Published: Feb 12th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Inspired by the University of Florida’s quest to be a top-10 public research university, Andrew and Pamela Banks and their family committed $5 million to support faculty, research and teaching, UF officials announced today.
Published: Jan 22nd, 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: Jan 6th, 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: Dec 11th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the second year running, the University of Florida is ranked No. 3 nationally and No. 1 among Florida public universities on Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of […]
Published: Nov 25th, 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: Nov 21st, 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: Oct 9th, 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: Oct 7th, 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: Sep 27th, 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: Sep 21st, 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.