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Frank LoMonte Chosen for Prestigious Free Speech and Civic Engagement Fellowship

May 6, 2021

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Columbia Journalism School Names Sara Ganim a Spencer Education Journalism Fellow

May 1, 2021

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Frank LoMonte Comments on Student Speech Case to be Heard by the U.S. Supreme Court

April 27, 2021

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Frank LoMonte Featured in Free Speech Podcast and Comments on Secrecy in University President Searches

April 22, 2021

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Frank D. LoMonte
Director

352-392-2273
flomonte@ufl.edu

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
2096 Weimer Hall
P.O. Box 118400
Gainesville, Fla. 32611