With the help of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Leadership Institute, the pantry received more than 1,000 containers of spices.
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The stretch was closed for nearly ten months as a part of UF’s Campus Master Plan, which includes renovating campus roads for increased accessibility and sustainability.
She took the chance when she fled Lima, Peru, at 12 years old to escape Shining Path, a guerilla organization targeting her father in the Peruvian military.
Gator Growl followed a morning of Homecoming festivities, including a festival held in Plaza of the Americas, the Gator Gallop race and the Homecoming parade.
The event was part of a national movement Thursday, where more than 60 high schools across 29 states participated in strikes and protests for reproductive justice.
A UF study, published Sep. 15, could establish that there is a neurological reason the two are connected.
SweetBerries' newest location can be found at UF Newell Hall, replacing another campus favorite, Au Bon Pain. Another popular Gainesville eatery, Opus Coffee, has also arrived on campus at Norman Hall.
Faculty and alumni from the program’s last decade went to the event to see 28 groups of students’ solutions to the question: How might we effectively engage residents in a 21st century live/work/play community?
Turlington, the heartbeat of campus, continues to beat through the century constantly to get to class, libraries or restaurants
Fewer women’s restrooms in UF STEM buildings lead some women to question whether they belong in a male-dominated field. Ginger Lucas, a 22-year-old nuclear science senior, said the lack of equal restrooms bothers her but pushes her even further to prove her capabilities to others. “It’s just a minor inconvenience and sort of irritation,” Lucas said. “Like a reminder of the past, of how things used to be.”
For more than 20 years, environmental organizations have called attention to the threats pollution and over pumping pose to the Santa Fe River. The river is home to more than 30 springs and provides habitat for a wide range of diverse flora and fauna. The Spring Fling event, hosted by several environmental conservation organizations, including Stand Up 4 Springs and the Public Interest Communications Student Association’s Florida Springs project, hopes to combat some of the damages. It will take place April 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. at Canoe Launch in Canoe Outpost High Springs.
Flyers with COVID-19 statistics are being swapped out for artistic displays. A UF-funded arts and vaccine confidence project on campus aims to spread accurate information about COVID-19 and vaccines as part of a larger campaign.
Beyond normal repercussions for cheating and honor code violations, students can be sued for sharing course content violating copyright laws. David Berkovitz, Chapman University professor, filed a lawsuit March 10 against unknown students for posting his exam prompts on Course Hero, a subscription-based website where students share content from their college classes, according to The Washington Post.
Former Gator quarterback Tim Tebow will return to The Swamp this Spring to address the 2022 graduating class in a commencement speech. Tebow will speak April 29 at 7 p.m. in the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium for the university-wide ceremony, a celebration of students from all colleges. Graduates, their families and members of the public are invited to come to the special night under the lights.
Emad Nasif, a 21-year-old Gainesville Twitch streamer, spends much of his day shouting. Nasif believes that a high level of energy and enthusiasm is required for him to maintain his audience, and attaining success in the streaming world is no easy task.
Last year, UF students did not partake in their long-awaited Spring Break. Administration canceled the break “for the purpose of making the Spring semester as successful and healthy as possible” and instead gave students an extra week of Winter Break. This year, students’ mid-semester break from March 5 to 13 came amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine invasion.