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University of North Florida Professor Awarded NIH Grant to Study Aging and Lifespan


Dr. John Hatle, a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $430,000 by the National Institutes of Health to continue his research studying how a reduced diet can slow aging and...
8-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Researchers Show Running Barefoot Improves Working Memory

Running barefoot is better than running with shoes for your working memory, according to a new study published by researchers at the University of North Florida. The study is the first to show that running barefoot leads to better cognitive...
10-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Myths and Facts on Nutrition-Dense Almonds


Dr. Alireza Jahan-mihan, assistant professor and registered dietitian in the Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program at the University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about the almond.
27-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Professors Awarded NIH Grant for Unique Adaptive Toy Project


Faculty in the School of Engineering and the Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences at UNF were awarded a National Institutes of Health grant for over $85,000 for a course that develops adaptive battery-powered toy cars for children...
27-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Undergraduate Coastal Biology Research


Professors in the Coastal Biology Flagship Program at the University of North Florida were awarded a grant for more than $300,000 by the National Science Foundation to continue the development of an intensive summer research internship for...
12-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Conduct Research in Asia


Dr. Joshua Gellers, assistant professor of political science at the University of North Florida, has been awarded a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Award to conduct research on public participation in the environmental decision-making process at the...
5-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Music Flagship Program Orchestrates Cultural Excellence, Equips 21st Century Music Professionals


The Music Flagship Program at the University of North Florida announces it has now been officially designated a School of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences, expanding its training and equipping of a wide range of music students—jazz...
29-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Shark Expert Lead Scientist Aboard OCEARCH Expedition


In 2013, Great White shark Lydia was captured, tagged and released aboard OCEARCH’s unique vessel in Jacksonville, Florida. Since then, the 2,000-pound shark has traveled over 35,500 miles, demonstrating the connectivity of Florida waters with...
10-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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'Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century '


The new book "Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century" offers an in-depth sociological exploration of present-day colorism in the lives of black women, investigating the lived experiences of a phenomenon that continues to affect...
2-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

Third Anniversary of Slain Florida Teen Jordan Davis


Monday, Nov. 23, is the third anniversary of the shooting of Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis over loud music. National race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, a University of North Florida associate professor of sociology, discusses how this event...
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

UNF Race Expert Available to Discuss University of Missouri Football Players Protest of Racism


University of North Florida race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder discusses the building story of the African-American football players at the University of Missouri who are protesting due to racist events on their campus.
9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Crazy, Dancing UNF Band Member Achieves Internet Fame

10-Mar-2015 8:05 AM EDT

UNF Business Professor Takes Madness out of the Month


University of North Florida business professor Dr. Jay Coleman takes the madness out of the month with his “Dance Card" Method for determining NCAA March Madness brackets, also known as “bracketology.”
4-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

For the Love of Chocolate


With Valentine's Day around the corner, does chocolate appeal to you for its flavor, symbolic meaning of love or potential health benefits? Dr. Judith Rodriguez, a nutrition professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the...
20-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

New Jeb Bush Book Offers Surprising Look at GOP Contender


7-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Former U.S. Ambassador Available to Discuss Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria


23-Sep-2014 8:25 AM EDT

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