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Florida’s high unemployment rate continues to hurt consumer confidence

Published: Feb 23rd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell in February by two points to 72, reflecting concerns about unemployment that is growing worse statewide even as it improves for the nation at large, according to a new University of Florida survey.

Coital conservatism ended before birth control pill arrived, says researcher

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pill did not give birth to the sexual revolution despite the widespread belief in its libidinously liberating effects that persists to this day, says a University of Florida professor.

Gubernatorial Fellows program deadline is approaching

Published: Feb 22nd, 2010

Gainesville, Fla. — Gov. Charlie Crist invites college and university students to apply for the 2010-2011 Gubernatorial Fellows program. Participation in the program provides Florida college and university students with […]

Seeking Engaged Scholarship nominations

Published: Feb 19th, 2010

The College of Education at the University of Florida has announced the 8th annual Engaged Scholarship award competition for faculty, graduate students and community members. The awards are presented in […]

Seeking Fellows in Sustainability Prairie Project nominations

Published: Feb 19th, 2010

As part of a broader, universitywide awakening to environmental and sustainability concerns, the University of Florida Fellows in Sustainability Prairie Project focuses on curricular change to support faculty intellectual development […]

Dance 2010 program provides classical and contemporary works, Feb. 19-28

Published: Feb 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Beginning tonight, Feb. 19, at 7:30 p.m., the University of Florida School of Theatre and Dance will take audiences on a limitless journey from a children’s home […]

Make reservation now for Florida Museum’s ‘Passport to Key West,’ Feb. 26

Published: Feb 19th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History is encouraging guests to grab their flip-flops and follow the sound of steel drums to its “Passport to Key West” fundraiser, […]

Notice of Public Meeting

Published: Feb 19th, 2010

The Educational Policy and Strategy Committee of the University of Florida Board of Trustees announces a public meeting.

Dolphins could be ideal model to study human cervical cancer, UF veterinarians say

Dolphins could be ideal model to study human cervical cancer, UF veterinarians say

Published: Feb 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — After testing dozens of samples from marine mammals, University of Florida aquatic animal health experts say they have found the ideal model for the study of cervical cancer in people.

Is bipartisanship possible in Florida? Leaders to discuss at UF’s Graham Center

Published: Feb 18th, 2010

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the Florida Legislature prepares for its upcoming session, experienced observers of the state’s political scene will meet Wednesday at the University of Florida’s Bob Graham Center […]