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UF RCM Team breaks down budget with mathematical formula

While the world of higher education includes many boasts about high quality programs, great research or student experiences, the last several years in Florida has meant that higher education is a numbers game.  How much money does the state university system get, and how that will affect programs?  WUFT-FM’s Liz …

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Education under fire for some religious groups in Iran

With all the public has been hearing about the violence in the Middle East, sometimes the smaller issues can go unnoticed. Amnesty International is hosting an event tonight in the Rion Ballroom at the J. Wayne Reitz Union on the University of Florida campus where a documentary about religious oppression in …

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Working to make memorial scholarship permanent

A scholarship honoring two University of Florida graduate students is moving towards permanence. Counselor education students David and Brian Marshall died in a car accident in 2006. Their mother Esther Marshall says her sons always wanted to help people. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Marshall1.mp3] College of Education officials say they haven’t yet raised enough …

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America farmers mobile experience comes to UF

The north lawn of Reitz Union was all about Farming Monday and Tuesday. An RV that travels around the country teaching people about technology in farming and the growing need for it welcomed students, teachers, and concerned citizens. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Alyssa Averette has more on this traveling farm education. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FarmerExperienceWrap.mp3] …

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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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UF students rally this week for lower tuition rates

Aside from the university’s plan for education reform, this week starts off “Stop Tuition Hikes” week around the University of Florida. The movement started with the formation of the Gator Student Alliance, which is made up of over 22 different student groups around the University. GSA Member Robbey Hayes says he expects …

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UF students say they C.A.N. solve education problems

In a study of 34 developed nations, American students ranked 25th in mathematics, 17th in science and 14th in reading skills. Members of a University of Florida student group called “Gators Can”  say they believe these low rankings point out a serious problem for the country’s education. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s …

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