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Mashable: A robotic butt exists, and his name is Patrick

Published: May 27 2015

A May 26 story discussed a robotic rear designed by Benjamin C. Lok, professor in UF’s Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, to let medical students practice prostate exams.

UF online programs place among top 10 in latest U.S. News rankings

Published: January 8 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two online programs at the University of Florida are among the top 10 nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings scheduled for release Wednesday.

UF to expand its brain gain push

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.

UF conference focuses on online learning in higher education

Published: December 3 2013

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UF's plan for preeminence gets final go-ahead from state

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.

UF expands opportunities for four-year degrees

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.

UF taps Arizona State provost as first leader of online bachelor's degree programs

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.

Education technology professor to head UF's new Online Learning Institute

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida College of Education has hired a leading authority on technology-based learning as a professor of education technology who will also head UF's new Online Learning Institute, one of UF's major preeminence initiatives.