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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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UFPD Issued Weekend Alerts As Required By Clery Act

By on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Several UF alert messages were sent to students early Sunday morning saying a male matching descriptions of the UF assaults suspect was seen near the Hub area. The messages later clarified no attack had occurred.

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Local Farmers, Agriculture Showcased at UF Community Garden

By on September 25th, 2014 | Last updated: September 25, 2014 at 11:36 am

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences held an event Wednesday to showcase local farmers and its new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

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New program helps UF students “Walk Safe” at night

By on September 12th, 2014 | Last updated: September 12, 2014 at 9:42 am

A week ago, making a trek across the University of Florida campus wasn’t much of an issue for most UF students. But after a recent string of similar assaults on and near the UF campus, many students are left on […]

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Risque Photo of University of Florida Sorority Makes Rounds on Twitter

By and on August 29th, 2014 | Last updated: August 30, 2014 at 8:03 am

A risqué picture attributed as picturing some members of the University of Florida Alpha Omicron Pi sorority surfaced on Twitter this week. UF officials have not confirmed the image pictures members of the sorority, but they believe it does.

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University of Florida President Delivers State of the University Address

By on August 28th, 2014 | Last updated: August 29, 2014 at 11:34 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen delivered the State of the University address earlier today, highlighting some of 2013-2014 accomplishments and listing some of the university’s goals for the upcoming year.

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UF President Participates in ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.

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GALLERY: UF Graduates Collect Photos in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium

By on May 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 12:08 pm

UF graduates turn out for celebratory photos come rain or shine at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Thursday.

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