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UF Health Plans For Future

By on May 21st, 2015 | Last updated: May 21, 2015 at 2:06 pm

UF Health’s five-year strategic plan “The Power of Together” will connect the healthcare community in order to provide quality patient care and improve academic research and interdisciplinary education efforts.

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Community Leaders Sign Education Compact

By on May 20th, 2015 | Last updated: May 20, 2015 at 5:03 pm

Community, business, government and education leaders signed a compact aiming to improve educational outcomes and opportunities for students in Alachua County through collaborative efforts. The compact was signed on Monday by 21 people.

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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.

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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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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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RISING ABOVE: UF Alumnus Battling Stage 4 Cancer Helps Other Patients ‘Live for Today’

By on April 30th, 2015 | Last updated: April 30, 2015 at 7:13 am

Todd Blake’s life changed when he was diagnosed with cancer during his freshman year at UF. He has since graduated with a 4.0 GPA and has founded an organization to help other young adults battling cancer.

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Smaller Communities Attracting Young Artists Away From Big City Scenes

By on April 27th, 2015 | Last updated: April 27, 2015 at 12:19 pm

Some young artists are choosing lesser known locals over popular art hubs. Though many art students continue to follow the dream of making it big in Miami or New York, smaller cities like Gainesville may offer more freedom for less pressure.

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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 Gymnastics Coach Rhonda Faehn Resigns

By on April 24th, 2015 | Last updated: April 24, 2015 at 10:58 am

University of Florida gymnastics coach Rhonda Faehn has resigned to take a position with USA Gymnastics.

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