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By Michelle Plitnikas on April 1st, 2013 | Last updated: April 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm
The University of Florida’s Collegiate Veterans Success Center will open April 2 with an open house and resource fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The space will be a spot for student veterans to hang out, study and support each other.
By Marc Whiteman on March 29th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 4:48 pm
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is back in action on Friday. The Cinderella squad, Florida Gulf Coast University, hits the court against its long dominant in-state rival: the University of Florida. UF knows about post-season success. It won the men’s basketball national championship in 2006 and 2007.
By Ashira Morris on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 9:57 pm
Holi, the Indian festival of colors, will be celebrated for the first time on the University of Florida campus March 30 on Hume Field.
By Amanda Wood on March 28th, 2013 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 10:05 pm
Sameer Saboungi released 70 black balloons Thursday, letting them fly high above the Plaza of the Americas and simultaneously raising awareness of the Syrian conflict.
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 News on March 20th, 2013 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:30 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.