Published: October 29 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida researcher’s desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.
Published: September 4 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A majority of Floridians support the use of medical marijuana, according to a new University of Florida poll.
Published: September 3 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A new poll of registered voters in Florida by the University of Florida found that incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott holds a six-point advantage over Democratic nominee Charlie Crist, with 44 percent of likely voters favoring Scott and 38 percent favoring Crist.
Published: July 1 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Brazil can still make the positive glow from hosting the 2014 FIFA World Cup last for years if it starts right away building programs that will unite citizens long after the event is over, a University of Florida study has found.
Published: May 19 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians support the children of people who illegally entered the U.S. attending public colleges in their home state at lower, in-state tuition rates.
Published: February 27 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A poll of registered voters in Florida on upcoming state legislative issues by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service in collaboration with the University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research found that 67 percent of respondents support expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Twenty-eight percent oppose expansion.
Published: February 5 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A poll of registered voters in Florida by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida in collaboration with UF’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research revealed high interest in Florida’s governor’s race, with 95 percent of likely voters reporting either “a great deal of interest” (66 percent) or “a fair amount of interest” (29 percent).
Published: October 9 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With a computerized world generating colossal amounts of information, many experts believe the emerging science of big data will lead to bold new insights in fields from biology to business.
Published: September 18 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Contrary to conventional wisdom, negative political advertisements don’t always work as well as some believe. In part, this is because the audience with which they seem to work best — people who think government works — has been shrinking.
Published: May 17 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a University of Florida professor $1.25 million to study factors affecting political stability in the African Sahel, the region south of the Sahara Desert.
Published: October 3 2011
GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Philip Williams didn’t expect to find hope in Cobb County, Ga.
Published: August 11 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Economic worries and continued acrimony among lawmakers have claimed yet another casualty: The outlook for real estate markets in Florida declined slightly through the second quarter of 2011, according to a new University of Florida survey.
Published: February 1 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Optimism has increased slowly but steadily in Florida real estate markets through the fourth quarter of 2010, a new University of Florida survey finds.
Published: November 1 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Uncertainty persists in Florida’s real estate markets, aggravated by the state’s high jobless rate and fears about the upcoming election, a new University of Florida survey finds.
Published: October 19 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In anticipation of the upcoming elections, the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at the University of Florida hopes that voters don’t forget a key issue: open government.
Published: September 13 2010
Published: April 1 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A group of scholars led by Daniel Smith, a University of Florida political science professor, filed a “friend of the court” brief today with the U.S. Supreme Court urging states be allowed to publicly disclose citizen signatures on ballot initiatives and referenda.
Published: October 27 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Christians who value communal forms of worship over doctrine have emerged as a politically liberal alternative to the religious right, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: September 1 2009
Published: January 15 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As leaders of many national, state and local governments debate whether to raise taxes on alcohol to boost revenues, their decisions also could influence how much their constituents imbibe in coming years, say University of Florida researchers.