Tag Archives: UF

Students rally over budget cuts to the College of Engineering

[jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120416-cise-protest.mp4″ html5_file=”http://fms01.jou.ufl.edu/wuftnews/ourtown/20120416-cise-protest.mp4“] University of Florida students and Gainesville residents gathered in Turlington Plaza on the UF campus earlier today to protest budget cuts to the College of Engineering. These cuts were directed to the Computer Information Science and Engineering department, and will result in ridding the department of all graduate assistants.  Graduate students help …

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Farmers market visits UF for Campus Earth Day

Earth Day, as most people know it, falls on April 22nd each year. But as WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo reports, the University of Florida is getting a jump start on promoting sustainability with its Campus Earth Day. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/farmersmarketChrisGilmoreStevenGallo.mp3] [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120406-Earth-day.mp4″] UF’s all-male acapella group, “The Staff,” performs during the Campus …

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Freeze mob for Syria’s freedom

Today students across the University of Florida campus took part in a protest demanding freedom in Syria. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo reports, it’s a protest unlike any other. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/Syria3292012LG.mp3] UF Syrian students portray death during a freeze mob to demonstrate the price of fighting for freedom in Syria.

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Smithsonian documentary highlights fossil of monster snake found by UF paleontologists

The members of the Florida Museum of Natural History received a treat last night: a sneak peek of a new documentary entitled Titanoboa:  Monster Snake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how University of Florida vertebrate paleontologists helped discover the massive snake’s fossilized remains. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TitanoboaMixdownFinal.mp3] The film “Titanoboa:  Monster …

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Hooded activists rally on UF campus for Trayvon Martin

On the University of Florida Campus, the Students for a Democratic Society held a rally to promote justice for Trayvon Martin. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jillian Baach reports. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/baachTrayvonRally.mp3] [jwplayer config=”News-video” file=”wuftnews/20120409-UF-Campus-Rally-Against-Racism.mp4″] UF students rally for justice for Trayvon Martin on Monday (pictures by Jillian Baach and Jillian de Montluzin)

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UF study refines treatment options for infant drug withdrawals

Opioid pain relievers prescribed to pregnant mothers have been linked to increasing rates of drug withdrawals in infants during and after birth. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on a new study by the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville that aims to refine treatment methods for babies. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/FP-Infant-Opioid-Withdrawals.mp3|titles=FP Infant Opioid Withdrawals] …

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