Tag Archives: College of Engineering

After Months of Debate, ‘Bert the Bluff Oak’ Falls To Make Room for Building

By on August 17th, 2015 | Last updated: August 24, 2015 at 8:27 pm

The historic bluff oak tree on the University of Florida’s campus was torn down over one weekend, and now advocates are moving forward after the removal of the tree they tried to save.

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Bert the Bluff Oak’s Fate Revealed

By and on August 11th, 2015 | Last updated: August 11, 2015 at 6:36 pm

Bert The Bluff Oak, a heritage tree on the University of Florida’s campus, will be torn down sometime in the next week, according to Steve Orlando, senior director of UF media relations. UF has settled on design that will remove 36 trees in the area, including five other heritage trees.

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Bert The Bluff Oak Waits For Fate

By on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: August 11, 2015 at 1:02 pm

A meeting will be held to decide on construction plans for the University of Florida’s Nuclear Sciences Building. After student and faculty voiced opposition over the potential removal of a 200-year-old oak tree named Bert, the architects were tasked with coming up with alternate plans that would spare the tree.

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Students rally over budget cuts to the College of Engineering

By , and on April 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm

University of Florida students and Gainesville residents gathered in Turlington Plaza on the UF campus earlier today to protest budget cuts to the College of Engineering. These cuts were directed to the Computer Information Science and Engineering department, and will result in ridding […]

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