Campus Articles

How UF is preparing students for a new world of work

With artificial intelligence and other technological innovations poised to create major workforce disruptions, today’s college students are likely to change jobs many times over the course of their careers, experts project.

Co-responders aim to improve interactions, outcomes with campus community

UF implemented a co-responder program into its campus police department to better assist those suffering from a mental health crisis or experiencing mental distress. UF is the first higher education institution in the country to implement this crisis intervention model. 

UF confers honorary Doctor of Music degree on Tom Petty

In honor of the occasion, the Tom Petty family has established a powerful endowment to expand the guitar program and the music business & entrepreneurship program in the UF School of Music.

Erin Jackson's Commencement Speech for Spring 2023

UF engineering alumna Erin Jackson, a U.S. Olympic gold medalist speedskater, served as the Spring 2023 university-wide commencement speaker in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Graduate Highlight: Two first-generation college graduates look to the future

More than 10,500 students are graduating from the University of Florida this spring. Among these graduates are two Machen Florida Opportunity Scholarship recipients who have big plans following graduation. 

A Gator nursing legacy: Graduate follows in parents’ footsteps

To the Bertulfo family, which spans two generations and soon-to-be three Gator grads, the UF College of Nursing is a second home. Jillian Bertulfo will be graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing Spring 2023, 30 years after her parents did. 

Leslie A. Parker's speech for the Spring 2023 doctoral commencement

Speech by Leslie A. Parker to graduating doctoral students at the UF Doctoral Commencement Ceremony in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Thursday, May 4.

UF partners on NSF-funded National Artificial Intelligence Research Institute focused on STEM learning

The National Science Foundation announced today that it has selected a team of scientists from the University of Florida and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to lead a $20 million institute to advance artificial intelligence to promote STEM education.

Gator grad economist breaks barriers, has a bright future ahead

This week, Brianna Alderman will graduate with honors from the University of Florida with a triple major bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics and mathematics. She knows her experience at UF will help guide her as she pursues her Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University in the fall.

Floridian sentiment reverses course as future economic outlook drops

After three consecutive monthly increases, consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped one point in April to 68.7, from a revised figure of 69.7 in March. In contrast, national consumer sentiment increased 1.5 points.

A UF professor emeritus of medicine and an engineering alumna elected for Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

A University of Florida ophthalmology professor emeritus who has led a decades-long effort to reverse genetic forms of vision loss and an engineering alumna who is a pioneer in the semiconductor polishing industry are among 10 new members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced today.

Graduate Highlight: How a UF student went from a classical performer to speech-language pathologist

Loïc Adjevi-Neglokpe never would have imagined a Google search on the mechanisms of voice was going to change his career trajectory and propel him into the profession of speech-language pathology.