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No gains in Florida’s consumer confidence as economic woes increase

Published: Dec 29th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s overall consumer confidence remained unchanged at 69 in December, but increasing pessimism about personal finances reflects the state’s worsening economic plight as housing prices fell and unemployment rose, according to a new University of Florida survey.

UF closed for holiday

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most departments and offices of the University of Florida will be closed from Dec. 25 until Jan. 4. Some essential employees and essential departments will remain open, […]

Florida Times-Union: Glenn Morris

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

Dr. Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute, was quoted in a Dec. 21 Florida Times-Union story about the new diseases discovered each year and what can be done […]

South Florida Business Journal: Sarah Hamersma

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

Economist Sarah Hamersa was quoted in a Dec. 21 South Florida Business Journal story about her research that found employees hired by temporary agencies actually earn higher hourly wages and […]

National Public Radio: Richard Melker

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

Dr. Richard Melker, professor of anesthesiology, pediatrics and biomedical engineering, was interviewed for a Dec. 19 National Public Radio report on his invention of the HyGreen hand-washing system for hospital […]

National Public Radio: Dean Gabriel

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

Plant pathology professor Dean Gabriel was quoted in a Dec. 18 National Public Radio report about how genetically modified orange trees might be the only way to stop the greening […]

Atlanta Business Chronicle: Henry Tosi

Published: Dec 24th, 2009

Management professor Henry Tosi was quoted in a Dec. 14 Atlanta Business Chronicle story about his research that found CEOs who were paid more than their peers increased a firm’s […]

Photos of Sugar Bowl activities available

Published: Dec 23rd, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida Gators took on the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 2010. Visit to see photos of […]

UF visiting professor wins Vigilance in Journalism award

Published: Dec 22nd, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Pinellas County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union recently recognized University of Florida visiting professor Wayne Garcia for his lucid take on government action. The […]

Former Senators Daschle, Frist to discuss bipartisanship health care, Jan. 19

Published: Dec 22nd, 2009

Related release GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Congress continues to grapple with overhauling the nation’s health care system, the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host two […]