Jerry Uelsmann, Surreal Image-Maker, Dies at 87

He did not believe that a photographer’s creativity ended with the click of the shutter; in his darkroom, he combined elements of multiple pictures to create something new.

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Stay Woke. The Right Can Be Illiberal, Too.

Dis-enlightenment thinking isn’t exclusive to the left.

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Judge Issues Stinging Free Speech Ruling Against University of Florida

While a lawsuit is being resolved, the university cannot bar professors from offering expert testimony in lawsuits against the state, the federal judge ruled.

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There is talk about moving from ‘containment to management,’ with fewer restrictions as spring semester progresses.

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University of Florida Reverses Course to Allow Professors to Testify Against State

Facing a storm of protest, the university said three professors could testify as expert witnesses in a voting-rights lawsuit against the state.

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In Florida, a Firestorm Over Silenced University Professors Grows

After the University of Florida blocked testimony in a voting rights lawsuit against the state, critics made accusations of political meddling. The governor denied the claims.

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Florida Bars State Professors From Testifying in Voting Rights Case

After being hired as expert witnesses for groups opposing a restrictive voting law, three University of Florida academics were told they could not participate in the lawsuit against the state.

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Alabama Barely Edges Out Florida in SEC Opener

Florida’s second half surge took the Crimson Tide by surprise but was not enough to topple No. 1 Alabama.

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Kyle Pitts Is Set to Be the N.F.L.’s Next Revelation at Tight End

After he is drafted Thursday, Pitts is expected to join the N.F.L.’s top-shelf tight ends: Rob Gronkowski, George Kittle and Travis Kelce, big-bodied pass catchers who are coveted by contending teams.

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Urban Meyer’s Renewal in Jacksonville

After years of disarray, the Jaguars have what the team’s owner called “a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in football” — the No. 1 pick in the N.F.L. draft and a coach who knows what to do with him.

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Meet Elizabeth Ann, the First Cloned Black-Footed Ferret

Her birth represents the first cloning of an endangered species native to North America, and may bring needed genetic diversity to the species.

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Some Colleges Plan to Bring Back More Students in the Spring

College officials say they have learned important lessons about managing the pandemic on their campuses. Not everyone is so confident.

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Nick Saban Is Being Tested for the Virus. The Runaway Train of College Football Keeps Rolling.

As games are postponed and coronavirus outbreaks spike on campuses, nothing seems capable of stopping the juggernaut, regardless of the consequences.

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Southeastern Conference’s Crises Show How College Football Teeters Day by Day

The biggest league in college football has postponed two games this week and seen the sport’s most famous coach enter isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus.

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L.S.U. at Florida Football Game Postponed as Gators Face Virus Outbreak

The decision came days after Florida’s coach described the football program as “a model of safety” during the pandemic.

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Why Students Can’t Get Laptops

A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.

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‘A Smoking Gun’: Infectious Coronavirus Retrieved From Hospital Air

Airborne virus plays a significant role in community transmission, many experts believe. A new study fills in the missing piece: Floating virus can infect cells.

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