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UF/IFAS scientists rethink food possibilities with 3D food printer

For years, 3D printers have become an increasingly useful technology for creating everything from rollercoaster models to houses. But what about printing food? Two UF/IFAS professors in the agricultural and biological engineering department, have been rethinking the power of 3D printers, specifically their ability to print food.

Florida consumer sentiment creeps higher, as inflation rates continue to drop

Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased 1.4 points to 65.4 from December’s revised figure of 64. At a national level sentiment increased over five points.

UF reinstates vehicle-restricted zones

The University of Florida reinstated a vehicle-restricted zone designed to improve pedestrian safety on campus on Jan. 9.

Average annual consumer confidence at record low, December consumer confidence remains depressed amidst The Fed’s war on inflation

Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell slightly four-tenths of a point to 64 from November’s revised figure of 64.4. On the contrary, national sentiment rose nearly 3 points.

Booking holiday travel? Here’s five top expert tips

Finally taking that holiday trip you’ve waited all year to enjoy? As the tourism industry continues its comeback, there are a few things you should consider.

Florida’s November consumer sentiment defies national figures, rises despite inflation

Consumer sentiment among Floridians increased in November to 64.7, up 1.8 points from a revised figure of 62.9 in October. However, national sentiment decreased over three points.

The future of work November 28, 2022
Score a discount on Amazon? You might’ve unwittingly paid more.

Online sellers claim to offer a discount while actually raising the price. Shoppers think they have found a bargain. 

World Cup could usher in lasting business opportunities for Qatar

A UF professor examines how hosting the World Cup can create a legacy for business development in Qatar and the entire Persian Gulf region. 

First-generation UF alumnae reshape the future of education in Haiti

Two UF alumnae were recently awarded the 2022 UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development for their work on helping a generation of teachers in Haiti transform their teaching methods into effective, student-centered strategies that cultivate critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity inside the classroom.

UF supports the ethical use of artificial intelligence

UF is part of a new global agreement with seven other worldwide universities that are committed to the development of human-centered approaches to artificial intelligence that will impact people everywhere.  

Inflation and Hurricane Ian weaken October consumer sentiment

After four consecutive months of modest increments, consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped 3.4 points in October to 61.1 from a revised figure of 64.5 in September.