Tag Archives: school

UF Anti-Hazing Task Force looks ahead to new semester

You may recall a number of hazing incidents that arose this past spring at the University of Florida. Since then, most of the students who faced hazing charges have avoided criminal convictions as long as they complete a year’s probation and sanctions that include 75 hours of community service. Dr. …

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Reinforcing the “no tobacco” message at UF

The University of Florida became a tobacco free campus on July 1, 2010. Tobacco use is be prohibited on all university-owned properties, including the main campus, Eastside Campus on Waldo Road, P.-K. Yonge Developmental Research School and Shands Healthcare facilities in Gainesville and Jacksonville. Parking lots and vehicles located on …

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Helping young people respect themselves

Every summer, school students get a few months off to relax and gear up for the next school year.  But the Gainesville Police Department and the city parks department say with time off, teenagers can get bored.  And they say, with boredom comes possible trouble.  But in Gainesville, measures are …

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UF faculty still questioning budget cuts

University of Florida President Bernie Machen made one last effort to gather opinions about budget cuts at an open forum earlier today. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, President Bernie Machen got an idea of just how faculty members feel about the school’s budget shortfall. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPUFBudgetWrap.mp3]

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UF’s reserve funds may help cushion some budget cuts

University of Florida President Bernie Machen is suggesting the school’s reserve funds may help delay budget cuts. President Machen says people should keep in mind reserves aren’t a solution to the cuts. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the details of these reserves, and UF’s current budget proposal standing. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPBudgetCutsNS.mp3]

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Acceptance day means more Gators on the way

The University of Florida had a record number of applicants for 2012-2013 school year.  More than  11,700 applicants were accepted for the Summer B and Fall 2012 semesters.  Director of the UF News Bureau Steve Orlando says the university looks at much more than test scores when admitting students. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/Orlando-4.mp3|titles=Orlando …

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