Category Archives: World
WUFT spoke with UF Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Paul D’Anieri for more analysis about the turmoil in the Middle East.
A day after a 7.6-magnitude earthquake shook the land under Costa Rica, WUFT multimedia reporter Christina DeVarona spoke with UF grad Maria Perez Ruiz, who is currently living in Costa Rica. She experienced the earthquake first-hand.
Four major earthquakes hit locations throughout the world this week, including California. While some were too deep to cause much damage, a 5.7-magnitude earthquake in China killed at least 50 and injured hundreds.
NASA has been undergoing quite a few changes recently. In the past few weeks, the agency awarded the Sierra Nevada Corporation, SpaceX and Boeing contracts to develop a craft to take astronauts into orbit in the next five years. This […]
Hurricane Ernesto is now fading away into Mexico after making landfall late yesterday on the Yucatan Peninsula. But what about our chances to see a big storm? WUSF’s Steve Newborn reports those odds are going up – at least for […]
The University of Florida Pride of the Sunshine marching band is on its way to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Dana Lewin has more on how the band got to go.
The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season began with a bang, spawning four named storms by June 27 and breaking numerous records, including the fastest start to an Atlantic hurricane season in history. Two of the storms – Beryl and Debby – […]
A study released by the Pew Institute shows Asians have taken over Latinos as the largest group of new arrivals into the U.S. every year. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Catherine Awasthi talked with Associate Professor in the Department of History at the University […]
Recently, many paused to remember those who stormed the beaches at Normandy during World War Two. Now, many of the World War Two veterans are in their upper 80s and 90s. With the realization that their numbers are dwindling each year, […]
Sixty eight years ago, on this date, hundreds of thousands of American and allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, as they tried to liberate France and end the threat of Adolf Hitler’s attempt of world domination. Those who were […]