- UNF addresses lack of minority teachers with Holmes Scholars Program: Hoping to increase the number of local minority teachers, the College of Education and Human Services is recruiting underrepresented students through the Holmes Scholar Program. News4Jax had the story.
- Criminology class studies inmate and canine rehabilitation: Students in a criminal justice course are interviewing inmates working with dogs in the TAILS (Teaching Animals and Inmates Life Skills) program at local correctional institutions to understand the need for successful rehabilitation. Action News Jax stopped by to observe.
- Surf Team heads to Nationals: For five consecutive years, the UNF Surf Team club has claimed the “Best on the East Coast” title by winning the NSSA East Coast Championship. First Coast News spoke to the team before they headed to this weekend’s National Championship in Southern California.
- The breaking of America's fossil monument: Dr. Barry Albright, paleontologist and associate lecturer, spoke to Cosmos Magazine about one of America's vast and valuable fossil deposits in danger of being lost to mining and private collectors.
- Physics professor says motorcyclists especially vulnerable to lightening: Dr. Jason Haraldsen, associate professor of physics, explained to News4Jax why riding motorcycles in a lightning storm can be very dangerous.
- Golf trio lead area qualifiers in Florida women's amateur: Ten players with First Coast ties, led by three members of the UNF women's golf team, qualified for match play in the 90th Florida Women's Amateur. The Florida Times-Union had the story.
- Nearly half of LGBTQ employees fear being 'out' at work: Kaitlin Legg, LGBT Resource Center director, shared her insight about a recent national LGBTQ workforce survey with News4Jax.
- Biology professor to study green fuel alternative: Dr. Mike Aspinwall, assistant biology professor, spoke with Times-Union about the nearly $500,000 grant he received from the USDA to study alternative fuel properties of switchgrass.
- 'It's a glorious thing to make a thing:' Mark Ari, creative writing associate instructor, spoke with the Jacksonville Public Library's "Completely Booked" podcast about his heritage, artistic endeavors and cultivating a creative community in Jacksonville.
- Alumnus named Denmark's next national soccer coach: The Danish soccer union said Kasper Hjulmand, former men's soccer midfielder, will take over as coach of the country's national team after next year's European Championship. The Times-Union had the story.
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