Campus Articles

Campus-wide charity campaign is helping Gators help others

September 26 marks the start of the annual University of Florida Campaign for Charities, a campus effort to raise money for local and national nonprofit organizations. Last year, faculty and staff raised $1.04 million, 6% more than the year prior.

Peter Swaan named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy

Peter Swaan, Ph.D., M.Pharm., a distinguished university professor and internationally recognized researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences, has been named the next dean of the UF College of Pharmacy, effective Dec. 1.

Repeat performance: UF again ranked No. 5 among public universities by U.S. News & World Report

For the second year in a row, the University of Florida is listed as one of the top five public research universities in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Colleges rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report.

Faculty accolades and achievements

This column, updated regularly, highlights a selection of recent awards, grants, recognitions and other successes of faculty at the University of Florida.

How members of the UF community represent the Core Values

Excellence, discovery and innovation, inclusion, freedom and civility, community, and stewardship are the six central values of this week chosen by UF stakeholders to ensure they reflect the diverse UF community.

UF is perfecting the next generation of pedestrian safety tech

Over the next year, the University of Florida campus will transform into one of the world’s leading test sites for pedestrian safety.

How UF partnerships are helping make campus safer

Safe pedestrian and driving behaviors were the focus of a campaign that kicked off the first day of classes at UF. The Office of Business Affairs has created a website with a map that features all road closures and construction on campus. 

Welcome to your new home!

During this year’s three day move-in event, which began Thursday and ended Saturday, more than 7,800 students made UF’s campus residence halls their new home.

The ultimate campus move-in challenge: Rehoming UF’s iconic bat colony

The University of Florida faces the unique challenge of relocating hundreds of thousands of campus residents--its beloved bat colony--while the oldest bat house is reconstructed.

Adegbola Adesogan's speech for Summer 2022 commencement ceremonies

The faculty speaker at all three ceremonies is Adegbola Adesogan, professor of ruminant nutrition and the director of the Food Systems Institute and the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

UF 2nd among public universities for students’ economic return

UF ranks No. 2 nationally among public universities and No. 4 among publics and privates for the economic return students get from attending college and leading students to greater financial security.

UF/IFAS research and education center dorms named for professor, alumna

UF has announced that a new dormitory for graduate students and visiting scholars at the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, Florida, will be named in honor of UF professor emerita and alumna Pauline O. Lawrence. This will be the first UF building named after a Black person.