Journalism students hope to cover One Spark Berlin

Journalism students hope to cover One Spark Berlin

Dr. Paula Horvath’s social media reporting class at UNF formed #IgniteMedia to cover One Spark in Jacksonville. Now they hope to fundraise enough to travel overseas to One Spark Berlin.

August 20, 2014 · Daily, News
Members of the Auxiliary Oversight Committee and other officials discuss funding requests. From L to R, Assistant Vice President for Administration & Finance Vince Smyth, Committee Chair and Vice President for Administration & Finance Shari Shuman, Student Government Chief of Staff Collin Waychoff, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs Jay Coleman, Associate Vice President for Administration & Finance Scott Bennett, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Everett J. Malcolm III, and Vice President for Student and International Affairs Dr. Mauricio Gonzalez. Photo by Brandon Thigpen

Spinnaker FM radio and other funding approved in AOC meeting

The Auxiliary Oversight Committee met on Aug. 13 to discuss several funding requests submitted by several UNF programs. Requests approved ranged from increased funding for music camps to Spinnaker Radio’s request for a LPFM radio broadcast.

August 18, 2014 · Daily, News
Photos from the exhibit titled, "On Fertile Ground: the Wing Lee Yuen Truck Farm." Photo by Josh Brangenberg

UNF alumnus honors grandfather’s farm with photo exhibit

The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery ‘s most recent exhibit includes photographs by Jacksonville native and UNF alumnus Douglas J. Eng. His exhibit, “On Fertile Ground: The Wing Lee Yuen Truck Farm,” depicts his grandfather’s farm, which produced Chinese produce in Jacksonville from the 1950s-70s.

August 12, 2014 · Daily, News
Police Beat: August 2014

Police Beat: August 2014

The following information is according to University of North Florida Police Department reports.

August 12, 2014 · News, Police Beat
According to NASA's website, a flight parabola is a flight maneuver that allows fliers to experience different levels of gravity.
Photo from NASA website

UNF students experiment on zero gravity in NASA plane

Eight UNF students rode NASA’s “Vomit Comet,” a plane that simulates reduced gravity for 15 to 30 seconds. While on the plane, the students conducted a test on the flow of fluids in zero gravity.

August 8, 2014 · Daily, News
The Princeton Review bases its rankings on surveys of 130,000 students attending those colleges. 
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UNF named a Best Value College

After surveying 130,000 students attending schools around the nation, the Princeton Review ranked UNF among the “Best Colleges in the Southeast” and a “Best Value College” today.

August 8, 2014 · Daily, News
UNF currently has over 200 registered clubs and student organizations. For full list, check out Club Alliance's page. Photo courtesy Club Alliance Facebook

Spinnaker’s guide to UNF clubs

Though college life could be hectic with credit hours and study sessions, there are over 200 clubs and student organizations for students to join and perhaps engage outside of academics. Spinnaker’s guide to UNF clubs highlights several clubs that might spark your interest.

August 7, 2014 · Daily, News
UNF chemistry program to host renowned scientist in 2015

UNF chemistry program to host renowned scientist in 2015

UNF’s Department of Chemistry was awarded the Jean Dreyfus Boissevain Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions for the 2015 year. This award provides an $18,500 grant to the program, which will be used to allow two undergraduates to conduct summer research, and a well-known researcher to give a lecture to students.

August 6, 2014 · Daily, News
Students’ financial aid able to purchase parking passes come Fall 2014

Students’ financial aid able to purchase parking passes come Fall 2014

Starting Fall 2014 students can pay for parking permits using their financial aid. Parking and Transportation Services has also changed other parts of parking permits, such as colors and daily rates. Other changes PTS is implementing include changes to the ticket appeal process, and the addition of an additional garage in the latter half of the academic school year.

August 4, 2014 · Daily, News
Designers can create such intricate patterns and structures with 3D printing technology. Photo by Josh Brangenberg

3D printing seminar encourages increased understanding of an emerging technology

Donatella Schianomoriello, an academic support technician in charge of CIRT’s 3D printer on campus, held a seminar for university staff and faculty to teach them about the many different uses of 3D printers. UNF currently owns two 3D printers and will possibly add a third for student use at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library.

August 4, 2014 · Daily, News