The University of Florida is committing nearly $1 million to faculty research projects focused on racial disparities in health care, diversity in professional programs, challenges in developing and teaching an inclusive curriculum, and strategies for creating a more inclusive campus environment.
With UF offering an increased number of in-person class sections this spring, thousands of students are returning to campus, bringing with them the energy and spirit that fuels the Gator Nation. Though campus life is not back in its entirety just yet, the shift to more on-campus classes will bring the sense of normalcy many students desire.
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UF Director of Institutional Assessment Timothy Brophy was recognized for his years of excellence in developing and maintaining academic standards by the national accreditation body whose members are primarily higher education institutions in the South.
Consumer confidence among Floridians ticked up 1.1 points in December to 82.2 from November’s revised figure of 81.1 though consumer sentiment ends 2020 far below the levels recorded before the coronavirus pandemic.
Consumer sentiment among Floridians dipped for the second consecutive month in November to 80.9, dropping 3.5 points from a revised figure of 84.4 in October. Similarly, the University of Michigan’s nationwide index of consumer sentiment decreased 4.9 points.