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UF Study suggests women learn less than men during college

Published: Oct 10th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite closing the gender gap in higher education in recent years, women learn only two-thirds of what men do during college, according to a researcher at the University of Florida.

Binge drinking down at UF, campus survey finds

Published: Aug 30th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Binge drinking among University of Florida students, and especially among men, has declined during the last two years, according to a new campus study.

Health-related grants drive record research funding at UF

Published: Aug 22nd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida’s aggressive pursuit of health-related grants helped generate a record $379.5 million in research funding during fiscal year 2000-2001, up 11.8 percent from the previous year, figures released today show.

UF center’s 2nd annual rankings show public universities on the rise

Published: Aug 20th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although the nation’s best private universities still dominate, public universities increasingly beat their private counterparts at attracting federal research dollars over the past decade.

UF study: FCAT scores lower for schools with block schedule

Published: Jul 12th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida schools looking for ways to improve their FCAT scores may want to think twice about turning to a trendy format of longer classes known as the “block schedule.”

UF Third Among Public Institutions In National Merit Recruits

Published: Jan 24th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida once again has placed among the nation’s top schools in recruiting National Merit and National Achievement scholars during the past year, according to recently released rankings.

New UF Statistics Out On Florida’s Jobs, Crime And Schools

Published: Jan 16th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s noted quality of life is measured with a yardstick in new University of Florida research into counties with the best schools, most crime, opportunities for hot jobs and other matters important to the way we live.

UF Study: Kids Excel When Homework Is A Family Affair

Published: Jan 3rd, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children gain more from homework if it’s a family affair like going to a picnic or sporting event, says a University of Florida researcher who found that involvement from parents and family members leads to greater success in school.