For Women in Construction Week, UF News talked with Bahar Armaghani, director and lecturer of Sustainability in the Built Environment program in UF’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. Armaghani established UF’s LEED program and has served as director for more than decade.
January 2019 marked the beginning of the 500-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Among the ways that the University of Florida is celebrating da Vinci’s lasting legacy and his influence on today’s art with his interdisciplinary vision is the “Pop Microscopy” exhibit.
For years, black students at the University of Florida yearned for acceptance and inclusion from faculty and peers. Their demands for resources and representation in curriculum pertaining to ‘Black’ or ‘Afro-American’ Studies increased, and university administrators took note.
The challenges facing the natural world that sustains us are massive. So are the determination and ingenuity of University of Florida faculty, staff and students devoted to solving them.
UF recently ranked #3 among the 140 Peace Corps Prep certificate-issuing institutions in the nation, issuing 35 Peace Corps Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2020. There were 305 Gators enrolled in the Peace Corps Prep program during the 2019-20 academic year.