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More troubles for the mideast

This weekend saw an increase in violence in Libya as protesters continue to demand the ousting of ruler Moammar Gadaffi. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Center for African Studies Director Leonardo Villalon about the destabilization of this area and how he believes it could spread across the …

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UF faculty member in Cairo: joy in the streets!

After Thursday’s disappointment, many Egyptians are celebrating now that President Hosni Mubarek has resigned. University of Florida assistant professor of telecommunication, Rasha Kumhawi, who is living in Cairo while on leave from UF, talked with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski about life in Egypt the past 18 days. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TOM-rashaFP.mp3]

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UF faculty member in Cairo: an update

Since protestors took to the streets of Cairo last week in opposition to the Mubarek regime, the drama remains, as Egyptian state TV reports president Mubarek wants to stay in office until elections in September. Earlier this week on our Front Page edition of All Things Considered, we spoke with …

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UF faculty member safe in Cairo

As Americans watch the drama play out in Egypt, some University of Florida faculty members have more than a passing interest in the events. Rasha Kamhawi is an assistant professor of telecommunication in the UF Collge of Journalism and Communications. She has been in Cairo since October of 2010, and …

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UF students from Egypt react to protests abroad

Protests in Egypt began one week ago today, and even thousands of miles away their voices can be heard. With a large international student population, the University of Florida is home to a large Egyptian community which is reaching out to friends and family in the country as often as …

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Understanding natural disasters around the globe

Natural disasters are concerns for all parts of the world. Earthquakes, hurricanes, and floods were issues many people had to face last year. As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Darby Underwood reports, this year will not be any different. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPEarthquakeWrap.mp3]

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