University of Florida student Samantha Miller was listening to a lecture on a commonly held trope about negotiation -- that women are bad at it -- but the conventional wisdom didn’t fit with her experience at all.
Five years after the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, communities along the Gulf of Mexico continue to struggle with the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to University of Florida researchers engaged in a series of projects funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
The University of Florida Genetics Institute and Genetics Club are partnering to host a campus celebration of National DNA Day on Tuesday, April 21, on the Reitz Union North Lawn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Actress Robin Wright will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Wright, who plays Claire on the popular cable series “House of Cards,” also appeared in Forrest Gump, as well as several other films and TV series. Master lecturer Mike Foley will moderate the conversation.
The Bob Graham Center has selected Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Lucy Morgan as its Citizen of the Year, and Aaron Zahn, a world leader in wastewater infrastructure and organic waste industry, has won the Young Floridian Award for 2015.
An article about shark attacks written by George Burgess, director of the UF Program for Shark Research, was featured in Popular Science on April 9. The story also ran in Quartz on April 11 and IFLScience on April 9.