Tag Archives: University of Florida

UF Event Addresses Human Trafficking Prevalence In Florida

By on November 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: November 22, 2013 at 12:38 pm

The University of Florida partnered with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune Thursday to bring a growing issue to light.

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Farmers Get ‘Smarter’ with New UF Apps

By 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.

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Student Veterans Find A Home at UF, Work to Advocate For In-State Tuition

By 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.

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Gainesville’s Garbage Will Be On Parade

By 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.

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What’s So Divisive About Candy Corn?

By 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.

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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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