Tag Archives: Bernie Machen

UF President Participates in ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

By on August 25th, 2014 | Last updated: August 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

University of Florida President Bernie Machen participated in the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” on Monday. Machen nominated all YouTube viewers as well as the president of UF Student Government and the vice president of the UF Division of Student Affairs.

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UF Begins Second Search for 12th University President

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 10, 2014 at 8:06 pm

The University of Florida launched the new presidential search process on Thursday.

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In the News: Homeowner Shoots Intruder, Alachua County Receives Grant Help Mentally Ill, UF Search for Machen’s Successor, UConn Wins NCAA Championship

By on April 8th, 2014 | Last updated: April 8, 2014 at 10:26 am

Cops: Winter Haven homeowner fatally shot intruder – A homeowner in Winter Haven shot and killed an intruder who was breaking into his family’s home. Even after firing a warning shot, the intruder continued to break in. Police said the [...]

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New Round of Fund Allocations Focuses on Increasing UF’s Preexisting Strengths

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 5:14 pm

The second wave of fund allocations for the University of Florida to reach top ten preeminence is underway.

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Machen Outlines Major Initiatives For Last Year As UF President

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 4:59 pm

During a discussion on Wednesday with the Retired Faculty of UF, Bernie Machen outlined the three initiatives he plans to focus on in his last year as president.

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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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How Younger Generations Connect With March On Washington

By on August 28th, 2013 | Last updated: August 29, 2013 at 5:17 am

Many people hold the misconception that the March on Washington was strictly an African-American rally for civil rights, says Jamal Sowell, assistant to UF President Bernie Machen. In fact, there were multiple sectors of the country marching for jobs and freedom.

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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 President Bernie Machen pleased with new state budget, will not request tuition raise

By on May 20th, 2013 | Last updated: May 20, 2013 at 5:43 pm

After seeing Gov. Rick Scott would return $300 million that had previously been cut from the state’s higher education budget, Bernie Machen said he would not raise tuition for the coming year beyond the normal inflation rate increase.

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UF reacts to Scott’s budget proposal

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 2, 2013 at 11:58 am

Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he plans to allocate $15 million of funds to the University of Florida in hopes of improving education and allowing students to have better job security after graduation. University President Bernie Machen reacted to the proposal in an email, supporting the idea.

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