The economy’s triggered a real roller coaster ride when it comes to consumer confidence. The latest report in Florida shows confidence is up a little bit.
March 2009 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians rose three points to 65 in March amid some good economic news, but the pattern is one of fluctuation rather than real economic recovery, says a University of Florida researcher.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida astronomers will give a talk about historic and future telescopes Friday as part of a series of events this year celebrating the 400th year anniversary of Galileo’s discoveries.
Also set for Friday: a telescope assembly workshop, a how-to workshop on using telescopes to make observations, and an opportunity for [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla – Jennings Hall is the winner of the 2009 Eco-Challenge: Battle of the Halls energy competition among University of Florida residence halls. Jennings Hall residents saved 2.95 kilowatts (kwhs) per resident, per day in February 2009 compared with February 2008. This is a savings of 40,639 kwhs.
“Challenging ourselves to be [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida recently announced the winners of its annual communication program. The Golden Gator program recognizes communication efforts that strengthen the university and help to meet its mission of teaching, research and service.
The awardees were announced at an annual ceremony of the University of Florida Communications Network (UFCN). For [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida Blue Key will host the eighth annual Legal Professions Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 28 at the Levin College of Law. At the event, students will explore the various facets of the legal system while absorbing invaluable advice from influential legal professionals about law school and future [...]
President Bernie Machen and presidents of 10 other Florida universities wrote a March 17 Miami Herald op-ed column about the need for universities to determine their own tuition. The column was edited by the News Bureau’s Op-Ed service. It also appeared in many other Florida newspapers, including the St. Petersburg Times, The Gainesville Sun and [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Warrington College of Business Administration’s Student Investment Club (SIC) captured first place at the annual Russell Investment Management and Research Case Competition. Undergraduate SIC team members, Tolulope Bukola, Matt Hayes and Alexandra Mirchev, competed with rival investment clubs from across the nation, ultimately triumphing over the University of California–Berkeley, the University [...]