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University of North Florida School of Engineering Professor Invents One-of-a-Kind Surf Rover Machine

For his first job during college, William Dally worked in what he calls the surf zone—the area from the shoreline up to an ocean depth of 25 feet—placing rods to gather scientific data. Battered by the waves, the then 20-year-old civil...
19-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UNF Psychology Study Reveals Certain Cultures Short in Everyday Patience

Patience in everyday life is a strong predictor of health and well-being. Dr. Dominik Guess, a UNF psychology professor, conducted a European study regarding patience in everyday life, revealing cultural differences as to when people get impatient...
16-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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UNF Criminology Professor Discusses Prison Ministry Central to Life of Rev. Billy Graham

26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST


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

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