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UF study finds deficiencies in Columbus picture books used in schools

Published: Oct 5th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The story of Christopher Columbus and the people he encountered when he arrived in the Caribbean has yet to be truthfully conveyed in books used by elementary school students, a new University of Florida study finds.

Socio-cultural, genetic data work together to reveal health disparities

Published: Sep 9th, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When it comes to health disparities between different groups, how society sees people in terms of race might play a greater role than genetics, according to a […]

Education played bigger role than race in approving gay marriage ban

Published: Sep 1st, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The level of voters’ education — not the large numbers of blacks who turned out for the first time to cast ballots for Barack Obama — best […]