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Sports and academics: TheCenter at UF uncovers new insight

Published: Dec 3rd, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research university investment in high-profile sports programs competes with institutional investment in teaching and research quality according to a new report released by TheCenter, a higher education research unit at the University of Florida.

U.S. medical schools need to place more emphasis on education, says UF expert

Published: Jul 16th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Most people believe a medical school’s primary function is to train future doctors, but in recent decades the focus at many U.S. academic medical centers has shifted away from education to generating income, leaving faculty with less time to teach, cautions a University of Florida College of Medicine administrator and education expert.

UF study: black students give higher grades to black colleges

Published: Jan 9th, 2003

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Black students attending the nation’s historically black colleges and universities say they make greater strides in a broad range of academic and social areas than their counterparts at predominantly white institutions indicate they attain, a University of Florida study shows.