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The POST — November 2012

Land of the Gator

As a land grant institution, UF’s roots are in agriculture. But in the 150 years since Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act into law, which established UF as the state’s first land grant institution, the university has made strides in other practical disciplines, namely those involving health. This month, The POST explains how UF’s six health science colleges still embody the spirit of the Morrill Act.