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UNF History Professor Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship


Dr. Denise Bossy, a University of North Florida associate professor of history, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship to support significant research in the humanities and to further her research of the Yamasee Indians, a...
26-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Joins Competitive Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate Consortium


The Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate has accepted UNF among its 22 new graduate schools of education as members into the consortium. UNF joins over 100 schools of education across the country in the important work of redesigning...
5-Apr-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New UNF Poll Shows Sen. Bill Nelson Leading Gov. Rick Scott in 2018 Senate Election


A new poll of registered voters in Florida by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) at the University of North Florida shows that, when asked about the 2018 election, 44 percent of Florida registered voters said they would vote to re-elect...
13-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Ranks Top 20 Nationally for Online Master’s in Nutrition Program


The University of North Florida has been identified as having one of the top online Master’s in Nutrition programs in the nation by the Top Masters in Healthcare Administration, placing No. 7 in the Top 20 ranking.
7-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNF Criminology Professor's Study Reveals Faith-Based Ministry Impact at America’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison


Dr. Michael Hallett, criminology professor at the University of North Florida, has drawn from three years of on-site research at America's largest maximum-security prison in his new book,” The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based...
6-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

UNF Listed in National Rankings for Study Abroad Participation

The University of North Florida ranked No. 9 nationally on the list of “Leading Institutions by Duration and Institutional Type” for short-term study abroad programs, according to the Institute of International Education’s 2016 Open Doors...
28-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

When the Going Gets Negative, Recruit Working Memory


Working memory, the ability to process information, may play an important role in coping with negative life events, according to a new study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida.
21-Nov-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Busting the Myths on Turkey


Turkey is a major symbol of an American celebration and our giving for the bounties we are fortunate to enjoy. Dr. Judith Rodriguez, registered dietitian & chair of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at the University of North Florida,...
18-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Using Disaster Management to Get Supplies Quickly to Storm Hit Areas Like Haiti


17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

UNF Management Professor Predicts Unethical Bank Practices Like Wells Fargo Two Years Ago


13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

'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

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