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  1. These wearables know when you're boredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | University of Florida News

    The glasses Jamie Kim uses in her research might look dorky, but they're designed to help you have more fun. Kim, a researcher in the University of Florida's Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management, uses high-tech eye-tracking glasses to determine what parts of an attraction capture visitors' attention.

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  2. When the seas rise: global changes and local impactsRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | University of Florida News

    The research of Jaret Daniels, UF assistant professor of entomology and a Florida Museum of Natural History expert on endangered butterfly conservation, is featured in this recent edition of Gatorbytes. On a balmy day in early June, Jaret Daniels drove from Gainesville to Florida City in an aging Ford Fiesta with a backseat full of hope.

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  3. UF Academy of Golden Gators honors philanthropists, volunteer leadersRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | University of Florida News

    An entrepreneur whose vision and generosity are helping engineers reimagine research and learning and a student group that has raised more than $10 million to help sick children are among the philanthropists and leaders honored during the annual University of Florida Academy of Golden Gators celebration on Friday, March 4. Miami couple Herbert and Nicole Wertheim and the student group Dance Marathon were honored along with Mary Ann and David Cofrin and the Cofrin family, Jim and Alexis Pugh, and Ken and Linda McGurn during the university's third annual Academy of Golden Gators, which recognizes philanthropists and volunteers for investing through the university to improve lives through world-class research, teaching and service.

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  4. Building a better tomato: the quest to perfect the 'scandalous fruit'Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | University of Florida News

    Harry Klee, PhD, works in a one-story building on a rural part of the University of Florida campus. If this were science fiction, he'd wear a white coat and have an assistant named Ygor.

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  5. A gathering of successful GatorsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | University of Florida News

    The Warrington College of Business and its Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center will present the second annual Gator100 Awards Luncheon at noon on Feb. 19 at the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom. The entire UF community is invited.

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  6. Harn's 25th anniversary celebration continuesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | University of Florida News

    Visitors to the Harn Museum of Art who missed "Conversations: A 25th Anniversary Exhibition," which closed Jan. 3, can still enjoy a long-lasting legacy of the museum's birthday celebration by viewing a portion of the Harn's 100 new and promised gifts of African, Asian, Oceanic, modern and contemporary art on display throughout the galleries as the celebration continues. An oil on canvas and three acrylic paintings by Tony Robbin given by Norma Canelas Roth and William D. Roth "We are honored by the overwhelming response from UF alumni and students, the Gainesville community and beyond," said Rebecca Nagy, director of the Harn Museum of Art.

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  7. Stomp the Swamp to benefit autism centerRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | University of Florida News

    A student group is inviting Gainesville and University of Florida community members to do stadiums for a cause at Stomp the Swamp for Autism on Feb. 6. IMPACT Autism organizes the annual event, which is from 10 a.m.-noon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, to benefit UF's Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. In teams or as individuals, participants run or walk the stadium's steps or inner loop.

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  8. Explore "home" through the humanitiesRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2015 | University of Florida News

    In spring 2016, a Gainesville-wide speaker series will invite Florida residents from all backgrounds to share their stories about making the Sunshine State their home. "Imagining Florida" is a five-part series of lectures and discussions from Jan.-Apr. 2016.

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  9. UF among nation's leaders in startups, licensing and life-sciences tech transferRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | University of Florida News

    Jaundice, chronic bronchitis, and other lung and liver problems are a daily struggle for the 1 in 2,500 Americans with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic condition that can cause serious lung disease in adults or liver disease at any age. About 19 million people in the U.S. who do not have these symptoms carry the defective gene that causes this disorder and could pass the gene on to their children.

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  10. Covering GainesvilleRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | University of Florida News

    Earlier this fall, With a Purpose, makers of the Florida Gators Blanket for a Blanket line, donated 450 solid color blankets to St. Francis House. These donations are all being made possible by purchases of the licensed blankets made at the University of Florida Bookstore and elsewhere.

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  11. Professor honored for distinguished career in tropical biologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | University of Florida News

    Throughout his career, Jack Ewel has explored exotic locations, climbed ancient mountains and gained wisdom from the people and cultures around the world. Ewel, an emeritus professor in the University of Florida Department of Biology, has worked in ecology and tropical forestry since the early 1960s.

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