April 1: UF in the News 3/30/21-4/1/21

'The Backbone Of The College': How Housekeeping Staff Make In-Person College Possible -- NPR, 03/30/21
One of the biggest challenges for colleges during the pandemic has been keeping the campus clean and safe. At UF, with its 35,000 undergrads, the campus has relied on a team of essential and often vulnerable workers - the cleaning staff. 

UF leads graduate rankings in law, medicine and business — Miami Herald, 03/31/21
UF graduate program scored among the top in the country in many disciplines, including law, medicine and business.

University of Florida graduate schools rank among state’s best, according to national report -- Sun-Sentinel, 03/31/21
The University of Florida ranks among the nation’s top graduate schools in a variety of disciplines, according to the annual survey by U.S. News & World Report. The publication ranked the top graduate programs in six major areas — business, law, medical, nursing, engineering and education.

Should MLB move All-Star Game to protest new Georgia voting law? -- CBS News, 03/31/21
The All-Star Game is slated for July 13, roughly three and a half months away. That means "it would be very challenging to reschedule everything at a moment's notice," University of Florida sport management professor Kiki Kaplanidou told CBS MoneyWatch.

Hundreds of University of Florida students take part in landmark COVID-19 study— Suncoast News, 04/01/21 
Hundreds of students at UF will have the opportunity to enroll in a COVID-19 study that assesses whether young people who receive the Moderna vaccine can still transmit the virus.

UF to provide COVID-19 vaccines to the campus community -- WUFT, 04/02/21
UF is encouraging students to get vaccinated starting April 5, at which time all adults 18 and older will be eligible in Florida.