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Universal Design Allows Home Buyers To Age In Place

Published: Mar 31st, 1999

GAINESVILLE—Your first home can fit your needs for a lifetime, with new design techniques available to builders today, says a University of Florida housing and home environment specialist.

UF Researcher: Don’t Lose Sleep Worrying About Daylight-Saving Time

Published: Mar 30th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Dreading the thought of trying to stay awake at work Monday morning after setting your clocks ahead this weekend? Don’t lose sleep over it.

University Of Florida College Of Helath Professions To Establish Rehabilitation Studies Center

Published: Mar 29th, 1999

GAINESVILLE.—The chairman of Jacksonville-based Brooks Health System announced today that Brooks Health Foundation will donate $2.5 million to the University of Florida College of Health Professions to establish a rehabilitation studies center. The gift is eligible for state-matching funds, bringing the total to $5 million.

UF Researcher: Systematic Markdowns Can Lead To Increased Profits

Published: Mar 25th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Although retailers often view markdowns and clearance sales as necessary evils, a systematic and pre-planned markdown system will actually lead to even greater profits for the retailer, according to a University of Florida study.

Search For Pest Turns Up Dangerous Cousin, UF Researcher Says

Published: Mar 24th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — An all-points bulletin from University of Florida and state pest-control experts for the feared pink hibiscus mealybug netted a surprise.

Algebra Without Equations, Engineering Without Diagrams?

Published: Mar 23rd, 1999

Well, maybe not, but a University of Florida computer engineering professor is at work on augmenting traditional reasoning tools with three-dimensional virtual objects

Curing Slackers: The Key Lies In the Right Reward, Says UF Researcher

Published: Mar 22nd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — It’s a familiar scenario: A project starts out as a group effort but quickly becomes the burden of a few diligent souls who do their share and carry the load for the other slackers as well.

University of Florida Physicians At Shands Cardiovascular Center Study Use Of Low-Dose Radiation In Angioplasty

Published: Mar 19th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida physicians at Shands Cardiovascular Center at UF are the first in the state to test whether low-dose radiation administered within a coronary artery at the time of angioplasty can help keep the vessel open.

Engineering Dean Selected To Take Over As Vice President For Research

Published: Mar 19th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida College of Engineering Dean Win Phillips has been offered and accepted the position of vice president for research and dean of the Graduate School, UF President John V. Lombardi announced today.

UF Researcher Finds Mission Indians Played Bigger Role In Florida History

Published: Mar 18th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — The Spanish would never have survived to give Florida its name and heritage in the 17th century without the Indians who lived at missions strung out across the state, says a University of Florida researcher.