Thursday, July 12, 2018
German TV Show Features Mission of Naples-Based Alzheimer’s Germ Quest

The popular German TV show, Nano, on 3 SAT, which some liken to America’s “60 Minutes”, recently presented as its lead segment an interview with Leslie Norins, MD, PhD, CEO of Alzheimer’s Germ Quest, Inc., and his wife Rainey, Vice President, discussing the possibility that germs might play a role in the causation of Alzheimer’s disease.  The Naples-based public benefit corporation seeks to accelerate and deepen scientific investigations into the possible role of infectious agents as the root cause of Alzheimer’s disease. ..

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
USF Joins UN-Habitat Partnership

The University of South Florida’s Patel School of Global Sustainability has signed on as the first North American university in a research and strategy partnership with the UN-Habitat Partner University Initiative. The partnership is focusing on urban resource management for future cities, particularly in the developing world. ..

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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Middle-age spread: FSU study shows range of perceptions about when midlife begins

In a paper published in the journal Advances in Life Course Research, Florida State University researcher Anne Barrett examines how people view the start and end of middle age. ..

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Friday, March 16, 2012
Why do women abandon math and science majors? FSU Researcher examines vexing issue

Back when Roxanne Hughes was teaching high school science and coaching track, she noticed an inherent difference between boys and girls — both in the classroom and on the field. Boys, it seemed, were supremely more confident. Girls tended to doubt their own abilities. ..

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Friday, July 29, 2011
Grad School’s 2011 NSF Summer Research Program a Success

The Graduate School recently hosted nine students for the National Science Foundation-funded Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). The students were invited to UM for ten weeks and were paired with UM faculty to work on various research initiatives in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Students who came from as far as the University of Buffalo had the opportunity to test drive graduate school by working in labs alongside UM graduate students, analyzing data, and presenting their work at a conference-style session at the end of the ten weeks. ..

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Monday, June 13, 2011
Problems in Paradise

For more than 10 years, a University of South Florida field school in the mountains surrounding Monteverde has charted the impact of globalization on the health of the people of this region, giving scores of students a real-world opportunity to research the unintended consequences of global integration literally as it unfolds. ..

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Minorities born with heart defects at higher risk of early childhood death than whites

USF-led study shows that non-Hispanic black and Hispanic  infants with specific types of heart defects have poorer survival rates in the first five years of life than non-Hispanic white infants. ..

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Thursday, January 20, 2011
UF receives $7.9 million to improve food security and human nutrition in Mozambique

The program model, known as trilateral cooperation, involves collaboration between two donor countries to help one beneficiary country, said Walter Bowen, international programs director for UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. ..

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Monday, December 20, 2010
New Film Focuses on Stuttering

TAMPA, Fla.– A new film promises to increase awareness about a condition that affects millions of Americans – stuttering – or stammering as the British call it.  And experts on stuttering from the University of South Florida and the local National Stuttering Association chapter are scheduled to be part of a panel discussion on the topic following a special screening at the Tampa Theatre Dec. 30 following the 7:30 p.m. screening. The film opens on Christmas Day.  ..

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010
UF’s new interdisciplinary center will boost early childhood learning

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The growing movement to provide high-quality, early learning experiences for Florida’s youngest children received a major boost today when the University of Florida announced the creation of an interdisciplinary Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies.  ..

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