GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians surged in January, up seven points to 77 from a revised December reading of 70, marking a steady rise in optimism, according to a University of Florida survey.
January 2012 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $10 million gift from the Lillian S. Wells Foundation Inc. to the University of Florida department of neurosurgery will help medical scientists better understand the causes of brain tumors and lead to effective treatments and improved quality of life for patients, UF officials announced today.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — This spring, the University of Florida Office of Sustainability will host Food For Thought — a campaign to educate students, staff, faculty and the Gainesville community about sustainable food systems and how easy it is to make more environmentally and socially conscious decisions in their own backyards.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Visitors can take a prehistoric road trip through the Florida Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibit, “Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway with artist Ray Troll and paleontologist Kirk Johnson,” opening at 10 a.m. Feb. 4.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The National Science Foundation’s Center for High-Performance Reconfigurable Computing, or CHREC, headquartered at the University of Florida, was recently awarded the 2012 Alexander Schwarzkopf Prize for Technology Innovation for its research and development of Novo-G, the world’s most powerful reconfigurable supercomputer.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Princeton University professor João Biehl will speak about “The Juridical Hospital: Claiming Right to Health in Brazilian Courts” at 4 p.m. today as part of the the University of Florida’s 2012 Marvin Harris Lecture.
The event, hosted by the department of anthropology in collaboration with the Center for Latin American Studies, will be [...]
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida and Shands are working to create a new model for offering health and wellness insurance to provide more cost-effective, customized care and better health outcomes for employees and their dependents.