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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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Keeping meals safe this holiday weekend

As people get ready for the Memorial Day weekend, plenty of people will have picnics or outdoor barbeques.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s  Blake Alderman spoke with Amy Simonne, associate professor of Food Safety and Quality at the University of Florida, about making sure eveything is safe to eat. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/SimonneQA.mp3]

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UF officials monitoring campus safety concerns

The University of Florida is fielding parent concerns about recent assaults near campus. WUFT-FM’s Briana Rittersporn says the University is working to ensure the safety and comfort of both students and parents. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/ParentConcernsWrap.mp3] Despite University efforts, some students are still concerned for their safety.  UF student Shannon Howell says she …

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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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UF campus advisory focuses on campus safety

With the start of classes at the University of Florida, talks about campus safety and the reduction of security risks begin as well. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with UF’s Public and Environmental Safety Assistant Vice-President Linda Stump about a new campus-wide advisory sent by the University of Florida Police Department …

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UF increases emphasis on alcohol safety

The University of Florida is cracking down on alcohol policies after autopsy results for a UF student confirms traces of alcohol abuse. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol poisoning was responsible for Molly Ammon’s death over spring break. Department of Health Education Associate Professor Virginia Dodd says UF is …

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