its eyes.

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  15. Confirmation of President-elect Kent FuchsRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The following email was sent today to University of Florida students, faculty and staff regarding the confirmation of Dr. Kent Fuchs: I am pleased to announce that the Florida Board of Governors today unanimously confirmed the UF Board of Trustees' selection of Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida.

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  16. UF events of possible media interest listedRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | University of Florida News

    The College of Journalism and Communications will launch a new program to bring some of the nation's most accomplished science writers to UF. Jennie Erin Smith will give the first lecture titled "Reptiles, Smugglers and Skullduggery: Environmental Reporting in the Underworld" at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 in Pugh Hall.

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  17. Hearing on campus master plan to be held Oct. 27Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | University of Florida News

    A public workshop on the University of Florida campus master plan will be held at 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at Emerson Alumni Hall, President's Room, 1938 W. University Ave. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the master plan before its initial transmittal to the Board of Trustees. The master plan describes the projected growth for the University of Florida main campus, 13 Alachua County satellite properties and the Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center in Davie, Fla., for the next 10 years.

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  18. UF news for week of Oct. 27 listedRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Here are the releases the University of Florida's media relations office expects to send next week, subject to change: LEUKEMIA Research finds that leukemia cells can hide in the walls of blood vessels, leading to relapse.

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  19. Experts discuss genetic impacts on life - plants, animals and our healthRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | University of Florida News

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. From horse colors and dog breeds to type I diabetes and antibiotics, the Florida Genetics 2014 Symposium exhibits the impact of genetics on all living organisms.

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  20. ARTBASH 2014 showcases visual arts at UFRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | University of Florida News

    ARTBASH, the annual celebration of art at the University of Florida, will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 24. The College of the Arts' School of Art + Art History , known as SA+AH, throws open its doors to members of the UF and Gainesville communities, offering a chance to view a dazzling variety of projects by UF art students. UF faculty will also offer informal portfolio reviews to prospective high school students from 7-8 p.m. This year's Art Bash will feature guest alumni artist Chase Westfall , director of /protocol, a contemporary art gallery and artist's residency program in Gainesville.

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