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Farmers market visits UF for Campus Earth Day

Earth Day, as most people know it, falls on April 22nd each year. But as WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, the University of Florida is getting a jump start on promoting sustainability with its Campus Earth Day. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/farmersmarketChrisGilmoreStevenGallo.mp3] UF’s all-male acapella group, “The Staff,” performs during the Campus Earth Day event.  …

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UF investigating hazing allegations

With hazing allegations under investigation by University of Florida police, UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says the accused organization is on shaky ground. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Sikes6.mp3] She says the University of Florida and state law show no tolerance towards hazing, and university officials have recently taken action to combat this problem. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Sikes5.mp3] UF …

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UF president briefs lawmakers

The Presidents of two universities, including Bernie Machen of the University of Florida, spoke to the Florida House Education Committee today. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor reports how the University of Florida is showcasing the state university system. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MachenPanelWrap.mp3]

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Sorting out Florida’s higher education system

The University of Florida has claimed its spot in a very diverse system- it’s a message UF President Bernie Machen hopes to convey in front of the House High Education Committee today. Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon says the state’s higher education system lacks focus, but UF Provost Joe Glover …

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UF President urges students to be aware

University of Florida President Bernie Machen sent the following e-mail to all University of Florida students to remind them to use caution in light of recent assaults and attempted assaults in or around the University of Florida. Dear students, The armed assault of a University of Florida student that occurred …

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Trustees meeting begins with big votes on the table

The University of Florida Board of Trustees has kicked off today’s meeting and WUFT-FM’s Bothaina Saleh says University of Florida President Bernie Machen has begun today’s discussions with a positive look forward. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/BETHVOICER1.mp3] But WUFT-FM’s Laura Christmas says some tough decisions are facing the Board in the next few hours. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/LAURAVOICER2.mp3]

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UF president defends liberal arts

The University of Florida Faculty Senate held a meeting this afternoon to discuss the many topics that have been brought forth so far this fall. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Samantha Taub has more on what University of Florida President Bernie Machen addressed during the meeting. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/10/MORNING-FEATURE-Faculty-Senate1.mp3|titles=MORNING FEATURE Faculty Senate]

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UF President Bernie Machen gives state of the University of address

University of Florida President Bernie Machen delivered his annual State of the University Address this afternoon before the UF Faculty Senate. President Machen discussed the diversity on campus, UF’s progress in trying to restore the 3% reduction from state employee salaries, and initiative to re-examine and renew UF’s graduate programs. …

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UF president talks about benefit changes for faculty and staff

Activity around the University of Florida has picked up with students returning for the fall semester.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports.. University President Bernie Machen is also gearing up for possible changes affecting faculty and staff. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/08/FP-President-Machen.mp3|titles=FP President Machen]

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