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Gatorade Inventor Honored With Great Floridian Award

By on September 27th, 2013 | Last updated: September 27, 2013 at 10:51 am

The inventor of Gatorade was honored with the Great Floridian award on Thursday. The ceremony took place at Gainesville’s Cade Museum.

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New University of Florida Campus-Archer Trail Good News for Cyclists

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A trail for pedestrians and cyclists at the University of Florida that will connect to the bicycle trail at Archer Road is set to be put in near the end of 2014.

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UF Law School Honors Professor Fletcher Baldwin For 50 Years Of Teaching

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 20, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Baldwin is still teaching constitutional law and he has no plans for retirement: “My body will tell me when to retire.”

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Citrus Greening Causes Removal Of 150 UF Trees

By on September 13th, 2013 | Last updated: September 17, 2013 at 10:01 am

UF is one of the latest places to be hit by citrus greening in Florida. The disease has already cost Florida’s economy more than $3.6 billion and 6,600 jobs, according to a 2012 study by researchers from the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

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With Reitz Renovations Ongoing, Former UF Professor Adds Historical Perspective

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 6:03 pm

In 1967, Owen Holyoak watched the J. Wayne Reitz Union being built. Nearly 50 years later, he stood on the University of Florida campus Thursday and watched parts of it being torn down.

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Graduate Assistants Protesting UF Administration For Timely Pay

By on September 9th, 2013 | Last updated: September 9, 2013 at 6:50 pm

The University of Florida admitted Monday to not paying 60 to 80 graduate students on time for the first two weeks of the fall semester. UF attributed the late paychecks to the large influx of new employees. UF spokeswoman Janine [...]

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UF Graduate Assistants To Get More Money

By on August 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 20, 2013 at 10:39 am

UF says more money is coming for several thousand graduate assistants

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UF Health Opens $45 Million Clinical And Translational Research Building

By on August 12th, 2013 | Last updated: August 16, 2013 at 8:44 am

Sen. Bill Nelson was on hand Monday as UF opened its new building. One half of UF Health’s new structure houses the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), the other half is the Institute on Aging.

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UF Removes Aaron Hernandez’s Name From Heavener Complex Stone And Other Spots

By and on July 25th, 2013 | Last updated: December 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Workers with All Seasons Planning, Inc. hammered, chiseled and sawed out the stone Thursday morning bearing Aaron Hernandez’s name in front of the Heavener Complex at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

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The First Phase of Renovations Have Begun At The Reitz Union

By on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 4, 2013 at 10:50 am

With plans to echo the shape and characteristics of the Florida gator, renovations in the Reitz Union building will represent school spirit, and provide an updated building to better serve the community.

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