Tag Archives: UF

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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In the News: UF picks assistant football coach, school guns bill advances, Carnival upgrades fleets, Boston investigation continues

By on April 17th, 2013 | Last updated: April 17, 2013 at 11:39 am

UF announces assistant football coach – The University of Florida announced that Jeff Choate, the University of Texas-El Paso defensive coordinator, will be the new special teams coordinator this football season, coach Will Muschamp said Wednesday. Choate will replace Bryant [...]

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In the News: Boston Marathon explosions, Bernstein visits UF, Americans disapprove government, squirrel causes power outage, Australian wins Masters

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 24, 2013 at 5:06 pm

2 Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line – ABC News – The explosions occured about three hours after winners crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon today. Bloody spectators were carried to a medical tent and competitors and race organizers fled [...]

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Changes to Bright Futures scholarships will affect college funding for minorities

By and on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 3:30 pm

Changes to the requirements for Bright Futures scholarship dispersion will affect minority students starting July 1, 2014.

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In the News: lead poisoning, Social Security, morning-after pill

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 2:53 pm

Lead poisoning estimate increases to 1 in 38 children – The high estimate of lead poisoning among children has doubled after the threshold for lead poisoning was lowered last year. Experts suggest a need for testing and prevention. Tampa Bay [...]

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In wake of gay marriage debate, UF student questions FDA blood donation policy

By on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.

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Sexual assault victims raise awareness with ‘Take Back the Night’ event

By on April 4th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 3:11 pm

Sexual assault victims and members of the community gathered together Wednesday night to raise awareness of rape and sexual assault.

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