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Snapshot

Published: September 30 2005

Museum to host coral reefs photography exhibition

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host the photography exhibition “Arms, Legs and Tentacles: Invertebrate Life on Coral Reefs,” Wednesday through Jan. 8, 2006. The exhibit by Florida Museum marine malacology curator Gustav Paulay showcases reef life with an emphasis on invertebrates.

Student Health Center offers help for depression

Published: September 30 2005

National Depression Screening Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday on the front lawn of the University of Florida Student Health Care Center.

Gator Nation invited to barbecue tailgate inside O’Connell Center

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gator Nation will celebrate Homecoming weekend with an Alumni Barbecue before the Homecoming football game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs.

Former Gator player, television show winner named grand marshals for parade

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Oct. 7, the Gator Nation will celebrate the largest student-run parade in the nation, the 82nd University of Florida Homecoming Parade.

Gators invited to gallop along University Avenue before parade

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gator Gallop is a two-mile run, which immediately precedes the annual University of Florida’s Homecoming parade and serves as its official escort.

Museum seeks volunteer naturalists to lead outdoor school tours

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer docent naturalist training for volunteers interested in leading school tours in the University of Florida Natural Area Teaching Lab.

Homecoming event to reflect diversity on UF campus

Published: September 30 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida's Homecoming will celebrate Soulfest, a multicultural extravaganza and outdoor concert event from 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday on the Reitz Student Union North Lawn and Colonnade. The event is free and open to the public.

Seventh IT Security Awareness Day to be held in Reitz Student Union

Published: September 29 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The seventh UF Information Technology Security Awareness Day (ITSA Day) will be held Oct. 12 in the Reitz Student Union Auditorium. The all-day event is sponsored by the office of the vice provost for information technology and will be hosted by the UF IT Security Team.

Polar bears hold key to understanding health risk of environmental pollutants

Published: September 29 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Polar bears and people, at the chilly top of the Arctic’s food chain, risk consuming a smorgasbord of industrial pollutants that have seeped into their habitat and pose potential health hazards.

Fewer biting midges expected this fall, thanks to summer rains, says UF expert

Published: September 29 2005

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Tiny, blood-sucking flies that plague Florida’s coastline should be less common this fall, thanks to summer rains that flooded areas where the pests breed, says a University of Florida expert.

Snapshot

Published: September 28 2005

Candlelight vigil to be held at UF for hurricane victims

Published: September 28 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Gator Hurricane Relief Team will hold a candlelight vigil Thursday to respect and support those affected by Hurricane Katrina.

French ambassador to speak at UF Oct. 3 about U.S.-France relations

Published: September 28 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The ambassador of France to the United States will speak at the University of Florida on Monday about French and American relations and the future of the European Union.

Daniel Smith: Christian Science Monitor

Published: September 28 2005

Museum to host free concert by the Kastles

Published: September 27 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host a free “seafaring” concert by Tom and Chris Kastle at 11 a.m. Saturday.

UF study: Hurricane Katrina shreds Florida consumer confidence

Published: September 26 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence tumbled 11 points to 78 in September, its lowest level in 12 years, reflecting fears about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina combined with higher fuel costs, University of Florida economists report.

Update: Weekly

Published: September 26 2005

Consumer woes

Published: September 26 2005

Snapshot

Published: September 23 2005

Faculty development series starts with talk about budget

Published: September 23 2005

WHAT: The University of Florida’s Provost Office will host “A Conversation About University Budgets,” the first event of its fall Faculty Development Conversations series.

Growth management issues to be emphasized at 2006 Florida Leadership Training Institute

Published: September 23 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Growth management issues – including conflict management – will be emphasized at the Florida Natural Resources Leadership Institute, which is now accepting applications for its new class that begins in January 2006. Application deadline is Nov. 1.

McGuire Center presents public lecture by renowned ecologist

Published: September 23 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History’s McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity will sponsor a free public lecture at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Reitz Student Union auditorium by world-renowned ecologist Daniel Janzen.

Snapshot

Published: September 22 2005

Buddhist seminar offered today in Reitz Union

Published: September 22 2005

The Buddhists for Peace campus club sponsors a monthly seminar series that focuses on various Buddhist concepts in order to learn how these timeless ideas can influence daily lives in a positive way.

More high-poverty schools join Florida network to keep good teachers, boost student learning

Published: September 22 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A $750,000 grant from the Wachovia Foundation to the University of Florida will allow a statewide school-improvement partnership between UF and high-poverty elementary schools to add five schools from south central Florida.

Canine flu

Published: September 22 2005

Researchers kill resistant bugs one bandage at a time

Published: September 22 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have led the development of a new type of wound dressing that could keep dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria from spreading in hospitals, a problem that leads to thousands of deaths in the United States each year.

Snapshot

Published: September 13 2005

State will reap rewards from collaboration

Published: September 21 2005

With Scripps Florida set to break ground at its Palm Beach County headquarters Friday (Sept. 23), the news from the fledgling biomedical research institute is promising.

Office of Sustainability to preserve UF campus for future generations

Published: September 21 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To meet the needs of today’s University of Florida community without compromising its future generations of students, faculty and staff, UF has announced it will open an Office of Sustainability.

Museum hosts John Moran lecture, book signing Sunday

Published: September 21 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John Moran will present photographic highlights from his 20-year search to discover the soul of natural Florida followed by a book signing from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

UF workshop to teach how to start a freelance translation business

Published: September 21 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s Translation Studies Certificate Program will sponsor a free workshop Saturday on how to start a freelance translation business.

Finalists for 2005 Homecoming Queen chosen Monday night

Published: September 20 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The three finalists for the 2005 Homecoming Queen at the University of Florida were announced Monday night from among the 31 women seeking the title.

Online reality show to highlight real-life drama of UF freshman

Published: September 20 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As 7,277 first-year students begin the fall semester at the University of Florida, one freshman’s adjustment will be chronicled through AOL’s new online college reality show, starting Thursday.

Homecoming to celebrate contributions of faculty

Published: September 20 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – University of Florida’s Homecoming will recognize faculty at the annual Education Celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Keene Faculty Center in Dauer Hall.

Snapshot

Published: September 19 2005

Museum to host coral reefs photography exhibition

Published: September 19 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will host the photography exhibition “Arms, Legs and Tentacles: Invertebrate Life on Coral Reefs,” Wednesday through Jan. 8, 2006. The exhibit by Florida Museum marine malacology curator Gustav Paulay showcases reef life with an emphasis on invertebrates.

Toxic waters

Published: September 19 2005

Update: Weekly

Published: September 19 2005

Researcher: Toxic flood lifts lid on common urban pollution problem

Published: September 19 2005

Roberts could share his view

Published: September 16 2005

In his opening statement Monday, Judge John G. Roberts Jr. said that while gazing on Indiana’s fields as a youth, he saw no boundaries or limitations to opportunity.

Snapshot

Published: September 16 2005

Stucco may have been wrongly blamed for some leaky homes, says UF researcher

Published: September 15 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stucco, a cement-based product used to coat buildings, may have been wrongly blamed for causing at least some of the leaks that struck thousands of Central Florida homes during the 2004 hurricane season, says a University of Florida expert investigating stucco’s water resistance.

University of Florida to host inaugural UF Constitution Day

Published: September 15 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida will host the inaugural UF Constitution Day at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Grand Reading Room in Smathers Library East.

Expanding trade with Cuba creates opportunities for U.S. farmers, says UF expert

Published: September 15 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Cuba’s growing appetite for U.S. food exports is good news for American agricultural producers, but an end to the current embargo on imports from the island nation could mean both challenges and opportunities for Florida agriculture, says a University of Florida expert.

Museum seeks volunteers to lead museum school tours

Published: September 14 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer docent training sessions next week for volunteers interested in leading museum school tours.

Snapshot

Published: September 14 2005

Public affairs series starts new season on WUFT Thursday

Published: September 14 2005

“North Florida Journal,” WUFT’s long-running public affairs series, begins its new season on a new day. The half-hour program will air at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

HIV and dementia

Published: September 14 2005

Lynn Romrell: New York Times

Published: September 14 2005

Research Report: Low-carb potato for sale

Published: September 14 2005

Memorial service for UF Professor James Haskins set for Sept. 19

Published: September 14 2005

WHAT: A memorial service for University of Florida English Professor James Haskins, who died July 6, 2005.

Scavenger cells could be key to treating HIV-related dementia

Published: September 14 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Bacteria-eating cells that generally fight infection may cause dementia in HIV patients, University of Florida and University of California at San Francisco researchers have found.

Journalist Rick Bragg to lecture, sign books at University of Florida

Published: September 14 2005

WHAT: Rick Bragg, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning former national correspondent for The New York Times, will lecture on storytelling and then sign books available for purchase at the event to benefit the University of Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The event is open to the public.

Bob Vila to show Florida yards and neighborhoods storm-resistant landscaping

Published: September 14 2005

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — Storm-resistant landscaping will be demonstrated Friday (Sept. 16) when home improvement guru Bob Vila and University of Florida extension environmental horticulture agents help dedicate a new residence built in Charlotte County a year after Hurricane Charley devastated the area.

UF study: Nazis punished more leniently for crimes against handicapped

Published: September 13 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nazi murderers of the mentally handicapped were treated much more leniently in postwar German courts than their counterparts who killed Jews during the Holocaust, a University of Florida study finds.

Snapshot

Published: September 13 2005

UF awards Sapp with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Published: September 13 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dempsey Sapp, a pioneer in Florida’s $2 billion pest control industry, has been honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Florida for his achievements and contributions to the industry, state and students.

Steinbrenner gift will enhance imaging services at UF Veterinary Medical Center

Published: September 20 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Veterinarians at the University of Florida will soon advance their capabilities for diagnosing disease in dogs, cats, horses and other animal patients thanks to a sophisticated new imaging package made possible in part by a $400,000 contribution from horse racing aficionado and New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.

Ruth Steiner: New York Times

Published: September 13 2005

Daniel Smith: Denver Post

Published: September 12 2005

Update: Weekly

Published: September 12 2005

Snapshot

Published: September 9 2005

Tickets go on sale for West concert today

Published: September 9 2005

Tickets for the Oct. 13 Kanye West concert with special guests Fantasia, Common and Keyshia Cole went on sale at noon today, Sept. 9.

UF robotic car may compete for big prize in DARPA grand challenge

Published: September 9 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida team that created a fully robotic car leaves Sunday for California, where it will vie for a spot to compete in a race with similar cars for a $2 million prize.

College offers one-week study abroad program

Published: September 9 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Interested in studying abroad but can’t commit to an entire semester? The College of Health and Human Performance is offering a one-week study abroad program in Greece during spring break, March 1 0 – 18, 2006.

Snapshot

Published: September 8 2005

UF student assumes title of Miss Florida 2005

Published: September 8 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With the resignation of Candance Cragg as Miss Florida 2005, University of Florida College of Health and Human Performance senior Mari Wilensky will assume the title and duties of Miss Florida 2005. Wilensky was the first runner-up at the 2005 state pageant and the reigning Miss University of Florida.

UF scientist finds unexpected link between cat and human AIDS viruses

Published: September 8 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has discovered an unexpected link between the viruses that cause feline and human AIDS: Cats vaccinated with an experimental strain of the human AIDS virus appear to be at least as well-protected against the feline version of the disease as those immunized with the vaccine currently used by veterinarians.

UF/TREEO deploys newly created statewide water facility emergency response network to aid Mississippi

Published: September 8 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (FlaWARN), a newly established statewide organization administered by the University of Florida, responded Sept. 3 to the overwhelming water/wastewater crisis in Mississippi.

Timothy Judge: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Published: September 8 2005

UF study: people who adore themselves get little admiration on the job

Published: September 7 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People who have a high opinion of themselves are unlikely to have that view shared by their co-workers, a new University of Florida study on narcissism in the workplace finds.

Major gift brings smiles to UF Department of Orthodontics

Published: September 7 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Creating smiles took on a dual meaning with the announcement today of a major gift to the University of Florida’s Department of Orthodontics.

Anthrax stops body from fighting back, study shows

Published: September 6 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have uncovered how the inhaled form of anthrax disarms bacteria-fighting white blood cells before they can fend off the disease, which kills most victims within days.

UF Community Campaign Kickoff Luncheon scheduled for Monday

Published: September 6 2005

University of Florida Community Campaign Kickoff Luncheon

DUI program set for Sept. 13 at Reitz Student Union

Published: September 6 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla — Mark Sterner will present “DUI: A Powerful Lesson” at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Reitz Student Union Grand Ballroom at the University of Florida.

Wesley Clark to speak as part of 9-11 program on campus

Published: September 6 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Wesley K. Clark, a four-star general and former NATO supreme allied commander, will speak at 8 p.m. Sept. 14 in the O’Connell Center at the University of Florida.

Update: Weekly

Published: September 5 2005

Bush, Like Clinton, Fails in Public Sphere

Published: September 4 2005

The Bush Administration is in serious trouble. Mr. Bush’s approval ratings are the lowest of any second-term president within memory, and continue to fall. Popular support for his Iraqi war has eroded substantially, and a large majority of Americans now think it was a mistake. Even within the past week, prominent members of Bush’s own party began publicly questioning the war, running way from it — and him.

Snapshot

Published: September 2 2005

Ken Glover: Chronicle of Higher Education

Published: September 2 2005

UF urges reduced energy consumption on campus

Published: September 2 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is asking faculty, staff and students to help reduce energy consumption on campus as the nation deals with Hurricane Katrina’s effects on energy production and distribution facilities.

Butterfly garden memorializes victims of 2004 tsunami

Published: September 2 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Corry Village Tsunami Butterfly Garden is complete and attracting many butterflies as well as helping to ease the grief of residents.

Nominations for Davis Productivity Awards due Sept. 27

Published: September 2 2005

The Davis Productivity Awards, an annual program honoring state government employees throughout Florida who have significantly increased productivity in delivering state services and products, seeks nominations. The deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 27.

Museum to hold butterfly volunteer training Sept. 11

Published: September 2 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History will offer a training session for volunteers interested in working with butterflies at the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

UF doctors cast net to help muscular dystrophy patients

Published: September 2 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Patients and families affected by muscular dystrophy urgently need to take practical steps to help slow the destructive course of the disease, say University of Florida researchers who today (Sept. 2, 2005) have launched a Web-based effort to collect information from people coping with the illness.

UF Alumni Association to aid Hurricane Katrina victims

Published: September 1 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Gator Nation is banding together to lend its support to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

UF immunologist seeks patent for vaccine against melanoma skin cancer

Published: September 1 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A vaccine against melanoma – the most deadly form of skin cancer – provides almost complete protection in mice and could lead to a similar treatment for people, according to a University of Florida immunologist who has developed a novel treatment for the cancer.

Cancer vaccine

Published: September 1 2005

UF to assist university students in storm-battered Gulf Coast

Published: September 1 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the wake of the national tragedy spawned by Hurricane Katrina, the University of Florida is offering to enroll university students in the affected areas so they can avoid any interruptions in their studies.

UF's Blue Key presents Homecoming Pageant Sept. 19

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida Blue Key at the University of Florida will present the 2005 Homecoming Pageant Sept. 19. The 52nd annual pageant exhibits UF's most outstanding female leaders on campus.

New Orleans boys' school to reopen at UF 4-H youth camp

NEW ORLEANS, La. — Desire Street Academy, a private school in New Orleans for underprivileged boys, will reopen Oct. 3 at a 4-H youth camp in Niceville, Fla., thanks to the University of Florida extension service and the school's development director, Florida Gator football star Danny Wuerffel.

Gator Growl Talent Night to include 'Battle of Bands'

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Gator Growl Talent Night starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Abbey Road in downtown Gainesville.

Staff inspects students' rooms for fire safety violations

The UF Residence Hall staff is conducting fire safety inspections through Sept. 9 as part of Safety and Security Week.

UF to host European Festival on Sept. 16

Published: September 9 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Gainesville is home to a number of European transplants who enrich our culture with their unique heritage and share their diverse experiences with our community. To foster greater interaction and exchange between these groups, the University of Florida Center for European Studies is hosting a European Festival of Cultures from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Reitz Student Union colonnade, featuring European art, music and food. The event is sponsored by the European Union and is free and open to the public.

UF associate dean appointed to two posts

Published: September 20 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Dr. Timothy Flynn, the University of Florida College of Medicine associate dean for graduate medical education, has been appointed to two posts with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Surgery.

Tom Green: Petersburg Times

Published: September 12 2005

Tom Green, an entomologist, was quoted in a Sept. 12 St. Petersburg Times (circ. 442,438) story about cicadas.

Timothy Judge: Washington Post

Published: September 27 2005

Management professor Timothy Judge was quoted in a Sept. 27 Washington Post (circ. 732,872) story about his study showing that ego-inflated people think they're more important in the work place than their co-workers do. The story was the result of a news release.

Timothy Judge: Globe and Mail

Published: September 9 2005

A study by management professor Timothy Judge showing that people who think highly of themselves in the workplace aren't admired by co-workers was the subject of a Sept. 9 story in the Globe and Mail (Canada) The story, the result of a news release , also was the subject of a column in the Sept. 9 Tallahassee Democrat.

Sumi Helal: St. Petersburg Times

Published: September 12 2005

Engineering professor Sumi Helal's Gator Tech smart home was featured prominently in a Sept. 12 St. Petersburg Times (circ. 442,348) story about technology making it easier for older people to live independently longer. See related release .

Stan Smith: Forbes.com

Published: September 6 2005

Stan Smith, director of the Bureau of Economic and Business Research, was quoted in a Sept. 6 Forbes.com story about the post-hurricane recovery of New Orleans.

Research Report: Virtual reality patient

Published: September 28 2005

You've likely heard the joke about doctors 'practicing' medicine, and the punch line about when they're going to do it for real. Now UF doctors and engineers have designed a training tool for medical students, a computerized patient who seems very real. For more, here's Research Report.

Research Report: Healthy peanuts

Published: September 7 2005

Forget about an apple a day. Research from the University of Florida suggests a handful of peanuts can keep the doctor away. For more here's Research Report.

Paul Sotkiewicz: Palm Beach Post

Published: September 8 2005

Paul Sotkiewicz, director for energy studies, was quoted in a Sept. 7 Palm Beach Post (circ. 222,833) story about how rising fuel costs may affect Florida Power & light customers.

Paul S. George: Tampa Tribune

Published: September 7 2005

Education professor Paul S. George was quoted in a Sept. 7 Tampa Tribune (circ. 313,693) story about "looping," the practice of having teachers move up the grades with their class.

Patrick Duff: Associated Press

Published: September 29 2005

Dr. Patrick Duff, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, was quoted in a Sept. 29 Associated Press national wire story about the discovery of a new way to prevent pregnant women from spreading a dangerous virus to their fetuses.

NaviGATOR: Associated Press

Published: September 29 2005

NaviGATOR, UF's entry in a race in California for autonomous robotic vehicles, was mentioned in a Sept. 29 Associated Press national wire story about the race. See related news release.

Michael Allan Wolf: St. Petersburg Times

Published: September 9 2005

Law professor Michael Allan Wolf was quoted in a Sept. 9 St. Petersburg Times (circ. 442,348) story about the Constitutional implications of the forced evacuation of New Orleans.

Mark Fenster: Miami Herald

Published: September 9 2005

Law professor Mark Fenster was quoted in a Sept. 9 Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) story about the city of Miramar turning down a plan to build a Wal-mart Supercenter.

Kurt Gurley: New York Times

Published: September 1 2005

Engineering professor Kurt Gurley's project of measuring hurricane wind speeds in real time was cited in a Sept. 1 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story about Hurricane Katrina. The quote was the result of a news release.

Jonathan Day: St. Petersburg Times

Published: September 7 2005

Mosquito expert Jonathan Day was quoted in a Sept. 7 St. Petersburg Times (circ. 442,348) story about Pinellas County's efforts to curb West Nile virus.

Jay Ritter: USA Today

Published: September 15 2005

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a Sept. 15 USA Today (circ. 2.1 million) story about the initial public offering for baidu.com.

Jay Ritter: Dow Jones Newswire

Published: September 6 2005

Finance professor Jay Ritter was quoted in a Sept. 6 Dow Jones Newswire story about initial public stock offerings.

Gregg Klowden: Miami Herald

Published: September 26 2005

Gregg Klowden, a doctoral student in wildlife biology, was quoted in a Sept. 26 Miami Herald (circ. 444,119) story about monitor lizards on Sanibel Island.

Cynda Crawford: New York Times

Published: September 22 2005

Veterinary medicine professor Cynda Crawford was quoted extensively in a Sept. 22 New York Times (circ. 1.1 million) story about the dog flu. Versions of the story ran in numerous newspapers nationwide and internationally. Related audio release.

Cynda Crawford: CNN/NPR

Published: September 30 2005

Veterinary medicine professor Cynda Crawford was a guest Sept. 30 on CNN and on National Public Radio's "Science Friday" regarding dog flu. Related audio release.

Conceited co-workers

Published: September 7 2005

You probably have them at your workplace. Co-workers who think a little too highly of themselves. Now a new University of Florida study may burst those big egos. It shows that conceited, vain and self-absorbed employees are actually sub-par performers on the job.

Chris McCarty: Palm Beach Post

Published: September 27 2005

Chris McCarty with the Bureau of Economic and Business Research was quoted in a Sept. 27 Palm Beach Post (circ. 222,833) story about the latest consumer confidence survey. The story was the result of a news release.

Anthony Oliver Smith: Tampa Tribune

Published: September 5 2005

Anthropologist Anthony Oliver Smith was quoted in a Sept. 5 Tampa Tribune (circ. 313,693) story about what will become of New Orleans and its unique personality after Hurricane Katrina. The quote was the result of a News & Public Affairs tip sheet.

“Aesthetic computing” turns algebra into art; teachers intrigued

Published: September 28 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- High school algebra teacher Bunny McHenry has her share of students who would rather be doing something else.