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Commencement to affect parking availability on Friday

Published: Dec 12th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The O’Connell Center west parking lot, which is the small lot next to McKethan Stadium, will be reserved for fall commencement ceremony use all day on Friday.

Education helps UF graduate to cope with legacy of combat tours

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — U.S. Army Sgt. Phillip Pitts was stationed at a small outpost without walls in Rawah, a city northwest of Baghdad. He and his fellow soldiers ate MREs every day for a year and didn’t have reliable phone or Internet service. They guarded the perimeter and spent days searching for weapon caches and bomb factories.