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The University Police Department investigated a “concerning” letter sent to UF’s Office of the Chief Diversity Officer Feb. 6, in an case that has since been suspended due to a lack of evidence and information, according to an incident report.
The UF Board of Trustees passed a series of action items, named trustee Rahul Patel as its vice chair and previewed the university’s long-term goals and courses of action more than a month into Ben Sasse’s term as president.
Deborah Hendrix was elbow-deep in work for her new film as she reflected on her 23 years with the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program. Through SPOHP, Hendrix has ensured accessibility to over 8,000 interviews on topics such as civil rights and Native American history.
The UF Honors Program search committee has narrowed its search for a new director down to three finalists, who include the current interim director, Melissa Johnson.
Two UF students, including the co-president of Graduate Assistants United, were arrested by the University Police Department at an abortion rights protest in Turlington Plaza Friday afternoon.
Laura Rosenbury, the first female dean of the UF Levin College of Law, will leave the university in July to become the president of Barnard College, UF announced Thursday morning.
More than 12,400 students voted in Student Government elections Feb. 28 and March 1, resulting in a Gator Party executive ticket win and Change Party Senate majority.
Surfing in a landlocked city comes with challenges, but UF Surf has taken on this obstacle for nearly 45 years. With about 200 members, the club lies somewhere between a competitive UF Rec Sports club team and a social club known for throwing legendary parties.
College students are using marijuana at historically high levels, according to a 2021 study by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. A significant portion — 44% — of college students reported using marijuana in 2020, compared to 38% in 2015, the study said.
UF reported a steady increase of patients diagnosed with gender dysphoria or who received gender-affirming care at UF Health since 2018, according to an audit requested by the governor’s office and obtained by The Alligator.
The Gator Marching Band is traveling Ireland during Spring break to perform in St. Patrick's Day festivities.
Baby Gator’s Lake Alice location will undergo an expansion, with construction projected to be completed in August. This comes alongside a large recruitment effort of educators, as the team hopes to open up 50 to 70 additional spots to UF-affiliated families by adding five classrooms.
The Turkish Student Association organized a 7 p.m. vigil Thursday to honor victims of the earthquakes that devastated Turkey and Syria in early February. Students of various ethnicities showed up to support the organization, according to TSA President Ece Zivrali.
Gator won the executive ticket with Olivia Green as president, Clara Calavia as vice president and Nyla Pierre as treasurer. In the Senate, Change won 30 seats, Gator won 19 and a non-party affiliated write-in candidate won a seat as well.
UF announced a halt in deliberations on the planned construction of a West Palm Beach graduate campus in a Tuesday morning email to the campus community.
Thousands of UF students lined up across on-campus polling locations Tuesday for the first day of the Spring Student Government elections.
UF Student Government Spring elections begin Feb. 28, where the executive branch seats — student body president, vice president and treasurer — along with 50 Senate seats are on the line after a contentious campaign cycle between Gator Party and Change Party.