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  1. Governor Rick Scott Appoints Six to Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Inc. Board of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and four reappointments to the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers Inc. Board of Directors. Yul Anderson, 53, of Miami, is the director of administrative services for the 11th Circuit Court.


  2. Governor Scott Applauds Appointment of Hershel Lyons as K-12 Public School ChancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Capital Soup

    Governor Rick Scott today applauded the appointment of Hershel Lyons as K-12 Public Schools Chancellor by Education Commissioner Pam Stewart. Governor Rick Scott said, "Hershel has dedicated his life to educating our students and I am confident he will do an outstanding job as Chancellor.


  3. University of Florida experts predict food trends for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Capital Soup

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - For the second year, University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty members predict the food-related trends that could end up on your dinner plates and grocery store shelves in 2015: Wow, that's a pungent: Americans continue to develop a fondness for fermented foods, which often create strong, unique flavors in such products as kimchi, sauerkraut, beer, wine and yogurt.


  4. Florida Forest Service Announces New State Forest in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam and the Florida Forest Service announced today plans to unveil the 36th state forest in spring 2015. Newnans Lake State Forest will offer more than 1,000 acres of diverse ecosystems, recreation and timber in Alachua County.


  5. Governor Scott Appoints Susan Miller Jones to the Alachua County CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Jones 48, of Gainesville, has served as a General Magistrate for the Eighth Judicial Circuit Court since 2009. From 2006-2009, Jones served as the Supervising Attorney for the Guardian ad Litem Program, and from 2002-2006, she served as an Attorney for the Florida Department of Children and Families.


  6. Conference to illuminate impact of childhood trauma and address community actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Recent research is revealing just how much childhood trauma - whether it is physical abuse or a toxic environment - can affect young brains as they mature. Researchers are drawing direct lines from these experiences to lifelong problems in learning, behavior, and physical and mental health.


  7. UF Presidential Search Committee selects interview candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Dr. W. Kent Fuchs, Provost, Cornell University Dr. David W. McLaughlin, Provost, New York University Dr. Sibrandes Poppema, President, University of Groningen, The Netherlands president. The three candidates selected for interviews met a rigorous criteria outlined at the outset of the search last spring.


  8. Presidential Search Update AdvisoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Capital Soup

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The following email was sent today to University of Florida students, faculty and staff regarding the UF presidential search: I write to you today with great optimism for the successful outcome of our search for University of Florida's next president.


  9. UF: Answer to restoring lost island biodiversity found in fossilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Co-authored by Florida Museum of Natural History ornithology curator David Steadman, a new study reconstructs the ancient food web of the Bahamian island of Abaco where mega-reptiles, including the Cuban Crocodile, once flourished. Florida Museum of Natural History photo by Kirsten Grace A new University of Florida study shows scientists are only beginning to understand the roles of native species in prehistoric island ecosystems.


  10. Mindtree chairman and spouse give $1 million to University of Florida College of EngineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida College of Engineering's future Innovation Nexus Building will add to its list of distinguished underwriters Subroto and Susmita Bagchi, who have announced a $1 million gift to UF. Their gift will be used to support the Engineering Innovation Nexus Building, a new facility to be located at the heart of UF, directly across from a newly remodeled Reitz Student Union.


  11. Santa Fe College Makes List of Top 10 U.S. Community CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Capital Soup

    Florida's Indian River State College and Santa Fe College Named Among Ten Finalists for 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence $1 Million Prize for Excellence in Four Areas: Learning, Degree Completion, Employment and Earnings, and Success for Minority and Low-Income Students Washington, D.C., September 4, 2014 - Florida's Indian River State College in Fort Pierce and Santa Fe College in Gainesville were named today two of ten finalists for the Florida is one of three states in the country with more than one Prize finalist.


  12. Media Advisory: Uf trustees' committees, presidential search committee to meet Sept. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida Board of Trustees' Committee on Governance and the University of Florida Presidential Search Committee's Subcommittee on Compensation will have a joint meeting beginning at noon Sept.


  13. UF to launch re-branding campaign focused on research, tackling global issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida on Saturday will launch a re-branding campaign centered on the university's research, global outreach and commitment to take on the big issues facing the world.


  14. UF receives record $702 million in research funding in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Capital Soup

    The University of Florida received a record $702 million in research awards last year, surpassing by $24 million the previous record of $678 million set in 2010.


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