Tag Archives: Reitz Union

UF hosts 2012 study abroad fair

War on foreign soil might deter University of Florida students from venturing overseas for study programs. But more than 60 organizations answered questions and quelled any such fears Thursday at the 2012 Study Abroad Fair on the Reitz Union Colonnade.

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Budget cuts expected to hit UF liberal arts

The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is facing $5.9 million in budget cuts in response to reduced state funding in the budget signed last month. The college’s proposal is to lay off staff, freeze faculty hiring and reduce admissions to selected doctoral programs. UF Faculty Senate …

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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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Dove World pastor protests scheduled Islamic Awareness event

An event aimed to spread awareness of the Islamic faith on the University of Florida’s campus is gaining some extra attention.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Peck reports how Dove World Pastor Terry Jones planned to protest at tonight’s  Islam On Campus event called, “Islam Explained:  The Last Prophet” being held at the J. …

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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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