Published: Dec 27th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In modern society, incivility is everywhere – from our children’s classrooms to the recent presidential election to the mall parking lot full of end-of-the-year shoppers. In fact, this holiday season, many felt “Scrooges” and “Grinches” outnumbered the elves.
Published: Dec 20th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.–Holiday celebrations this year will be especially meaningful for Jacksonville resident Sandra Cornelius and her family because she has received the most precious gift of all — the gift of life, thanks to a life-saving liver transplant.
Published: Oct 10th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children’s books about immigration help kids understand diversity and should be used in the classroom more frequently, according to a new book by a University of Florida professor.
Published: Sep 8th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— With the Sunshine State having one of the highest divorce rates in the nation, University of Florida researchers have developed a class they say will give the newly betrothed the foundation they need to stay hitched.
Published: Jun 22nd, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kids aren’t nearly as savvy about advertising as they seemingly should be, considering how much TV they watch, University of Florida researchers have found.
Published: Jun 13th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Father’s Day may spotlight fatherhood, but dads are invisible men the rest of the year when it comes to being recognized as nurturers and caregivers for their children, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: May 16th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla.—There’s new evidence that prenatal cocaine exposure won’t trigger children to become the misbehaving, difficult troublemakers society predicted they would be.
Published: Apr 17th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A year after the massacre at Columbine High School, a University of Florida study finds most Florida public school districts have policies against violence but few actually teach kids how to prevent it.
Published: Mar 24th, 2000
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The pass. The 5-second rule. The safety. Scheduling away games.
Published: Feb 22nd, 2000
GAINESVILLE — A 40-year-old North Carolina man attempts a back flip at a local YMCA at his instructor’s urging and winds up paralyzed.