University of Florida can’t stop faculty in cases conflicting with state, judge rules
A federal judge has temporarily prohibited the University of Florida from enforcing a policy that restricted faculty members from providing expert testimony in cases that conflict with positions taken by the state of Florida.
Gasparilla Bowl: UCF Knights beat Florida Gators, marking first win against team in program history
TAMPA, Fla. — The UCF Knights are Gasparilla Bowl champions. The team beat the Florida Gators 29 to 17, marking their first win against UF in program history. The Gasparilla Bowl wasn’t the biggest game in UCF history, but for thousands of fans in attendance and so many of the players, beating Florida by double digits might be their most memorable win. Just because they have a bigger name, that’s not going to stop us.”READ: Gasparilla Bowl: Knights, Gators face off in TampaUCF coach Gus Malzahn said he believes the team is the program of the future. READ: Medical examiner: Former Buccaneers, Chargers WR Vincent Jackson died from ‘chronic alcohol use’But on the other side of the field, the Florida Gators are already turning the page.wftv.com
Florida vs. Virginia Tech: How to watch, stream, listen
[TRENDING: Fire destroys former US Rep’s home | FDLE: Principal rigged homecoming votes | Can employer make you get vaccine?] AdUF is the only SEC team to make every NCAA Tournament since 2017The Gators earned a No. In Florida’s last game, the Tennessee Volunteers defeated the Gators in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. In Virginia Tech’s last game, the North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the Hokies in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament. The winner of the Florida vs. Virginia Tech game will play against the winner of the Ohio State vs.
That’s not a gator: UF vets remove swallowed shoe from 341-pound croc
University of Florida zoo medicine resident tries to remove a shoe from Anuket the crocodile's stomach. (UF Vet Med Facebook)GAINESVILLE, Fla. – There are a lot of gator stories in Florida, but this croc may have them beat. Doctors at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine recently conducted surgery to get a shoe out of a crocodile’s stomach after she swallowed it. Anuket, a nearly 11-foot croc, came to UF Veterinary Hospital on Feb. 5 to remove the offending footwear. After a short while, the team was able to remove the shoe.
Former University of Florida Researcher Indicted for Scheme to Defraud National Institutes of Health and University of Florida
The indictment, returned by a federal grand jury on Dec. 15, 2020, was unsealed today. “The FBI will always investigate those who break the law by taking federal money while hiding their foreign business and government ties. Among other things, Yang was required to disclose his foreign research support and financial conflicts of interest, including his ownership of, or interest in, a foreign company. Yang traveled to China in August of 2019 and has yet to return to the United States. Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Kunz for the Northern District of Florida is prosecuting the case with assistance from the National Security Division’s Counterintelligence & Export Section.justice.gov
Florida Students Seek Tuition Refunds in Class-Action Lawsuits Filed Against All 12 State Universities
With the coronavirus shutting down state university campuses in March, at least two potential class-action lawsuits have been filed seeking refunds of money that students paid for the spring semester. The lawsuit filed Monday on behalf of Egleston alleges breach of contract and unjust enrichment by UF. The lawsuit filed last week in Leon County circuit court by named plaintiff Anthony Rojas seeks class-action status on behalf of students at all 12 state universities. It was filed against the state university systems Board of Governors and seeks refunds of prorated amounts of fees such as technology fees, activities and services fees, athletic fees and transportation fees. While making similar claims of breach of contract and unjust enrichment as the Egleston case, the Rojas lawsuit differs because it does not seek tuition refunds.flaglerlive.com
COVID-19 results are in from first week at Villages site
THE VILLAGES The number of positive results for COVID-19 in The Villages last week was low compared to the number of people tested. But University of Florida Health and The Villages Health officials warn there are signs the virus is only beginning to move into the community. During the drive-up test, UF Health was conducting a voluntary study. They also eventually began showing symptoms like coughing, fatigue and/or loss of taste or smell, according to a release from UF Health. The Villages is an extremely cohesive, socially connected community, said Dr. Elliott Sussman, chairman of the board of The Villages Health and former board chairman of the Association of American Medical Colleges.dailycommercial.com
UF Health opens Villages COVID-19 test site, opens appointments to all
The drive-thru testing site will be open to all area residents, not just Villagers, Gov. THE VILLAGES University of Florida Health began testing at its newly-opened drive-thru testing site at The Villages Polo Club Monday, which Gov. The testing site is a partnership between UF Health, The Villages and state officials. UF Health initially announced that the testing site would only serve the retirement community, but DeSantis said Monday that all area residents could use the service through UF Healths appointment system. Since the site is being used as for research by UF, most of the tests conducted at the site will use UFs own COVID-19 test.ocala.com
UF Health opens Villages COVID-19 test site, opens appointments to all
The drive-thru testing site will be open to all area residents, not just Villagers, Gov. THE VILLAGES University of Florida Health began testing at its newly-opened drive-thru testing site at The Villages Polo Club Monday, which Gov. The testing site is a partnership between UF Health, The Villages and state officials. UF Health initially announced that the testing site would only serve the retirement community, but DeSantis said Monday that all area residents could use the service through UF Healths appointment system. Since the site is being used as for research by UF, most of the tests conducted at the site will use UFs own COVID-19 test.dailycommercial.com
Honest Autos named to Gator100
Owned by Byron Oldham, the business ranked 71st with a growth rate of 31 percent. FRUITLAND PARK Honest Autos in Fruitland Park was recently named to the University of Floridas 2020 Gator100, recognizing it as one of the fastest growing businesses led by UF alumni. Companies across the nation are analyzed by their compound annual growth rate over three years, then awarded for ranking in the top 100. Honest Autos, owned by Byron Oldham, ranked 71st with a growth rate of 31 percent. It was a challenge to take an old-school business and turn it into a new-school business, Byron Oldham said.dailycommercial.com
Gators Breakdown: Towson Game Preview 2019
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - With the big October gauntlet looming, the Gators get a tune up game vs Towson. LISTEN: Catch up on previous episodes of Gators BreakdownDavid Waters is joined by Olivia Granaiola, UF student and Read and Reaction contributor, to preview the match-up and the on campus buzz behind Kyle Trask. Follow @GatorDave_SEC to stay plugged in, or click one of the following to tune in:Megaphone | A pple Podcasts | YouTube | Google PlayCopyright 2019 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.
Season opener against Miami has Florida players focused
You have to prepare like the season is right around the corner because it really is. We dont have time for errors because we start the season off with a big-time ball game, Hammond said. This almost feels like a must-win game for the Gators if theyre going to have the kind of season theyre anticipating. Whoever wins that game ends up really kicking off the season on the right note with a big win in a big game with a lot of national exposure. Its the fact theyre opening the season against Miami at a neutral site and the college football world will be watching.dailycommercial.com
Mullen, Gators welcome high expectations for Year 2
I don't know if there's anybody out there that has higher expectations for the team as a program than I do." Very high expectations. So, here the Florida Gators find themselves again, just like in better times, staring at soaring expectations heading into the season. I kind of like them, having expectations, and I like guys in our program having expectations and expect great things from themselves, expect great things from the team and expect great things from the program. I have high expectations for this team.Junior quarterback Feleipe Franks has the same.dailycommercial.com