GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence remained unchanged in December, according to a monthly University of Florida survey. December’s figure was 74, the same as the revised November reading. Overall confidence reached a post-recession peak in September and October at 80, but is down six points for the second month.
December 2012 Archive
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two University of Florida special education researchers have found a method to help at-risk students with significant behavioral problems learn to calm aggressive tendencies and actively solve their social conflicts.
Michael Okun, co-director of UF’s Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration, was quoted in a Nov. 28 USA Today article about the toll depression takes on Parkinson’s patients.
Bill Kern, professor of entomology, was quoted in a Nov. 26 Miami Herald article about a man who died after eating different insects, which included discoid roaches.
Dr. Glen Finney, division chief of behavioral neurology in the College of Medicine, was quoted in a Dec. 1 Florida Times-Union article about the significance of the amount of pictures we take and our memory of those events.
Dr. William Mendenhall, a radiation oncologist, was quoted in a Nov. 30 Reuters story about the possible link between the sexually transmitted disease human papillomavirus and throat cancer.