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New University of North Florida Poll Shows Florida Governor Candidates Lack Name Recognition

The Public Opinion Research Lab at the University of North Florida has a new poll that reveals an overwhelming lack of name recognition among Democratic candidates and Republican candidates running for Florida governor. The survey also shows that a...
12-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

The Public Opinion Research Lab at the University of North Florida has a new poll that reveals Sen. Bill Nelson in the lead for the upcoming Senate election, with Gov. Rick Scott trailing close behind. The survey also shows that President Trump’s...
7-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Earns Top 40 Ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Online’ Bachelor’s Programs

UNF is among hundreds of higher education institutions included in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Programs rankings released today. UNF is ranked among the Top 40 colleges and universities in the country for “Best Online...
9-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


University of North Florida Launches New Center for Nutrition and Food Security

In the United States, one in six Americans lack access to adequate amounts of healthy foods. In an effort to address the issue and find solutions, the University of North Florida has launched the Center for Nutrition and Food Security, which will be...
1-Nov-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Recognized as National Diversity Champion

UNF has been recognized among a select group of colleges and universities across the country as a Diversity Champion by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Diversity Champions exemplify an unyielding commitment to diversity and inclusion throughout...
2-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Princeton Review Names University of North Florida ‘Best in the Southeast’ College

For the ninth consecutive year, the University of North Florida is one of the best colleges in the Southeast, according to The Princeton Review. The nationally-known education services company recommends UNF in its “Best in the Southeast” list...
25-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Receives 2017 Higher Education in Diversity Award

The University of North Florida received the 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. This is the third time UNF has been...
5-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF School of Nursing Among 50 Schools Nationwide Awarded White Coat Ceremony Funding

The University of North Florida’s School of Nursing is one of 50 schools across the country selected by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to receive funding to host White Coat Ceremonies, which...
28-Aug-2017 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


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


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

10-Mar-2015 8:05 AM EDT


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


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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