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Florida’s Water and Disease: What are the Risks?

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Harvesting Renewable Energy from the Ocean

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Strengthening the Shoreline

Dr. Kelly Smith and more than a dozen students arrived at Amelia River in Fernandina Beach early on a Saturday morning. Working in boots in the water at low tide, they were hauling crab traps filled with oyster shells and placing them in just the right location to create a new and inviting home for area oysters. In essence, these volunteers were helping Mother Nature.

Studying Wetlands with Local Scientist

Biologist Rhodes Robinson has spent decades exploring and analyzing Florida’s wetlands. This spring UNF students benefited from his knowledge in an engaging course designed to provide a core understanding of Florida’s wetlands as well as the policies and regulations governing use and protection.

Szymanski Named CEO and Executive Director of UNF MedNexus

Dr. David Szymanski transitioned from his role as University president to CEO and Executive Director of UNF MedNexus in September.

UNF Athletics Bids Goodbye to Pivotal Leader; Welcomes New AD

After elevating Osprey athletics to record levels of success, Lee Moon retired as UNF’s athletic director in June, ending his 12-year tenure, and passed the baton to senior staff member Nick Morrow.

UNF Introduces the Crowley Center

UNF’s preeminent transportation and logistics program in the Coggin College of Business got a boost this summer with the announcement of a $2.5 million endowment gift from Crowley Maritime Corporation and the creation of the new Crowley Center for Transportation and Logistics.

UNF’S Largest Competitive Grant to Fund Alzheimer's Research

The University of North Florida is one of six research-focused universities across the U.S. chosen to participate in the Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training (PACT) study.

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