Tag Archives: UF news

State’s consumer confidence stable

By and on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:02 pm

WUFT discusses consumer confidence with the director of UF’s Survey and Research Center

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AMA chief talks about Medicare in Gainesville

By on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

The president of the American Medical Association discusses Medicare and the Affordable Healthcare after with WUFT.

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UF keeping an eye on Isaac

By on August 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:03 pm

The University of Florida is taking all precautions for Isaac.

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Reinforcing the “no tobacco” message at UF

By on August 14th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The University of Florida became a tobacco free campus on July 1, 2010. Tobacco use is be prohibited on all university-owned properties, including the main campus, Eastside Campus on Waldo Road, P.-K. Yonge Developmental Research School and Shands Healthcare facilities [...]

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UF starts presidential search

By on July 18th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

President Bernie Machen announced in June that he will step down after nearly a 10-year tenure. Now, the search for the new University of Florida President has finally begun.

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Study finds alcohol is the new “gateway drug”

By on July 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

A new University of Florida study released this week says alcohol — not marijuana — should be considered the gateway drug that can lead teens to greater drug use. UF researchers found that, of a representative sample, 72% of teens [...]

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Researching to help the elderly

By on June 7th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 2:58 pm

A prestigious grant given to the University of Florida’s Institute on Aging will help researchers develop new ways to help our senior citizens. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports more on new research the center is conducting with this grant.

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Frank Stronach facility dedication also draws protesters over Adena Ranch water permit requests

By on May 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:12 am

The Frank Stronach Plant Science Center is the home of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s agronomic, fruit and vegetable research efforts.  Today marked the dedication of the conference center to Stronach himself.  The celebration wasn’t [...]

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UF’s reserve funds may help cushion some budget cuts

By on May 14th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:13 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen is suggesting the school’s reserve funds may help delay budget cuts. President Machen says people should keep in mind reserves aren’t a solution to the cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the [...]

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UF Law School has ribbon cutting ceremony for completed expansion

By on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm

The Levin College of Law has many reasons to celebrate today, including a 20,000 square foot addition of an Advocacy Center to the school’s facility. Dean of the College of Law at the University of Florida, Robert Jerry, spoke with Florida’s [...]

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