Witnessing rude behavior at work may do more than offend, it can negatively affect how you think and act.
July 2009 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A destructive form of secondhand rudeness has been discovered by a University of Florida study, which concludes that employees who are not the intended targets of abusive workplace remarks still suffer from their effects.
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Florida consumers aren’t brimming with much confidence as we hit the middle of summer.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The state’s double-digit unemployment rate is likely to blame for a two-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence in July to 67, despite good news about housing prices and the stock market, a new University of Florida survey finds.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Artistic Committee of Étant donnés, the French-American Fund for Contemporary Art, a program of the French American Cultural Exchange, awarded a $15,000 grant to the Harn Museum of Art in June. The museum is one of 14 grant recipients this year. The grant partially funds “Project Europa: Imagining the (Im)Possible,” a [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most would identify the tree by its often troublesome, spiky “gumballs,” but what many call the sweetgum tree also goes by another name, thanks to its distinctive, reptilian bark: the alligator tree.
So it may be fitting that researchers from the University of Florida, home of the Gators, have found that bacteria growing [...]
Dear Members of The Gator Nation:
I am pleased to have the opportunity to share significant news about the University of Florida’s expanding role in nurturing the local and statewide economies.
Last Friday we announced that we won a federal grant to build our second technology incubator in Alachua County (See story below). This comes on [...]
LA PALMA, Canary Islands — Telescopes are tools for observation. But on Friday, one was the star.
More than 500 astronomers, government officials and journalists from three continents — including the King and Queen of Spain — gathered on this tiny island to inaugurate the Gran Telescopio Canarias, the world’s largest telescope.
Seven astronomers and officials [...]
“The University of Florida’s partnership in the GTC reflects our continuing quest for international opportunities in world-class research projects. In 2001, we had opportunities to join other large telescopes, but we chose to join the GTC for several reasons. It offered one of the world’s most advanced telescopes at one of the world’’s best astronomical [...]