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The Florida Times-Union
Great American Eclipse of 2017 is fast approaching: ‘Hit this one if you can’Jose Pagan (foreground), president of the University of North Florida Astronomy
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Jose Pagan (foreground), president of the University of North Florida Astronomy Club, looks through a specially designed telescope made for observing the sun, as club members Devon Loughran (background from left), Amelia Brumfield and Ally Roxburgh... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Henry L. Brown Kooker Park on Jacksonville’s Eastside to get field upgradeKooker Park on Jacksonville’s Eastside. “I am a product of Kooker Park,” said
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Kooker Park on Jacksonville’s Eastside. “I am a product of Kooker Park,” said Rudy Jamison, now an instructor at the University of North Florida. “I learned character, perseverance, hard work, sportsmanship, teamwork … Things that give you... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Toby Ragland shows no rust as he takes commanding lead in Jacksonville Amateurand tournaments, setting up study groups, retreats and other forms of fellowshi
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
and tournaments, setting up study groups, retreats and other forms of fellowship. He has been especially close to the University of North Florida program and last week caddied for UNF player Phillip Knowles when he won the Players Am in Hilton... Read more
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First Coast News
UNF's Nancy Soderberg launches campaign for CongressSoderberg has since spent the time bolstering her presence by teaching two cour
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
Soderberg has since spent the time bolstering her presence by teaching two courses on American foreign policy at the University of North Florida and serving on the Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Port Authority. Additionally,... Read more
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First Coast News
UNF's Nancy Soderberg launches campaign for U.S. CongressSoderberg has since spent the time bolstering her presence by teaching two cour
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
Soderberg has since spent the time bolstering her presence by teaching two courses on American foreign policy at the University of North Florida and serving on the Board of Directors for the Jacksonville Port Authority. Additionally,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Democrat Nancy Soderberg announces run for Ron DeSantis seat in CongressSoderberg, 59, of Jacksonville Beach, is the director of the Public Service Lea
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Soderberg, 59, of Jacksonville Beach, is the director of the Public Service Leadership Program at the University of North Florida. DeSantis won the district by 17 percentage points in November, but Cook Political Report lists the district as having... Read more
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First Coast News
Are wisdom teeth disappearing?down the road. Curious, we had to verify this claim. Our Verify Team reached o
First Coast News / Posted 3 days ago
down the road. Curious, we had to verify this claim. Our Verify Team reached out to Matt Gilg, a biology professor at the University of North Florida who also teaches evolution. He said about a third of the population doesn't grow wisdom teeth at... Read more
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First Coast News
Curry calls for 100 new police officers, 42 new firefightersWilliams said. Curry's budget also calls for 42 new firefighters and two new f
First Coast News / Posted 4 days ago
Williams said. Curry's budget also calls for 42 new firefighters and two new fire stations, one that will be near the University of North Florida and the other near Cecil Field. "These extra firefighters will ease some of the burden that puts... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF’s Dallas Moore headed to Italy, not giving up on NBAAfter playing sparingly in his brief stint with the Denver Nuggets’ Summer Leag
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
After playing sparingly in his brief stint with the Denver Nuggets’ Summer League team, former University of North Florida star Dallas Moore signed a one-year contract Friday with Vuella Pesaro in the Italian League and will resume pursuit of his NBA... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Billy Maxwell honored at Hyde Park’s Claret Jug tournamentaffiliation and intended college are Mason Battreall of Marsh Landing (Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
affiliation and intended college are Mason Battreall of Marsh Landing (Florida State), Michael Brown of Atlantic Beach (University of North Florida), Thomas Delores of Marsh Creek (Florida State College at Jacksonville), Russell Libby of Hidden... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF will bring Enterpreneurship Center to downtown in 2018climbing up the walls of downtown buildings, but Jacksonville’s core will get a
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
climbing up the walls of downtown buildings, but Jacksonville’s core will get another helping of higher education when the University of North Florida moves forward next year by opening its Entrepreneurship Center. The new center will give... Read more
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Salon.com
Florida lobbyist turning Trump ties into mega-millionspolitics includes a stint as chief of staff for John Delaney, the one-time mayo
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
politics includes a stint as chief of staff for John Delaney, the one-time mayor of Jacksonville who’s now president of the University of North Florida. Delaney told the Center for Public Integrity that Wiles was poised to take a position in the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gators unveil men’s basketball non-conference schedulegames next season. Eight of the Gators’ 13 nonconference games will be played
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
games next season. Eight of the Gators’ 13 nonconference games will be played in Gainesville, including matchups with the University of North Florida, Florida State and Baylor as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. “We’re all excited to get back to... Read more
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Roll Call
Transgender Activist, Vampire Novelist Running Against RutherfordMonica DePaul, a University of North Florida adjunct English professor, author
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
Monica DePaul, a University of North Florida adjunct English professor, author of vampire novels, and transgender activist, hopes to unseat Republican Rep. John Rutherford to represent Florida’s 4th District. She is positioning herself as a... Read more
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First Coast News
From homeless to hopeful: Student overcomes odds with help of local foundationof those students. "Nobody knew," Sabon said. "When it happened, I didn't tell
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
of those students. "Nobody knew," Sabon said. "When it happened, I didn't tell anyone." Sabon Greene is a junior at the University of North Florida and an aspiring engineer. Getting to where he is today though came with some serious... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Gators unveil men’s basketball non-conference schedulegames next season. Eight of the Gators’ 13 non-conference games will be played
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
games next season. Eight of the Gators’ 13 non-conference games will be played in Gainesville, including matchups with the University of North Florida, Florida State and Baylor as part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge. “We’re all excited to get back to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Johnny Miller will be back for at least another season with NBCGa., Russell Knox of Jacksonville Beach, David Lingmerth of Ponte Vedra Beach,
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
Ga., Russell Knox of Jacksonville Beach, David Lingmerth of Ponte Vedra Beach, Julian Suri of St. Augustine and former University of North Florida player Felipe Aguilar. Suri, a Bartram Trail graduate, qualified for the Open Championship last... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Armada set for Puerto Rico rematchplans away. The third try comes Wednesday night, a rare late-evening kickoff a
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
plans away. The third try comes Wednesday night, a rare late-evening kickoff against the struggling Caribbean club at the University of North Florida. It’s also a rematch after the teams played to a draw in Puerto Rico just five days ago. “I... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
The Merchant Era: New BV president wants to develop campus, community relationshipsladder in the higher education field. He most recently was the vice president o
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
ladder in the higher education field. He most recently was the vice president of development and alumni engagement at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville when recruiters came calling with news of the president search in Iowa. "I never... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Humana, UF launch faith-based health-wellness initiative in Jacksonvilledisparity [health care] gap as any tool we’ve ever used,” he said. The Humana
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
disparity [health care] gap as any tool we’ve ever used,” he said. The Humana project is also funding: • $100,000 for a University of North Florida “distance learning” program to help licensed mental health counselors reach individuals who have... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Armada ties Puerto Rico, ending spring title hopesone of the two best overall records among all other teams. The teams play a re
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 13 days ago
one of the two best overall records among all other teams. The teams play a return meeting Wednesday in the Armada’s spring home finale at the University of North Florida, a make-up of the game postponed twice by severe thunderstor... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Peyton Billings birdies the last to take solo third in Florida Junior Boyslead over Amanda Leslie of Parkland in the Florida State Women’s Stroke Play Ch
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 15 days ago
lead over Amanda Leslie of Parkland in the Florida State Women’s Stroke Play Championship. Sydney Shrader of Naples, a University of North Florida sophomore, is tied for eighth after shooting 76. Celeste Valinho and Courtney Cobb of... Read more
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First Coast News
Is The Players Championship changing its dates?in the year? The buzz on social media has been that the tournament could be mo
First Coast News / Posted 16 days ago
in the year? The buzz on social media has been that the tournament could be moving from May to March as soon as 2019. University of North Florida play-by-play commentator Richard Miller tweeted that he "found out recently that The Players... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Plan to oppose Mayor Curry? Bring boxing glovesthan Mayor Brown, who I don’t think usually engaged in something like that,” sa
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
than Mayor Brown, who I don’t think usually engaged in something like that,” said Matthew Corrigan, who is chairman of the University of North Florida political science department and follows local politics. “Plenty of things are said behind the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Yard Goats Place Four In Eastern League All-Star GameLeague, batting .233 with 16 doubles, 4 triples, 8 home runs and 57 RBI in 111
Hartford Courant / Posted 24 days ago
League, batting .233 with 16 doubles, 4 triples, 8 home runs and 57 RBI in 111 games for the Nuts. In 2015, the former University of North Florida star split time between Low-A Asheville and High-A Modesto and ranked 5th in the Rockies system... Read more
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First Coast News
Helping or hindering: social media's impact on police and community relationsof encounters with police being recorded and uploaded to social media. Wilder i
First Coast News / Posted 25 days ago
of encounters with police being recorded and uploaded to social media. Wilder is an associate professor of sociology at the University of North Florida and the founding director of UNF’s Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations. Wilder... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF’s Dallas Moore heading to Denver Nuggets summer leagueBy Gene Frenette Gene.frenette@jacksonville.com Dallas Moore, the all-time le
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
By Gene Frenette Gene.frenette@jacksonville.com Dallas Moore, the all-time leading scorer in University of North Florida basketball histGene.frenette@jacksonville.com: (904) 359-4540ory, has agreed to terms on a free agent contract with the Denver... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Armada washed out, again: Puerto Rico game moved to July 12Soccer League club endured its second on Monday night. Thunderstorms, as befor
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Soccer League club endured its second on Monday night. Thunderstorms, as before, washed out the competition at the University of North Florida. This time, the clubs will wait longer to make it up, at 8 p.m. July 12. That rescheduled game... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Storms flood streets, knock out powerNWS said the following locations will see flooding: Jacksonville, Orange Park,
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 26 days ago
NWS said the following locations will see flooding: Jacksonville, Orange Park, Jacksonville International Airport, the University of North Florida, Mandarin, Fruit Cove, Arlington, Baymeadows, Cisco Gardens and Ortega. In Mandarin, a street... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Armada-Puerto Rico postponed, make-up Monday nightMonday night soccer. The teams will play 7 p.m. Monday at Hodges Stadium. Aft
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 26 days ago
Monday night soccer. The teams will play 7 p.m. Monday at Hodges Stadium. After waiting out four hours of delays at the University of North Florida, the Armada declared the postponement at 9:13 p.m. Occasional lightning in the late afternoon... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Brandon Mancheno records second ace in two days for an area player but falls short in Florida Amateur(67) had the day’s low round and tied Jackson Suber of Tampa (69) for third at
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
(67) had the day’s low round and tied Jackson Suber of Tampa (69) for third at 3-under. Dillon Woods of Jacksonville, a University of North Florida player, eagled the 10th hole but bogeyed four of his last six to finish with a 74 and drop into a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Some of the most iconic First Coast sports events and venues have come and goneFlorida, other times just the Jacksonville area. So did the venue, from the Gat
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 27 days ago
Florida, other times just the Jacksonville area. So did the venue, from the Gator Bowl to Mandarin to Orange Park to the University of North Florida, and even the time of year. Funding issues plagued the game’s later years, and it ended after... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ramya Meenakshisundaram, Christina Steffen, share First Coast Women’s Amateur leadWomen’s Amateur. Steffen won the First Coast Championship in 1999. Providence
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
Women’s Amateur. Steffen won the First Coast Championship in 1999. Providence High junior Amelia Root is in third at 74. University of North Florida senior Nathalie Nygren and area junior player Renata Jancsik are tied for fourth after shooting... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Cristian DiMarco takes two-shot lead in Florida Amateur; Brandon Mancheno falls from leadtwo birdies and two pars on the front and struggled to a 77 that dropped him in
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 28 days ago
two birdies and two pars on the front and struggled to a 77 that dropped him into a third-place tie at even-par 216 with University of North Florida junior Dillon Woods (68), Florida State freshman Greyson Porter (70) and Jackson Suber of Tampa... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Closing birdie gives Brandon Mancheno share of 36-hole lead in Florida AmateurCove Springs, an FSU sophomore, shot 76 at Lost Tree to fall out of the top fiv
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
Cove Springs, an FSU sophomore, shot 76 at Lost Tree to fall out of the top five and into a tie for 16th at 3-over 147. University of North Florida junior Dillon Woods of Jacksonville (73, Bear’s Club) is tied for 19th at 4-over. First-round... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UF at top of state performance funding gets $55 million; UNF finishes last with no moneyfunding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
funding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not receive state performance funds. The University of North Florida, which did not qualify for state performance funding this year, ranked 11th on the list and will... Read more
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First Coast News
UF gets $55 million in state performance money, UNF to get zerofunding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not
First Coast News / Posted 29 days ago
funding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not receive state performance funds. The University of North Florida, which did not qualify for state performance funding this year, ranked 11th on the list and will... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UF at top of state performance funding gets $55 millionfunding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
funding this year, also fell into the bottom three, ranking ninth, and will not receive state performance funds. The University of North Florida, which did not qualify for state performance funding this year, ranked 11th on the list and will... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida’s Devin Robinson snubbed in NBA draftyears under the two-round format. Two other players will be exploring their op
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 29 days ago
years under the two-round format. Two other players will be exploring their options after being by-passed on draft night, University of North Florida point guard Dallas Moore and FSU point guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes. Moore, who led the Ospreys... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
FSU golfers Porter, Carlson, in the mix at Florida Amateurin a tie for ninth. Three area players are tied for 13th after shooting even-p
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
in a tie for ninth. Three area players are tied for 13th after shooting even-par 72, Jordan Batchelor of St. Augustine, a University of North Florida junior; Logan Lanier of St. Augustine, who was the NCAA Division III player of the year at... Read more
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First Coast News
Car stolen from gated Southside communityJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A University of North Florida student was shocked to wake
First Coast News / Posted 30 days ago
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A University of North Florida student was shocked to wake up Tuesday morning and find his car stolen from his gated condo complex. Karl Austin was studying for a final exam Monday night at the Reserve at James Island. He went to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
UNF’s Moore has game, mindset to overcome long-shot NBA oddscalled in Thursday night’s NBA draft, and Dallas Moore fully expects that to be
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
called in Thursday night’s NBA draft, and Dallas Moore fully expects that to be the case, isn’t going to faze the all-time University of North Florida leading scorer one bit. He’s been dealing his entire life with hoops skeptics, either of his... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
FAU slips in state university rankingsno extra money this year are Florida Gulf Coast University (66 points), Florida
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
no extra money this year are Florida Gulf Coast University (66 points), Florida A&M University (65 points) and the University of North Florida (58 points), which finished last for the second year in a row. FAU led the list after year after... Read more

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