“It’s not just scholarship support, it’s the connection and the community that a program like the MFOS program can provide,” said Dr. Leslie Pendleton, founding director of MFOS.
Maya Israel, associate professor of educational technology, will lead a team of researchers and teacher educators in building both a face-to-face and an online community of practice for teacher preparation and expanding computer science education across the state of Florida.
The University of Florida announced Wednesday that Marsha McGriff, Ph.D., had accepted the position of chief diversity officer and senior adviser to the president.
Accessibility at UF has steadily taken shape over time, largely thanks to students with disabilities who have advocated for their places on campus. The changes they sparked have helped make the university a nationally recognized destination for access and built the foundation for disability advocacy at UF today.
The University of Florida has been training faculty, staff and student leaders through Green Dot, a violence prevention program, since summer 2019. Now, the opportunity is open to the entire student body in the form of a 90-minute virtual training designed for groups of 10 or more students at a time.
Providing dining services to a university as large and diverse as the University of Florida is no easy task. As we prepare to issue a new contract for dining services at the university, we are determined that our selected provider will excel in all of the aforementioned areas.
Career experts at the University of Florida Career Connections Center are partnering with companies to identify how they’re using artificial intelligence, or AI, to ensure students have the skills they need to land a job of their choice after they graduate.
The hallmarks of fall at the University of Florida have arrived: The humidity lifts, Starbucks has ushered pumpkin drinks back onto the menu and mid-semester deadlines are on the horizon. It’s the halfway mark of the first fully in-person fall semester since 2019.
Behind the celebrations, a force of more than 200 students orchestrates the events that draw thousands annually. As a result, Gator Growl and the parade are some of the nation’s largest student-run events of their kind.
Diego Alvarado believes it’s vital that society understands the role artificial intelligence plays in everything we do. It’s not because he envisions AI replacing humans in jobs. It’s because he, like many in his field, believes that workers will have to work in unison with AI in their jobs of the future.
UF Homecoming & Gator Growl is excited to announce Titus O’Neil as the host of Gator Growl 2021. The show will take place on Friday, October 8, with doors opening at 5:00 PM. Gunna will headline Gator Growl, featuring Neon Trees with comedian Daphnique Springs.
For the eighth year in a row, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has named UF a top university in the country for free expression in its College Free Speech Rankings.
A season-long celebration of 50 years of Florida women’s athletics kicks off this weekend.
More than 6 million people in the U.S. are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to grow exponentially in coming decades. At the University of Florida, researchers are searching for answers to what causes Alzheimer’s, how to diagnose it early and prevent or slow its development and for the most effective treatments.
The University of Florida unveiled a historical marker honoring the integration pioneers who led the charge to desegregate the institution.