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"This is a historic moment for the University of Florida. This kind of rehabilitation of a historic building happens once in a generation, and this is that opportunity and time for us to make a big difference in the way our students and faculty get to experience the university." Norman Hall will close in May to begin ...
“Our new Board Chair exemplifies the leadership, vision and guidance that will be key to moving the University of Florida toward its goal of becoming a top-five university,” UF President Kent Fuchs said in a press release. Hosseini, a homebuilder by trade, is a past chair of the Board of Governors for the ...

University of Florida research spending reached a record $801.4 million in fiscal year 2017, according to a new report to the National Science Foundation. UF's response to NSF's Higher Education Research and Development, or HERD, Survey showed a $10.1 million increase, or 1.3 percent, in total ...
Mori Hosseini was elected Chairman of the University of Florida Board of Trustees today. Hosseini will succeed Bill Heavener, who has served as UF's Board Chair since 2016, and will complete his term in June. “Our new Board Chair exemplifies the leadership, vision and guidance that will be key to ...
"With this strategic alliance, and with the vast resources of our journalism and law schools, the University of Florida becomes the preeminent center of thought leadership about improving public policy to advance the public's access to essential information,” LoMonte said. “The NFOIC's work as the nation's ...
Ja'Net Glover, who has served as interim director of the nationally recognized Career Resource Center at the University of Florida, has been appointed the new senior director for the career center, effective March 23. The career center serves 52,000 UF students and alumni by providing services such as ...

Any business involved in the manufacture, processing, packing, holding or delivery of food for people needs to understand and address food recalls. When safety concerns arise with food, manufacturers have a legal and ethical responsibility to mitigate any damage to the health and wellbeing of consumers ...
As the Field Museum's chief curiosity correspondent, Emily Graslie has plunged elbow-deep into wolf guts, dug up 52-million-year-old fish fossils and unpacked species classification using candy as stand-ins. Graslie gives the public behind-the-scenes access to natural history collections via her ...
A UF psychology professor discusses research that demonstrates a two-way relationship between sleep problems and sexual problems, as well as between satisfying sex and sound sleep. File 20180302 65544 1e7umuo.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1 Sleep affects sex, and sex affects sleep. It's important to pay attention ...
To do that, we should emphasize high compliance with the flu vaccines that are currently available while we pursue the longer-term goal of a better vaccine. I am a board-certified infectious disease physician as well as the epidemiologist at University of Florida Health. I have seen the ravages of flu firsthand ...
A June trial date has been set for two of the three people charged with attempted murder during a shooting after Richard B. Spencer's speech at the University of Florida. Alachua County, Florida court records show that 29-year-old Colton Gene Fears and 29-year-old Tyler Eugene Tenbrink will face a jury ...
A UF Distinguished Professor Emerita stresses the importance of shining a light on conjugal violence against women, even as the #MeToo movement continues to gain momentum. File 20180302 171274 1p0trom.jpg?ixlib=rb 1.1 A street theatre performance on domestic violence at the Bridge Market Plaza ...
This critter's on the state's threatened species list and is a candidate for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act. How rare? Still anyone's guess. Following three years of intermittent field study, a University of Florida graduate student said he's counted no more than 27 in a single two-month period.
The University of Florida tied for number nine on the prestigious list, just behind the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Last year, the Gainesville college ranked number 14 among public universities.
A group of students from the University of Florida are spending their spring break building homes in Asheville. Groups will work mainly on Habitat's construction site on Jon Kraus Way in Arden, but some will also work on the Shiloh Community Garden. This year, Asheville Habitat is hosting three Habitat for Humanity ...
University of Florida plant biologist Pam Soltis will receive the Southeastern Universities Research Association's 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award, given annually to a scientist whose extraordinary work fulfills the association's mission to “advance collaborative research and strengthen the scientific ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WSVN) – The University of Florida has made history by becoming the first Florida school to rank in the Top 10 Best Public Universities. According to the U.S. News and World Report's 2018 rankings, UF is tied for ninth place among top public universities in the country. The report also ...

The University of Florida technology commercialization enterprise has a new name – UF Innovate – to reflect its mission of moving discoveries from the laboratory to the market. UF Innovate is the umbrella organization for four entities – Tech Licensing, Ventures, and two business incubators, The Hub and ...
Today, the Peace Corps announced that the University of Florida (UF) ranked No. 5 among large size schools on the agency's 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 68 Gators currently volunteering worldwide. This is the eighth consecutive year that the University of Florida ...
University of Florida graduate schools are among the nation's top programs, according to the annual survey released today by U.S. News and World Report. The College of Education continued to climb in the rankings and moved up five spots to No. 24. The college has shown persistent improvement over ...
NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, announced today that the University of Florida has been selected as one of five institutions to receive the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization. The award will be formally presented during International Education Week ...
The University of Florida and Florida State University responded to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School via social media. ... The family of victim Carmen Schentrup released a statement saying she was “accepted into the University of Florida Honors program and was exuberant to begin ...
Today, the Peace Corps announced that the University of Florida (UF) ranked No. 5 among large size schools on the agency's 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 68 Gators currently volunteering worldwide. This is the eighth consecutive year that the University of Florida ...
The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium (RMTC) board granted interim accreditation to the University of Florida Racing Laboratory (UFRL) at its Feb. 13 meeting at Gulfstream Park, in Hallandale Beach, Florida. The Florida laboratory is poised to become the 10th racing testing laboratory to receive full RMTC ...
The University of Florida is adding its 75th LEED-certified campus building, strengthening its push toward a greener campus. UF is building to LEED standards an addition to the Career Resource Center and Weil Hall. LEED stands for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design,” according to the ...
The number of applications to the University of Florida saw the one-year largest increase ever as nearly 41,000 prospective students threw their hats in the ring to be admitted for the summer and fall semester of 2018. The total number of applications – 40,849 -- represents a nearly 18 percent increase over ...
Medical Care Alert, a leading provider of medical alert systems to senior citizens nationwide, has been named to the University of Florida 2018 Gator100 list of 'fastest growing alumni companies' for the second year in a row. Medical Care Alert, the only Michigan-based company to receive the award, was ...
The authors event will be on the second floor of the Hay College Center at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. The books by the participating authors, who will sign books, will be given a place in the Sheppard Library. Parker, a professor emeritus at the University of Florida, is bringing his memoir, “The Real Education of ...
An impending court case involving the University of Florida could further lift the veil on the particulars of this dynamic. Back in 2015, food industry watchdog U.S. Right to Know requested certain emails from the University of Florida, including exchanges with the pro-agrichemical industry list-server ...
Seventy years ago, the goal of a new University of Florida president was to have the school ranked among the "top 10 or 12 great state universities of the country." In 2018, Kent Fuchs realized that vision when UF was tied for ninth on the annual ranking of public universities by US News and World Report.
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced the launch of the Center for Public Interest Communications, the first center in the U.S. dedicated to developing, translating and applying the science of strategic communication to drive social change. The Center will work ...
With 88 reported unprovoked shark attacks and five fatalities worldwide, 2017 was “just an average year,” according to the University of Florida ... Throughout his more than 40-year career at the University of Florida, George Burgess gained an international reputation with the media and public as a reliable ...
University of Florida's second annual Human Trafficking Symposium on Tuesday, Jan. 30, brought together nonprofits, experts and survivors of human trafficking to shed light on the complexity of the issue, while also giving students and attendees a message of hope. The symposium was hosted by the ...
The University of Florida's recent move into the U.S. News and World Report top 10 standing has only propelled this Research I university forward and set their sights even higher. In order to continue its trajectory, UF is in the process of recruiting 500 of the finest investigators who are conducting and ...
Since 2013, when the state government designated the University of Florida a pre-eminent university, UF has worked to become a top 10 public university. With that ranking under its wing, UF is looking toward the top five. When U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Florida in ninth place ...
The University of Florida has launched a Center for Regenerative Medicine to develop lifesaving therapies “to heal the body from within” using stem cells that repair damaged tissue and organs. The center is led by Keith L. March, M.D., Ph.D., a cardiologist and national leader in regenerative medicine ...
As Ken Treister remembers it, he and his circle of friends at the University of Florida in 1951 had two desires. The first was for a fraternity house. Zeta Beta Tau, of which he was a member, was then among a group of UF fraternities looking for a permanent campus home. Rebellion was his group's other ...
University of Florida's Police Department Chief Linda Stump-Kurnick has been honored as a 'Champion for Change' by The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4). The organization recently presented Stump with its first annual Champion for Change award for her successful ...
Rick Scott uses the figure of 300,000 based on the number of people who've flown into the major airports, while University of Florida economists estimate the number is closer to 50,000, based on school enrollments and requests for state aid. The Gainesville Sun reports Florida has received 11,207 ...
The Tau Epsilon Phi chapter on the Gainesville campus has been accused of violating student conduct codes involving alcohol and drug use. Mike Kennedy | Jan 12, 2018. The University of Florida has suspended the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity for four years because of incidents involving alcohol and drug use. The Miami ...
The University of Florida becomes the latest school to suspend a fraternity for alleged incidents involving alcohol and drug use. In December, Heather White, UF's interim dean of students, sent the university's chapter of Tau Epsilon Phi a three-page-letter recommending a four-year suspension from Dec.
In cooperation with the St. Johns River Management District, UF spent three years studying changes that have been occurring to Florida springs. Scientists are concerned with decreasing spring flows, and excess algae build-up. "Well most people around North Central Florida have been to springs ...
A supporter of white nationalist Richard Spencer has sued the University of Cincinnati for what he asserts is a cost-prohibitive security fee it is requiring for a March speech. Spencer, who helped organize the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, is set to speak at the school's Zimmer Hall during ...
Distance and Continuing Education at the University of Florida will host the first annual Inspiring Women Leaders Conference (IWL) March 8-9, 2018 at the UF Hilton Conference Center. Conference registration is now open (http://reg.conferences.dce.ufl.edu/WLC/Register) and includes engaging ...
UF Online, the University of Florida's online bachelor's degree program, is ranked No. 12 in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs in the country, up eight places from its previous spot at No. 20 in 2017. This makes the University of Florida the top-ranked public university for online ...
You might think voters' political leanings would be the primary influence on how they cast their ballots, and past studies would back you up. But when University of Florida researchers looked at the 2016 presidential election, another factor emerged as a strong predictor: sexism. In a study published in the ...
University of Florida gets $8.7M grant to improve food supply in Africa .... GAINESVILLE — The University of Florida has received an $8.7 million grant aimed at research that will reduce hunger in Africa. The school said the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will fund hunger research over five years at the ...
Bob spent nearly his entire professional career at the University of Florida, where he began in 1957 as an assistant professor of English. He was promoted to professor in 1968. Meanwhile, he began a parallel career in academic administration as a part-time assistant dean of the Graduate School in 1962.
UF Health North nearly doubled the size of its campus with the opening of its new 168,000-square-foot bed tower last May. The latest addition to the North Jacksonville medical campus on Max Leggett Parkway, just a few miles from Jacksonville International Airport, is the 92-bed hospital with all-private ...
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