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Secretary of Education Awards University of North Florida $1.6M Grant for Innovative Teacher Prep

The University of North Florida’s College of Education and Human Services was awarded a $1.6 million Teacher Quality Partnership grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support innovative teacher preparation models that prepare prospective...
9-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Among Lowest Student College Loan Default Rate in the Nation

College loans and debt often burden students for decades after graduation; however, students graduating from the University of North Florida have less to worry about. UNF ranks among the Top 25 public institutions across the country with the lowest...
7-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Receives Sizeable NSF Grant to Enhance Local Computer Science Teacher Readiness

Dr. Brian Zoellner, a University of North Florida associate professor in the Department of Foundations and Secondary Education within the College of Education and Human Services, and Dr. William Klostermeyer, a professor in the School of Computing...
26-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of North Florida Designated National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security have designated the University of North Florida’s School of Computing as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education through 2024.
25-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Welcomes Largest and Most Diverse Class in History

The University of North Florida has started the fall semester with its largest and most diverse freshman class to date. A record 2,648 freshmen entered UNF in August, contributing to the University’s largest enrollment in history at 17,304.
16-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNF Ranked as ‘National University’ Among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges

For the first time, the University of North Florida has been included in the “National Universities” category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 edition of “Best Colleges,” which includes data from more than 1,900 colleges and universities...
11-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of North Florida Researcher Awarded USDA Grant to Study Plant-Based Alternative Fuel Sources

As Americans burn through natural fuel sources, the United States government continues to seek alternative local fuel sources to lower our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels. Dr. Mike Aspinwall, an assistant professor of biology at the...
4-Jun-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Burn, Baby, Burn: Homemade Sunscreens Could Sacrifice Personal Skincare Safety

Dr. Julie Merten, an associate professor of public health in the Brooks College of Health at the University of North Florida, has a new study she led that examines how homemade sunscreens were portrayed on Pintrest and whether people should be using...
21-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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UNF Political Science Professor Discusses Trump Impeachment Implications

24-Sep-2019 4:30 PM EDT

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Ancestral Puebloan Pottery-Making: It Wasn’t Just Women’s Work

New research from Dr. John Kantner, a University of North Florida professor specializing in anthropological archaeology, suggests that pottery making wasn’t a primarily female activity in ancient Puebloan society, as had long been assumed based...
3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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UNF Criminology Professor Discusses Prison Ministry Central to Life of Rev. Billy Graham

26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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Using Disaster Management to Get Supplies Quickly to Storm Hit Areas Like Haiti

17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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UNF Management Professor Predicts Unethical Bank Practices Like Wells Fargo Two Years Ago

13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT

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'Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century '

The new book "Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century" offers an in-depth sociological exploration of present-day colorism in the lives of black women, investigating the lived experiences of a phenomenon that continues to affect...
2-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST

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Third Anniversary of Slain Florida Teen Jordan Davis

Monday, Nov. 23, is the third anniversary of the shooting of Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis over loud music. National race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, a University of North Florida associate professor of sociology, discusses how this event...
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST

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UNF Race Expert Available to Discuss University of Missouri Football Players Protest of Racism

University of North Florida race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder discusses the building story of the African-American football players at the University of Missouri who are protesting due to racist events on their campus.
9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

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The University of North Florida is a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus and offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.

UNF's campus is nestled among 1,300 acres of trees, trails and lakes and has around 16,500 students, who are our first priority. The University offers five colleges of distinction: the Coggin College of Business, the Brooks College of Health, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and the College of Education and Human Services.

UNF recognizes that every student is an individual, with different goals, learning styles and needs. Our students are provided opportunities for life-changing learning experiences, including internships, study abroad and other off-campus programs and dynamic research projects.

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