Category Archives: University of Florida

UF Creativity Event Invites Collaboration Between Art and Science Majors

By on February 10th, 2015 | Last updated: February 10, 2015 at 5:44 pm

An event Jan. 31 allowed students to work together on art and science projects. The UF College of the Arts and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Science for Life Program aimed to bring together art and science majors.

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Concealed Carry Bill Raises Concerns About Campus Safety

By on February 4th, 2015 | Last updated: February 6, 2015 at 11:40 am

A bill making its way through the Florida Legislature would allow anyone with a concealed weapon license can carry his or her weapon legally on a public university campus.

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UAA Announces Plans For Indoor Football Practice Facility

By on January 21st, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 9:17 am

The UAA announced plans on Wednesday for the construction of an indoor football practice facility expected to be completed September 2015. The project is estimated at $15 million and will be located at the site of the Sanders Football Practice Fields.

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Friends and Family Grieve the Death of UF Innovation Academy Student

By and on January 20th, 2015 | Last updated: January 22, 2015 at 10:40 am

A University of Florida student died this weekend after sustaining fatal injuries in a car accident earlier this month.

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UF Organizations Protest Outside O’Connell Center

By on December 12th, 2014 | Last updated: December 12, 2014 at 8:17 pm

University of Florida Dream Defenders and UF Students for a Democratic Society protested outside O’Connell Center Friday night.

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UF Welcomes McElwain At Press Conference Saturday

By on December 8th, 2014 | Last updated: December 8, 2014 at 1:06 pm

New UF head football coach Jim McElwain introduced himself and talked about his ideas for Gator football Saturday.

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UF Receives Low Credibility Shooting Threat Via Twitter

By on December 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: December 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm

UF received low level shooting threats from 15 separate Twitter accounts Tuesday night. The FBI and UFPD are currently investigating the author of the tweets. The University of Louisville received a similar threat on Monday.

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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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