UNF In the News
     Television News Coverage

Students, faculty and staff at the University of North Florida are constantly making headlines, whether it be local, regional, state or national news. Because of the expertise of our faculty, they are often viewed as an authority in their fields and are interviewed weekly either on television, radio or in print, such as newspapers or magazines. To see the latest television coverage about UNF students, faculty or staff, click one of the interviews below.


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December 31, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF assistant professor of political science, talks about whether Americans will be able to avoid tax hikes due to the fiscal cliff on WJXT Ch. 4.
November 30, 2012
Donnie Barker, Institute of Technology and Management forensics coordinator at UNF, explains to Action News how facial features can be reconstructed from skeletal remains and used to solve crimes.
November 30, 2012
Although UNF freshman Sara Gaver was born with a rare disorder that left her without the use of her arms and legs, she tells WJXT Ch. 4 that she hasn't let it stop her from achieving her dreams.
October 31, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF assistant professor of political science, tells WJXT Ch. 4 that the storm might be a boost for the Obama campaign.
October 25, 2012
The University's sixth annual Garbage on the Green waste audit educates students, faculty and staff on waste-reducing techniques, litter prevention and recycling.
October 17, 2012
Christine Holland, UNF senior communication instructor, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about how preparing for a town-hall debate differs from other debate styles.
October 11, 2012
A new UNF poll reveals President Barack Obama has a four-percentage point lead over Mitt Romney. The key to the Obama lead, the poll says, is support from African-American voters and Hispanic voters.
October 8, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF assistant professor of political science, provides presidential post-debate analysis on WJXT Ch. 4.
September 26, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF assistant professor of political science, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about Mitt Romney making his most recent tax return public.
September 18, 2012
Dr. David Schwam-Baird, UNF associate professor of political science, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about the embassy violence in Libya and the anti-American protests around the world.
September 18, 2012
The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, a cultural resource of UNF, explores the art of Generations X and Y with "ReFocus: Art of the 1980s," which opened this past weekend and runs until Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
September 11, 2012
Dr. David Schwam-Baird, UNF associate professor of political science and terrorism expert, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about the status on the war on terror.
September 5, 2012
UNF's Residence Hall Association is sponsoring Mud Fest at the Osprey Fountains recreational fields in an effort to build friendships and have fun.
May 22, 2012
Mark Van Alstyne, UNF director of Track and Field, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about the University hosting the NCAA Preliminary East Coast Track and Field Championship for the first time, featuring 1,900 student-athletes.
March 8, 2012
The Perfect Fifths, an a capella quintet comprised of UNF music students, won Eco Latino's JaxTalent 2012 contest. The group beat 22 other acts in a live performance at the Jacksonville Landing to recieve a prize of $5,000.
March 5, 2012
UNF recently dedicated its new two-story College of Education and Human Services addition, which comprises nearly 16,000 gross square feet and cost approximately $5.6 million to construct. The facility houses four University units.
February 29, 2012
The first and only full-sized Martin Luther King Jr. statue on a Florida college campus was unveiled at UNF in Peace Plaza.
February 17, 2012
Dr. Betty Bennett, UNF education professor and director of the Educator Preparation Institute at UNF, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about recent bullying issues among school-aged kids.
February 16, 2012
Former U.N. Ambassador Nancy Soderberg, Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, talks to WJXT Ch. 4 about what nuclear progress for Iran means.
January 28, 2012
Marcelle Polednik, director of MOCA Jacksonville, discusses the museum's latest exhibition, "ReFocus: Art of the 1960s," on WJXT Channel 4's Morning Show.
January 11, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, a UNF assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, discusses results of the New Hampshire primary with WJXT Ch. 4.