Author Archives: JoAnna Wise
The Board of Trustees came together early this morning and approved a 15% increase in tuition and 5% increase in fees. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Joanna Wise reports, many officials say it’s a necessary change.
According to an agriculture website called agday.org, Americans consume around 350 slices of pizza per second. Pizza has become a staple in many school lunchrooms around the nation. It’s clear pizza is making its way into many stomachs, but now […]
There’s been an increase in heat-related student deaths and as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Joanna Wise reports, now Florida lawmakers are considering legislation on the issue.
A study from the Domestic Violence Resource Center says 1 in every 4 women experience domestic violence in their lifetime. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM, Joanna Wise reports, people in the community came together last night to raise awareness about the […]
One traveling speaker will be stopping by Gainesville to give his insight on social issues and Autism. James Williams is a young man living with autism. He travels the country talking about his experiences, the challenges he faces and how […]
Students at Lake Weir Middle School were presented with more than $20,000 in instruments for the band program. The brass and percussion instruments were donated this morning by Fidelity Investments. The gift far exceeds the school’s average yearly band budget […]
Many people have express outrage over the behavior of a Gainesville Pastor, whose actions may have triggered the killing of 8 United Nations workers in Afghanistan. The groups taking responsibility say their actions were in response to the burning of […]
The Centers for Disease Control estimate an average of 1 out of 110 children have an autism spectrum disorder. Saturday is World Autism Awareness Day. WUFT-FM’s JoAnna Wise spoke with Marie Trempe the founder of Autism Oasis, a school for […]
University of Florida Professor Ted Schurr is joining a prestigious list of names that only 3 other professors in Florida have their names on. He has been named a 2011 Leopold Leadership Fellow, a program recognizing scientists. WUFT-FM’s JoAnna Wise […]
Ralph Lowenstein, the Dean Emeritus of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has been honoring the Jewish-American community by preserving their history into an archive. Now he will be the one receiving a top honor by the […]