Tag Archives: University of Florida

Activists Protest Outside UF Meat Science Lab For World Day For Farmed Animals

By on October 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: October 2, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Protestors gathered in Gainesville to raise awareness about the meat industry for the World Day for Farmed Animals. Animal activists gathered with signs outside the University of Florida Meat Science Lab Thursday morning and then again later on SW 23rd [...]

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Puerto Rican Migrant Becomes Prominent Local Art Collector

By on October 1st, 2014 | Last updated: October 1, 2014 at 11:24 am

Hector Puig has always had a knack for art. Yet Puig would have never imagined he would be one of Gainesville’s most well-known art collectors. Puig grew up in Utuado, Puerto Rico. When he was 13, he and his family [...]

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UFPD Issued Weekend Alerts As Required By Clery Act

By on September 30th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 6:27 pm

Several UF alert messages were sent to students early Sunday morning saying a male matching descriptions of the UF assaults suspect was seen near the Hub area. The messages later clarified no attack had occurred.

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UF Law Professor Comments On Police Collecting DNA Samples In Relation To UF Assaults

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 29, 2014 at 5:55 pm

Jon Mills, UF professor of law and an expert on privacy, comments on the rights of the men UFPD and GPD have questioned and swabbed for DNA. The individuals matched the description of the suspect believed to be responsible for at least three assaults on or near the UF campus.

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Kaleidoscope Tour’s Color Run Comes To Gainesville

By on September 29th, 2014 | Last updated: September 30, 2014 at 8:48 pm

The Kaleidoscope Tour visited Gainesville on Saturday for the 2014 edition of the Color Run. Nicknamed “The Happiest 5K On The Planet,” the run drew hundreds of participants.

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Local Farmers, Agriculture Showcased at UF Community Garden

By on September 25th, 2014 | Last updated: September 25, 2014 at 11:36 am

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences held an event Wednesday to showcase local farmers and its new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

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University of Florida Alumni Shed Light on Electronic Waste

By on September 24th, 2014 | Last updated: September 24, 2014 at 3:28 pm

Environmental documentary to showcase in Rome this October. Director and community members share their thoughts on the impact of old electronics.

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Police Collecting DNA Samples in Relation to Recent Attacks

By on September 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: September 23, 2014 at 1:56 pm

The University of Florida Police Department and the Gainesville Police Department are targeting individuals for DNA samples that vaguely fit the suspect’s description from the three attacks that occurred on or near UF’s campus.

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UF Researchers Develop “Mixed-Reality” Training Technology for Military

By on September 16th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 4:09 pm

Experts at UF develop simulators to help military doctors by providing opportunities to practice techniques. The Department of Defense granted the research team $1.7 million to develop five simulators over five years.

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UF Self-Defense Device Rules Relaxed in Wake of Assaults

By on September 15th, 2014 | Last updated: September 16, 2014 at 11:56 am

University of Florida students are taking safety into their own hands. Students are becoming more cautious about their daily routines and surroundings since three assaults occurred on or near UF’s campus over the last couple of weeks. According to the UF [...]

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