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Floridians remain conflicted on immigration; oppose eligibility for federal education grants

Published: May 19th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians support the children of people who illegally entered the U.S. attending public colleges in their home state at lower, in-state tuition rates.

UF/IFAS survey reveals Floridians conflicted about immigrants, related policies

Published: May 22nd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Floridians have negative feelings about undocumented immigrants, but an overwhelming majority favor policy that would allow such immigrants a path to U.S. citizenship, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences survey suggests.

Book by UF faculty reveals human side of undocumented immigration issue

Published: Oct 3rd, 2011

GAINESVILLE, FLA. — Philip Williams didn’t expect to find hope in Cobb County, Ga.

Spanish-language series offers new educational tool for TB awareness

Published: Sep 28th, 2011

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Teresa knocks on her friend’s door late one night.
“¿Qué pasa?” the friend worriedly asks.

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 […]

Alcohol ads increase in areas with more Hispanic children

Alcohol ads increase in areas with more Hispanic children

Published: Oct 28th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Children are exposed to nearly seven times more alcohol advertising if they attend a school where at least one-fifth of the students are Hispanic, a new University of Florida and University of Texas study shows.

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.

Maternal respect stronger among African-American and Latina girls

Published: Apr 29th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Young African-American and Latina girls treat their mothers with greater deference than do whites but their mothers take it harder when tempers flare, according to a new University of Florida study.

UF study: Anti-immigration steps encourage foreigners to stay in U.S.

Published: Nov 6th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Restrictions to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States are having the perverse effect of encouraging those who are already here to stay by any means necessary, a new University of Florida study finds.

Safer veggies soon to come from the Sunshine State, thanks to UF-led training

Published: Oct 11th, 2007

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — From fast food to dog food — new cases of contaminated cuisine seem to be a regular part of the modern news cycle. Tomatoes haven’t escaped mention in the ever-growing list, but the likelihood of their reappearance is about to shrink.