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Can Trees And Bushes Help Stop Terrorist Acts? UF Students Say Yes

Published: Nov 14th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — A group of University of Florida students is helping the Department of Defense see if such seemingly unlikely things as landscaping and street design can help protect a military installation in the midst of a tourist mecca from a terrorist bomb blast.

Sustainable Development: Taking The Message To The Marketplace

Published: Sep 9th, 1997

GAINESVILLE Home builders and real estate agents in rapidly growing Florida are learning that being green-minded can put more green in the bottom line under a new program developed at the University of Florida.

UF Professor Helps Preserve One Of The Last Untouched Coastal Towns

Published: May 13th, 1997

FERNANDINA BEACH — Charlie Gallagher’s dirt-road, clapboard neighborhood may be on the National Register of Historic Places, but he doesn’t get too excited about it. Maybe it’s because he’s seen so much of Old Town’s history firsthand.

UF And Fire College Linking Firefighters Statewide On The Web

Published: Apr 15th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Computers will join hoses, axes and ladders in Florida’s fire stations, linking fire districts via the Internet under a program being developed by the University of Florida and the Florida State Fire College in Ocala.

Co-Housing More Family-Friendly Than Suburbia, Says UF Researcher

Published: Apr 11th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — The great postwar suburban experiment that was supposed to be a haven for family life may have failed American children, says a University of Florida researcher.