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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.

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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.

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UF Developing Its First On-Campus Food Pantry

By on May 5th, 2015 | Last updated: May 7, 2015 at 3:38 pm

The University of Florida is developing an on-campus food pantry for students. The pantry will offer free, nutritious food and will be available mid-summer to those with a valid UF ID.

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Thunder Reach Agreement To Hire Florida’s Donovan

By on April 30th, 2015 | Last updated: April 30, 2015 at 3:11 pm

Florida coach Billy Donovan has agreed to become the Oklahoma City Thunder’s next coach. Donovan replaces Scott Brooks, who was fired last week.

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UF Ph.D. Students Developing Brain Robot Interaction Technology

By on April 29th, 2015 | Last updated: April 29, 2015 at 11:09 am

Two 25-year-old Ph.D. students at the University of Florida are developing software to control machines to be used as life-enhancers to any operator. The purpose of Brain Computer Interface technology is be an assistant to humans on an everyday basis, especially those with disabilities.

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Local Organization Brings Color Into Cancer Patients’ Lives

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 3:49 pm

A local non-profit organization is lighting up children’s faces at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital. Caleb’s Pitch, which coordinates hospital activities for children battling cancer, was founded in 2010 by Tim Jacobbe, a Gainesville resident, after his 8-year-old nephew, Caleb Jacobbe, passed away.

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UF Zeta Beta Tau Under Investigation After Disrespecting Veterans

By on April 23rd, 2015 | Last updated: April 27, 2015 at 3:23 pm

The University of Florida chapter of Zeta Beta Tau is under investigation after disrespecting wounded veterans at an event in Panama City Beach. While the fraternity has suspended its actions, the university is looking into further sanctions.

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Dog Supports Owner With Chronic Illness

By on March 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: March 9, 2015 at 1:32 pm

Justice, a young Great Dane, not only functions as a service dog but has the ability to detect illness and distress in the people around him. The dog was rescued by Fallin Turner, 17, who lives with scleroderma and Systematic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and relies on Justice for both emotional and physical support.

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NCAA Released Infractions Report On Florida Football Program

By and on February 20th, 2015 | Last updated: February 20, 2015 at 2:43 pm

UF will not receive any penalties because of steps the institution took once the claim was brought to its attention.

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Traveling Exhibit Remembers Florida Blues History

By on February 17th, 2015 | Last updated: February 19, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Blues music has taken over Gainesville in the form of an exhibit at the Matheson History Museum. “Florida’s Got the Blues” runs through April 30 and showcases the history of blues music in North Central Florida.

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