A study of barley prices for the Canadian Wheat Board co-authored by Andrew Schmitz, professor in the food and resource economics department, was mentioned in a Dec. 31 New York Times story.
December 2006 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After three solid months of gains, consumer confidence in Florida fell in December by four points to 89, reflecting pessimism about gas prices, the housing market and future economic conditions, University of Florida economists report.
English professor Peter L. Rudnytsky was quoted in a New York Times story Dec. 24 about new evidence showing that Sigmund Freud had an affair with his wife’s younger sister.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two former Communist countries, Bulgaria and Romania, will ring in the new year as members of the European Union on Jan. 1 — signifying the stability of their democracies.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Brechner Center for Freedom of Information Center recently honored an Associated Press series on the treatment and prosecution of Guantanamo Bay detainees. The Paisley Dodds expose revealed psychological pressures and harsh conditions for many of the more than 500 terrorist suspects.
GAINESVILLE, FL – The Aquila Theatre Company will present William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center. A pre-performance discussion with the company is scheduled for 6:45 p.m.
Animal behaviorist Jane Brockmann’s study about how male crickets’ mating songs can attract parasites that kill them was the subject of a story that ran Dec. 21 in People’s Daily Online (China). The story was the result of a news release.
Pharmacist Paul Doering was quoted in a Dec. 21 ABC News story about the teen drug culture.