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University of Florida lands a $75-million endowment

Al Warrington and wife Judy’s donation is designed to boost the university’s research efforts. Having an endowment dedicated to supporting research helps UF not only to keep faculty but to recruit professors. With the donation, the couple becomes the school’s first $100-million donors.

Other regional players and newsmakers mentioned in this roundup:

Scot Quintel, Hardeep Gulati, Richard Burke, Charles E. Lane

Banyan Biomarkers, Aldi, Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, University of Florida's natural history museum, Shadow Health, Cox Communications, Hampton, First Florida Credit Union, State Employees Credit Union, Christopher David Boston, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Convergys, Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Olustee Battlefield State Park, Lockheed Martin, EPIC Recovery Center, Flagler Development

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