Published: Jun 7th, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The historic preservation program at the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning has received a $12,500 grant from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training to support research on replacement mortars for historic buildings.
Published: Oct 13th, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Thanks to its connection to a famous Confederate secretary of state – and a lot of work by University of Florida historic preservation students – the Gamble Plantation State Historic Park in Ellenton has been elevated to a higher historic status.
Published: Jun 2nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the history of the world, 20 or 30 years is but an eye blink. But for those in the historical accuracy business, that kind of difference is vast and can mean an inaccurate textbook or museum display.
Published: May 19th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A sports museum, park and retail shops near Orlando’s new sports complex are among the ideas proposed by University of Florida students to help bridge a city divided by an interstate highway.
Published: Mar 18th, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Sunshine State has an untapped industry close to home, says a University of Florida researcher studying how rural areas can attract Floridians hungry for relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities.
Published: Mar 2nd, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida agriculture survived the first part of the economic downturn fairly well but decreased demand for exports has been a concern, a University of Florida expert says in an annual report.
Published: Oct 20th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Heading to the hospital? These days, the newest member of your medical team just might be the building itself — and it’s likely to play a bigger role in your healing than you might think.
Published: Mar 10th, 2009
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dressing room lights may determine how bright the outlook for clothing sales is with the nation’s retailers, a new University of Florida study suggests.
Published: Dec 20th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Historic preservation enhances the quality of life of Floridians through economic and cultural contributions to an improved sense of place, according to a new study from the University of Florida.
Published: Dec 18th, 2006
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five years after terrorists destroyed the World Trade Center, a majority of respondents in a University of Florida study say they felt safe living and working in skyscrapers despite believing they are terrorist targets.