UF finance professor Jay Ritter notes that startups rarely use venture capital financing to repay debt, so the fact that startup company Stripe is borrowing money suggests lenders believe the company can pay back funds through profits or by raising capital in the public market.
In advance of the shopping holiday known as Black Friday, UF lecturer in retail management Steve Kirn addresses how shoppers are becoming increasingly comfortable ordering online.
After feeling isolated by being the only black student working toward a Ph.D. at Ohio State University, Juan Gilbert, chair and professor of Computer and Information Science and Engineering at UF’s Wertheim College of Engineering, describes his drive to recruit minority students and potential faculty members to the field.
UF assistant professor of history Ibram Kendi was awarded the National Book Award for Nonfiction for his book “Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideals in America.”
This article cites the research of UF/IFAS professor Brett Scheffers, who led a team of 17 scientists who observed changes across terrestrial, marine and freshwater environments to determine the extent of human influence on natural systems that sustain the planet.
Morris Hylton, director of UF’s historic preservation program, discusses the three days he spent helping federal authorities record damage caused by Hurricane Matthew.
UF political science professor and early-voting expert Michael McDonald claims that this election may result in a very close finish, forcing it to go into “overtime” and causing rifts within the United States.
UF associate professor of political science Michael McDonald discusses the rising popularity of early voting in an interview with the host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.”
A study led by UF professor of hematopathology Li-Jun Yang on “brown” fat and “white” fat indicates that exercise may aid in weight control and help prevent diabetes by improving the ability of fat cells to burn calories
UF political scientist Daniel Smith observes that more than 104,000 Floridians registered to vote in the last five days before the registration deadline in 2012, a fact that tends to support the argument for a deadline extension in the state in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
UF climate scientist Andrea Dutton observes that as the negative impact of sea-level rise increases, the threat to the nation’s security increases as well because the land on which naval bases are located is at risk of disappearing within this century.
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