Almost 6,000 international students from 140 countries, more than half of them graduate students, attended UF in Fall 2020, according to the UF International Center. Students witnessed inequality, civil unrest and vaccine shortages while in their home countries. Others read about their country’s pandemic in the news and listened to their loved ones overseas.
Despite several parties registering to run for the Fall Student Government elections, only a few have taken steps to campaign.
After receiving two non-specific bomb threat phone calls Santa Fe College officials closed the campus and cancelled all classes for the evening. Santa Fe Police investigated the threats and found no device on college property.
There are 13 fewer positive total cases since last week, a decrease of about 31%. There were thirteen less student cases and three less positive employee cases, a decrease of 60%.
With flags raised high and heads bowed low, demonstrators arrived at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium Saturday in remembrance of the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001.
Dr. Mona Ashour is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Santa Fe College, teaching Santa Feu2019s African humanities class as well as its world religions class. And she will stay in Gainesville for the academic year.
Former Federal Communications Commission Commissioner Mignon Clyburn spoke to a crowd of 51 UF students and staff Thursday to spread awareness about the commission's role in addressing the digital divide.
Student Government Supreme Court rules to change future ballots, clarify the consequence of a non-voteBy Elena Barrera | Sep. 10
In a case brought to the Supreme Court Sept. 9, Communist Party president Alfredo Ortiz brought his concern to the judges that the current design of the ballot is misleading and should be altered.
The pandemic gap left students keen to explore, connect and find their place in Gainesville whether through social media, crowded buses or places of worship.
The two Park and Ride lots that changed this Fall include the Flavet Field parking lot, which was restored to student green decal parking, and the commuter parking lot next to Garage 14, which is permanently closed because it is currently a construction site and will later be the site for the new Central Energy Plant Project, according to UF’s Campus Master Plan.
Over the month of August, dozens of toddlers from Baby Gator — a childcare center for UF affiliates — were sent home for two weeks to quarantine as a result of a COVID-19 outbreak within the school.
This Fall, UF’s historic Murphree area added a new milestone to its collection: Thomas Hall. It was inaugurated Aug. 28 as the first-generation living and learning community.
UF Student Government Fall election kicks off as slating and qualifying began Sep. 2