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Florida universities see potential and pitfalls of AI on campus

TALLAHASSEE — As artificial intelligence becomes an increasingly high-profile topic in higher education, Florida universities are holding discussions about how to harness the technology’s power — and stave off the potential for academic malfeasance. The University of Florida Board of Trustees, for example, received an update Thursday from the school’s …

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The Point, June 9, 2023: Special Report: Futures

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. The stories near you • WUFT News Special Report: Today WUFT News continues The Price of Plenty, a special report on the fertilizer industry by student journalists from the University of Florida and the University of Missouri. …

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Gainesville man receives 30-year sentence for violent courtroom attack on his defense attorney

A man who punched his defense attorney in the head during his trial at the Alachua County Courthouse in November, fracturing his skull, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday. The assault prompted an amendment to legislation that raises the penalties for violent offenders who attack a defense attorney or public defender acting in their courtroom capacity.

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