The total number of reported cases on campus dropped by 25% compared to last week’s four cases.
Lawsuit claims UF violated professors' first amendment rights
Marsha McGriff, UF’s new chief diversity officer, will build upon current and previous work, lead diversity, equity and inclusion strategic planning, build a culture of accountability and transparency on progress made, and engage with community leaders and student diversity groups.
UF faculty senate releases damning report on academic freedom probe
After at least eight professors claimed UF compromised their academic freedom and freedom of speech, President Kent Fuchs and Provost Joe Glover appointed a special task force to investigate the university’s conflict of interest policy, which was used to bar the professors from testifying.
Professors Jeffrey L. Goldhagen, Kenneth Nunn, Sarah K. Wolking, Teresa Jean Reid and Mark Fenster have stepped forward in addition to the three initial political science professors that ignited the fight for intellectual freedom, according to a Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau report.
The annual address allows SG’s executive branch to list their accomplishments of the semester and what is to come. Tuesday’s address was the first in-person address since 2019, as SG held the most recent address online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since September, canvassers who claim to support Seminole Native American tribes have been spotted around campus collecting signatures for a cause many students know nothing about.
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.