Campus Articles

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.

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.