Aileen Mack

Aileen is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing

Gainesville Dev Academy Prepares New Coders For Jobs

Sean Krauth, a professional percussionist who learned programming as a hobby, recently graduated from the Gainesville Dev Academy, a program that teaches software development and code-writing to beginning developers. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment for web developers is predicted to grow 20 percent between 2012 and 2022 - faster than average across all other occupations.

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UF Student Wins International Essay Contest About Peace

University of Florida student, Narayan Kulkarni, recently won Gio Peace's International Essay Contest. His essay, which shares his story on the treatment he received from peers after 9/11 due to his ethnicity, was chosen out of 8,943 essays from 148 countries. Kulkarni will receive his award in Japan this week.

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