President Kent Fuchs draws on the life of alumnus Stephan Mickle and the words of Tom Petty in his commencement speech for 2021 and 2020 master’s and bachelor’s graduates.
When Jaylen Reinhart's graduation ceremony transitioned online last fall due to the pandemic, he participated, celebrated with his family, and refocused his excitement on his younger brother Tyler's upcoming graduation in the spring. With a hopeful ask and some paperwork, the brothers were able to walk together in the same ceremony this spring.
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Angel Bu is a Spring 2021 graduate from the J. Clayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. He came to UF from Miami, and after graduation will pursue a master's degree at MIT in mechanical engineering.
New York Times Bestselling Author, UF Alum and 2019 IA Keynote Speaker, Josh Linkner, has launched his new book titled Big Little Breakthroughs: How Small, Everyday Innovations Drive Oversized Results. University of Florida’s Innovation Academy is proud to celebrate this achievement, and is honored to be featured in the book.
When President Kent Fuchs committed to delivering UF's 2021 commencement addresses, he didn’t know he was signing up to give 28 speeches. But Fuchs says the 12-day sprint will be a joy — as long as his voice holds out.