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Pioneer Study Examines Declining Coral Reef Health Due to Pesticides/Sea Surface Temperatures

Coral reef health is declining worldwide. To better understand the combined effects of mosquito pesticides and rising sea-surface temperatures, Dr. Cliff Ross, UNF associate professor of biology, exposed coral larvae to selected concentrations of...
20-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Turkey Myths Busted


Dr. Judith Rodriguez, registered dietitian and chairperson of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about turkey and provides tips for including it in a healthy diet.
27-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

University of North Florida Awarded $1.6M to Support ScaleUp America Business Development Program


The University of North Florida won a five-year contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration, totaling nearly $1.6 million to help fund a new program, ScaleUp America, designed to create jobs, increase sales and provide access to additional...
8-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Study Finds Domestic Violence Issue Possible Red Zone Fumble for NFL


Twice as many women as compared to men are of the strong opinion that Ray Rice, former Baltimore Ravens running back, should never play in the NFL again, according to a new survey conducted by Drs. Kristi Sweeney and Elizabeth Gregg, both assistant...
18-Sep-2014 8:10 AM EDT

Home Sweet Home: Does Where You Live Impact Student Success?


Where you live doesn’t have to determine your school success, according to a recent study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, UNF assistant professor of psychology. Instead, your working memory—your ability to remember and process information—is a much...
25-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

UNF Awarded Distinguished NSF Grant for High-Tech Molecular X-Ray Diffractometer


University of North Florida faculty researchers in the Department of Chemistry and the Department of Physics were recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program, a notable award for the...
19-Aug-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Heightened Concussion Concerns in Scholastic Athletics Mount Nationwide


A significant development recently occurred that has been widely overlooked and may herald a major evolution in how America approaches sports injuries in intercollegiate and interscholastic sports. The NCAA has specifically set aside $70 million...
8-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

UNF Partners with Reproduction Non-Profit to Breed Rare, Endangered Species at Zoos Around the Country

The University of North Florida is partnering with the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction and Conservation and assisting in research to help breed rare and endangered species at zoos around the country. UNF is the only university in the world...
14-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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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

Race Expert Discusses State of Race in America Resulting from Michael Brown Shooting


18-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Chikungunya Fever Spreads Throughout the US


2-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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