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Journalism and communications hires STEM translational communication expert

Journalism and communications hires STEM translational communication expert

Published: Jun 19th, 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.

Newly hired expert to direct biomedical informatics at CTSI

Newly hired expert to direct biomedical informatics at CTSI

Published: Jun 12th, 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.

UF recruits 36 faculty in first round of preeminence hiring

Published: Jun 6th, 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.

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

Published: May 21st, 2014

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.

First journalism and communications preeminence position goes to psychology of new technologies expert

Published: May 13th, 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.

Experts on human-centered computing are coming to UF

Published: May 8th, 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.

Banks family commits $5 million to support University of Florida’s preeminence initiative

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.

Political scientist talks creativity to kick off UF lecture series

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

UF to expand its brain gain push

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.

UF ranks No. 3 among Kiplinger’s 2014 Best-Value Public Colleges

UF ranks No. 3 among Kiplinger’s 2014 Best-Value Public Colleges

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 […]