Campus Articles

Carnegie Mellon professor tapped as Whitney Lab’s next director

Veronica Hinman will take the reins at the laboratory near St. Augustine on Florida’s northeast coast on January 1, 2025.

UFCJC appoints veteran journalist Rick Hirsch as inaugural director of the Collier Prize for State Government Accountability

UF's College of Journalism and Communications announced the appointment of Rick Hirsch as the inaugural director of the Collier Prize for State Government Accountability. Hirsch, a veteran journalist with more than four decades of experience, will lead efforts to expand the scope and elevate the reputation of one of the largest prizes in American journalism.

From Spain to schnitzel, UF Engineering’s study-abroad program reaches new heights

Last summer, 15 University of Florida engineering students spent six weeks in Berlin eating currywurst and tackling pressing world problems. 

UF student athletes visit Washington

Students from the Black Student Athlete Council from the University of Florida traveled to Washington, D.C. for a chance to interact with policy professionals and participate in an experiential learning event. 

GenAI is transforming higher education, and Florida is leading the way

In the past 18 months, one of the most pressing conversations in higher education — throughout the U.S. and everywhere else in the world — has been about the emergence and implications of a technology called generative artificial intelligence, or GenAI.

Tambellini Group awards University of Florida grand prize for inaugural Future Campus Award

The award recognizes UF's pioneering work in integrating AI across its curriculum. 

UF to close and classes canceled July 5

UF has made the decision to close and cancel classes on Friday, July 5.

UF concrete canoe team wins nationals

The win comes after UF’s steel bridge team claimed its fourth consecutive title

Gator grad Grant Holloway clears academic hurdles on path to Paris Olympics

World champion and Olympian hurdler Grant Holloway is currently sprinting down the path to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. Still, he recently cleared one hurdle that had been on the horizon since the prodigious athlete moved to Gainesville in 2016: completing his bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida.

UF College of Pharmacy ranks No. 3 in research rankings, with record $41 million in funding

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, or AACP, ranked the college No. 3 nationally in annual research funding.

Hurricane coming to Gainesville? Gators are pros at prepping

Gainesville is in the storm’s direct path and more than 30,000 employees of the University of Florida are bracing for the tropical weather. What happens next? How do Gators prep the campus for potential impact?

UF/IFAS honors Turner, begins search for new dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

For the first time in a decade, the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has begun a search for a new dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). Elaine Turner, Ph.D., who has served as dean since 2014, will return to the faculty, with plans for her successor to start in January 2025.

Tulane leader tapped as UF’s next VP for facilities and construction

A Tulane University administrator with extensive private-sector experience in managing large construction projects and facilities around the country has been tapped to be the University of Florida’s next vice president for facilities and construction.

University of Florida earns 5-star ranking on Money magazine’s ‘Best Colleges in America’ list for second year in a row

UF has once again earned a 5-star ranking on Money magazine’s Best Colleges in America list. This marks the second consecutive year that UF has been recognized for its exceptional value, combining high-quality education with affordability. UF is the only university in Florida and the Southeastern Conference to receive this distinction from Money for 2024.