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Blind foreign exchange student rarely slows down

Blind foreign exchange student rarely slows down

Published: Dec 2nd, 2008

Kristy Hyland is from Melbourne, Australia, but walks around the University of Florida campus at a New York City clip – a surprising pace, considering she is legally blind. “I […]

Green careers are red hot — New degree helps students prepare for sustainability jobs

Published: Nov 18th, 2008

Environmentalists aren’t the only ones with “green jobs” anymore. Green or sustainability jobs, in which professionals work to solve problems like energy use and urbanization, are popping up in practically […]

New Gator ad campaign makes debut at Gator Growl

Published: Nov 5th, 2008

Thousands of Florida Gator fans caught a first glimpse of the next generation of the University of Florida branding campaign on Oct. 24 at Gator Growl. The new campaign is […]

Professor’s book provides insight to Florida politics, upcoming election

Published: Oct 7th, 2008

Since 1996, Florida voters have chosen to adorn the state in Republican red. With an election of firsts looming, Florida may see a first of its own in the 21st […]

‘It is my hope that my story will both inspire and change your life’

Published: Sep 23rd, 2008

Note: The following is a supplement to the story, “Alumna raises organ-donation awareness through life story” that appeared in the Sept. 23 print edition of InsideUF. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Rachel […]

Alumna raises organ-donation awareness through life story

Published: Sep 23rd, 2008

Rachel Nates, a UF graduate, took Hurley, her long-haired Chihuahua, for long walks before she was diagnosed. She used to go to work, cook dinner for her husband, Brian, and […]

Artist Robert Stout – living the American dream

Published: Sep 9th, 2008

(Note: The following story is a supplement to the story “Italian mosaic brings art to Nanoscale Research Facility” that appeared in the Sept. 9 edition of InsideUF.) Following your dreams […]

Florida Museum’s Randell Center completes Pineland tree planting program

Published: Apr 25th, 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History’s Randell Research Center in Pineland recently completed a two-year program to plant more than 800 native trees. Volunteers donated nearly $40,000 […]

Students speak out against local drinking and driving

Published: Apr 14th, 2008

Drunken mistake No. 41 is going home with a Seminole — but at least you didn’t drive. Posters around Gainesville listing similar drunken mistakes, including buying shots for the whole […]

Research proves snuff is still very dangerous stuff

Published: Apr 1st, 2008

High school- and college-age smokers who look to smokeless tobacco as a stepping-stone to quitting are in for a rude awakening—this “lesser of two evils” will still cause cancer and […]