Florida agriculture losses between $78M and $371M from Hurricane Idalia, preliminary estimate says
Florida agriculture losses from Hurricane Idalia are estimated at between $78 million and $371 million, with producers also suffering widespread damage to such infrastructure as irrigation rigs and fences.
‘Society needs to be prepared for disruption’: How AI might impact your life & the city of Jacksonville
Bringing artificial intelligence to Jacksonville is one of the goals of a proposed $200 million University of Florida graduate school that would focus on innovating programs in medicine, business and engineering.
City Council moves forward with development of new $100M UF satellite campus
The plan to build a University of Florida graduate satellite campus is one step closer after a Jacksonville City Council rules committee took up the measure Monday to fund $20 million in 2023 and another $30 million at a later date.
City council committees to discuss how to bring UF satellite campus to Jacksonville
The answers are still few and far between when it comes to a possible University of Florida satellite campus in Jacksonville. But, legislation is in the works to try and bring the high tech financial and medical graduate program here.
Florida Gators QB Jalen Kitna bonds out of jail after arrest on child porn charges
Florida Gators backup quarterback Jalen Kitna bonded out of jail Thursday evening after he was arrested Wednesday on two charges of distribution of child exploitation material and three charges of possession of child pornography.
UF won’t allow protests inside campus buildings after Sen. Sasse hiring forum drew large, chanting crowd
In an effort to crack down on future protests, current UF President Kent Fuchs on Monday issued a statement saying the university will resume enforcement of a regulation on the books for at least two decades, prohibiting protests inside campus buildings.
‘I’m just choosing joy’: Paralyzed in car accident, Patric Young using his platform to share faith, positivity
Patric Young, all 6-foot-10 of him, emerges from the dim background and rolls slowly across the stage in his wheelchair at New Life Christian Fellowship. The crowd, this time, students at his alma mater, Providence, rise to their feet and cheer.
Edward Waters University students will soon be able to earn nursing degrees, partnership with University of Florida
Students from Edward Waters University will soon have a pathway to earn a bachelor of science in nursing, or a B.S.N. degree. EWU and the University of Florida College of Nursing entered into an agreement Wednesday that allows up to five Edward Waters students into the program.
Controversial ‘viewpoint’ survey sent to Florida’s colleges draws criticism from faculty
The survey is in response to HB 233 signed into law in 2021 by Governor DeSantis, who, at the time, claimed universities were prone to suppressing certain political viewpoints, though he did not cite any specific examples or elaborate on which viewpoints were being suppressed.