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Frank Stronach facility dedication also draws protesters over Adena Ranch water permit requests

The Frank Stronach Plant Science Center is the home of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Science’s agronomic, fruit and vegetable research efforts.  Today marked the dedication of the conference center to Stronach himself.  The celebration wasn’t without controversy.  Protesters turned out from a variety of locations …

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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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University of Florida Oral History program hosts academic workshop

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program at the University of Florida conducts research studies and collects interviews with people from all walks of life. Their collection contains over five thousand interviews, including interviews with war veterans, civil rights campaigners from the 1960s and Florida politicians. As Paula Cunniffe reports, they are sharing their …

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Consumer confidence in Florida at near record low

A University of Florida survey shows Floridian’s consumer confidence has decreased from July to August. This month’s mark fell five-points to a near-record low of 62, only three points higher than the record low of 59 back in the summer of 2008. UF Survey Research Director, Chris McCarty, blames the drop …

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UF researchers use unmanned plane to gather research information

Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo interviewing IFAS doctoral student John Perry (photo by Caitlin Lawrence) What do University of Florida faculty members and 9-foot-long remote controlled airplanes have in common? As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, a collaborative effort at the University is launching wildlife research to new heights. …

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