Campus Articles

Graduate Highlight: Earning U.S. citizenship and UF degree in same week, UF graduate looks toward the future

On Friday, the soon-to-be UF graduate became a citizen of the United States. This Saturday, she will walk across the stage earning a dual degree in biology and political science and marking a major milestone.

More than 2,000 graduates to celebrate summer commencement

More than 2,000 students are expected to graduate from UF this summer during the course of three commencement ceremonies held in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center August 5-6.  

A ‘colorful collection’: How UF is preserving pop culture

The Popular Culture Collections in George A. Smathers Libraries has something for everyone including 15,000 comic books, the largest playbill collection in the southeast and an authentic Spider-Man suit.

One credit AI course offered this fall

Frontiers in AI is popular among students who want to get their feet wet in AI and explore whether to pursue it further. 

Dean Beth Virnig now leading Public Health and Health Professions

Leading researcher Beth Virnig takes over as the College of Public Health and Health Professions' sixth dean.

University of Florida surpasses $1 billion in research spending for first time in 2022

With $1.076 billion in research expenditures, UF faculty used this to develop treatments for diseases, new agricultural products, engineering solutions and countless other advancements.

Virtual parking permits coming to UF

The new virtual parking registration system will replace the use of physical parking decals. Instead, the permit holder’s license plate will serve as the parking permit.

Heather White named vice president for student life

Dr. Heather White, dean of students and associate vice president for student life at the University of Florida, has been named UF’s next vice president for student life.

Play-by-play veteran Kelley hired as 'Voice of the Gators'

The University Athletic Association announced Wednesday that ESPN Radio play-by-play announcer Sean Kelley is the fresh "Voice of the Gators," replacing Mick Hubert.

How UF is bringing piano recitals into the 21st century

The UF School of Music held its annual International Piano Festival while debuting its new piano, a Yamaha Disklavier.

UF celebrates 50th anniversary of the Pell Grant program

Fifty years after the inception of Pell Grants, the program continues to give outstanding students the opportunity to pursue their dreams. Here are just four of UF’s extraordinary Pell Grant recipients.

Florida track and field teams take women's and men's national championship titles

Florida swept the team titles, winning both the NCAA Men’s Outdoor Championship and the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Championship on back-to-back days.

UF construction enhances campus safety, walkability

As UF advances a sweeping effort to modernize its campus and enhance pedestrian safety, two “gateway projects” are nearing completion that will make the campus entrances more pedestrian friendly and ultimately create approximately 86 acres of walkable, bicycle-friendly space.

‘Bombs away!’ Local high school egg-speriments drop off Beaty Towers

Gainesville High School physics students recently conducted an egg-drop science experiment off of the third tallest building in town, Beaty Towers East. Students were tasked with making a vessel that would keep an egg intact when launched from the 13-story building.