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A brewery that was offering to give free beer to University of Florida students in exchange for tickets to a white nationalist event on campus has learned that the stunt won't work.

The University of Florida's president is urging students to stay away from a speaking event on campus featuring white nationalist Richard Spencer.

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Researchers at the University of Florida have developed a new therapy that they hope could lead to a cure for multiple sclerosis.

State Universities Get Boost In Annual Rankings

Sep 13, 2017

In what state university leaders say is another sign of improving quality, Florida's top public universities rose to new heights in the latest U.S. News & World Report annual college rankings.

White Nationalist Could Speak Oct. 19 At UF

Sep 8, 2017

After rejecting a request by white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus and being threatened with a federal lawsuit, the University of Florida has set a tentative Oct. 19 date for an appearance by the “alt-right” leader.

Agreement Could Be Near On White Nationalist Speech At UF

Sep 6, 2017

The University of Florida and representatives of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer are nearing an agreement that would allow Spencer to speak on campus, a lawyer representing Spencer and his backers said in an email Tuesday.

University of Florida officials say a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer is threatening legal action after the school refused to rent it space on campus for a September event.

UF Says No To White Nationalist Speaker

Aug 16, 2017
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The University of Florida is refusing to allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus next month, citing “serious concerns” about safety in the aftermath of a deadly weekend clash in Charlottesville, Va.

The University of Florida is coordinating with local and state law-enforcement officials in anticipation of the potential appearance in Gainesville of a white nationalist leader affiliated with this weekend's deadly confrontation in Charlottesville, Va.

UF President Kent Fuchs sent an email to staff this weekend, alerting them that National Policy Institute President Richard Spencer, who made an appearance at the Charlottesville event, could speak at the university next month.

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Two recent college graduates have decided to sue the state for skipping out on school payments.

UF Trustees Seek Better Accounting On Shands Debt

Jan 31, 2017

University of Florida trustees will have more oversight over borrowing by UF Health Shands Hospital and its affiliated organizations under a policy adopted Monday.

Two students from the University of Florida's GRiP program — a club that creates and donates three-dimensional printed prostheses to people with upper limb differences — delivered and strapped prosthetic limbs onto a 13-year-old Palm Beach County boy.


The University of Florida is backing out of its deal to take over Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in Lake Nona.

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Florida is renaming its football field after former coach Steve Spurrier. The university's board of trustees approved the change Thursday, making it Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Leaders of a research organization that has been key to the growth of a medical research community in central Florida say the firm is now in talks with the governor's office about having the University of Florida take over its Orlando facility.

Nile Crocodile Latest Invasive Threat In Florida Everglades

May 23, 2016
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Researchers say the Nile crocodile could become the Everglades’ latest invasive top predator.

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Florida is the latest school to start selling alcohol at sporting events.

A Second Amendment group is asking the state Supreme Court to take up a legal dispute about whether guns should be allowed in residence halls and other housing at the University of Florida.

The holidays can be a stressful time. The University of Central Florida has a new online therapy program to help students over the break.

  A new study by University of Florida researchers finds Florida strawberry growers would benefit by starting the growing season just a few weeks earlier each year.  Doing so could help growers maximize their profits and help Florida’s strawberry industry to remain competitive in the global market. However, actually implementing the study’s findings is not that simple.

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