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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Jay Ritter

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution (circ. 382,421) story about the fact that fewer Georgia companies are opting for initial public stock offerings.

St. Petersburg Times: Brandon Moore

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

A survey by a doctoral student showing that most people think skyscrapers are safe post-9/11 was briefed Dec. 19 in the St. Petersburg Times. The brief was the result of […]

Veterinary administrator named executive associate dean at college

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — James P. Thompson, D.V.M., has been named executive associate dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.

Bauer to chair clinical and health psychology department

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Internationally known neuropsychologist Russell Bauer has been named chairman of the department of clinical and health psychology at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions.

History-hunting geneticists can still follow familiar trail

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the world’s first explorers branched away from humanity’s birthplace in east Africa some 65,000 years ago, distinct mutations accumulated in the DNA of each population, essentially providing a genetic trail for modern researchers to follow.

New York Times: Bruce Goldberger

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in a Dec. 12 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story about the unknown health effects of energy drinks. See related news release.

Skyscraper Fears

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

More than five years after the 9-11 attacks, many people who work or live in a high-rise believe skyscrapers are still terrorist targets, but a new University of Florida study […]

U.S. News & World Report: Michael Perri

Published: Dec 19th, 2006

Michael Perri, associate dean and a professor of clinical and health psychology, was quoted in a Dec. 17 U.S. News & World Report story about how to make your workout […]

Bulgarian State Opera brings “The Marriage of Figaro” to UF

Published: Dec 18th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, FL – The Bulgarian State Opera will present “The Marriage of Figaro” at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 11 at the University of Florida’s Phillips Center. A pre-performance discussion led by Tony Offerle, professor of opera, will take place at 6:45 p.m.

Five years post-9/11, survey shows most consider skyscrapers safe

Published: Dec 18th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five years after terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center, a majority of respondents in a University of Florida study say they felt safe living and working in skyscrapers despite believing they are terrorist targets.