The Florida Legislature passed it’s austere 70 Billion dollar budget this past weekend. Among the many cuts included in this year’s budget, lawmakers agreed to cut funding for the state’s higher education system. WUFT’FM’s Trent Kelly reports on how these budget cuts could affect students and employees at the University of Florida.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MEBudgetCutsFeature.mp3]
Construction of the two new UF Health Shands hospitals is ahead of schedule. The twin hospitals will bring more specialization in heart and cardiovascular diseases and neuromedicine units.