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For North Central Florida Kickstarters, It’s All Or Nothing

By on October 20th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 8:47 am

More North Central Florida startup companies are turning to an online fundraising website, Kickstarter, to gain capital for their project ideas. The catch? If their dollar goal isn’t met, participants don’t see a penny of the funds.

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Restorative Justice Provides A New Way To Handle Student Conflict

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:18 am

Colleges around the country, including the University of Florida, are promoting restorative justice as a means to deal with student conflict. These practices focus on the needs of the victims, the offenders and the community rather than simply working to punish the offender.

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New University of Florida Campus-Archer Trail Good News for Cyclists

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:38 pm

A trail for pedestrians and cyclists at the University of Florida that will connect to the bicycle trail at Archer Road is set to be put in near the end of 2014.

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Florida, National Lyme Disease Symptoms Misdiagnosed At Alarming Rate

By on September 19th, 2013 | Last updated: September 19, 2013 at 3:56 pm

The Center for Disease Control reported about 300,000 cases of Lyme disease in the past year. With doctors misdiagnosing patients and the lack of awareness of the disease, the risk factor for untreated health problems as a result is frightfully high.

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ASPCA, UF Experts Show How To Investigate Animal Cruelty Crime Scenes

By on September 12th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:49 am

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, along with the University of Florida’s Center for Forensic Medicine, held a workshop Wednesday to locate graves of animals who had been subject to potential abuse.

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In The News: Suwannee homeowners’ increased fee, cyclists propose harsher penalties for fleeing an accident, UF, UM in the top 50 colleges, Gov. Rick Scott talks tax cuts

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 10:26 am

Clarification: Fire assessment increase passes final hearing – The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners has voted to raise the fire assessment tax, a yearly fee paid by property owners that is used for firefighters’ salaries and operational costs, from [...]

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How UF’s New Supercomputer Concludes 70-Year Studies Within Hours

By and on August 5th, 2013 | Last updated: August 5, 2013 at 4:23 pm

Behind the padlocked doors of one building on UF’s East Campus, 2008 NE Waldo Road, is a loud machine capable of reading the millions of volumes on UF’s library shelves several hundred times in one second.

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The First Phase of Renovations Have Begun At The Reitz Union

By on July 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: July 4, 2013 at 10:50 am

With plans to echo the shape and characteristics of the Florida gator, renovations in the Reitz Union building will represent school spirit, and provide an updated building to better serve the community.

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UF to offer online degree programs

By on April 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: April 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm

On Monday, Governor Rick Scott signed an education bill that will let the University of Florida offer bachelor’s degrees entirely online. The online degree programs will cost 75 percent of current tuition costs.

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UF students awarded first place in EPA’s Campus RainWorks Challenge

By on April 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: April 26, 2013 at 10:10 am

A team of University of Florida students was recognized for its water sustainability efforts after winning first place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s inaugural Campus RainWorks Challenge.

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