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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 gears up for Get Up and Give, newest Homecoming tradition

UF gears up for Get Up and Give, newest Homecoming tradition

Published: Nov 1st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For Gator fans and University of Florida alumni, Homecoming means a parade, Gator Growl and, of course, the football game. A newer Homecoming tradition — now in its third year — aims to turn this annual abundance of Gator spirit into a lasting impact on UF and the state.

International business leader gives back, creates new chair

Published: Sep 10th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Paul and Heidi Brown, both University of Florida graduates, have given $1.5 million to establish a faculty position in industrial and systems engineering, one of the nation’s top-ranked programs.

University of Florida launches top 10 fundraising initiative

Published: Aug 6th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has launched an ambitious initiative to raise $800 million during the next three years to position UF among the nation’s best public research universities.

Key Biscayne couple’s gift brings UF closer to top 10 status

Published: Jun 21st, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — John and Mary Lou Dasburg have responded to Gov. Rick Scott’s goal of moving the University of Florida into the top 10 of all public universities with a $1.5 million gift to UF’s College of Engineering.