To introduce students and other attendees to the worldwide United Nation Conferences of Parties, about 50 attendees tuned in Sunday to the Campus Climate Corps Conference.
While biology may not sound like a creepy affair, some UF researchers are closely studying bizarre diseases that rot amphibians’ skin, along with a new species of worm-like creatures and lizards that eat other animals and their eggs.
The student-led non-profit organization hosted Moralloween to celebrate its successes during its big fall fundraising push Transform Today. Transform Today was a 26.2 hour period on Tuesday in which Dance Marathon members worked to raise as much money as they could, said Kristina Smith, the organization’s public relations director.
Built in April of 2009, the UF Veterans Memorial originally consisted of flags, a fountain and five granite pillars for each branch of the military. Now, the pond’s murky green water collects algae and has fallen into disrepair.
Santa Fe College reported five positive cases from students from Oct. 19 to Oct. 25. No employees reported testing positive.
Gator Party has held a majority in Senate for more than a year since Spring 2020 when it won its first executive ticket. Now, with about 70 Gator senators in the chamber, the composition of Senate committees echoes this majority.
If voted in favor, the COVID-19 no-confidence resolution would formalize the faculty and staff’s disappointment in both the state and university leadership’s COVID policies. The vote does not fire anyone in the administration.
Although open to the public, standing Student Government committee meetings are often only announced on a clipboard on the ground floor of the Reitz Union. Students who do not pass the area and are not members of the committees themselves have no other means to find out SG meeting dates and times.
Some senators were dissatisfied with the picks for 21 committee seats and five open permanent Senate seats.
Traditionally, Library West was the 24-hour library from 2012 to 2017 and 2019, but UF Libraries more recently changed it to Marston Library. However, the 24-hour schedule came to a halt once COVID-19 hit, and it never came back.
The hospital’s Child Life Program is working with volunteers, student organizations and community donors to provide the young patients with candy, costumes and fall-themed crafts.
The Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at UF hosted Food Week, an offering of food-related events to make students aware about the college department.
The Ghosts, Goblins and Groceries food drive will replace both Boo at the Zoo and Run with the Cops, which were canceled this year again because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Donation stations throughout Gainesville are collecting canned goods and non-perishables to benefit Saints Food Share and Catholic Charities.
The Financial Wellness Center is a partnership between Santa Fe College and VyStar Credit Union that offers free financial counseling and resources from budgeting and saving to purchasing and investing for all Santa Fe students.
There have been 372 reported positive cases since the Delta surge in March 2021, which represents over a third of all 1,068 cases since the start of the pandemic, according to a report from Santa Fe director of human resources Lela Frye.
More than 7,000 people packed into the O’Connell Center as Gator chomps rippled through the crowd followed by the classic “It’s great to be a Florida Gator” chant. These were both demonstrations of what homecoming week is all about: tradition.
Coughs, runny noses and sore throats are now common symptoms for many UF students. After a decrease of flu cases in 2020, students are once again catching the “Gainesville Plague” three months into the semester.
UF will add an “Add to Wait list” button to its ONE.UF course registration page for next semester. Students will have the option to add themselves to a list that reserves spots for full classes. As students drop the class, those on the waitlist will have the option to enroll in the course.
A man died after being transported from Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to the hospital during the first quarter of the Florida vs. Vanderbilt game Saturday.
The Herbert Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence sits at the end of the Reitz Union North Lawn, contrasting UF’s traditional brick halls with steel and concrete beams. Windows line its expanse, which is big enough to fit two football fields.