It won’t be all sun and fun when the Ospreys fly south in November. Four years after claiming the championship title, the University of North Florida men’s basketball team will return to Mexico in November to compete in the 2014 Men's Cancun Challenge Tournament, one of the premier tournaments in Division I college basketball. “The guys are really excited that the team is being invited back after four years,” said UNF Coach Matt Driscoll. “Any time we get the chance to play against some high-level competition and spend time in a place like Cancun, well, that’s an easy sell.
The Ospreys will compete in the Mayan Division along with Elon, Liberty and Morgan State. The Riviera Division includes Virginia Tech, Miami (Ohio), Northern Iowa and Northwestern. The tournament begins with eight games played in the United States between Nov. 19-30, with the four teams in the Riviera Division hosting the four teams in the Mayan Division before all eight travel to Cancun to play two games for their respective division championships. All four games of the Riviera Division will be nationally televised live from the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on CBS Sports Network. The Mayan Division games will be webcast live on CBSsports.com, ULive.The last time the Ospreys swooped to Cancun in 2010, they defeated Morgan State for a 59-52 victory in the championship game of the Mayan Division bracket of the Cancun Challenge. That season, UNF upset Wyoming and defeated both Prairie View A&M and Morgan State on the road to the Challenge championship. UNF Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Lee Moon believes tournaments like this are vital to spreading Osprey fandom beyond Northeast Florida. The team’s last voyage to Cancun opened some eyes about the quality of the UNF program, and Moon anticipates more of the same from an experienced and athletic Osprey lineup.“Every season our team plays challenging games against some of the best teams in the nation,” Moon said. “It is a tremendous opportunity for the guys to face elite competition while also showing the nation the level of talent we have at UNF. I feel like our team does a good job of competing, and the Cancun Challenge is another great showcase for Osprey Basketball.”Driscoll said the team is eagerly anticipating the tournament, as it is one of the unique events on the college basketball calendar. Teams stay and play at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya where the resort's convention center ballroom is converted into an arena that provides fans a close-up view of the games. The competition might be intense, but the players will have some downtime to check out the outdoor pools and private beaches. There will also be a bit of team bonding along the way, as the players will be on the road for 10 days. “It’s something of a learning process for them,” Driscoll said. “They’ll get to know each other better and learn more about another country in the process. The focus is on the competition, but there are all sorts of good things that come from participating in a tournament like this.”
Jason John didn’t intend to be a painter.
After a series of uninspiring art classes
in high school, he became a graphic design student at a Northeastern
Pennsylvania community college.
“They put me in a painting class by
mistake,” John said. “I realized that I wasn’t touching computers. The option
was to take a lot of computer courses.”
He decided to stick with painting.
Now he’s an assistant professor of
painting in the University of North Florida’s Art and Design Department and one
of eight painters from across the country to be featured in “Get Real: New
American Painting,” opening Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Museum of ContemporaryArt Jacksonville, a cultural resource of UNF. The exhibition, which also
features Haley Hasler, Andrea Kowch, Bryan LeBoeuf, Jenny Morgan, Kevin Muente,
Frank Oriti and Kevin Peterson, provides a snapshot of the current landscape of
realist painting in the United States and explores themes such as narrative
portraiture and social, psychological and magical realism.
“The Museum has the promotional ability
of a great gallery, but it has the educational side of a university,” he said.
“In that way, it really is the best of both worlds.”
He said it’s difficult to predict what
exhibitions will help promote his work.
“But I think MOCA is definitely something
you can bank on having a lot of energy coming out of it.”
John’s work has appeared all over the
United States, including solo exhibitions in Cincinnati, Ohio; Lubbock, Texas;
and Ventura, Calif. In 2012, he was inducted into the Museum of Realist Art in
Boston. His paintings have appeared on the covers of magazines and have been
featured in many art journals.
MOCA Jacksonville is one of many reasons
he moved to Northeast Florida. After receiving a B.F.A. in painting from
Kutztown University and an M.F.A. in painting and drawing from Indiana
University of Pennsylvania, he taught at IUP for a time before joining UNF.
“When I came to Jacksonville, I just kind
of fell in love with the school and the city,” he said.
John said he gives the University and
department leadership high marks and appreciates the faculty and staff
camaraderie. He also described the cross-discipline teaching in the Art and
Design Department as innovative. He said teaching influences his art more than
“You’re constantly telling students they
have to push themselves and answer to their work,” he said. “I always have to
go back to my studio and follow my own advice.”
And if he doesn’t?
“My students will call me on it,” he
said. “It makes me think about what it is to be an artist.”
He said his students drive him to keep up
with what’s happening in contemporary art. He applies the same analysis and
filters he uses on student work to his own creations.
“Some art teachers think students lower
their standards, but I think the opposite,” he said. “I think they bring me
Although some students might research his
artwork before they take his classes, he said most sign up because of what they
know about his teaching ability.
“I wouldn’t want my students to depend on
me for my art,” he said. “I want them to depend on my teaching.”
Although he will help students with
technical questions, he said he doesn’t believe in training students to paint
like he does. He usually doesn’t use his own work as examples in class,
although he will work with some independent studies students on “Get Real,”
especially in the studio he will set up at MOCA Jacksonville during the
exhibition. He will create a painting throughout the exhibition, providing
visitors a peek at a working artist’s space and the possibility of catching him
John’s paintings reveal his masterful
realist technique broken by fissures of dripping paint. Many of the artists in
“Get Real” use classical art techniques as John does. He said understanding art
history informs his work, even if the inspiration might be more subliminal.
Sometimes he pays direct homage to the masters, such as basing the composition of
his “Birdboy” on Flemish Baroque artist Anthony Van Dyck’s “Self-portrait with
When discussing his work, John often
focuses on three central themes — identity, space and composition. All three
are wrapped into the helmets his subjects wear, which he calls veils. Inspired
by his passion for history, the headpieces are fashioned after Viking or Roman
helmets. In his research, he learned that Vikings would appropriate visual
elements from the villages they conquered into their armor, essentially
destroying one thing to create another. He constructs them from cardboard and
packaging, which often contain telltale symbols of their origins from Amazon or
other shippers, adding an element of found art.
These veils obscure the original identity
of his models, allowing them to take on new roles. In addition to painting
close friends, John often hires his students based on attributes he’s looking
for in a painting. Although some models balk at wearing the veils, he said many
relish the opportunity to adopt new characters.
portrait is a great way to capture someone during a stage of identity.”
events at MOCA Jacksonville
Real: New American Painting
Saturday, Sept. 13, through Sunday, Jan.
UNF students, faculty and staff receive
free admission to MOCA Jacksonville with a current Osprey 1Card. A preview
reception is scheduled for 6-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12, for patrons and 7-9 p.m.
Through Time: A MOCA-Cummer Museum Tour
1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5
Take a guide tour of portraits in The
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens’ permanent collection and contemporary
versions in “Get Real.”
$15 MOCA or Cummer members, $20
7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23
A discussion with “Get Real” featured
artists Haley Hasler, Andrea Kowch and Jenny Morgan is free and open to the
public. A members’ reception is scheduled for 6 p.m. A three-course prix fixe
dinner for Avant Garde and Collectors’ Circle members will take place at 8:30
p.m. in Café Nola ($49 per person, includes tax and tip; wine pairings and full
bar available for additional charge, payable the night of the dinner;
The University of North Florida’s Interfaith Center is the
only public university and the only Florida university to win a national
Interfaith Youth Core Award.
Of the 162 competing schools across the country, only six
were named winners by the Interfaith Youth Core, an organization that works
with institutions of higher learning to build interfaith cooperation by
committing to religious diversity on an institution-wide basis.
leaders in the Interfaith Center were recognized for the “Better
Together @ UNF” campaign, a
national movement across college campuses in which people organize across lines
of religious difference to make an impact on some of the most important issues.
The purpose is to show that various religious and philosophical backgrounds can
be a bridge of cooperation and that the world can be made better
“The Interfaith Center’s professional staff serves as
mentors to the student leaders of ‘Better Together @ UNF,’” said Dr. Tarah
Trueblood, Center director. “We could not be more proud of their achievements.
Recognition by Interfaith Youth Core is well-deserved.”
The goal of the “Better Together @ UNF” campaign is to raise awareness about
human trafficking. Florida is ranked third in the United States for the most
reported human trafficking cases, making this issue particularly relevant. The
UNF group strategically partnered with Rethreaded, a local organization that works with survivors of the sex
trade, and made their primary goal to help the community understand human
trafficking as a reality.
The campaign featured informational sessions, documentaries,
survivor talks, art exhibits and a series of community service projects to
inform the campus about the issue. The group incorporated the issue into a
Better Together Day event in April, gathering donations for a human trafficking
survivor drive. In total, the campaign reached 3,000 people on campus and
showed how interfaith leadership can have an impact on an important issue.
College of Health
title: Executive Secretary
do you do? Provide administrative assistance and clerical
support in the dean’s office to the Brooks College of Health director of development,
assistant director of development and the dean.
at UNF: 3 years
us something that would surprise people to know about you: I
swam on a swim team from the age of 7 to 16 at the Fort Caroline Club and
competed in the Junior Olympics in Winter Park, Fla., when I was 13 years old.
I placed fourth in the backstroke in my division in the state.
band(s)/musician(s) would perform the soundtrack to your life?
This is tough because I love all different kinds of music. But to sum my life
up in a soundtrack, I would have a little bit of country (Rascal Flatts, Carrie
Underwood and Tim McGraw), a little bit of classic rock (Bon Jovi, Foreigner,
Styx and Lynyrd Skynrd), some Christian music (Casting Crowns, Michael W.
Smith) maybe a ballad (Michael Buble) and finally some soul music (Earth Wind
& Fire, Kool & the Gang and KC & the Sunshine Band)
is your favorite fictional character?
makes him your favorite?
are you most passionate about?
Faith, Family, Friends and Florida
us about your family. I am a true native of
Jacksonville. I was born and raised here and have lived here my entire life. I
am one of five siblings (two have passed away). I am married to my wonderful
husband, George, of 32 years and still counting. We have two sons, Christopher and
you could choose any other career, what would it be and why?
It would be something with either
travel or arts and crafts, creating gift baskets, scrapbooks, photo books and family
videos of special events.
would you like to do when you retire?
Travel and spend time at the beach
and become more involved with my church and community.
is your favorite thing about working at UNF? The people
you won the lottery, what would you do with the money? I
would give God the first 10 percent, take care of my family and friends,
travel, put money in savings and give to those in need.
you were not working at UNF, what would you be doing? I’m
sure I would be working somewhere else — maybe at a travel agency — getting
myself educated and prepared for all those places I plan to visit when I
your favorite UNF-related memory? I would have
to say it was being a part of the Brooks College of Health 25th Anniversary
Celebration and all of the festivities.
is your favorite way to blow an hour? Shopping or
getting a pedicure
you were asked to paint a picture about anything you wanted, what would you
paint? I would
paint a picture of being on vacation on an island in the Caribbean with blue
skies, white sand, clear blue seas and a white hammock tied between to two palm
was the best money you ever spent? My husband
and I purchased Florida Prepaid College Plans for each of our sons when they
were younger so they would be able to go to college.
there a piece of technology that you just couldn’t live without?
A cell phone or camera
is the proudest/happiest moment of your life? The
day I married my husband and the day our sons were born.
was the first concert you ever attended, and what was the most recent concert
The first concert I ever attended was Donny Osmond and the Osmond
Brothers in the early ’70s. Most recent concert was Molly Hatchet at the
Greater Jacksonville Fair in November 2013.
person had the greatest impact on your life?
God. He still does.
is the most famous person you ever met? Emmitt
Smith or Tim Tebow
us something about you that even your friends don’t know: O’Steens
in St. Augustine is my favorite restaurant. They have the best shrimp!
do you hope to accomplish that you have not done yet? One
day become a grandparent.
book read: The Baxter series by Karen
College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry: Dr. José A. Jiménez published “Efficient Stabilization of Cu+ Ions
in Phosphate Glasses via Reduction of Cu2+ by Sn2+ During
Ambient Atmosphere Melting” in the Journal
of Materials Science in June.
Criminology and Criminal Justice: Theodore Wallman wrote a review of “American Homicide” for Sage Publications.
English: Fred Dale published
four poems in Forge in July: “Agnes in the Flood,” “We Are Moss,” “Marriage
House” and “Donation.”
Dr. Clark Lunberry, published “‘In Front of Our Eyes’ — Remembering Herbert
Blau,” for The Beckett Circle, the
newsletter of the Samuel Beckett Society.
Dr. Nicholas de Villiers presented “Love Meetings: Pasolini and Foucault” at the
Ethnography and Qualitative Research conference at the University of Bergamo in
History: Dr. Theo Prousis published “‘Dreadful Scenes of Carnage on Both
Sides’: The Strangford Files and the Eastern Crisis of 1821-1822,” in “Russian-Ottoman Borderlands: The Eastern
Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Dr. Yongan Wu published “The Effect of Mixed-Sensory
Presentation on Retaining Graphic Features of Chinese Characters” in “Studies in Second Language Acquisition of
Chinese” in June.
Philosophy and Religion: Andrew Buchwalter presented the invited paper “Human Rights, Democracy, and
Global Interculturality” to the Philosophical Institute at the Technical
University Braunschweig in Germany in June.
Science and Public Administration:
Dr. George Candler presented “Abordagens pragmâticos sobre o paradigma
burocrático de administração pública” at the Serviço Federal de Processamento
de Dados, Brasília in June. He also presented “Paradigmas da administração
pública” at the Escola de Administração Pública, Universdade Federal de Rio
Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil.
College of Computing, Engineering and Construction
Computing: Dr. Behrooz Seyed-Abbassi and Jerome Carey had their paper “Big Data
System Design for Digital Library Middleware” accepted for publication and
presentation at the 2014 International Conference on Advances in Big Data
Analytics in Las Vegas, Nev. in July.
Winton attended the Global Conference in Educational Robotics at USC in
late July as a member of the KIPR Board of Directors and as an invited
participant. At the conference Winton co-presented a workshop on the use of
multi-imaging depth sensors with the KIPR Link Robotics Controller and served
as head judge for the KIPR Open Robotics Competition scheduled in conjunction
with the conference.
Roy and Raghu Talluri’s paper
“Cryptanalysis and Security Enhancement of Two Advanced Authentication
Protocols” won the best paper award at the Second International Conference on
Advanced Computing, Networking and Informatics.
Peter Bacopoulos and Chris Brown, along with Chung-Ping Loh,
were awarded a sub-contract from UCF on an RFP from the State of Florida. The
project is titled “Economic Valuation of Wetlands, River-Related Properties and
Water Sources for the St. Johns River.” The sub-contract award is $60,000 and
will support two CCEC graduate students during the fall semester.
College of Education and
Counseling and Sport Management: The UNF School Counseling Program had a large presence
at the Annual Convention of the American School Counselor Association June 27
to July 2 at the Swam and Dolphin Resort, in Orlando. Dr. Rebecca Schumacher,
president of the Florida School Counselor Association, attended the Leadership
Institute and served as delegate to the ASCA Delegate Assembly prior to the convention.
Carolyn Stone presented both a preconference program and a content
session, and Drs. Chris Janson and Sophie Maxis teamed to present
a content session. Many alumni of the SOAR Program and current SOAR students
were in attendance. Two students, Hilery Duperly and Lauren Tandy,
worked closely with the ASCA staff as coordinators of all volunteers for the
Education, Literacy and TESOL: Dr. Nile Stanley is a reviewer for the
Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de
Caldas, Bogata, Columbia and has been invited as a contributing author of
“Digital Storytelling” for The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching
to be published by Wiley, in partnership with TESOL International.
Dr. Ronghua Ouyang attended and presented a paper at the Joint
International Conference held by the Association of Chinese Professors of
Social Sciences (ACPSS) in the U.S. and Guangxi University in Nanning, Guangxi
Province, China from June 27 to 29. The title of the paper is the “Comparison
and Analysis: Advantages and Disadvantages of Entrance Examination and
Admission to Higher Education in China and in the United States.” As the executive
vice president of ACPSS and one of the organizers of the conference, Ouyang
made a summative speech at the conference closing.
Congratulations to the
following employees who will celebrate a milestone anniversary at UNF in August:
Behler, Senior Library Services Associate, Library
Professor, Political Science and Public Administration
Hochwald, Chair/Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Martin, Professor, School of Computing
Monteleone, Associate Professor, English
Payne, Graphic Designer, Public Relations
Prousis, Professor, History
Purser, Director, Recreation
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Striar, Chair/Professor, English
Tanner, Senior Instructor, Accounting and Finance
Williamson, Professor, Management
Butler, Professor, Biology
Kephart, Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Bednarzyk, Assistant Professor, Nursing Flagship Program
Corrigan, Chair/Professor, Political Science and Public Administration
Dupuis, Office Manager, University Police Department
Macarthur, Professor, Accounting and Finance
Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Governmental Relations
Schwam-Baird, Professor, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Stranahan, Professor, Economics
Swenson, Senior Lecturer, Biology
Wludyka, Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Ahuja, Professor, School of Computing
Bloom, Professor, Nursing
Colvin, Instructor, Communication
Davis, Laboratory Manager, Physics
Gasparov, Professor, Physics
Joyce, Associate Professor, Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences
Kaplan, Associate Professor, History
Lukens-Bull, Associate Professor, Sociology, Anthropology and Social
Moore, Professor, Public Health
Nyquist, Senior Lecturer, Chemistry
Patterson, Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Perkin, Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program
Pragasam, Senior Instructor, Management
Smart, Professor, Music Flagship Program
Smith, Associate Professor, Biology
Stanley, Associate Professor, Childhood Education, Literacy and TESOL
Emily Arthur, Associate Professor, Art and Design
David Begley, Associate Professor, Art and Design
Coordinator, Center For Instruction and Research
Casamatta, Professor, Biology
Choi, Associate Professor,
Marketing and Logistics
Coleman, Instructor, Economics
Debora Dodd, Senior Document Scanning
Donovan, Associate Professor,
Paul Fadil, Chair/Professor, Management
Gaddy, Instructor, Art and
Katrina Hall, Associate Professor, Childhood Education, Literacy
Services Specialist, Library
Rahul Kale, Associate Professor, Management
Kyle Keith, Instructor, Art and Design
Chung-Ping Loh, Associate Professor, Economics
Lunberry, Associate Professor,
MacGibbon, Associate Professor,
Professor, Mathematics and Statistics
Daniel Moon, Chair/Professor, Biology
Crystal Owen, Associate Professor, Management
Susan Perez, Associate Professor, Psychology
Marc Snow, Senior Associate General Counsel, General Counsel
Swota, Associate Professor,
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Syverud, Associate Professor,
Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education
Wesely, Associate Professor,
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Wang, Associate Professor,
Mei Zhao, Assistant Professor, Public Health
Assistant Professor, Music Flagship Program
Carelli, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies
Christie, Assistant Professor, Political Science and Public
Crews, Assistant Director of Facilities Management, University
Dickenson, Parking Transportation Services Coordinator, Parking
Harrington, Assistant Professor, Clinical and Applied Movement
Lewis, Associate Athletics Director for Operations and
Facilities, Intercollegiate Athletics
Naeem, Child Development Teacher, Child Development Resource
Nash, Custodial Worker, Physical Facilities
The following employees were either hired by
UNF or were promoted from OPS positions recently:
Christopher Brannen, Maintenance
Mechanic, Maintenance and Energy Management
Justin Burdette, Athletic Ticket
Manager, Athletic Ticketing
Ian Coffey, Head Athletic
Coach, Women's Swimming
Alberto Colom, Associate Vice President,
Trisha Chaiken, Office Manager,
Wanda Cockfield, Custodial
Services, Physical Facilities
Joel Cumbow, Pest Control
Nicole Fiore, Coordinator,
Amanda Lovins, Accounting
Associate, Student Government Business and Accounting Office
Adviser/Instructor, School of Computing
John Reis, Legal Assistant
Paralegal, General Counsel
Jessica Russell, Administrative
Secretary, Electrical Engineering
Kevin Summerville, Senior Stores/Receiving
Claudia Vargas, Senior Accounts
Payable Receiving Representative, University Housing
Latasha Washington, Assistant Coach,
Melissa Willison, Assistant Athletics
Coach, Strength and Conditioning
Cherie Woods, Assistant
Director, Academic Center for Excellence
Nathan Zak, IT Support
Technician, Florida Institute of Education
The following employees were promoted recently:
Croft, Associate Vice President, Student Affairs
Kucsak, University Librarian, Library
Legg, Assistant Director, LGBT Resource Center
Lupi, Interim Dean/Associate Professor, Education and Human Services
Shank, Senior Instructor, Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship
Heartfelt well wishes in their new endeavors
for the following employees, who left UNF recently:
Bruzzone, Coordinator, Admissions
Conklin, Events Planning Coordinator, Academic Affairs
Daniel, Dean, Education and Human Services
Janes, IT Support Technician, Florida Institute of Education
Jones, Associate Professor, Accounting and Finance
Lowery, Athletic Ticket Manager, Intercollegiate Athletics
McMann, Coordinator, Art and Design
Samorisky, Administrative Services Coordinator, Center for Global
Will, Coordinator, Student Financial Aid, Financial Aid Office
Wright, Assistant Coach, Cross Country
Wheat is one of the world’s oldest and
most important grains. Don’t follow the avoidance trend, but instead enjoy it
wisely. Dr. Judith Rodriguez, department of
Nutrition and Dietetics chair, discusses wheat myths and provides tips for including
it in a healthy diet.
bread is a whole grain or whole-wheat product.
is a common misconception. Wheat bread on a label merely indicates that wheat
flour was used to make the bread, not that it’s a whole-wheat or whole-grain
product. Check to ascertain that whole-wheat flour is listed as the first
white flour does not have any nutrients.
the whole grain is refined, the outer layer, known as the bran, and the germ
are removed from the kernel of wheat. Only the endosperm, which contains most
of the starch, remains. This is then ground and used to make white flour,
commonly referred to as refined flour. In the U.S., refined flour must have
some of the nutrients that were lost during the refining process added back,
which is called enrichment. So, refined flours have B vitamins and iron added
back. However, refined enriched white flour is lower in fiber and some
micronutrients that are in the whole grain.
Myth: You should be
eating gluten-free foods.
who have celiac disease need to avoid any foods that contain gluten — not just
wheat. Some persons may have celiac disease or be gluten sensitive, which means
they have side effects such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, upset stomach, fatigue
and headaches. But only a very small portion of the population actually has
celiac disease or is gluten sensitive, so it’s important to see a physician and
be tested so you aren’t subjecting yourself to unnecessary food deprivation or
missing a correct and important medical diagnosis.
free” means “gluten free.”
is a protein that is found in some grains. Gluten is present in grains such as
barley, rye, triticale and wheat. When you eat any of these grains, either
alone (as in cooked wheat berries) you are consuming gluten. Also, commercial
food may be processed or packaged in an area where gluten-containing foods were
also made, so you need to be careful. If you’re looking for “gluten-free”
products, read the label for any of the gluten containing ingredients and don’t
assume that it is “gluten free” because the label says “contains no wheat.”
best weight loss diet is the wheat-free diet.
is a misconception that the wheat-free diet is healthy and you are
automatically going to lose weight on a wheat-free diet. It only works if your
caloric intake is low enough for weight loss. This diet doesn’t offer
flexibility, an important component to long-term weight loss, and it severely
restricts what you can eat, perhaps shortchanging you on some important
nutrients. A simple guide is to make some of the recommended six servings of
grains — three of which should be whole grains — in moderate amounts and
serving sizes. Try a whole wheat English muffin at breakfast, couscous and
veggie salad at lunch and wheat berries as your grain side dish at dinner.
Wheat English Muffin Pizza
One whole wheat English muffin, sliced
2-3 slices fresh tomatoes or two
tablespoons tomato sauce
1/3 cup shredded low fat mozzarella
¼ teaspoon oregano
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Top each
half of the whole wheat English muffin with half of the tomatoes or sauce,
cheese and oregano. Place on a baking sheet and heat until desired level of browning,
about 5 to 10 minutes.
Calories per person: Approximately 300 to
The Goods is a
monthly column about food myths and facts by faculty members in the Department
of Nutrition and Dietetics Flagsip Program and runs monthly in The Florida
Times-Union’s “Taste” section. Have a question about wheat?
Contact Dr. Judith
Bright Birds Know
UNF boasts a wide array of natural life. More
than 500 plant species call UNF’s campus home. With more than 1,300 acres and a
nearly 400-acre Sawmill Slough Preserve, there’s a lot of room for them to
grow. That same natural environment is also home to a stunning diversity of
wildlife, including our very own campus bobcat.
Bright Birds Know is a monthly feature highlighting interesting facts,
figures and stories about the University of North Florida. Do you have a
thought-provoking entry that you want to share with the campus community? Get
involved by submitting your own Bright Birds Know item to Matt Coleman at
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