GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Nearly 1,100 members of the Gator Nation celebrated 100 years of Florida football tonight at the Gator Gala, where it was announced that $6.1 million has been raised for the UF Athletic Endowment Fund from proceeds of the gala and other projects surrounding the centennial celebration.
September 2006 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians with a growing passion for gardening and home horticulture will soon have a new source of help. Starting Monday, Oct. 2, University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and public radio stations WUFT/WJUF will launch a new radio series, “Gardening in a Minute,” providing information from experts with UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Economics professor Dave Denslow was quoted in a Sept. 27 Wall Street Journal (circ. 2.1 million) about young families being priced out of Florida’s housing market.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As investigators narrow the search for the source of E. coli-tainted spinach to just a few farms in three California counties, researchers suggest it may be just as important to examine how the plants acquired and carried the bacteria as it is to find the original point of contamination.
Research suggests that late hours and red tape hurt your job performance more than you or your boss realize. University of Florida researchers tested the effects of different types of stress on employees across various occupations. They found challenge stressors had a direct positive impact by motivating workers. But researcher Nathan Podsakoff says hindrance stressors, like red tape and job insecurity, have a big negative impact on motivation and performance.