Kevin Brockway, Gainesville.com

Kevin Brockway

Gainesville.com

Gainesville, FL, United States

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  • The Ledger
  • Ocala Star-Banner
  • news-journalonline
  • Florida Times-Union
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Past articles by Kevin:

Ex-UF grad student's graphic novel wins book award

Andre Frattino's work is a graphic novel adaptation of the Florida history classic "A Land Remembered" by Patrick Smith. → Read More

UF hires three neuroscientists for Fixel Institute

The University of Florida has hired three renowned neuroscientists to join UF Health’s newly established Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.The three new researchers will focus on the institute’s mission to pursue new therapies to treat some of the most complex neurological diseases.They include:• Dr. Malu G. Tansey, a professor of physiology and director of the Center for… → Read More

UF ranks in Top 10 for supporting people with disabilities

The University of Florida is among the top 10 schools in the nation when it comes to providing resources for students who are physically disabled. → Read More

UF develops sensor that could aid electric cars

A new type of sensor created by University of Florida engineers could have a lasting impact as the world transitions from gasoline to electric cars.The → Read More

Professor's documentary tackles Terracotta Warriors 'curse'

In his latest work, “The Curse of Terracotta Warriors,” Churchill Roberts tackled China to spin a unique tale about a collection of artifacts sometimes mentioned as one of the Eight Wonders of the World and the cottage industry it spawned. → Read More

UF students examine school ties to slavery

A handful of University of Florida students have spent this semester scouring through 90-year-old documents, census records and other archives. All to → Read More

UF students examine school ties to slavery

A handful of University of Florida students have spent this semester scouring through 90-year-old documents, census records and other archives.All to find → Read More

'Shark Tank' star gets $95K to speak at UF

Best-selling author and ABC "Shark Tank" show star Kevin O’Leary will receive $95,000 to speak at the University of Florida in an event hosted UF’s Student Government’s ACCENT Speakers Bureau.As one of the "sharks" on ABC’s "Shark Tank," O’Leary, also known as Mr. Wonderful, quickly became of the most compelling figures on the panel because of his frank and entertaining evaluations of potential… → Read More

From bad to worse: Evicted man reports being swindled

Three days after being evicted from his mobile home, an 84-year-old man told police his former roommate took the money raised from an impromptu, post-eviction yard sale. → Read More

UF professor's suit against NYT reporter dismissed

A U.S. federal court judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought by a University of Florida professor against a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times → Read More

UF opens research space in Hawkins Center

UF team physician Dr. Jay Clugston said having an on-site research space where athletes gather can help expand research efforts. → Read More

Author Patterson to speak at UF commencement

Patterson has sold more than 375 million books worldwide, including “Alex Cross” and “Women’s Murder Club.” → Read More

UF receives collection documenting Bill Nelson's career

The collection includes more than 800 boxes and 260,000 electronic files. → Read More

UF law school receives record $20 million gift

The University of Florida Levin College of Law received a $20 million gift from an alumnus, an endowment that will help strengthen its Health Law program. → Read More

Endangered okapi calf gets rare eye surgery

A veterinary team led by a University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member successfully performed a delicate surgery to save the → Read More

21 Savage arrest leaves UF concert in limbo

The rapper, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested in Atlanta early Sunday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. → Read More

As University of Florida aims for Top 5, here are reasons why

UF has set a goal to move up in the rankings, but what would it mean for students, faculty and for Gainesville? → Read More

Can you help ID the Santa Fe College rape suspect?

The man assaulted a 19-year-old woman on Jan. 13, police say. → Read More

Kasich doesn't rule out 2020 presidential run

Former Ohio Gov. spoke to UF students Wednesday night. → Read More

UF grads win $500K grant for mobility project

For the exoskeleton project, they are working in conjunction with Peter Neuhaus, a senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, who focuses on wearable robotics. → Read More