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UF To Spend $3 Million To Ready Every Classroom For The Millennium

Published: Dec 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A new computer requirement implemented last summer at the University of Florida requires students to use computers in their classes and encourages faculty to use computers, multimedia and the Internet as part of their instruction.

TVs, Computer Monitors Contain High Lead Levels, Study Finds

Published: Dec 3rd, 1998

GAINESVILLE — A University of Florida study has determined cathode ray tubes inside television sets and computer monitors contain enough lead to be considered hazardous waste, a finding that may spur officials in Florida and elsewhere to forbid or restrict the current practice of dumping televisions and monitors in landfills.

UF Study: Retailers Get Unexpected Benefits From Lenient Return Policies

Published: Nov 20th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — To make money this holiday season, retailers should be more lenient in accepting returned merchandise from the growing number of long-distance customers who buy from catalogs or the Internet, a new University of Florida study suggests.

Communication Scientist, Engineer Craft Voice Diagnosis Tool

Published: Nov 6th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — It’s a kind of CAT scan for professional singers’ voices.

University of Florida Cyberbugs Teach Students About Entomology

Published: Nov 5th, 1998

GAINESVILLE—If you think you’ve got bugs in your computer, try logging into the University of Florida’s 4-H Bug Club.

A Dollar Figure For Inconvenience

Published: Sep 21st, 1998

GAINESVILLE — You’re late to work after being stuck in traffic around a bridge repair.

UF Psychologists: Computer Anxiety New Illness Of High-Tech Age

Published: Jul 30th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — To the fear of math, flying and other stressful problems of modern high-tech life add computerphobia,’ say University of Florida psychologists.

UF Geoplan Center Creates Florida Geographic Library On CD-ROM

Published: Jul 17th, 1998

GAINESVILLE —Floridians curious about their state’s environment will have another tool at their disposal, thanks to a new computer library designed by the University of Florida. Researchers have created a collection of CD-ROMs that contain more than 80 categories of detailed geographic information on the environment in each of the state’s 67 counties.

Computer Model May Give Farmers The Edge On The Next El Niño

Published: Mar 13th, 1998

GAINESVILLE — Drowned potato plants, rows of buckled corn stalks, ruined cabbage fields: El Niño’s torrential rains and powerful storms have hurt Florida vegetable farmers this year.