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Book by UF faculty reveals human side of undocumented immigration issue

Published: Oct 3rd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Philip Williams didn’t expect to find hope in Cobb County, Ga.

UF linguistics professor’s new book defends value of a good schmooze

Published: Apr 5th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — What’s so bad about schmoozing?

Study uncovers facts about artists’ modeling in revealing interviews

Published: Sep 17th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Women who appear nude as artists’ models are more concerned about losing their pose than removing their clothes, a new University of Florida study finds.

After mutual challenge, English professor and son each to publish a book

Published: May 6th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A couple of years ago, University of Florida English professor Sidney Homan was walking through Central Park with his son Danny, an aspiring novelist studying for his master’s degree in creative writing at Texas State University.

UF institute connects countries in global discussion of King’s legacy

Published: Apr 2nd, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — On the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, the technology he lamented had overshadowed the human spirit was used to power four interactive global webcasts that transcend race, class, nation and religion.

Love still dominates pop song lyrics, but with raunchier language

Published: May 31st, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — “Make love not war” may have been a popular slogan of the ’60s, but romance still figures prominently – and perhaps even more so – in today’s hit music, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Researcher: ‘Jaws’ Unduly Scared Public With Shark Stereotypes

Published: Jun 8th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The slogan “Don’t go in the water” from the movie “Jaws” should apply not to humans but rather to sharks that have been decimated since the thriller came out 30 years ago this month, says a University of Florida researcher.

UF professors: Hollywood changes roles of minorities, but not whites

Published: Jan 14th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Hollywood lens has shifted stereotypes of blacks from the shiftless or brutal characters of yesteryear to that of second-string players whose roles only boost those of whites in modern movies, a new book by University of Florida researchers finds.

Networked Production To Link Artists, Scientists In Performance

Published: Nov 8th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An international music-and-dance performance set for next week will seek to draw together artists and engineers separated not only by thousands of miles but also by the traditional cultural divide between art and science.

UF Doctor’s Book Provides Lessons On Dealing With Chronic Illness Through Art

Published: Aug 23rd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—When she developed a rare bone marrow disease and was no longer able to cook family meals, clean the house or even work, “Brenda” had a difficult time coping with the disruption to her successful and well-ordered life.