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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.