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The Great American Smokeout Urges End Of Tobacco Use

By on November 21st, 2014 | Last updated: November 21, 2014 at 12:54 pm

“We’re encouraging people to make a quit attempt, and we’re going to be able to provide to them any of the services that they need to help them,” Nichols said.

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Dr. Kent Fuchs Confirmed As 12th UF President

By on November 6th, 2014 | Last updated: November 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm

Today the Florida Board of Governors unanimously confirmed the selection of Dr. Kent Fuchs as the 12th president of the University of Florida, taking over Bernie Machen’s position.

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Newly Released Documents Shed Light on Treon Harris Sexual Battery Accusation

By on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 7:51 am

Janine Sikes, assistant vice president of media relations and public affairs at the University of Florida, emailed the documents to media outlets at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Sikes said the university will make no statement.

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UF Homecoming Parade 2014 Brings Music, Floats and Crowds

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:58 pm
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W. Kent Fuchs Of Cornell Named President Of UF

By on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 11:19 am

W. Kent Fuchs, Provost for Cornell University Ph.D., has been selected as the University of Florida’s 12th president-designate.

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Pictures: UF Presidential Finalists Visits

By on October 14th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 5:11 pm

On Monday, the search for the University of Florida’s next president was narrowed from 15 candidates to three. The candidates, Wesley Fuchs, David McLaughlin and Sibrandes Poppema, had their photos taken at Weimer and were interviewed to help make the final decision.

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Here Are The Three UF Presidential Finalists

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 14, 2014 at 12:43 pm

The University of Florida’s three presidential candidates include W. Kent Fuchs, Ph.D., of Cornell University, David W. McLaughlin, Ph.D., of New York University and Sibrandes Poppema, Ph.D., of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

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UF Breaks Ground On New Chemistry Building

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 1:53 pm

UF held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new chemistry and chemical biological building Friday. The building, which will cost $67 million, is one of six major construction projects on campus.

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UF Selects Three Men as Finalists for Presidential Search

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 3:15 pm

The search committee for the president position of the University of Florida narrowed the field from 15 candidates to three on Monday morning.

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University Of Florida Panel Discusses Ebola Epidemic

By on October 9th, 2014 | Last updated: October 9, 2014 at 5:48 pm

As concern over Ebola grows in the U.S. and other countries, the University of Florida hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday night with four faculty members on the epidemic in West Africa. “What universities do best is create knowledge,” Leonardo Villalon, Dean […]

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