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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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Travel warnings not yet affecting study abroad plans

With the federal government issuing a global travel advisory, University of Florida students preparing for summer study abroad trips need to take caution. UF International Center Dean David Sammons says it is too early to tell exactly what threat American travelers face from the death of bin Laden. “We’re paying …

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Study abroad experiences relocate

University of Florida students planning to study abroad this summer in Japan through the University are going to need a change of plans. Due to the natural disasters and political unrest that has plagued Japan in recent months, the University of Florida has decided to switch their study abroad program …

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Man finally receives his degree three decades later

Many University of Florida students will be participating in this weekend’s commencement ceremonies. Among them is Roger Blum who left UF in 1978. Now 33 years later he’s back in Gainesville to walk across the stage to receive his bachelor’s degree. Roger Blum was working on his Bachelor’s Degree in …

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UF Board of Trustees Creates New Cabinet Position

University of Florida Board of Trustees members approved the creation of a new cabinet-level position at a meeting on Thursday afternoon. The new position of Vice President of Enrollment Management will also oversee the now-separate office of admissions. UF Provost Joe Glover says it is now a matter of who …

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