Tag Archives: UF

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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Corey Brewer basketball camp in its third year

The NBA season may be over, but many atheltes are trying to stay busy. One former Florida Gator basketball player and current Denver Nugget  uses this time to host his third annual Corey Brewer Back-to-Back Youth Basketball Camp in Gainesville. The camp started Monday and Brewer says it’s gone well so …

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Gator band headed to London

The University of Florida Pride of the Sunshine marching band is on its way to the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Dana Lewin has more on how the band got to go. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/UF-BAND-WRAP1.mp3|titles=UF BAND WRAP]  

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Study finds alcohol is the new “gateway drug”

A new University of Florida study released this week says alcohol — not marijuana — should be considered the gateway drug that can lead teens to greater drug use. UF researchers found that, of a representative sample, 72% of teens say they’ve consumed alcohol, compared to 43% who said they …

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Gators ready to cross the pond

The University of Florida marching band is just weeks away from its debut at the Summer Olympics. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Alexys Martinez spoke with the Director of the Gator Marching Band, Jay Watkins, who says the band is honored to attend this year’s games in London. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/UF-BAND-WRAP.mp3|titles=UF BAND WRAP]

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WUFT-FM wins national Edward R. Murrow award

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The awards honor excellence in electronic journalism.  WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo was named the national winner in the radio small market audio news reporting category.  Gallo, who has hosted Morning Edition newscasts and the Front …

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UF president submits resignation

As members of the University of Florida Board of Trustees meet in Gainesville, president Bernie Machen announced he has told the board his resignation will take effect at the end of 2013.  A letter from the president has been sent to university employees via email.  Meanwhile, Machen has told trustees …

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