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UF Study: Some Illnesses, Life Events Make Elders Vulnerable To Depression

Published: Nov 16th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Although common among the elderly, depression is not a personal weakness or character flaw, but rather a major medical issue and public health concern, a new University of Florida study finds.

Rawlings Book Cornucopia of Great American Writers, Says Researcher

Published: Oct 21st, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings did more for literature than win the Pulitzer Prize. According to a new book published by University Press of Florida, she cheered up an ailing F. Scott Fitzgerald, encouraged Thomas Wolfe to be less wordy and went fishing with Ernest Hemingway.

UF Study Shows Many College Students Don’t Manage Credit Cards Well

Published: Oct 7th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — A significant number of college students don’t manage their money well when it comes to credit cards, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF Study: Recreational Shoppers Search For Happiness, Completed Selves

Published: Sep 29th, 1999

GAINESVILLE —The lovelorn and forlorn are more likely to be shopworn people who fill their empty lives by spending money in stores and spilling their hearts out to sales clerks, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Study Shows House Arrest Is No Easy Out For Criminal Offenders

Published: Jul 26th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Contrary to public perception, home becomes a prison and the entire family is punished when criminal offenders are sentenced to house arrest, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Study: Female Ministers Face Pettiness, Patriarchy And Pressures

Published: Jun 9th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Women have hit the stained glass ceiling when it comes to making it in the male-dominated field of the ministry, a new University of Florida study finds.

UF Researcher: Athletes Likely To Have Symptoms Of Eating Disorders

Published: May 4th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Athletes are more likely than nonathletes to report symptoms of eating disorders, even though participation in sports can help young people have better self-images, a University of Florida researcher has found.

In Step With U.S. Trend: Women Outnumber Men At UF For The First Time

Published: Feb 17th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — Single men at the University of Florida are going to be very happy, but they’re going to have to hit the books to keep up with the women.

UF Researcher Studies Changes In The Elementary School Principalship

Published: Feb 11th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — There are twice as many women in the elementary school principalship as there were a decade ago, but job stress and responsibilities have increased, leading principals to retire earlier and earlier, a University of Florida researcher found.