In 2017, UF President Kent Fuchs announced the “Faculty 500” initiative, a plan to hire 500 new faculty by Fall to rank in the top 5 most prestigious research universities in the country.
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Out of the 800 Walgreens locations in Florida, the 17 Gainesville stores no longer have cigarettes on their shelves.
Back in 2014, Gainesville City Attorney Nicolle Shalley wanted to know if the Reitz Union was considered a government-owned community center or a convention center for the purposes of early voting.
On Thursday, Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe and the City Commission discussed a possible community ID program that could provide the homeless, ex-prisoners, immigrants and refugees in the Gainesville community with a valid alternative to state IDs.
Cesar Evans glanced at the silent auction bid sheet in front of his light red and blue painted mannequin titled “Indivisible.”
Alix Mathia had no idea what she was going to do with the mannequin when she first got it.
Almost a century ago, Charles E. Boll stashed three keepsakes from his freshman year at UF underneath a pair of wool pants. He painted them shut inside of a purple drum.
August 28 is Election Day for the 2018 primary elections. The Alachua County Democratic Party hosted a public forum for Democratic cabinet member candidates Wednesday to discuss their campaigns.
Fear Facers is a different kind of summer camp where, instead of playing kickball with normal bases, kids get a home run by squishing into pools of spaghetti, chocolate syrup and fake vomit.
Marston Science Library will soon allow students to check out not only books but tools.
Myles Lopez, 19, divulged how LGBTQ people — specifically transgender and queer people of color — endure a constant fear of never knowing what to expect from the world. Lopez said despite the dialogue that tragedies like the Pulse shooting creates, it is still difficult to combat the violence and oppression they face.
Gaby Connor, a UF public relations senior, came home from class Wednesday to a 4-foot hole in her ceiling that exposed wooden planks and showered debris.
Christopher Barbey researches strawberry genetics at UF with his PhD adviser in a lab with no name on its door.
Jilda Hall has been coming to the Florida Museum of Natural History for years. She used to bring her son when he was a kid. Now, she brings her grandson, Thomas.
Celebration Pointe announced Monday that its newest five-story office building is fully leased.
In the aftermath of the graduation ceremony that became national news, UF President Kent Fuchs is seeking help from students on how to rethink future commencements.
The Innovative Product Development Center at Santa Fe College is aiming to help entrepreneurs and innovators in Alachua and surrounding counties develop their discoveries into commercial products. Its main focus is mentoring start-up companies.
The first Whole Foods Market in Gainesville is set to open Wednesday.
Nafeesah Attah planned to do a traditional dance move called a duck walk – by waving her arms up and squatting while stomping her feet – as she walked across the graduation stage Saturday afternoon. That is, until an administrator grabbed her and forced her to stop.
As Clarie Santiago spoke to about 20 people Sunday morning, a white-handed gibbon named Cajun swung down from the top of her enclosure with a 3-week-old black peach-fuzz fur baby clutched onto her stomach.