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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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UF student dies over Spring Break

University of Florida student Molly Ammon died in Pinellas County over the past week while students were on Spring Break. UF spokesman Steve Orlando says the university is always worried about students over spring break. Police are waiting for the results of a toxicology report to determine the case of …

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Machen proposes 30% tuition increase

The proposed state budget recommends significant cuts to university employee benefits and students may see an effect on their wallets. In order to combat these funding cuts, University of Florida President Bernie Machen proposed a 30 percent increase in tuition yesterday. UF spokeswoman Janine Sikes says the education provided by …

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UF students protest block tuition proposal

Block tuition is a hot-button issue at the University of Florida. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Monica Berra reports students rallied against the new idea on Wednesday and urged UF lawmakers not to implement block tuition. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/blocktuition.mp3]

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UF police officer loses job over March 2nd shooting

University of Florida Police Chief Linda Stump admits the University Police Department could have handled things differently in the shooting of UF graduate student Kofi Adu-Brempong this past march. As Dan Katz reports, one of the four officers involved in the case has lost his job. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/shootingreport2.mp3]

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