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UF, IBM Partner for Virtual Hackathon

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The University of Florida, in partnership with IBM, is calling on the country’s brightest minds to join a virtual innovation challenge aimed at addressing the Sunshine State’s most pressing conservation issues. Innovators of all experience levels are invited to join the IBM Data Science Community by participating in the Florida Hacks with IBM hackathon, an event where students will be asked to help combat the significant observable effects occurring in the environment.

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UF’s Gatr2 Vex Robotics Team Wins The Texas VexU Qualifier

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 Each year, 300 university-level teams from more than 50 countries compete in qualifiers as they head towards the Vex Robotics World Championships. Cameron Soviero, Captain of the Gator VEX Robotics team, has reported in on the UF team’s recent win that puts them in a top spot. “This past weekend, with the help of numerous UF faculty and students, the …

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Gulf Coast Community Foundation and UF Innovation Station-Sarasota County Continue to Build Talent Pipeline

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The COVID-19 pandemic did not slow down the momentum of engineering students seeking internships this summer. A number of students from Gator Engineering at State College of Florida and from the UF Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering will be doing internships and work-study programs with companies and other organizations in the Sarasota-Manatee county area.