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Miami Herald: David Denslow

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

David Denslow, research economist for the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Sept. 8 Miami Herald article about spending habits in South Florida, and the lack […]

U.S. News & World Report: Todd Manini

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

Todd Manini, assistant professor of aging and geriatric research, was quoted in a Sept. 6 U.S. News & World Report article about research that shows senior citizens who engage in […]

National Public Radio: David Prevatt

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

David Prevatt, an assistant professor in civil and coastal engineering, was quoted in a Sept. 8 NPR story about the lack of building code improvements following national disasters.

Orlando Sentinel: Chris McCarty

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

Chris McCarty, director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Sept. 9 Orlando Sentinel story about President Obama’s plan for national job growth.

USA Today: Mildred Maldonado-Molina

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

Mildred Maldonado-Molina, an associate professor health outcomes and policy, was quoted in a Sept. 9 USA Today story about research that shows children with parents who drink have an increased […]

Spanish-language series offers new educational tool for TB awareness

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Teresa knocks on her friend’s door late one night.
“¿Qué pasa?” the friend worriedly asks.

Noted clinical scientist to lead UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After an extensive national search, Dr. Daniel R. Wilson has been named vice president of the University of Florida Health Science Center-Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville, announced Dr. David S. Guzick, UF senior vice president for health affairs and president of the UF&Shands Health System.

Couple adds to $2 million gift to make up for losses during recession

Published: Sep 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When former teachers Bill and Robbie Hedges saw their 2005 donation of almost $2 million to the University of Florida’s College of Education drop in value during the global financial crisis in recent years, they feared the education research supported by their gift would suffer from the reduced funding.

Students, officers recognized for helping heart attack victim

Published: Sep 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For acting quickly to help save the life of a University of Florida engineering professor in full cardiac arrest, two students and three police officers were recognized Friday by University of Florida Police Chief Linda Stump during a meeting of the UFPD Campus Advisory Committee.

UF study finds modest rise in Florida’s consumer confidence

Published: Sep 27th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence index rose this month to 64, up three points from a revised mark of 61 in August, which was only two points higher than the record low of 59 set in June 2008, according to a new University of Florida survey.