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UF’s BugFest Opens To The Public For The First Time

By on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 13, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The UF Entomology Club’s fifth annual BugFest opened to the public for the first time on Saturday. Entomology students helped give local children a hands-on experience with bugs, from handling exotic critters to tasting bug-infused cuisine.

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UF Students, Staff Attempt To Save Heritage Trees

By on April 11th, 2015 | Last updated: April 15, 2015 at 5:36 pm

The people behind a social media campaign that took root over night are celebrating a little victory for a very big tree.
After discovering a unique tree on the University of Florida’s campus is scheduled for removal because of construction, a group of students and faculty rallied to save it.

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UF Engineering Professor Detained In United Arab Emirates Returns Home

By on April 9th, 2015 | Last updated: April 9, 2015 at 12:46 pm

University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., was in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates for a conference was he was detained for taking photos of two embassies. Schueller returned home on Wednesday.

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Employee Injured At University of Florida Construction Site

By on April 1st, 2015 | Last updated: April 3, 2015 at 11:49 am

University spokesperson, Steve Orlando, confirmed one employee was injured at the construction around the renovation of the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

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Georgia Man Previously Arrested In UAE Sheds Light On UF Professor’s Situation

By on March 25th, 2015 | Last updated: March 25, 2015 at 10:24 pm

University of Florida professor John Schueller, Ph.D., is still detained after being arrested in Abu Dhabi on March 9. The circumstances of his arrest, though, are not uncommon.

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UF Creativity Event Invites Collaboration Between Art and Science Majors

By on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm

An event Jan. 31 allowed students to work together on art and science projects. The UF College of the Arts and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science for Life Program aimed to bring together art and science majors.

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Concealed Carry Bill Raises Concerns About Campus Safety

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 6, 2015 at 11:40 am

A bill making its way through the Florida Legislature would allow anyone with a concealed weapon license can carry his or her weapon legally on a public university campus.

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UAA Announces Plans For Indoor Football Practice Facility

By on January 21st, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 9:17 am

The UAA announced plans on Wednesday for the construction of an indoor football practice facility expected to be completed September 2015. The project is estimated at $15 million and will be located at the site of the Sanders Football Practice Fields.

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Friends and Family Grieve the Death of UF Innovation Academy Student

By and on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 10:40 am

A University of Florida student died this weekend after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident earlier this month.

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UF Organizations Protest Outside O’Connell Center

By on December 12th, 2014 | Last updated: December 12, 2014 at 8:17 pm

University of Florida Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society protested outside O’Connell Center Friday night.

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