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University of North Florida Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Study Plant-Based Alternative Fuel Sources

As Americans burn through natural fuel sources, the United States government continues to seek alternative local fuel sources to lower our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels. Dr. Mike Aspinwall, an assistant professor of biology at the...
4-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Burn, Baby, Burn: Homemade Sunscreens Could Sacrifice Personal Skincare Safety

Dr. Julie Merten, an associate professor of public health in the Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida, has a new study she led that examines how homemade sunscreens were portrayed on Pintrest and whether people should be using...
21-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Psychology Expert’s Study Reveals People Have Commitment Issues

Dr. Tracy Alloway, an associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Florida, has found that people have commitment issues. Commitment to exercise that is.
15-May-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Education Professor Named 2019 College Ready Florida Innovator

Dr. Matthew Ohlson, interim director of the Taylor Leadership Institute and assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 College...
8-May-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Tops 2019 Healthiest Companies List

The University of North Florida was recently honored as one of Jacksonville’s healthiest places to work, receiving the Platinum Level Award for the 2019 Healthiest Companies by the First Coast Worksite Wellness Council. This is the 11th year the...
24-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Nursing Director Named 'Advocate of the Year'

Dr. Lillia Loriz, director of the School of Nursing Flagship Program at the University of North Florida, was selected as “Advocate of the Year” by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her advocacy efforts and advancing academic...
20-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Engineering Professor Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Don Resio, University of North Florida professor of ocean engineering and director of the Taylor Engineering Research Institute in UNF’s College of Computing, Engineering and Construction, has been recognized for his lifetime achievements in...
7-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Health Administration Professor Named 2019 Emerging Scholar

Dr. Hanadi Hamadi, a University of North Florida associate professor of health administration in the Brooks College of Health, was named a 2019 Emerging Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a magazine focusing on matters of access and...
28-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Ancestral Puebloan Pottery-Making: It Wasn’t Just Women’s Work

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...
3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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

26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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Using Disaster Management to Get Supplies Quickly to Storm Hit Areas Like Haiti

17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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UNF Management Professor Predicts Unethical Bank Practices Like Wells Fargo Two Years Ago

13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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'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

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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

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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

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The University of North Florida is a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus and offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.

UNF's campus is nestled among 1,300 acres of trees, trails and lakes and has around 16,500 students, who are our first priority. The University offers five colleges of distinction: the Coggin College of Business, the Brooks College of Health, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and the College of Education and Human Services.

UNF recognizes that every student is an individual, with different goals, learning styles and needs. Our students are provided opportunities for life-changing learning experiences, including internships, study abroad and other off-campus programs and dynamic research projects.

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