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Interim replacement for VP of Academic Affairs hired

Alex Wilson

March 26, 2013

Dr. Earle Traynham will temporarily hold office as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs while the university searches for a permanent replacement. According to a UNF Media Relations press release, Traynham will be...

No Meat March Experience: Week 4

Joseph Basco

April 6, 2012

By: Joseph Basco, News Editor I am growing tired of this experience, literally. As the days go by, I feel lifeless and lethargic. There are only so many vegetarian options at eateries. This No Meat March challenge is up there wit...

UNF presents new flagships


July 19, 2011

UNF’s music and nutrition programs are now flagship programs. UNF officials create flagships to recognize programs that have excelled in their specific concentrations. The music and nutrition programs will receive $2.5 million ...

Educate yourself while the getting is good, these prices won’t last long


January 19, 2011

As student tuition rises every year, faculty and administrators disagree on whether it’s actually worth it. All 11 of Florida’s public universities’ tuition rates increased again this year to maintain the status quo....

It’s raining vegetables, no meat in sight


November 3, 2010

The Northeast Florida Veg Fest is coming to the Riverside Park in Jacksonville. It is the first event of its kind in the area, bringing together over 50 vendors, including local companies, businesses and clubs, to supply health...

UNF officially dismisses Giuma


March 24, 2010

UNF Electrical Engineering Professor Tayeb Giuma, who was recently charged with simple battery, was formally dismissed March 24 after the results of a March 15 predetermination conference. UNF Provost Mark Workman wrote in...

Fired professor meets with UNF to plea for his job


March 24, 2010

New Story: https://www.unfspinnaker.com/carousel/2010/03/24/unf-officially-dismisses-giuma/ Professor Tayeb Giuma, the electrical engineering professor who was recently fired for various misconduct issues, met with Provost Mark...

Biology department head reveals the truth about animal dissections at UNF, offers alternatives


October 7, 2009

UNF vegan student starts online petition against required animal dissections, accepts compromise “Well it all started at the beginning of this semester,” post-baccalaureate pre-physician's assistant student Krystin Greene sa...

College of Computing, Engineering and Construction receives interim dean


May 26, 2009

Mark Workman, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, announced May 7 that Dr. Peter Braza will be replacing Dean Neal Coulter as interim dean at the College of Computing, Engineering and Construction for the next two y...

UNF graduation rates fall behind Fla. schools


April 1, 2009

Frustrated students who have branded UNF as U-Never-Finish might be justified in their bitterness, as the university’s graduation rates are falling behind other Florida schools. In contrast to the University of Florida and...

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