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Peer Counselors Help Kids With Behavior Problems, UF Study Shows

Published: Dec 27th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Peer counseling groups can help students with behavior problems improve their grades, attendance, attitudes and behavior, a University of Florida study shows.

New Radio Program Part Of Growing Interest In Children’s Culture

Published: Dec 23rd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — A new radio program produced at the University of Florida is rapidly gaining an audience by focusing on the growing national interest in children’s culture.

UF Researcher: College Students Aware Of Risks Of Sexual Activity

Published: Dec 21st, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Contrary to popular belief, college students who don’t protect themselves against pregnancy do so not from ignorance but because of laziness, embarrassment or lack of communication with their partners, a University of Florida study shows.

UF Researcher: High Schools Reinvent Themselves With Good Results

Published: Nov 24th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — A new bell has rung in many American high schools that are scrapping old ideas about class schedules, course content and the relationship between students and teachers, a nationwide survey by a University of Florida researcher shows.

A Year After New Initiative Is Announced, UF Graduate Enrollment Soars

Published: Nov 1st, 1999

GAINESVILLE — An effort to attract more graduate students to the University of Florida is showing the first signs of success.

UF Study: Students Improve Reading Skills By Tutoring Younger Kids

Published: Oct 25th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — High school students struggling with reading can improve their skills significantly over short periods of time by becoming tutors to younger students, a University of Florida study has found.

UF Launches Journal Of Undergraduate Research

Published: Oct 22nd, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Like a lot of researchers at the University of Florida, Chris Beach spent months in the lab on a project, then published the results in a academic journal.

UF Study Shows Many College Students Don’t Manage Credit Cards Well

Published: Oct 7th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — A significant number of college students don’t manage their money well when it comes to credit cards, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF Researcher: Deep Focus And Steady Aim Are Key To Making The Shot

Published: Oct 5th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — An expert target shooter looks through his sight and pauses, focusing on the tiny target 50 meters away. The bull’s-eye is just 10.4 millimeters in diameter, regulation size for the Olympic smallbore rifle event. The shooter pauses for a moment, steadying his body, quieting his mind, focusing on the target. Will he hit the bull’s-eye?

“Flying Laboratory” Offers Aerospace Engineering Lessons In Real Time

Published: Sep 20th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida aerospace engineering students learning about flight are no longer restricted to textbooks and lectures.