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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

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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

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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

New University of North Florida Poll Shows Clinton, Rubio and Amendment 2 Hold Leads in Florida

A new poll of likely voters in Florida by the Public Opinion Research Laboratory (PORL) at the University of North Florida, shows that in a four-candidate contest—with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson and Jill Stein—Clinton holds the...
27-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Acquires Cutting-Edge GENI Rack Computing Resource

The University of North Florida has added a cutting-edge computing resource to its campus network that will put UNF faculty research on the map globally.
20-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Princeton Review Names UNF's Coggin College ‘Best Business’ School for a Decade

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The Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida is one of the nation’s most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review. The company features UNF’s Coggin College in the new 2017 edition of its annual...
12-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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

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

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17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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

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13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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