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Relief at pump spurs hike in Florida consumer confidence this month

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lower gas prices have given low-income customers a break and fueled a seven-point increase in consumer confidence in October to 90, its highest level in seven months, University of Florida economists report.

Researchers explore medicine in the final frontier

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On Mars, Earth probably looks like a pinprick in the sky, a bluish-green ball some 140 million miles away. But before astronauts can glimpse the view from the red planet, doctors must better understand how to handle medical problems and surgeries in space, University of Florida researchers say.

Recital features classical saxophone

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

Celebrate the birthday of Adolphe Sax with a classical saxophone recital performed in the style Sax intended for his instrument. Jonathan Helton, University of Florida professor and president of the North American Saxophone Alliance, along with Barbara González-Palmer, a pianist from Rutgers University, will perform at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 6, in the University Auditorium.

Flu shot campaign temporarily on hold

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

The Student Health Care Center is currently out of injectable flu vaccine, placing a hold on the University of Florida’s annual Influenza Prevention Campaign and canceling scheduled clinics until further notice. Additional doses of the vaccine are expected to arrive by the end of next week.

Revived F Book gives students a place to keep UF memories

Revived F Book gives students a place to keep UF memories

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

In an age when students instantly post digital photo albums to social networks that are forgotten almost as soon as they are created, the Student Alumni Association and the Florida Cicerones have brought back a more traditional way for Gators to keep their memories a little bit longer.

InsideUF: October 31, 2006

Published: Oct 31st, 2006

Here’s the print version of InsideUF for October 31, 2006.

Miami Herald: Caroline Cardone

Published: Oct 30th, 2006

Graduate student Caroline Cardone’s study on how store design affects shoplifting rates was the subject of an Oct. 30 business brief in the Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) The brief was […]

Associated Press: Caffeine Study

Published: Oct 30th, 2006

A study about the caffeine levels of energy drinks was cited in an Oct. 30 Associated Press international wire story about the growing popularity of the drinks. The citation was […]

Survey: Montana, Florida give best access to election information

Published: Oct 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Next week’s elections may change the country’s political landscape, but residents of some states will have a much easier time than those of others if they want to examine the results for themselves, according to new University of Florida research.

Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card to speak at UF

Published: Oct 30th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Andrew H. Card, former White House chief of staff, is scheduled to speak at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the O’Connell Center. Card’s appearance, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by ACCENT Speakers Bureau.