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Future doctors share too much on Facebook, UF researchers say

Published: Jul 10th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Would it bother you to know that your physician smokes cigars and likes to do “keg stands”? That your gynecologist was a member of a group called “I Hate Medical School”? That your urologist is a fan of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”?

UF study: Religious devotion linked to educational outcomes

Published: Jul 2nd, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Adolescents who consider themselves “very religious” are generally more likely to finish college than their less devout counterparts, according to a University of Florida study.

Florida consumer confidence in April sinks to new 16-year record low

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Falling housing prices, tighter credit and rising gas and food costs caused Florida’s consumer confidence to drop four points to 66 in April and surpass its previous […]

Middle-school reform efforts at UF receive $600,000 boost

Middle-school reform efforts at UF receive $600,000 boost

Published: Jan 15th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—In the 1960s, University of Florida education researchers helped pioneer the middle school movement, recommending that educators handle a child’s critical formative years in a transitional setting, rather than in the regimented, departmentalized junior-senior high school system.