GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s overall consumer confidence remained unchanged at 69 in December, but increasing pessimism about personal finances reflects the state’s worsening economic plight as housing prices fell and unemployment rose, according to a new University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most departments and offices of the University of Florida will be closed from Dec. 25 until Jan. 4. Some essential employees and essential departments will remain open, including the University Police Department and some medical clinics in Gainesville and Jacksonville.
Dr. Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, was quoted in a Dec. 21 Florida Times-Union story about the new diseases discovered each year and what can be done about them.
Economist Sarah Hamersa was quoted in a Dec. 21 South Florida Business Journal story about her research that found employees hired by temporary agencies actually earn higher hourly wages and are better educated than permanent employees. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.
Dr. Richard Melker, professor of anesthesiology, pediatrics and biomedical engineering, was interviewed for a Dec. 19 National Public Radio report on his invention of the HyGreen hand-washing system for hospital employees. The story was the result of a Health Science Center news release.
Plant pathology professor Dean Gabriel was quoted in a Dec. 18 National Public Radio report about how genetically modified orange trees might be the only way to stop the greening disease.
Management professor Henry Tosi was quoted in a Dec. 14 Atlanta Business Chronicle story about his research that found CEOs who were paid more than their peers increased a firm’s return on its assets. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Gators took on the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 2010. Visit http://insidethegatornation.com/ to see photos of pre-game activities as well as fan photos from the game on Jan. 1.
While visiting the site, you are encouraged to view the hundreds of video [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Pinellas County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union recently recognized University of Florida visiting professor Wayne Garcia for his lucid take on government action.
The ACLU chapter gave the Irene Miller Vigilance in Journalism award to Wayne Garcia, who is teaching at UF’s College of Journalism and Communications.
The chapter’s board [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Congress continues to grapple with overhauling the nation’s health care system, the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host two former U.S. Senate majority leaders discussing the lessons that can be learned from the current health care debate for future bipartisanship.
Former Senators Tom Daschle (D-SD) and [...]