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UF engineering students take home top award and third-place prize at Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge

Published: July 29 2015

Troy Bryant and Sean Lyons from the University of Florida meshed music and technology to claim the top overall prize at annual TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest. Jordan Street was awarded third place.

UF early childhood researcher receives $3.5M to investigate tools for teachers for inclusive preschool learning

Published: July 29 2015

Preschool children with early learning challenges benefit from being a part of the class, but they need extra support through a teaching approach known as embedded instruction. Their teachers also are in need of support to employ the approach as intended.

Major grant will help students who have served their country

Published: July 29 2015

The Collegiate Veterans Society at the University of Florida has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation Fund and Student Veterans of America. The grant will fund new cabinets that will serve as lockers for student veterans who utilize the Collegiate Veterans Success Center.

Gator student government grabs awards at SEC event

Published: July 28 2015

At the Southeastern Conference’s inaugural Outstanding Student Government Awards ceremony held last weekend, the University of Florida won the top award in all three of the categories it was nominated.

This is only a test. But an extremely important one.

Published: July 27 2015

An emergency exercise at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is scheduled for Thursday.

Professor honored for distinguished career in tropical biology

Published: July 22 2015

Throughout his career, Jack Ewel has explored exotic locations, climbed ancient mountains and gained wisdom from the people and cultures around the world.

SWAMP DANCE FEST! 2015 concludes with world premieres

Published: July 21 2015

This year's SWAMP DANCE FEST! will certainly end on a high note.

Gators best in SEC at watching their waste

Published: July 15 2015

Chalk up another SEC championship for the Gators. The University of Florida was recently recognized as a GameDay Recycling Challenge winner for its sustainability efforts during the 2014 football season, surpassing 10 other participating Southeastern Conference schools to claim the top spots in two of five categories: waste minimization and organics reduction.

Explore the world without even leaving Gainesville

Published: July 14 2015

Visitors can learn about the importance of research and collections in a new exhibit now on display at the Florida Museum of Natural History.

Play traces 50 years of the African-American experience at UF

Published: July 14 2015

“Gator Tales,” a play that tells the story of African-American students at the University of Florida from the period of integration to the present will be presented on stage July 16-19 at the Black Box Theatre located in the Nadine McGuire Theatre and Dance Pavilion

UF campus buzzing with creativity during summer B

Published: July 13 2015

Each year, during the University of Florida’s summer B semester, participants across campus present a series of activities aimed to delight, educate and entertain. The event is called Creative B.

Samuel Proctor Oral History Program receives ‘Latino Americans: 500 Years of History’ grant

Published: July 10 2015

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program has been selected to receive a competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

UF is looking for a few great scholars to better educate young children

Published: July 7 2015

With the help of a four-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, UF is seeking future leaders wanting to earn a Ph.D. and then apply their knowledge to improve early childhood studies.

UF Leader in Residence program launched with notable alumna's $1M gift to engineering college

Published: July 7 2015

Linda Parker Hudson has a legacy of leadership. One of only two pioneering women to graduate with a degree in systems engineering from the University of Florida in 1972, Hudson went on to become the first female CEO in the defense industry, managing 40,000 employees and bringing in $12.75 billion in annual revenue at BAE Systems, Inc. Now, she’s back on the UF campus, launching a new program.

It’s true. “The Liar” is coming to the Constans Theatre.

Published: July 2 2015

The University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance will present its second summer production at the Constans Theatre July 9-12. Pierre Corneille’s play “The Liar” transplants the audience to the 17th century world of comedy, romance and miscommunication.

Capital One helps UF alumna fund $5,000 grant

Published: July 1 2015

With the help of the Capital One #WishForOthers campaign, Takeya Bland, a 2010 University of Florida graduate, was able to present a $5,000 grant to the Division of Student Affairs’ Center for Leadership and Service.

Good news for those facing the nightly grind

Published: June 25 2015

A team of University of Florida students representing the United States took a second-place prize in an international technology competition for its development of a smart mouth guard that dentists can use to diagnose and treat teeth grinding.

University Scholars Program awards 11 high school seniors

Published: June 22 2015

The University of Florida has named eight high school seniors to the Lombardi Scholars Program and three to the Stamps Scholars Program.

The place to “B” Friday nights in July

Published: June 22 2015

The Florida Museum of Natural History presents the UF ‘Creative B’ free movie series beginning with “Them!” (1954) on July 10. The museum will host an opening reception at 6 p.m. with light hors d'oeuvres.

Look! Up in the sky!

Published: June 22 2015

It’s a Fourth of July celebration on the third! Fanfares & Fireworks, Gainesville’s traditional Independence Day event returns Friday, July 3, at 7 p.m. at the University of Florida Bandshell at Flavet Field on the UF campus. Admission is free.