Archive | June, 2013

UPF on YouTube

UPF is on YouTube! Here’s our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/UnivPressofFlorida Visit now to watch videos from the La Florida Symposium, a Quincentennial event featuring distinguished speakers such as Dr. Michael Gannon, on Florida culture and history.   You also won’t want to miss the lovely video of author Carolyn Merritt’s launch party for Tango Nuevo  (hint: there’s dancing)!

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Award-Winning Books

Congratulations to recent University Press of Florida award winners! You can learn more about each of these books by clicking on the title. Florida Historical Society The Florida Historical Society book awards were presented in late May at the 2013 FHS annual meeting. Among the winners were two UPF authors:     Robert Kerstein‘s Key […]

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UPF Names Assistant Editor-in-Chief

6/19/13 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University Press of Florida Names Assistant Editor-in-Chief Gainesville, FL—University Press of Florida (UPF), official publisher of the State University System, is pleased to announce the promotion of Sian Hunter to Assistant Editor-in-Chief. In her new role, Hunter will lead UPF’s expansion into the gift book market by acquiring titles for its […]

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Whooping Cranes & the Keystone Pipeline: Kathleen Kaska Guest Post

Whooping Cranes’ Battle for Survival Continues: Part Three: Keystone Pipeline By Kathleen Kaska  In order for a species to thrive, it must have a safe, sustainable habitat. When species are threatened or endangered, it is usually because of habitat destruction, either due to development or pollution from that development. Endangered whooping cranes spend their summer […]

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