UF receives up to $8.4 million from DoD to study brain training using electric stimulation

The U.S. Defense Department is looking for ways to speed up cognitive skills training — the types of skills useful for specialists such as linguists, intelligence analysts and cryptographers — and is awarding University of Florida engineers and neuroscientists up to $8.4 million over the next four years to investigate how to do that by applying electrical stimulation to peripheral nerves as a means of strengthening neuronal connections in the brain. Read More …






Letter to Editor

“In recognition of Law Day 2017 (May 1st), and our focus on the 14th Amendment to our Constitution invoking Citizenship, Due Process and Equal Protection under the law, I want to emphasize the importance of our jury trial system, and its critical role to find justice in our Courts and Communities.” — Circuit Judge Christopher N. Patterson Read More …






Statement from Senator George Gainer

With two weeks remaining in the 2017 Florida Legislative Session, Senator George Gainer (R-Panama City) made the following statement Wednesday on Senate Bill 364 – the Gulf Coast Corridor (Triumph) legislation, providing clarification on how the BP oil settlement money can be spent. Read More …