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Volunteers sort through donations to stock the pantry shelves.Photo courtesy Facebook

Changes in store with Lend-a-Wing’s new director

Jake Stofan June 22, 2015
The Lend-A-Wing Pantry, which collects and disperses free food to UNF students, has a new director with plans for improvement.
Interim Provost Dr. Earle Traynham
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Search for UNF’s new provost narrows to five

Jake Stofan May 18, 2015

The two-year search for UNF’s new provost is down to five applicants after former provost Dr. Mark Workman stepped down on April 26, 2013. The remaining applicants are Drs. Michael Stevenson,...

Working out with Andrew Clayton, America’s fourth strongest man

Working out with Andrew Clayton, America’s fourth strongest man

Jake Stofan April 9, 2015
UNF produces more than just scholars, it also produces strong men. Andrew Clayton is a UNF alumni with a degree in athletic training and also America's fourth strongest man.
Lewis Black is pissed off and telling everyone at UNF.
Photo by Tyler van Voorthuijsen

Lewis Black unveils irritation in a livid performance at UNF

Jake Stofan March 13, 2015
Both social critic and comedian Lewis Black and his opener John Bowman played the angry old man verging on insanity with a bone to pick about almost every occurrence in life.
Lewis Black is pissed off and telling everyone at UNF.
Photo by Tyler van Voorthuijsen

Lewis Black performs at the Lazzara Performance Hall

Jake Stofan March 12, 2015
Black’s performance touched on subjects ranging from Jacksonville politics to breast implants in Denmark. John Bowman opened for Black with a similar angry comedic style with the addition of a musical instrument.
Forget Black Friday: social critic Lewis Black to perform at UNF Thursday Mar. 12

Forget Black Friday: social critic Lewis Black to perform at UNF Thursday Mar. 12

Jake Stofan February 25, 2015
Lewis Black will perform at UNF on Mar. 12 as part of his national tour. He has performed on The Daily Show and recently lent his voice to a character in an upcoming Pixar film.
New Student Government vice president

New Student Government vice president

Jake Stofan January 13, 2015
Christopher Brady is the new Student Government vice president. He previously in the senate for two years, under different positions.

Great White researcher talks ocean conservation

Jake Stofan November 8, 2014
Chris Fischer, from National Geographic's "Shark Men," spoke to an audience at UNF on Nov.6 about the conservation of ocean life and the tracking of Great White sharks.

IPTM awarded $4.5 million in grants to expand law enforcement training online

Jake Stofan October 9, 2014
The Institute of Police Technology and Management at UNF was awarded seven grants totaling $4.5 million. As a not-for-profit organization, the IPTM plans to expand their online training courses with the funds, in hopes to provide law enforcement training for a great sum of officers.

SG announces temporary cut in hours of free printing lab

Jake Stofan September 25, 2014
SG cuts hours of use at the free print lab to cut down on overuse of printing.

UNF biology majors work to bring back endangered species

Jake Stofan September 4, 2014
Through a partnership with the South-East Zoo Alliance for Reproduction and Conservation (SEZARC), UNF biology majors can conduct various testing to help breed endangered species in zoos throughout the U.S.

New sorority coming to UNF

Jake Stofan August 29, 2014
To deal with overcrowding in current chapters, UNF is choosing a sixth sorority chapter to add to the Panhellenic Council on campus.

UNF student John Spinks breaks ground on new HGTV competition show

Jake Stofan July 24, 2014
UNF Construction Management senior John Spinks and his wife Whitney Spinks were chosen to appear on the new HGTV competitive show Flipping the Block. John explains how the couple was chosen to be on the show, what led him to construction, and their plans for the future.

Smokers have one more year to smoke freely before UNF goes smoke-free

Jake Stofan July 24, 2014
Starting August 2015, UNF will begin the Smoke-Free Campus Initiative to help promote healthier living for students, faculty, and staff. Ash receptacles and designated smoking areas will be removed as a result of the university's transition to being a smoke-free environment.
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