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Pugh Hall on the University of Florida campus
SKY News
June 24, 2020 - 8:34 am
Florida’s 12 public universities are given the green light to welcome students and faculty back to campus in the fall. College officials outlined measures and restrictions to prevent the further spread of the new coronavirus at a Tuesday meeting with the state's Board of Governors in Orlando. The...
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SKY News
May 29, 2020 - 7:44 am
Students could be returning to Florida’s 12 public universities this fall after campuses were shut down this past spring because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Florida Board of Governors unanimously approved a blueprint for reopening campuses for the fall semester Thursday. The blueprint is meant...
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University of Florida
SKY News
March 12, 2020 - 7:25 am
The Florida State University system took action Wednesday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, ordering all of its campuses to transition to remote instruction and encouraging students who live on campus to return home for at least two weeks. In a message posted on the university system’s blog...
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SKY News
October 11, 2019 - 7:15 am
GAINESVILLE - Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, a senior advisor on his father’s re-election campaign spoke Thursday evening at the University of Florida. Before Trump Jr. addressed a sold out crowd, students gathered throughout the day outside University Auditorium to protest the appearance...
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July 06, 2019 - 10:35 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — The University of Florida's most famous cheerleader has died. George Edmondson Jr., better known as Mr. Two Bits while riling up crowds at Florida home games for 60 years, died Tuesday at age 97, the school announced Thursday. Edmondson officially retired from his role after the...
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April 11, 2019 - 6:52 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — Authorities say an Ocala rapper threatened to shoot up a University of Florida football game and possibly commit violence at a nightclub. The Gainesville Sun reports that 26-year-old Christopher Maurice "Wb Jun" McCallum was arrested Tuesday and charged with threatening a mass...
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November 30, 2018 - 6:19 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — The University of Florida College of Engineering is using a $5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide professional development for STEM teachers in 11 school districts. The Gainesville Sun reports the program will be directed by Nancy Ruzycki, a lecturer...
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October 26, 2018 - 7:17 am
GAINESVILLE (AP) — A new estimate shows Florida's population grew by almost 11 percent in the past eight years. The estimate released this week by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research puts Florida's population at 20.8 million residents as of this past April. The...
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October 13, 2018 - 7:04 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an appeals court ruling that agreed with the government’s decision to bar an American graduate student and UF grad from entering the country over her alleged involvement in the boycott movement against the Jewish state. The court...
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