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Impending Graduation Leads Seniors To Brace For The Worst

Published: Apr 30th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — As college graduates across America collect their diplomas, chances are they are not optimistic about their job prospects, says a new study appearing in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Florida Consumer Confidence Levels Off In April, Say UF Economists

Published: Apr 30th, 1996

GAINESVILLE –Rising gasoline prices and long-term interest rates may cause consumer confidence in Florida to dip slightly in May after leveling off in April, University of Florida economists reported today (4\30).

Drama Of Discovery Draws Amateur Archaeologists, Says UF Researcher

Published: Apr 26th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Learning something new about something old explains part of archaeology’s lure to legions of amateurs who follow their passion despite bug bites, bad food and nonexistent plumbing, says a University of Florida anthropologist.

Florida Researchers Embark On Major Studies Of Oral Insulin Capsule For Diabetes

Published: Apr 25th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—In two new nationwide studies, an oral insulin capsule will be tested for the first time in hundreds of people in an attempt to prevent or stall the onset of insulin-dependent diabetes.

UF Researcher Uses Gene To Produce Longer-Lasting Flowers

Published: Apr 25th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—The petunias in University of Florida researcher David Clark’s greenhouse are the Energizer bunnies of flowers — they keeping blooming and blooming and blooming.

Study Reveals Elder Parents Value Their Adult Children Living With Them

Published: Apr 24th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — When adult children and their elder parents live together, both groups tend to be relatively happy and satisfied with the arrangement, says a new University of Florida study.

Official-English Laws Boost Discrimination, Says UF Law Professor

Published: Apr 23rd, 1996

GAINESVILLE — If you can read these words, chances are you don’t think a law making English the official U.S. language will change your life.

UF Survey About Camping With Pets Could Affect Policy And Tourism

Published: Apr 22nd, 1996

GAINESVILLE—Florida’s state park campgrounds don’t leave the light on for pets, but a UF survey may help officials decide if these unique members of the family should become overnight guests at campsites across the state.

Minorities Will Soon Be Majority In The Classroom, Except For The Teacher

Published: Apr 19th, 1996

GAINESVILLE—African-American teachers may be an endangered species by the year 2000, although the majority of the students will be minorities, said a University of Florida researcher.

UF Professor: Many Environmentalists Don’t ‘Walk The Walk’

Published: Apr 18th, 1996

GAINESVILLE — More than a quarter century after the first Earth Day, record numbers of Americans call themselves environmentalists, but few put their beliefs into action, says a University of Florida researcher.