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February 13, 2019
UNF finance instructor discusses tax frustrations
Jeffrey Gottlieb, a UNF accounting and finance instructor, discusses the new tax code and why some taxpayers aren't finding relief on WJCT's "First Coast Connect."
February 12, 2019
Political science faculty speaks on President Trump's address
Dr. Michael Binder, associate professor of political science, discusses the State of the Union address with Action News Jax.
February 12, 2019
UNF faculty honored as emerging scholar
Dr. Hanadi Hamadi, associate professor of health administration, is honored as a 2019 Emerging Scholar by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
February 12, 2019
Political science faculty comments on city's plan for sea level rise
Dr. Josh Gellers, associate professor of political science, speaks about political implications of new environmental policies.
February 11, 2019
UNF MVRC director speaks about campus resources
Bob Buehn, UNF Military Veterans Resource Center, speaks about how the work done at the Center helps the community.
February 11, 2019
UNF faculty shares insight on art censorship
Christopher Trice, associate professor of photography, speaks to the Spinnaker about online art censorship.
February 8, 2019
UNF's Barnett Bank building facility is 'wonderful for creative thought'
The Jacksonville Business Journal speaks with Karen Bowling, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation director, and Pamela Chally, interim provost and Academic Affairs vice president.
February 7, 2019
UNF nutrition program discusses olive oil
Miranda O’Brien, nutrition and dietetics alumna, and Dr. Zhiping Yu, Nutrition and Dietetics Flagship Program associate professor, discuss food myths and facts.
February 7, 2019
Team JAS announces new engineering scholarship at the University of North Florida
Team JAS announced a new engineering scholarship for UNF students.
February 7, 2019
Little Rock Nine civil rights icon visits UNF
Carlotta Walls LaNier shared a message of hope and perseverance at UNF's 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon.
February 7, 2019
Political science professor discusses State of the Union
Dr. Matthew Corrigan, UNF political science professor, weighs in on President Trump's address.
February 7, 2019
Youngest member of the Little Rock Nine speaks at UNF
Carlotta Walls LaNier spoke at UNF for the 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon.
February 6, 2019
UNF named 'Military Friendly School'
For the 10th year in a row, Victory Media has included UNF in its Military Friendly Schools list.
February 6, 2019
UNF holds ribbon cutting for new innovation center
UNF's Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation is now officially open.
February 5, 2019
UNF's downtown Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation opens
Take an inside look at the renovated building in downtown Jacksonville.
February 5, 2019
UNF celebrates grand opening of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Thanks to a million dollar gift from Luther and Blanche Coggin, UNF has officially opened the new business Center.
February 4, 2019
Political science faculty speaks on congressional measures
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF Public Opinion Research Lab director, speaks with Colorado Public Radio about congressional measures taken to help solve state legislature dysfunction.
February 4, 2019
UNF's new Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
WOKV spoke to Karen Bowling, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation director, about the new Center.
February 4, 2019
Religious studies professor comments on Christian schools
Dr. Julie Ingersoll, professor of religious studies, shares insights about a debate over a viral hashtag and Christian schooling.
February 4, 2019
Political science faculty weighs in on Florida budget
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF Public Opinion Research Lab director, comments on the proposed budget from Gov. DeSantis.
February 1, 2019
Criminal justice professor discusses crackdown on gang violence
Dr. Michael Hallett, UNF professor of criminology and criminal justice, visits "First Coast Connect" to discuss police tactics to combat gang violence.
January 31, 2019
Criminal justice professor shares insight
Dr. Jennifer Wesely, professor of criminology and criminal justice, shares insight on prison animal programs in Florida.
January 31, 2019
UNF graphic design student wins Jumbo Shrimp T-shirt contest
The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp picked the winning design in their fan-made T-shirt competition, "Krillin' It" was created by Toni Pepe, UNF graphic design major.
January 31, 2019
College graduates and student loans
Rodrick Andrews, UNF director of financial aid, shares tips for students concerning student loans.
January 31, 2019
Inside UNF's new Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Jacksonville Daily Record takes an inside look at UNF's new Center.
January 30, 2019
Foods for a healthier heart
Lauri Wright, UNF nutrition and dietetics chair/assistant professor, visits "First Coast Living" to share tips on heart-healthy foods you can add to your diet.
January 28, 2019
Scientists say these ‘frozen’ alligators aren’t dead. They’re still creeping people out.
Dr. Adam Rosenblatt, UNF assistant professor of biology, speaks with The Washington Post about recent sightings of "frozen" alligators.
January 24, 2019
'Into the Woods' at UNF
The UNF Musical Theatre club stops by the News4Jax studio to discuss their upcoming performances.
January 24, 2019
Jacksonville educators working to address critical teacher shortage
Action News stops by the visit UNF's STEP (Solve, Tinker, Explore and Play) Lab to learn how the College of Education and Human Services is training local teachers to address the critical teacher shortage.
January 23, 2019
Political science faculty shares expertise
Dr. Mike Binder, UNF’s Public Opinion Research Lab director, visited "First Coast Connect" to take a closer look at the government shutdown’s local impact.
January 23, 2019
Jacksonville restaurant owner says $15 minimum wage would hurt business
Dr. Madeline Zavodny, economics professor, shares her insight on the effects of raising the minimum wage.
January 22, 2019
The truth behind video games and mental health
Dr. Tracy Alloway, UNF psychology associate professor, discusses video games and mental health on "River City Live."
January 22, 2019
Political science faculty shares expertise
Dr. Michael Binder, UNF associate professor and director of the Public Opinion Research Lab, speaks with The Florida Times-Union about the upcoming mayoral race.
January 22, 2019
Florida schools seeing 'critical shortage' of certified teachers
Dr. Paul Parkison, chair of the department of Childhood Education, Literacy and TESOL, speaks with Action News about the teaching shortage.
January 22, 2019
Verify: Is financial aid for college students impacted by government shutdown?
Rodrick Andrews, director of financial aid, discusses college students being impacted by the government shutdown.
January 22, 2019
UNF’s teaching interns are in big demand
Dr. Diane Yendol-Hoppey, dean of UNF's College of Education and Human Services, shares her insight with The Florida Times-Union.
January 22, 2019
UNF receives art ‘collection of a lifetime’
The Florida Times-Union speaks with Sheila Goloborotko, assistant professor of printmaking, and Jim Draper, UNF Gallery of Art curator, about the recent art gift from Judy Eisen.
January 22, 2019
UNF ranks higher in Carnegie Classification
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has, for the first time, placed UNF in the tier of national universities that grant doctoral degrees.
January 18, 2019
UNF Gains National Recognition for Doctoral Programs
A newly released report by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education for the first time categorizes the University of North Florida in the top tier of national universities — those that grant doctoral degrees.
January 18, 2019
Jacksonville small businesses bearing brunt of government shutdown
Janice Donaldson, the regional director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at UNF, discusses small business owners who are having issues with federal loans during the partial government shutdown.
January 18, 2019
UNF and Rethreaded take ‘Flight’ for Human Trafficking Awareness Month
The Department of Art and Design’s sculpture program, in partnership with local organization ReThreaded, will host a “Rethreaded: Flight" exhibition at UNF’s Lufrano Intercultural Gallery.
January 18, 2019
Member of ‘Little Rock Nine’ to speak at UNF’s MLK Scholarship Luncheon Feb. 6
Carlotta Walls LaNier, civil rights icon, will speak at UNF's 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, Wednesday, Feb. 6.
January 18, 2019
UNF introducing Center for Entrepreneurship to community
The Ponte Vedra Recorder discusses UNF's new Center for Entrepreneurship.
January 15, 2019
Florida - The swing state and its new 1.6 million swing voters
Dr. Natasha Christie, chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, speaks with Essence magazine about the restoration of felon voting rights.
January 15, 2019
Florida bill could change graduation requirements for high school students
Dr. Oliver Schnusenberg, professor of accounting and finance, speaks with Action News about the importance of financial literacy for young adults.
January 14, 2019
UNF jazz professor featured
Jazz Guitar Today features Barry Greene, professor of jazz guitar.
January 14, 2019
Bowling appointed director of new UNF entrepreneur center
The University appointed alumna Karen Bowling the director of its new Center for Entrepreneurship.
January 14, 2019
Psychology faculty shares expertise on animal hoarding
Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology, discusses recent research about the psychology behind hoarding with First Coast News.
January 11, 2019
Big names could throw curveball in election for Jacksonville Mayor
Dr. Michael Binder, associate professor of political science and Public Opinion Research Lab director, shares his insight on local election candidates.
January 9, 2019
Coleman soared through the air — and beyond barriers
Part of the Uncovering Jax project, UNF journalism students collaborate with The Florida Times-Union Editorial Board, to write about Bessie Coleman, pioneering black woman pilot.
January 9, 2019
Local convicted felons register to vote in historic voter expansion
Dr. Natasha Christie, chair and associate professor of political science and public administration, shares insight on how amendments are written.
January 8, 2019
Longtime Jacksonville journalist Lewis ‘Skip’ Livingston remembered
Livingston was the University's first public relations director and served as adjunct instructor in communication.
January 8, 2019
Civil Rights icon Carlotta LaNier to speak at MLK scholarship luncheon at UNF
Carlotta Walls LaNier, the youngest member of the "Little Rock Nine," a courageous group of African American students that integrated Arkansas' Central High School in 1957 following the U. S. Supreme Court ruling in Brown vs. Board of Education, will speak at UNF in February.
January 4, 2019
UNF sculptures coming to Hemming Park
Christina Parrish-Stone, managing director of Friends of Hemming Park, speaks with "River City Live" about new events and artwork at the park, including their partnership with the UNF sculpture program and the new sculptures created by UNF students which will be installed during the spring.
January 4, 2019
Five major commercial real estate milestones in 2019
The Jacksonville Business Journal includes UNF’s new Center for Entrepreneurship as one of the biggest commercial projects to watch in 2019.
January 2, 2019
UNF engineer, physical therapy students team up to adapt life-changing toys
UNF's Adaptive Toy Project gives the gift of mobility to some local kids with special needs.