Political science professor Daniel Smith was quoted in a column in the Oct. 31 Hartford Courant about the challenge of too many ballot initiatives.
October 2008 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A classic Roman comedy with an animated cartoon style defines the upcoming Florida Players production of “The Braggart Soldier” which will debut at 8 p.m. on Nov. 21 in the Nadine McGuire Black Box Theatre.
“The Braggart Soldier,” written by Plautus and translated by Erich Segal, is a Roman comedy with a fast-paced [...]
WHO: University of Florida President Bernie Machen, UF faculty and students.
WHAT: Ribbon-cutting for new nature trails at the UF Natural Area Teaching Laboratory, a 60-acre tract of woods, wetlands and other natural areas used to teach students and the public about ecology, biodiversity and Florida flora and fauna. The short self-guided trails, built over [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Several University of Florida experts are available to discuss the upcoming presidential election.
Richard S. Conley is an associate professor of political science. He is a scholar of the American presidency and researches presidential-congressional relations. He can be reached at 352-473-4099 or at 352-317-1860 after 5 p.m. Nov. 4 and all [...]
Political science professor Michael Heaney was quoted in an Oct. 30 New York Daily News story about the 30-minute Barack Obama commercial that aired on major networks the night before.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Small islands dwarf large ones in archaeological importance, says a University of Florida researcher, who found that people who settled the Caribbean before Christopher Columbus preferred more minute pieces of land because they relied heavily on the sea.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Victoria’s Secret PINK is running a nation-wide Recycle Your Sweats campaign across 15 college campuses, including the University of Florida, to donate clothing to local charities benefiting women of domestic abuse.
Recycle Your Sweats is a national charity drive sponsored by Victoria’s Secret PINK on select college campuses across the country.
Now through December, [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Halloween is the only holiday when spiders and other arachnids get a little respect from humans, and a new University of Florida study suggests they deserve more, because they’ve apparently managed to survive a very, very long time.
Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center at the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in an Oct. 29 Miami Herald story about the monthly Florida consumer confidence report. The story was the result of a News Bureau news release.