Learn about Florida’s New Chief Science Officer in UF Press Gatorbytes

On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that University of Florida scientist Dr. Tom Frazer will serve as Florida’s first Chief Science Officer. In his new position, Frazer will lead efforts to address some of the state's most critical environmental challenges, including red tide and harmful algal blooms, which have impacted millions of Floridians, says Jack … Continue reading Learn about Florida’s New Chief Science Officer in UF Press Gatorbytes

These Truly Are the Brave

“Powerfully connects the history of war and peace with the long black freedom struggle in the United States, illuminating as never before the relationship between war and citizenship in the African American experience.”—Timothy Patrick McCarthy, coeditor of The Radical Reader “A rich, provocative compilation that will stimulate important discussions on African Americans’ fraught relationship with … Continue reading These Truly Are the Brave

Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

"Brings together for the first time all the major sites of this part of the Maya world and helps us understand how the ancient Maya planned and built their beautiful cities. It will become both a handbook and a source of ideas for other archaeologists for years to come."—George J. Bey III, coauthor of Twin … Continue reading Ancient Maya Cities of the Eastern Lowlands

Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A

In his new book, Privacy in the New Media Age,  top privacy expert Jon L. Mills tries to answer a most difficult question: Can society protect those who are harassed, stalked, and misrepresented online while maintaining our constitutional freedoms? The media have always thrived on publicizing exciting information. This pursuit for a story often results in intrusions on … Continue reading Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A