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Newswise: Ancestral Puebloan Pottery-Making: It Wasn’t Just Women’s Work
Released: 3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT
Ancestral Puebloan Pottery-Making: It Wasn’t Just Women’s Work
University of North Florida

New research from Dr. John Kantner, a University of North Florida professor specializing in anthropological archaeology, suggests that pottery making wasn’t a primarily female activity in ancient Puebloan society, as had long been assumed based on historical evidence that women produced pottery for each household.

Newswise: 'Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century '
Released: 2-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST
'Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century '
University of North Florida

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 women of African descent.

Newswise: Third Anniversary of Slain Florida Teen Jordan Davis
Released: 20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST
Third Anniversary of Slain Florida Teen Jordan Davis
University of North Florida

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 contributes to worsening race relations in our country.

Newswise: UNF Race Expert Available to Discuss University of Missouri Football Players Protest of Racism
Released: 9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST
UNF Race Expert Available to Discuss University of Missouri Football Players Protest of Racism
University of North Florida

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.

Newswise: UNF Business Professor Takes Madness out of the Month
Released: 4-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST
UNF Business Professor Takes Madness out of the Month
University of North Florida

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.”

Newswise: For the Love of Chocolate
Released: 20-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST
For the Love of Chocolate
University of North Florida

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 University of North Florida, discusses myths and facts about chocolate.


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