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By Justin Galicz on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 11, 2013 at 12:02 pm
The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, in conjunction with the University of Georgia, released the first three smart device applications of a larger project, to help farmers like those who run Citra’s Orange shop produce crops more efficiently.
By Leanna Scachetti on November 8th, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 11:44 am
As the nation celebrates veterans, student vets at the University of Florida finds a home in a new center just for them which opened in April. Some are also advocating for the support of pending bills to allow veterans to automatically receive in-state tuition rates.
By Brianna Donet on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 1:23 pm
Gainesville artists use repurposed trash to create floats for the University of Florida’s homecoming parade.
By Carla Bayron on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm
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They’re white, orange and yellow, and these triangular shaped candies are perhaps some of the most divisive sweets ever created: candy corn.
By Jaime Sloane 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.
By Brandon Fernandez 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, [...]
By Brianna Donet 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.
By Erica A. Hernandez 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.”
By Shane Chernoff 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.
By Brianna Donet on October 14th, 2013 | Last updated: October 15, 2013 at 10:08 am
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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.