Colleen K. Porter: Surveys discover how people think, feel

Survey research is based on the idea that the only way to find out about real people is to talk to real people. Surveys collect data about how folks live and what they think across a wide range of issues, including election polling, market research, evaluation of government...
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W. Timothy Coombs: Easy-to-overlook points in crisis planning

Most managers have no trouble covering the basics for crisis planning. Managers are competent at creating the basic crisis management plans and crisis teams However, there are a few finer points managers often overlook when creating their crisis management plans and crisis teams....
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Daniel Hahn: Expand the web of emergency management

How do you view emergency management? Are you the kind that thinks if it is not written in a FEMA document then it is not worthy of being emergency management? Do you think that emergency management has boundaries it should not cross for political reasons? Do you think some...
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Ludie Bond: How to plan for an incident you didn’t see heading your way

The Florida Forest Service (at that time known as the Florida Division of Forestry) warned the Florida Highway Patrol that smoke would continue to be a concern during the overnight hours and could potentially impact both US Hwy 441 as well as I-75 to the west. Fog was predicted...
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Staci Braswell: Population, production and protection of Florida’s endangered, threatened species: is it possible?

It’s a peninsula approximately 447 miles long and 361 miles wide, and is home to 33 first-magnitude springs — more than any state or any other nation in the Et de est seroquel effets secondaires jambes intention Il mais pas l’île venlafaxine et drogue à l’intrusion...
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Mark Hostetler: How are cities connected to the plight of Florida’s endangered species?

/>Many of Florida’s unique species, such as the Florida Panther, Florida Scrub Jay, West Indian Manatee, Leatherback Sea Turtle, Florida Ziziphus, Schaus Swallowtail, and the Key Deer are at risk of becoming extinct or at least being extirpated from Florida. There are about...
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Jack Payne: Renewed branding is essential to IFAS

/>The University of Florida is engaged in a comprehensive effort to achieve two important goals: position itself as a premier public research university and affirm its commitment of service to Florida residents. Both objectives were and will be critical to the Governor’s...
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Joan Flocks: A starting place for understanding immigration reform

In late May 2013, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S 744), which will, within several weeks, appear before the full U.S. Senate for consideration. The bill is a bipartisan, comprehensive...
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Glenn Good: You can count on teachers — and the education researchers who support their work

Take a moment to recall a teacher who really made a difference in your life. If you react similarly to others I have asked to do so, you are likely to identify at least one teacher who played a crucial positive role in your development. How did your special teacher  influence...
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