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The Florida Board of Governors unanimously approved a plan to reopen university campuses in the Fall. Board Chancellor Marshall M. Criser III presented the plan during Thursday’s virtual meeting.
The university community does not need to remain on total lockdown, UF Health announced Friday, cautioning that it shouldn't return to normal, either.
A bank teller handed Lee Davis back her check. Insufficient funds, he told her. Davis shook her head and asked him to try it again.
The owner of Mother’s Pub and Grill sounded agitated on the phone. He said he’d heard rumors about speak-easies in Gainesville, conspirator bar owners and corrupt city officials who want nothing more than to see local businesses closed.
UF will soon begin distributing partial housing and dining refunds for students, as well as clinical trials of a new antiviral treatment. UF Senior Vice President for Health Affairs David Nelson, UF faculty and the UF Board of Trustees met yesterday during their quarterly meeting to discuss university responses to the pandemic.
“Nonessential” UF employees who cannot work remotely will be given 10 days of paid leave – but what happens after is unclear.
Gov. Ron DeSantis must issue an executive order to close beaches statewide, said a UF graduate in a lawsuit against the governor. Until he does, he said COVID-19 will continue to spread in the state.
Wednesday COVID-19 updates: New county case; classes offered as pass or fail; UF helping The Villages
Since UF is now fully online for the rest of Spring, students are now worried about their courseload and if they should go back home.
Four UF students have COVID-19; UF spring graduation canceled and other important coronavirus updates
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced in a press conference this morning that four UF students have tested positive for COVID-19.
Editor's Note: If you think you might have COVID-19, contact the Alachua County Health Department at (352) 334-7900 or the Student Health Care Center at (352) 392-1161.
Classes are moving online and students are moving out as UF continues to monitor the coronavirus pandemic.
Students who are experiencing “unanticipated expenses” can apply for financial assistance through an Aid-a-Gator application, according to an email sent Thursday by the UF Office for Student Financial Affairs.
Dance Marathon has been canceled and former presidential primary candidate Andrew Yang will not speak on campus as originally planned. The changes come one day after UF President Kent Fuchs advised students to return home until March 30 due to precautions with coronavirus.
UF Shands confirmed that it is treating a patient from Georgia. Meanwhile, UF is cancelling on-campus classes and moving to an online format by Monday, emails sent to faculty show.
The first case of coronavirus in Alachua County has been confirmed as a 68-year-old Georgia woman, said Alachua County Department of Health administrator Paul Myers.
UF Public Affairs sent an email Monday notifying students that UF Provost Joe Glover instructed faculty to start moving their in-person classes online to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
A new state audit called out UF’s practice overcharging students to apply to the university and attend freshman orientation.
Dr. Scott Rivkees has been the subject of investigations into sexual harassment and financial misconduct during his time at UF. Now, he is awaiting confirmation as the state surgeon general, where he could oversee the Florida Department of Health and more than 100 state health operations.
Summers are getting hotter, said a retired UF professor. The Paynes Prairie basin isn’t draining, and local crops are suffering. Their farmers are, too.