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UF graduate leaves legacy of learning about the world with local students

Published: Dec 6th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Growing up as a “military brat” across the U.S., Krista Schumacher was sensitive to varying cultures. After coming to the University of Florida as undergraduate, her sense of the larger world was enhanced further through different experiences.

UF researcher provides policy brief to U.N. Climate Change Conference delegates

Published: Dec 6th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As delegates from around the world gather this week at the Doha Climate Change Conference, they will hear a request for assistance from smaller nations threatened by some of the more disastrous side effects of global warming. University of Florida anthropologist Anthony Oliver-Smith says they should listen.

New UF home page form gets information to requesters faster

Published: Dec 6th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Each year the University of Florida’s home page hosts nearly 5 million unique visitors. Frequently those visitors utilize the home page “Contact Webmaster” link for all sorts of questions, ranging from admission application deadlines and ordering transcripts to reporting a broken Web link.