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InsideUF: October 21, 2008

Published: Oct 30th, 2008

Here’s the print version of InsideUF for October 21, 2008.

Miami Herald: Chris McCarty

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

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 […]

‘Second China’ offers foreign service workers first impression

‘Second China’ offers foreign service workers first impression

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Diplomats or military envoys making their first trip to China may soon have a chance to visit a Chinese office building, stop in at a traditional teahouse or hop a cab — all before they board a plane.

Riker Lecture to be held on Oct. 29 by Vasti Torres

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The 2008 Riker Lecture will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 in the University Auditorium. The lecture will be given by Vasti Torres and is […]

Gender Wages

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

Forget economics; you can blame most of the wage discrepancy between men and women on how they view their roles at home. And while women across the board make less than men, a University of Florida study shows there’s a wage gap among men, too.

Research Report: Gender Wages

Published: Oct 29th, 2008

Forget economics; you can blame most of the wage discrepancy between men and women on how they view their roles at home. And while women across the board make less than men, a University of Florida study shows there’s a wage gap among men, too.

Alcohol ads increase in areas with more Hispanic children

Alcohol ads increase in areas with more Hispanic children

Published: Oct 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children are exposed to nearly seven times more alcohol advertising if they attend a school where at least one-fifth of the students are Hispanic, a new University of Florida and University of Texas study shows.

Finance worries cause Florida consumer confidence to drop

Published: Oct 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians plummeted eights points to 60 in October, reflecting people’s concerns about the volatility of financial markets and portending a shaky holiday season for retailers, a new University of Florida study finds.

Peace Corps director to speak on ‘Black Americans Impacting Global Development and Diplomacy’

Published: Oct 28th, 2008

Henry McKoy, Peace Corps regional director for Africa, will speak at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Hub International Center. He will outline the Peace Corps’ impact in Africa […]

UF, Jacksonville offer safe place for students during football game

Published: Oct 27th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Students once again will have a safe haven available in Jacksonville during this weekend’s Florida/Georgia football game. Launched two years ago, the Sideline Student Safety Zone, organized […]