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University of Florida, Scripps strengthening collaborations

Published: Oct 25th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida and The Scripps Research Institute are taking steps to streamline scientific collaborations that have already resulted in research in areas including breast cancer, memory loss and blindness.

“Aesthetic computing” turns algebra into art; teachers intrigued

Published: Sep 28th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — High school algebra teacher Bunny McHenry has her share of students who would rather be doing something else.

Office of Sustainability to preserve UF campus for future generations

Published: Sep 21st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To meet the needs of today’s University of Florida community without compromising its future generations of students, faculty and staff, UF has announced it will open an Office of Sustainability.

UF reports record amount of research awards, nearly $500 million

Published: Aug 18th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research awards to the University of Florida rose 5 percent to a record $494 million in 2004-05, due in part to a 10.8 percent increase in federal funding and a 16.5 percent increase in foundation awards.

UF author: universities should transform themselves for 21st century

Published: Aug 1st, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — American universities should reinvent themselves to better meet the demands of the 21st century, says a University of Florida researcher.

UF receives $2.5 million grant to further worldwide research efforts

Published: Jul 26th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has been awarded $2.5 million for its role in the Data Intensive Science University Network, a multi-university computer grid that will provide support for advanced research activities worldwide.

Seeking foothold in fast-growing China, UF opens Beijing office

Published: Jul 11th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is joining other American schools that, like corporations and professionals, are putting down roots in rapidly growing China.

UF researcher: teachers may slight students with exotic names

Published: May 11th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — What’s in a name? Quite a lot for black students with exotic names who do not make the grade in school and are often overlooked by gifted programs, a new University of Florida study finds.

Reading Coaches Benefit Teacher Success In Florida High Schools

Published: Apr 7th, 2005

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As standardized tests show that many high school students lack crucial reading skills, a University of Florida study finds that hiring reading coaches for their teachers may actually help the students in the long run.