UF Law School has ribbon cutting ceremony for completed expansion
The Levin College of Law has many reasons to celebrate today, including a 20,000 square foot addition of an Advocacy Center to the school’s facility. Dean of the College of Law at the University of Florida, Robert Jerry, spoke with Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore on the impact of the Levin Family and the new resources that are in the college.
Nationally, law school application rates are falling, including here at UF. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Chris Gilmore spoke with UF college of Law Dean Robert Jerry on how here in Gainesville the numbers may not be as bad as the what’s happening nationally.
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One person who was carrying a firearm is in police custody after shots were fired at a Murphree Hall parking lot, according to an alert sent out by the university. Police continue to look for two witnesses in a blue Mazda truck last seen heading north away from campus.
University of Florida faculty representatives are not satisfied with the Board of Trustees’ most recent pay-raise offer of 2.5 percent. The two sides will meet again on July 30, said John Biro, lead faculty negotiator and UF philosophy professor.
Investigations found no evidence that UF’s Zeta Beta Tau chapter mistreated wounded veterans in Panama City Beach, according to a UF report released Thursday. A hearing later this summer will determine whether the chapter will be eligible to reopen, according to UF spokesperson Janine Sikes.
The UF Pathway to Campus Enrollment program offers students admission to in-person classes after they complete UF Online courses and earn a total of 60 credits. Out of the 3,118 students who were admitted to PaCE, only 272 have accepted so far.
Panama City Beach Police concluded in their investigation that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members did act inappropriately toward veterans during their spring formal, no charges were filed. Members of the fraternity allegedly spit on flags and took them from wounded veterans while staying at the Laketown Wharf Resort.