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By WUFT News on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 1:40 pm
Students for Justice in Palestine and Students for a Democratic Society host a discussion on overturning the Holy Land Foundation case to a crowd of about 60 in Little Hall at the University of Florida on Tuesday evening.
By Heather van Blokland on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:09 pm
University of Florida Associate Professor Sevan Terzian’s book, Science Education and Citizenship: Fairs, Clubs and Talent Searches for American Youth, 1918-1958, is now available.
By Michelle Plitnikas on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 25, 2013 at 5:23 pm
Author, physician and politician Ron Paul will be speaking at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on April 15. He is expected to speak about the current political and economic situations the U.S. faces. His remarks will be followed by a question-and-answer session and the event is free and open to the public.
By Kylie Lacusky on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 4:48 pm
The University of Florida Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday morning to approve a plan that requires incoming students to show proof of health insurance. Students who apply for the fall 2014 semester will be required to have health insurance for enrollment, though students who enter UF before fall 2014 will be grandfathered into current requirements, which do not include health insurance.
By Ariana Lipkin on March 21st, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 10:58 am
A new health insurance plan for University of Florida students is in the works. The Educational Policy and Strategy Committee discussed the proposed plan Thursday afternoon. The plan would require incoming students to provide proof of insurance.
By WUFT Staff on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 12:18 pm
Researchers at the UF Genetics Institute have identified a gene that allows corn to grow in acidic soil. The gene could benefit tropical countries that cannot feed their population.
By Samantha Dean on March 14th, 2013 | Last updated: March 14, 2013 at 3:57 pm
The University of Florida Levin College of Law hosted a discussion focused on the Stolen Valor Act during its annual Media Law Symposium on Thursday.
By Kayla Gaskins on March 13th, 2013 | Last updated: March 13, 2013 at 2:37 pm
Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize-winning author of “Night,” spoke to a crowd of over 1,500 at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday night. He discussed humanity, the difficulty of writing his famous memoir and his love of learning.
By Samantha Shavell on March 11th, 2013 | Last updated: March 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm
An organization that supports brain research has dubbed this week Brain Awareness Week. There will be activities each weekday afternoon on the University of Florida campus put on by the UF Neuroscience Club.
By Vonecia Carswell on February 28th, 2013 | Last updated: February 28, 2013 at 7:10 pm
The scheduled music camp at UF this summer has been canceled. Officials said the decision to cancel this year came as a result of a disagreement between the camp’s contractor and UF officials.