Kindergartners could soon be spending more time at their home computer than in a classroom and yet still be in school. A new University of Florida study suggests that virtual schooling in kindergarten through grade 12 could save schools money.
May 2009 Archive
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Researchers predict children will spend time learning in front of the computer much more in the future.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. –– The University of Florida Student Health Care Center has selected Dr. Phillip Barkley and Rizan Yozgat as the recipients of two prestigious awards.
Barkley, director of the Student Health Care Center, received the C. Arthur Sandeen “Improving the Quality of Life” Award given to honor individuals who demonstrate a commitment to improving [...]
LONGWOOD, Fla. — The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) urges summer travelers, including University of Florida faculty, staff and students, to learn about traffic and roadway conditions before traveling by calling its free 511 Travel Information System. Learning about traffic conditions helps travelers save time and money on major trips and during daily commutes. Knowing [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Steven George, an assistant professor in the department of physical therapy at the College of Public Health and Health Professions, recently received the John C. Liebeskind Early Career Scholar Award from the American Pain Society. The award recognizes early career achievements that have made outstanding contributions to pain scholarship. George received the [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Prudential-Davis Productivity Awards, an annual program honoring state government employees throughout Florida, has announced its winners for 2009. These winners include seven teams or individuals from the University of Florida.
In addition to honoring “innovation, creativity, and smart work,” the awards program recognizes individuals and work units that have adapted or implemented [...]
Things may be finally starting to look up for those in the real estate industry. Experts say numbers are up regarding where businesses feel the current state of the real estate industry is and where it’s heading.
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Here’s one sign things may start looking up for Florida’s real estate industry, a new University of Florida survey shows many housing experts think things have hit bottom. Here’s UF real estate researcher Tim Becker.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has named eight Florida high school seniors to the Lombardi Scholars Program.
Each year, students who exemplify former UF President John V. Lombardi’s commitment to academic excellence, community service, leadership and public responsibility are selected as recipients of this prestigious award program. Lombardi Scholars will receive a scholarship for [...]