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UF study: Gas price and interest rate hikes sink consumer confidence

Published: Feb 28th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s consumer confidence fell eight points in February to 87, reflecting pessimism about higher gas prices and rising interest rates, which are beginning to hurt housing sales, refinancing and home equity loans, University of Florida economists report.

Snapshot

Snapshot

Published: Feb 28th, 2006

Reuters: Dr. Jennifer Miller

Published: Feb 27th, 2006

Research by Dr. Jennifer Miller, a UF assistant professor of pediatrics, into the connection between sleep disorders and growth hormone was the subject of a Feb. 27 story on the […]

Ancient DNA helps UF researchers unearth potential hemophilia therapy

Published: Feb 27th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A cut can be life-threatening for people with hemophilia, whose bodies don’t produce enough of a protein that prevents prolonged bleeding.

Update: Weekly

Published: Feb 27th, 2006

This is University Update Weekly, your online source for University of Florida news and events for the week of February 27th.

Snapshot

Snapshot

Published: Feb 27th, 2006

Miami Herald: Bernie Machen

Published: Feb 26th, 2006

An opinion piece by President Bernie Machen on UF’s efforts to create a center to study emerging pathogens ran Feb. 26 in the Miami Herald, the Tallahassee Democrat and the […]

Let Florida have its own CDC

Let Florida have its own CDC

Published: Feb 26th, 2006

From fire ants to Formosan termites to water-sopping Melaleuca trees, hundreds of invasive plants and animals threaten Florida’s economy, agriculture and environment.

UF to host lecture giving new perspectives on Macedonian painting

Published: Feb 24th, 2006

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Olga Palagia, who specializes in classical archaeology, will lecture at the University of Florida on “New Perspectives on Macedonian Painting,” at 5 p.m. Feb. 27, at the Fine Arts Building B, room 105. The event is free and open to the public.

Student Government elections set for next week

Published: Feb 24th, 2006

Spring 2006 elections for Student Government offices will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 28 and March 1.