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UF selects Sasse as its next president; conservative U.S. senator pledges ‘political celibacy’

The University of Florida on Tuesday formally selected Ben Sasse as its next president, setting aside concerns that the appointment of a conservative Republican U.S. senator from Nebraska would further politicize the state’s flagship higher education institution. The university’s board of trustees – largely appointed by Republican governors – voted …

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Veterinary shortage makes its way to North Central Florida

A typical pet owner can spend hundreds of dollars yearly on scheduled veterinary visits. The increased cost of vet services is due partly to a nationwide shortage of veterinarians that has made its way to North Central Florida. Area shelters and clinics are scarce or operate with limited personnel.

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Bats are on the move on the UF campus

The last few months have been a hectic move-in process for thousands of Gainesville residents. Just in time for Halloween, the bats at the University of Florida’s Field and Fork gardens have finally relocated into their new bat barn. UF facilities staff tore down the oldest of the three bat …

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