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Libraries Are In The Middle Of A Virtual Information Revolution

Published: Dec 24th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Got information?

Old Maas Brothers Department Store Becomes UF Book Depository

Published: Dec 24th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Like other universities needing more space for growing library collections, the University of Florida has leased the ground floor of a former Maas Brothers department store to serve as off-campus storage.

Florida Sexuality Education Programs Fall Short, UF Research Shows

Published: Oct 30th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Sexuality education programs in Florida’s public high schools fall short in teaching students what they need to know to stem the high rates of teen-age pregnancy and disease, a new University of Florida study finds.

Sports Scientists Say Weight Lifting Is Key In Preventing Severe Injuries

Published: Oct 23rd, 1997

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida researchers studying football injuries at more than a dozen high schools have a message for coaches who want to keep players in the game: Hit the weight room.

UF/IFAS Pilot Program Focuses On Good Food Habits For Teens

Published: Oct 14th, 1997

GAINESVILLE—For teenagers who snack their way through the day, living off candy, chips, cookies and soda, University of Florida researchers have a message: Read a nutrition label.

UF Researcher: Teens Who Drink Are More Likely To Be Sexually Active

Published: Aug 29th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Alcohol use is the best predictor of whether teen-agers are sexually active, regardless of their race or gender, a new University of Florida study finds.

Online Technology Redefines “Community,” Says UF Researcher

Published: Jul 18th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Millions of dollars and years of research created a communications system where Star Trek fans in the United States can instantly trade information with fellow Trekkies in Peru or folk music aficionados in Alaska can update others in Bulgaria.

UF Researcher: College Policies Ineffective in Speeding Graduation Rates

Published: Jun 18th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Politicians’ plans to prod students into graduating on time have little chance of success, a new University of Florida study finds.

University Of Florida To Require All Students To Have Computer Access

Published: Jun 4th, 1997

GAINESVILLE — Beginning in summer 1998, all incoming University of Florida students will have to add computer savvy to their list of requirements for graduation.

UF To Offer Masters Degree In Business Administration On Internet

Published: May 6th, 1997

GAINESVILLE —Personal computers replace podiums and cyberspace substitutes for the classroom for students in the University of Florida’s newest academic program, a master’s degree in business administration to be offered on the Internet.