Tag Archives: UF

Photos: Florida Baseball Advances to World Series After Weekend Wins

By on June 8th, 2015 | Last updated: June 8, 2015 at 1:19 pm

The Florida Gators baseball team swept the NCAA Super Regional against FSU over the weekend. UF will go on to the College World Series, playing the University of Miami on Saturday.

Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

UF PaCE Complicates Applications To Professional Schools

By and on June 7th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 5:12 pm

The UF Pathway to Campus Enrollment program offers students admission to in-person classes after they complete UF Online courses and earn a total of 60 credits. Out of the 3,118 students who were admitted to PaCE, only 272 have accepted so far.

University of Florida | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Local Artist Overcomes Dyslexia With Art

By on June 4th, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Once told she would have a difficult time making it to college, University of Florida graduate student Lydia Dildilian suffers from severe dyslexia. She has persevered through her art.

Local | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

For Trees Like Bert, Special Titles Do Not Always Guarantee Special Protections

By on June 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: June 5, 2015 at 9:33 am

The Florida Champion Tree Register recognizes the largest tree in the state of each noninvasive species. It’s the next step of recognition up from heritage tree status, like that of Bert, the bluff oak that has affected plans for the Innovation Nexus Building at UF.

Environment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

College Grads Bike Cross-Country Before Joining Workforce

By on June 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: June 3, 2015 at 12:03 pm

Two recent college graduates are taking a break by biking cross-country with Bike & Build. The program works to build homes and promote affordable housing while offering participants a memorable experience.

Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gators Sweep NCAA Baseball Gainesville Regional

By on June 1st, 2015 | Last updated: June 1, 2015 at 3:58 pm

The Florida Gators baseball team completed the sweep of the NCAA Gainesville Regional on Sunday. UF will host the winner of the Tallahassee Regional this weekend.

Sports | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Henna Artist Gives Cancer Patients Crowns Of Beauty

By on May 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: May 26, 2015 at 10:24 am

A University of Florida student combines faith and spirituality with the ancient art of henna to comfort cancer patients. Jeena Kar uses henna paste made from the flowering plant, Lawsonia inermis, to create intricate designs on the heads of those who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy.

Health and Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bert’s Fate Still Has To Wait

By on May 14th, 2015 | Last updated: May 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

After a meeting held Tuesday to discuss alternate plans for the University of Florida’s Nuclear Science Building construction, the fate of Bert the bluff oak is still undecided. UF’s Lakes, Vegetation and Landscaping Advisory Committee discussed an alternate plan but were unable to reach a decision.

campus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bert The Bluff Oak Waits For Fate

By on May 13th, 2015 | Last updated: May 14, 2015 at 11:43 am

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.

campus | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gators Introduce Michael White As New Men’s Basketball Coach

By on May 11th, 2015 | Last updated: May 27, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Jeremy Foley introduced Michael White as the new head coach of the Gators men’s basketball team on Monday. White had been the head coach at Louisiana Tech since 2011.

Sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thank you for your support

WUFT depends on the support of our community — people like you — to help us continue to provide quality programming to North Central Florida.
Become a Sustainer
I want to support FM 89.1/NPR
I want to support Florida's 5/PBS
Donate a Vehicle
Underwriting Payments