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UF Study: Boost in jobs and stocks lifts Florida consumer confidence

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence rose four points in January to 95, its highest level in six months, reflecting optimism about record-high employment, an upswing in the stock market and a pre-holiday dip in gas prices, University of Florida economists report.

Information about SG elections available

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

A general information session about upcoming elections for the University of Florida’s Student Government starts at 6 p.m. today in the Reitz Student Union, Room 361.

UF experts available to comment on State of the Union address

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Tonight’s State of the Union speech is President Bush’s chance to regain ground with Americans and to create a domestic policy legacy, two University of Florida political science professors said.

C-SPAN Book TV to feature University Press of Florida

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University Press of Florida will be the first scholarly press in the nation to be featured on C-SPAN Book TV.

Tickets on sale for Harlem Globetrotters at O’Connell Center

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

Celebrating their 80th anniversary, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2006 “Unstoppable” North American Tour to the University of Florida.

Snapshot

Snapshot

Published: Jan 31st, 2006

The Etymology of “Schmooze”

Published: Jan 30th, 2006

“Casino Jack” Abramoff is sullying the good schmooze. Nobody denies that schmoozing is at the heart of lobbying. But the term has acquired a bad rap, and this latest ethics debacle is a nail in the coffin for what used to denote something positive.

UF study shows that risk of victimization increases with early puberty

Published: Jan 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Adolescents who experience puberty earlier than their peers are more likely to be physically victimized through fights or offending behaviors such as bullying.

Los Angeles Times: Pamela Duncan

Published: Jan 30th, 2006

Pamela Duncan, a professor of physical therapy, was quoted in a Jan. 30 Los Angeles Times (circ. 955,211) story about robots being used for physical therapy purposes.

Tampa Tribune: Jim Twitchell

Published: Jan 30th, 2006

Pop culture and advertising expert Jim Twitchell was quoted in a Jan. 30 Tampa Tribune story about Chiappini’s, an unusual store in Melrose. The quote was the result of a […]