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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.

UF collaboration will generate novel approaches to Alzheimer’s disease research

Published: Sep 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Health researchers and their colleagues will receive up to $7.7 million in funding over five years from the National Institutes of Health to use large data sets in humans and animals to speed up the process of finding therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.

UF receives grant to digitize historic newspapers from Florida, Puerto Rico

Published: Sep 3rd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida were recently awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize approximately 100,000 pages of historic newspapers.

International scientists at UF this week for epidemiology workshop

Published: Aug 28th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A workshop on virus evolution and molecular epidemiology is being held this week at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, hosted by UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute.

Research funding stays constant despite federal budget sequestration

Published: Aug 22nd, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Research awards to the University of Florida held steady last year at $640.6 million despite a slowdown in federal funding brought on by the budget sequestration. The total is within 1 percent of 2012’s $644.4 million.

Applications open for UF program empowering women in tech startups

Published: Aug 19th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Applications are now available for a new session of the groundbreaking University of Florida program called Empowering Women in Technology Startups, starting in September.