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Innovation Academy Journalism Major Shares Experience as Former White House Intern

Innovation Academy student Zahra Kahn interned with the White House Internship Program (WHIP) in Fall 2019, becoming the first female IA student to participate in the semester-long program that connects students to hands-on public leadership experience in the White House

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IA student travels to Costa Rica for Spring Break entrepreneurship retreat

Brian Ardavin, Innovation Academy (IA) sophomore psychology student, wanted to spend his spring break differently. 

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Amicon Management Gifts the Innovation Academy Construction Management Engagement Program

The University of Florida Innovation Academy (IA) is proud to announce the Amicon Management Engagement Program, a $50,000 endowment by Adam Mopsick of Amicon Management to support a partnership with UF IA students and the creative, innovative professionals in the construction and construction management fields

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Fund to Honor Dr. Bleweis

Gainesville, FL, February 19, 2019 - Dr. DiMaio has a distinguished career as a cardio-thoracic surgeon, scientist and entrepreneur in the Dallas, TX area. While earning his Bachelor’s degree from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in microbiology and cell science, Dr. DiMaio worked closely with professor Dr. Arnold Bleiweis.

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Student Spotlight Norah Sanson

I spend my fall semesters taking classes at a university close to where I live so I am able to advance in my major. This fall I am planning to either explore study abroad options, or stay in Gainesville to continue my research work.

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UF Alum pledges $50K to UF IA

Gainesville, FL , February 4, 2019 - Adam Mopsick, CEO of Amicon Management, graduated from the University of Florida in 1993 with a BSBA in Finance, and is a LEED-accredited, licensed State of Florida General Contractor. Since co-founding Amicon in 1996, he has successfully led the company to become one of the largest owner representation and real estate consultancies in the region.

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Iota Alpha becomes first innovation-focused sorority at UF

The Innovation Academy welcomes the newest pre-professional sorority to UF campus, the Iota Alpha sisterhood. Iota Alpha president and co-founder Norah Sanson is a third-year IA Chemistry and Pre-Health major.

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