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African delegation and Alachua County exchange ideas on voting

Elections officials from 6 African countries are in Gainesville this week as part of their tour of the American voting system. WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Brown spoke with University of Florida Political Science Professor Daniel Smith about this Trans-Saharan project and its significance, especially given the current uprisings in North Africa and …

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UF awarded $5.4 million for biomass research and development

In an effort to reduce America’s reliance on imported oil, the University of Florida has been awarded $5.4 million from the USDA and Department of Energy for Biomass Research and Development Projects. According to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, the funding is designated to …

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UF professor in Egypt: bin Laden death gets mixed reaction

Earlier this year as the world watched events unfold in Egypt, which eventually led to the ouster of president Hosni Mubarek, we spoke with a University of Florida telecommunication faculty member who is a native of Egypt, and who has been spending this year in Cairo while on leave. Today(Tuesday) …

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Graduation ceremonies underway at UF and SFC

Students in caps and gowns step on the football field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to take pictures today. This is a first experience for some, but it will be the last time for all as thousands of Gators graduate this weekend. The graduations mark the end of the students’ …

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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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