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Acceptance day means more Gators on the way

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm

The University of Florida had a record number of applicants for 2012-2013 school year.  More than  11,700 applicants were accepted for the Summer B and Fall 2012 semesters.  Director of the UF News Bureau Steve Orlando says the university looks [...]

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Buyer beware on football tickets

By on September 15th, 2011 | Last updated: August 3, 2013 at 3:19 pm

UFPD monitors and protects spectators at every home football game and with the Gator’s first conference rivals coming to town this weekend we spoke with UFPD about the special security measures they take on game days. UFPD Assistant Director Brad Barber says planning and organization [...]

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Lakewatch program combats pollution in Florida’s waters

By on May 31st, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 11:09 am

The Lakewatch program associated with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences seeks volunteers who want to save our waters. The program keeps track of more than 600 lakes in more than 40 counties. IFAS Livestock and [...]

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UF awarded $5.4 million for biomass research and development

By on May 5th, 2011 | Last updated: September 15, 2013 at 1:56 pm

In an effort to reduce America’s reliance on imported oil, the University of Florida has been awarded $5.4 million from the USDA and Department of Energy for Biomass Research and Development Projects. According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and [...]

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UF study shows college students suffering from hearing loss

By on March 17th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:25 pm

With the popularity of personal music players increasing by the day, University of Florida researchers have found this may be affecting hearing levels in college students. Communicative Disorders Associate Professor Collen LePrell says the results should serve as a warning [...]

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UF faculty member in Cairo: joy in the streets!

By on February 11th, 2011 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 1:46 pm

After Thursday’s disappointment, many Egyptians are celebrating now that President Hosni Mubarek has resigned. University of Florida assistant professor of telecommunication, Rasha Kumhawi, who is living in Cairo while on leave from UF, talked with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski about life [...]

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Two distinguished musicians to be inducted into UF Bands Hall of Fame

By on September 30th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:06 pm

The University of Florida Bands Hall of Fame will be celebrating the achievements of former UF Band Director Frank Wickes and former Color Guard Captain Londa Moorhouse tonight (September 29th). 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Empriss Campbell reports.

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UF Student Named A "Woman Of Promise" For Serving The community.

By on March 4th, 2010 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 3:58 pm

In light of Women’s History Month, Santa Fe Community College is honoring local leaders as “Women Of Distinction.” Since 1987, the college has recognized five prominent women in Alachua and Bradford Counties each year. SFC also chooses a “Woman Of [...]

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