UNF In the News
     Radio 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. The University also produces a weekly radio show, "UNF On The Record," which features campus life as well as faculty and student research, keeping the UNF community in touch with what's new and exciting on campus. To see the latest radio coverage about UNF students, faculty or staff, click one of the interviews below.


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December 18, 2012
"UNF On The Record," a production of the Department of Public Relations, is a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research. Dr. Dominik Guess, associate professor of Psychology discusses his five-country study on how complex problem solving and dynamic decision making is affected by culture.
December 10, 2012
Dr. George Candler, director of the Masters of Public Administration program at UNF, discusses the new public policy concentration, which is the first graduate-level public policy program in Northeast Florida on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
December 4, 2012
Carmen Franz, Healthy Osprey coordinator, discusses the Frederick and Ophelia Tate Ogier Garden’s growth on campus and plans for the future on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
November 27, 2012
Rose Turner, a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the UNF Counseling Center, discusses a new kind of genetics research testing that will help clinicians understand how their patients metabolize medications on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
November 19, 2012
Dr. Larry Daniel, dean of the College of Education and Human Services at UNF, discusses the new Center for Urban Education and Policy, which will benefit the collective knowledge of the education profession and address urgent education-related needs in the Jacksonville community on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
November 13, 2012
Tarah Trueblood, UNF Interfaith Center director, discusses the new Campus 4 Community program aimed at allowing students of all faiths to gather in celebration of major religious holidays throughout the year on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
November 5, 2012
Dr. Chris Gabbard, UNF associate professor of English, discusses whether a disability is a physical impairment or a social construct on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
October 29, 2012
Dr. Jay Heubner, UNF physics professor emeritus, believes that a strike by a meteor, comet or asteroid could have formed Round Marsh in the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve. He discusses his quest for the truth on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
October 22, 2012
Dr. Lou Woods, UNF professor of economics and the last regular founding faculty member remaining on campus discusses how the University has changed over the last 40 years on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
October 15, 2012
Dr. Rick Philips, UNF associate professor of sociology, is the co-author of the new book “Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election-Year Guide to Mitt Romney’s Religion." He discusses his book on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
October 8, 2012
Natalie Nguyen, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center's program coordinator, discusses Coming Out Week events, as well as programs and services on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
October 1, 2012
Nancy Soderberg, former U.N. ambassador and Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UNF, discusses her political career on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life, as well as faculty and student research.
September 24, 2012
Dr. Clark Lunberry, UNF associate professor in the Department of English, and his latest installation at the Thomas G. Carpenter Library are featured on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
September 17, 2012
Dr. Jennifer Wesely, UNF associate professor of criminology and criminal justice and author of “Being Female: The Continuum of Sexualization, probes the sources and consequences of sexualization in women’s lives on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
September 10, 2012
Dr. Debra Murphy, associate professor and chair of the Department of Art and Design, and photography student Kim Lindsey discuss the UNF Art and Art History in Italy Study-Abroad Program and two new art exhibits inspired by UNF study-abroad programs on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
September 4, 2012
Hether Celetti, Student Government program coordinator, talks about the new Lend-a-Wing food pantry and how students are benefiting from the growing program on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
August 27, 2012
Carl Holman, MOCA communications manager, discusses the MOCA's latest Project Atrium installation that is out of this world on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
August 22, 2012
Several UNF graduate and undergraduate students spent time this summer in the Philippines, working at the St. Anthony’s Development and Learning Center as part of a Transformational Learning Opportunity. Dr. Caroline Guardino, UNF assistant professor in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf and Interpreter Education, speaks to WNZF News Radio about the service-learning experience.
August 20, 2012
Universities are investing time and money into studies that identify factors that lead to student success. Dr. Jeff Coker, UNF Dean for Undergraduate Studies, discusses ways students can succeed in college on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
July 30, 2012
Dr. Tes Tuason, UNF associate professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, discusses a qualitative study on the psychological experience of poverty on "UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
July 23, 2012
Heather Kenney, UNF director of Academic Support Services in the Brooks College of Health, gives the scoop on a new residential-living option for students pursuing health majors on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
July 16, 2012
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF assistant professor of Political Science and Public Administration, discusses his study about the mitigation of framing effects on voting behavior on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
July 9, 2012
Mark Ari, creative writing instructor in the Department of English, discusses flash fiction, which is gaining popularity among readers and writers, on "UNF On The Record," a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
July 2, 2012
Dr. John Hatle, biology professor, discusses his research with grasshoppers and the direct effects of reproduction on longevity on "UNF On The Record," a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
June 25, 2012
Dr. Katie Monnin, UNF assistant professor of Literacy and author of “Really Reading with Graphic Novels," discusses early reader graphic novels on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
June 18, 2012
UNF senior Kelcey Weimer, sideline reporter for the Jacksonville Sharks, discusses what it's like reporting for the current champions of the Arena Football League on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
June 11, 2012
Nicolas Michaud, a doctoral student in the Education Leadership program at UNF, discusses whether “The Hunger Games” trilogy can shed light on the human condition and dilemmas we face on "UNF On The Record," a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
June 4, 2012
Dr. Keith Ashley, researcher in the UNF Archaeology Lab, and recent grad Shelby Newman, who has a bachelor's degree in anthropology, discuss pieces of the past along the northern St. Johns River on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
May 29, 2012
Dr. Tracy Alloway, UNF assistant professor of psychology, explores the role of technology upon working memory on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
May 21, 2012
"UNF On The Record," a production of the Department of Public Relations, is a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research. This week's show features Dr. Quincy Gibson, UNF visiting research scientist in marine mammal biology. She discusses her systematic study of the distribution, abundance and behavior of dolphins that inhabit the St. Johns River.
May 14, 2012
Dr. Elizabeth Furdell, UNF professor of history emerita, discusses how medical historians rely on evidence available to them to diagnose populations before the modern era on “UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research.
May 9, 2012
Dr. Michael Hallett, chair of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at UNF, discusses Duval homicide rates on WJCT 89.9 FM Public Radio's "First Coast Connect" show.
April 24, 2012
“UNF On The Record,” a production of the Department of Public Relations, is a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research. This week’s show includes Dr. John Parmelee, associate professor of Communication, who discusses politics and the Twitter revolution.
April 16, 2012
“UNF On The Record,” a production of the Department of Public Relations, is a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research. This week’s show includes Doreen Perez, UNF director of Student Health Services. She shares signs, triggers and treatment for your throbbing head.
April 9, 2012
“UNF On The Record,” a production of the Department of Public Relations, is a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research. This week’s show features the Osprey Love story between UNF alums Debbie and Jay Johnson, who will be renewing their wedding vows at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, on the site of the proposed Interfaith Chapel at the Sanctuary.
April 2, 2012
This week's "UNF On The Record" features UNF alumnus Greg Bruce, Jacksonville SuperFest organizer, who discusses Jacksonville’s multi-day musical extravaganza taking place right here on our campus. Find this on UNF’s Facebook Fan Page, www.facebook.com/UNFfan; and Twitter, www.twitter.com/UNFfans. The show also airs every Monday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Osprey Radio at www.ospreyradio.com and on Channel 171 on campus cable. Find the show on your mobile device on Sound Cloud at www.soundcloud.com/unffan or at http://m.ospreyradio.com.
March 26, 2012
“UNF On The Record,” a weekly radio show featuring campus life as well as faculty and student research, kicks off with Dr. David Courtwright, UNF history professor and author of “No Right Turn: Conservative Politics in a Liberal America.” He examines the perceived conservative shift in politics in the United States.
January 26, 2012
Sharon Ashton, assistant vice president for Public Relations at UNF, and Joanna Norris, associate director for Public Reltaions, talks to WJCT 89.9 FM Public Radio about how the University is preparing for the CNN Republican Presidential debate.