Archives from February 2014

StoryCorps begins recording local stories on Thursday

(This article was orignially published February 5 on the Gainesville Sun: http://www.gainesville.com/article/20140205/ARTICLES/140209773/1182?Title=StoryCorps-begins-recording-local-stories-on-Thursday#gsc.tab=0)

By Jana Berkowitz

Jerome Fulton Jr. lost both his parents to violence. After living with relatives and enduring heated custody battles, he graduated high school a semester early and enrolled at the University of Florida.

Fulton will record his story during StoryCorps' visit to… Read More »

UF Law promotes Florida Opportunity Scholars

(Original article published January 21 on the FlaLaw Website: http://www.law.ufl.edu/flalaw/2014/01/uf-law-promotes-florida-opportunity-scholars/)

By Francie Weinberg (4JM)

On a cool November evening in the foyer of the Martin H. Levin Advocacy Center, University of Florida law faculty and staff mingled with potential law students over warm hors d’oeuvres. Current law students smiled and shared stories of the numerous opportunities made possible by the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars… Read More »