Published: July 23 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The variety and abundance of plants, animals and insects in a given area define its environmental health. Each plays a critical part, and imbalances can lead to catastrophe — not only for the species but also for humans.
Published: June 19 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- An expert on health and interpersonal communication will join the University of Florida to direct the development of the STEM Translational Communication Program at the College of Journalism and Communications, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today.
Published: June 12 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — While scientists and clinicians work each day on discoveries that could unlock treatments and cures for diseases, much stands in the way between their work and patients in clinics and hospitals. Often, that roadblock takes the form of the inability to crunch large amounts of data.
Published: June 6 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida has recruited more than three dozen distinguished faculty members from around the world as the first round of hires in the university’s “Preeminence Plan” to rise among the nation’s top public universities.
Published: May 13 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An expert on the psychology of technology will join the team being assembled to make the University of Florida a leader in online teaching and learning, College of Journalism and Communications Dean Diane McFarlin announced today.
Published: May 8 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In an effort to become a national leader in making computers more secure and more personalized to individual needs, the University of Florida has recruited a team of computer scientists with specialties in what’s known as human-centered computing.
Published: January 22 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida has invited its faculty together next week for an intellectual pep rally. It’s a lecture, yes, but with a motive to celebrate academics as well as to edify
Published: January 6 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida doubled down today on its strategy to climb to a top 10 national ranking among public research universities, announcing its intention to recruit top minds in personalized medicine, unmanned vehicles, online learning and seven other fields.
Published: December 11 2013
Published: December 11 2013
Published: November 25 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the University of Florida adds four-year programs to its online course offerings in January, the Office of the Provost and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will kick off this pioneering effort in digital education with a conference Dec. 3-4 in University Auditorium.
Published: November 21 2013
MIAMI, Fla. – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of Florida approval today to go on a hiring spree for faculty all-stars who can help the school achieve recognition as one of the nation's top-ranked public research universities.
Published: October 9 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With a computerized world generating colossal amounts of information, many experts believe the emerging science of big data will lead to bold new insights in fields from biology to business.
Published: October 7 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A national leader in diabetes research and an engineer revolutionizing medical examinations are the first recipients of the University of Florida Foundation’s new Preeminence Term Professorships. The $25,000 awards recognize UF professors for their extraordinary accomplishments and the prestige they bring to the university.
Published: September 27 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — There will no longer be a limit to the size of the freshman class at the University of Florida. The State University System’s first fully online bachelor’s degree programs will place a UF education within reach of any first-time-in-college student who qualifies for admission.
Published: September 21 2013
State Rep. Seth McKeel on Saturday received one of the University of Florida's highest awards, the Presidential Medallion, in recognition of his strong support of UF and higher education in Florida.
Published: September 10 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has surged to No. 14 among the nation’s best public universities as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, a leap forward of three spots from last year’s standing.
Published: September 6 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A key strategic architect of Arizona State University's successful online degree program has been named the executive director of the University of Florida's new online bachelor's degree programs.
Published: August 21 2013
President Bernie Machen was quoted in an Aug. 18 New York Times story about Georgia Tech’s plans to offer an online master’s degree in computer science for far less than the on-campus price.
Published: August 6 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has launched an ambitious initiative to raise $800 million during the next three years to position UF among the nation’s best public research universities.