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National experts to discuss issues affecting Florida’s coast at 10th annual Nelson Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Levin College of Law’s 10th annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium will feature a prestigious line-up of state and national experts speaking on a range of important issues and legal developments currently affecting Florida’s coast. The symposium – “Going Coastal: 21st Century Challenges to Our Fragile Coast” – will […]

Florida’s Role in Global Issues Focus of UF Law’s 14th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Florida’s role in global issues on energy, land use, biodiversity, and water is the focus of the University of Florida Levin College of Law’s 14th Annual Public Interest Environmental Conference (PIEC), to be held Feb. 28- Mar. 1. The theme of this year’s conference is “Reducing Florida’s Footprint: Stepping Up to the Global Challenge.” […]

Green Building Practices Focus of UF Law Nelson Symposium Feb. 15

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— The implications of a wide range of efforts on the local, state and national levels designed to encourage and require green building practices will be explored at the Seventh Annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium, Friday, Feb. 15, at the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center. Presented by the University of Florida Levin College […]

Legal Implications of Golf Course Conversions Explored at UF Law Symposium

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— The Sixth Annual Richard E. Nelson Symposium, to be held Friday, Feb. 2, at the University of Florida Hilton Conference Center, will assemble an unprecedented panel of experts to discuss the legal aspects of a growing real estate development phenomenon in Florida and throughout the nation—the conversion of existing golf courses into more […]

Historic preservation enhances quality of life of Floridians, UF study finds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Historic preservation enhances the quality of life of Floridians through economic and cultural contributions to an improved sense of place, according to a new study from the University of Florida. “Determining a specific dollar value for quality of life is a challenging undertaking,” said project co-director Timothy McLendon, staff attorney at the […]