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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

New Social Media Study Investigates Relationships among Facebook Use, Narcissism and Empathy


A new study by Dr. Tracy Alloway, assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Florida, investigated the relationship among adult Facebook users and found that some Facebook features are linked to selfishness and some Facebook...
3-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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