Tag Archives: University of Florida

Florida’s Agriculture Industry Continues To Grow

By on October 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 23, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Florida’s agriculture industry is continuing to grow, according to a report released last week by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The report titled “Florida Agriculture: By the Numbers” cited increased sales of oranges, honey and other agricultural commodities.

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Florida Museum of Natural History Celebrates Butterflies

By on October 18th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 3:38 pm

The Florida Museum of Natural History will host its eighth annual Butterflyfest this weekend. Entertainment at Butterflyfest will include live performances, workshops, and engaging challenges for visitors to participate in. Jaret Daniels, Interim Director of the McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, [...]

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Restorative Justice Provides A New Way To Handle Student Conflict

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 20, 2013 at 11:18 am

Colleges around the country, including the University of Florida, are promoting restorative justice as a means to deal with student conflict. These practices focus on the needs of the victims, the offenders and the community rather than simply working to punish the offender.

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Filmmaker Adam Bowers Shoots Movie At Well Known Gainesville Locales

By on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 3:20 pm

“We’ll premiere it a festival hopefully in early 2014,” Bowers said of the new movie. “Yeah, we’ll definitely have a screening in Gainesville.”

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UF Research Team Surveys Tornado Damage

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 11:10 am

University of Florida researchers are evaluating the damage done after a powerful tornado ravaged Moore, Okla.

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Whose Oil? The Gulf of Mexico’s or BP’s?

By on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:08 am

(Photo credit: Christine Mikitaw/Flickr)
A team of scientists — including a University of Florida geologist — is using a British Petroleum grant to examine the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem. They’ve discovering detectable levels of oil have entered the food web.

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New Tool Searches Sex Offenders on Florida College Campuses

By and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 4:50 pm

A new search function added to the FDLE’s website can search sex offenders registered at colleges, universities and post-secondary schools.

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Senators Discuss Immigrant Tuition Equity On UF’s Campus

By and on October 11th, 2013 | Last updated: October 11, 2013 at 3:26 pm

Senators spoke on a panel at the University of Florida to discuss tuition equity for immigrants with students, faculty and community members.

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Ocala Artwalk Offers Folk Artists Local Outlet

By on October 7th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Downtown Ocala’s First Friday Artwalk is a hotspot for local folk artists to display, sell and get feedback on their creations.

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Ocala City Council District 3 Candidate: Jay Musleh

By on October 6th, 2013 | Last updated: October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Incumbent District 3 City Councilman Jay Musleh is running for his first full term as a city council member. Musleh says his experience as a banker and his one-and-a-half-year term as a city council member qualifies him to serve a full term.

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