The University of Florida has announced the six inaugural members to its new Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. The members will serve three years as the advisory board for the University Center for Excellence in Teaching.
February 2005 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida engineers have developed an environmentally friendly coating for hulls of ocean-going ships based on an unlikely source of inspiration: the shark.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A clear cut "no" is seldom as effective as clever beating around the bush in helping teens to resist peer pressure that gets them into trouble, a new University of Florida study has found.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence rose three points in February, reflecting the Sunshine State’s strong job growth during the past year and the resiliency of Florida consumers against high energy prices that have plagued consumers in other parts of the country, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— They’re often billed as “green” neighborhoods, but New Urbanist developments don’t necessarily attract earth-friendly residents, a University of Florida study shows.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida freshmen living in residence halls should obtain a vaccination for bacterial meningitis as soon as a new vaccine becomes available this spring.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Mother’s advice might be the antidote to intense media pressure for women to alter their breasts to meet images of perfection from Britney Spears to Victoria’s Secret, a new University of Florida study finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Weight, cholesterol and blood pressure aside, women might be wise to factor in yet another barometer of heart health: the size and strength of their social circle.