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UF and South Florida Partners Promote Higher Education for Hispanic Youth with help of Grant

Published: Mar 23rd, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida is joining several South Florida educational and community organizations to encourage Hispanic youth to pursue higher education.

UF Leading Lucent Technologies-Funded Program In Latin America

Published: Mar 9th, 2000

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Lucent Technologies today announced the funding of a collaborative effort between Bell Labs, the University of Florida and universities in Brazil and Mexico to advance distance-learning education around the Latin American region.

UF Study: Downtown Revitalizations Can Encourage Criminal Predators

Published: Feb 9th, 2000

GAINESVILLE — Letting the good times roll may get you rolled, mugged or worse, says a University of Florida study of crime and downtown entertainment districts.

In Florida, It Pays To Be Bilingual, University Of Florida Study Finds

Published: Jan 31st, 2000

GAINESVILLE — Florida Hispanics who are fluent in Spanish and English earn significantly higher incomes and are less likely to live in poverty than those who speak only English, according to a new study.