Published: Dec 11th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — This holiday season, you can give children the gift of knowledge, feed their imaginations and broaden their horizons.
Published: Nov 24th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — New research from the University of Florida shows less than one-third of those who know about the state’s new Truth youth anti-smoking campaign think it will cause youth smoking to decline. The university hopes its research results will help the state combat youth smoking more effectively.
Published: Nov 17th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — A child skips one school day after another. The teacher and principal blame the parents for not disciplining the youngster, while mom and dad fault the school for not giving the child the benefit of the doubt.
Published: Nov 4th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Crime rates for adolescents from two-parent families are lower than for teens from single-parent families, even when one parent is a stepparent, a new University of Florida study finds.
Published: Sep 29th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — Central and Eastern Europe’s first academic program in American jurisprudence debuts next week with the launch of the University of Florida’s Center for American Law Studies.
Published: Sep 16th, 1998
GAINESVILLE —Think a manned trip to Mars is a great idea but tracking the migration patterns of monarch butterflies is a colossal waste of time and money? Everyone’s entitled to their own view, but some opinions may be misinformed.
Published: Aug 20th, 1998
GAINESVILLE—The University of Florida has received a one-year grant totaling more than $8 million to further develop continuing education programs for doctors in the field of vascular biology, officials announced today.
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.
Published: Mar 10th, 1998
GAINESVILLE — University of Florida researchers want to know if just anyone can teach a child to read or if it takes special training, and while they don’t have a definite answer yet they already know one thing: Every little bit of tutoring helps — and in some cases, dramatically.
Published: Feb 18th, 1998
GAINESVILLE—When a child on a class picnic found rat poison packed in his school lunch instead of his Fun Fruitables packet, state school officials acknowledged that pesticides on campuses could be a problem.