The College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida will be under new leadership in 2013. Diane McFarlin, publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, assumes her position as dean on January 1st. She is a 1976 graduate of the college. McFarlin succeeds Dr. John Wright, who will return to the faculty in 2013. Mc Farlin talked with WUFT-FM news director Tom Krynski about her appointment.
Robert Wallace, owner of Chestnut Hill Tree Farm and one of five nurseries licensed to produce and dispense medical marijuana in Florida, told the Florida Senate Regulated Industries Committee Wednesday that he is working with UF scientists and is on track to meet the cultivation application deadline of February 7.