Tag Archives: University of Florida

In the News: New Cancer Treatment, Seniors Support Medical Marijuana, Scott’s Campaign Contribution, UF Negotiates Energy

By on November 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: November 3, 2014 at 10:04 am

Proton accelerator arrives at Orlando Health – The 58-ton proton accelerator delivers radiation to cancerous tumors and is a more precise treatment than the traditional x-ray techniques. The $25 million project was lifted by crane over the weekend and is […]

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Charlie Crist Makes Stop on UF Campus to Attract Voters

By on October 31st, 2014 | Last updated: October 31, 2014 at 10:09 am

Charlie Crist made a stop on the University of Florida campus to rally support and encourage students and Gainesville residents to vote. The race will come to an end on November 4 when voters will cast their vote for governor.

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UF College Democrats Rally in Support of Charlie Crist on Campus

By on October 29th, 2014 | Last updated: October 29, 2014 at 6:04 pm

Members of the community gathered in Pugh Hall on Wednesday to support Charlie Crist in the 2014 gubernatorial election.

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Retired Journalist Reflects On Captivity And Recent ISIS Actions

By on October 27th, 2014 | Last updated: October 27, 2014 at 6:01 pm

In response to recent Islamic State actions, Terry Anderson, a University of Florida adjunct professor, reflected on being held hostage in Lebanon for six years and how negotiations with terrorists have changed.

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Newly Released Documents Shed Light on Treon Harris Sexual Battery Accusation

By on October 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 23, 2014 at 7:51 am

Janine Sikes, assistant vice president of media relations and public affairs at the University of Florida, emailed the documents to media outlets at about 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Sikes said the university will make no statement.

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In the News: Florida’s Economy in Governor’s Race, New U.S. Ebola Czar, Sexual Assault at UF, Gators Lose to Missouri

By on October 20th, 2014 | Last updated: October 20, 2014 at 10:43 am

Economic malaise clouds Florida governor’s race – While the polls show Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist are close in numbers, Scott’s campaign faces challenges in proving Florida’s economic stability. Scott claims credit for adding 613,000 jobs and trimming […]

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UF Homecoming Parade 2014 Brings Music, Floats and Crowds

By on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 5:58 pm
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Local Student Develops Epilepsy App, Wins $75,000

By on October 16th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 12:49 pm

Amir Helmy’s science fair project idea has since developed into Seizario, an app that will allow epilepsy patients to monitor their seizures using the sensors from smartphones.

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Christian Aguilar Remembered After Bravo Case

By on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 5:18 pm

Two years after Christian Aguilar’s remains were found, the Aguilar family is trying to start a new life. Aguilar’s brother Alex, though, wants to keep his memory alive.

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W. Kent Fuchs Of Cornell Named President Of UF

By on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 16, 2014 at 11:19 am

W. Kent Fuchs, Provost for Cornell University Ph.D., has been selected as the University of Florida’s 12th president-designate.

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