12 min ago
News 4 Jax
Out-of-control house parties
FACE A DEATH SENTENCE IF CONVICTED. NEXT KURT DATE OCTOBER 20. COLLEGE STUDENT TURNING A HOME INTO A FRAT PARTY HOUSE.
1 hr ago
The Florida Times-Union
Is this a UNF frat house in the middle of a Jacksonville...
The house at 2468 Cedar Trace Drive East in the Windsor Chase subdivision off Kernan Blvd., where a weekend Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity party resulted in drinking related injuries, September 15, 2014. Residents of one Kernan Boulevard neighborhood worry a fraternity is operating on their street after a weekend party lasted into the early hours of Sunday morning.
5 hrs ago
News 4 Jax
Frat parties cause stir in Jax neighborhood
Residents living in a Southside neighborhood where college fraternity parties are being held say a party late Saturday night and early Sunday morning was the last straw, and now they want the property owner to evict his tenants. Members of the homeowners association in Windsor Chase say a drunken college student from the University of North Florida sustained serious head injuries in a bathroom in the house.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
UNF Presents Annual 2014 Distinguished Professor Award
The University of North Florida presented Dr. Kristine Webb, professor in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education and former UNF Disability Resource Center director, the 2014 Distinguished Professor award during the 43rd Annual Fall Convocation ceremony recently held on campus. Webb, a Southside resident, is the 37th faculty member at UNF to hold the title of Distinguished Professor, which is an award given to a professor who demonstrates excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
Anna Brosche Campaign Raises Nearly $125,000 Cash and Over $130,000 Total
Anna Brosche, candidate for Jacksonville City Council At-Large Group 1, has raised nearly $125,000 in monetary contributions since announcing her candidacy in January. Brosche has received contributions from over 350 unique individuals and businesses for a monetary total of $124,132 and has received $6,622 in in-kind donations.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
@OspreyVB Captures First Five-Set Victory of Season, Downs Elon 3-2
University of North Florida volleyball held off Elon on Friday for a 3-2 victory to start the Hampton Inn & Suites of Holly Springs Invitational hosted by Campbell at Gore Arena. "Both Tess [Alyman] and Courtney [Miller] took some really good swings at important times during the match," said head coach .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Unf Olli Kickoff Offers Diverse Sampling
The University of North Florida Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in the Division of Continuing Education will host its fall kickoff event from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Adam W. Herbert University Center, Building 43, on the UNF campus.
College Factual Ranks UNF Among 'Best Colleges' Nationwide
The University of North Florida has been ranked among the best colleges nationwide in a new ranking, recently published in USA Today, by the College Factual, a trusted online resource that uses customizable tools and outcomes-based rankings systems to guide students through the college selection process. The University is ranked as one of the best colleges in Florida for the money and among the best colleges in the state.
Sunshine State News
Ivory Tower Professors' Opposition to John Thrasher Is Why He Must Be FSU's Next President
Recently some FSU professors bought a full-page ad in the Tallahassee Democrat and another professor wrote an op-ed to slam Sen. John Thrasher for many perceived mistakes in the hope that he won't become FSU's next president. I was appalled when I read the advertisement because it seemed like I was reading a political advertisement - there was a kernel of truth in each allegation before they went over the deep end.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Tonyaa Weathersbee: We need a better approach to tackling crime, poverty
According to Florida Department of Juvenile Justice statistics, African-Americans make up 37 percent of the city's children aged 0 to 18. And nearly 60 percent of African-American children in Jacksonville live in poverty, according to a report by the Kirwan Institute for the Study on Race and Ethnicity. The 8-year-old lived in a neighborhood plagued with the violence that comes as part of the drug trade.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
News 4 Jax
Florida universities ranked among best in country
As high school seniors start applying to colleges, U.S. News and World Report has published its annual list of college rankings. Among regional universities in the Southeast, the University of North Florida ranked 51. UNF was also ranked 17 among the region's best colleges for veterans.
Meet the drone company in your backyard
She would know. As the leader of a major drone manufacturer in Jacksonville, Hess has harnessed that frenzy - quite literally.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Financial News & Daily Record
Lawyer snapshot: Reid Hart
Family: My core family includes Suzanne Hart , Lee Hart , Christopher Hart and Scott Hart , though I consider a lot of my friends to be family, as well. Pets: I cannot wait to get another dog.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
In wake of Home Depot hack, what Jacksonville experts say you should do keep your data safe
Reports of data breaches at large corporations are happening more often as cyber criminals are able to outsmart layers of protective reinforcement, say those in the computer security industry. "They are definitely becoming more common, as technology evolves and has become more integrated and the credit card processors we have here in the U.S. haven't kept up," said Philipp Graves , an analyst with Antisyn, a computer network security firm in Jacksonville.
The Aiken Standard
USCA professor's new book debunks myths of teen pregnancy
Weed co-authored the scholarly book with Jody S. Nicholson, of the University of North Florida, and Jaelyn R. Farris, of Penn State Harrisburg. Together, these three 'resolve misperceptions using findings from large-scale, longitudinal and qualitative research studies from the U.S. and other Western countries,' as stated in a release.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
UNF Police address marijuana arrests on campus
UNF Police address marijuana arrests on campus UNF Police address increase in Marijuana arrests on campus Check out this story on firstcoastnews.com: http://www.firstcoastnews.com/story/news/education/2014/09/04/unf-marijuana-drug-arrests/15093991/ JACKSONVILLE, FLA. -- Across the country the debate over marijuana use continues.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Construction starts to alleviate parking problems at UNF
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Like all universities parking close to classrooms fills up fast.
Distinguished Voices Lecture Series Features 'Enemy of the Reich'
The University of North Florida and Better Together at UNF will co-host a screening and discussion of the film, "Enemy of the Reich," at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
News 4 Jax
College study abroad programs on alert
The second beheading of an American journalist in the Middle East is sending shockwaves around the globe, and politicians in our nation's capital say the threat of ISIS could be spreading beyond Syria and Iraq where the beheadings have happened.
News 4 Jax
Negative political ads fill airwaves
As if Florida's governor's race wasn't negative enough before last week's primary, the latest round of political commercials aren't supporting Rick Scott or Charlie Crist, but attacking their opponents.