GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With no clear signs the nation is either on the road to economic recovery or showing signs of entering another recession, Florida’s consumer confidence remained stagnant, inching up only one point to 67 in August, according to a new University of Florida survey.
August 2010 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The personal information of more than 8,300 current and former students and employees of P.K. Yonge Development Research School was on a laptop computer stolen last month.
P.K. Yonge is a kindergarten-through-grade-12 laboratory school affiliated with University of Florida’s College of Education.
The computer files contained employee payroll, employee parking permit and student [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The legendary Dr. John will perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12. Tickets for the event go on sale at noon Aug. 30.
Dr. John, or Mac Rebennack as known to friends and family, is universally celebrated as the living embodiment of the rich musical heritage [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida faculty, staff, and students will show their commitment to alternative transportation during the third annual One Less Car Challenge this fall.
The challenge continues until Nov. 19, and focuses on individual commitment to commute by foot, bike, bus, carpool or another alternative mode throughout the fall semester.
To kick [...]
Zoology professor Karen Bjorndal was quoted in an Aug. 5 Associated Press story about whether the Gulf of Mexico could completely recover from the BP oil spill.
Toxicologist Bruce Goldberger was quoted in an Aug. 5 St. Petersburg Times story about the popularity of the caffeinated malt liquor called Four Loko.
Animal psychologist Clive Wynne was quoted in an Aug. 13 National Public Radio story about research into whether animals practice fairness and other humane traits.
Paul Doering, a professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research, was quoted in an Aug. 18 New York Daily News story about a recent report that found West Virginia had the highest per capita rate of prescription drug use in the country.