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UF Study Finds Florida’s Home Ownership Rate Exceeds The Nation

Published: Oct 13th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Despite its image as a condominium haven for retirees and the footloose, Florida is really a down-home state with record numbers of homeowners, a new University of Florida study shows.

UF Researcher: Dorm Room Design Features Affect Psychological Health

Published: Aug 18th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Looking for a room with a view and good lighting may be as important to students as unpacking the bookcase and microwave when settling into a college dormitory, a new University of Florida study finds.

New Dampener Makes Traffic Light Poles Safer, Longer-Lasting

Published: May 27th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A mailbox-sized dampener designed by University of Florida engineers greatly reduces wind-driven vibration in traffic-signal poles, increasing their life span and stability.

UF Studies Effects Of Weather On The Typical Southern Home

Published: Apr 2nd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida researchers are closely examining how harsh Southern weather affects the average home, hoping to determine, for example, how to produce roof shingles that last as long as they do on homes in the North.