Campus Articles

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.

UF to hold vigil in honor of Buffalo victims

UF will hold a candlelight vigil today to mourn the lives lost in the mass shooting that tragically unfolded in Buffalo, New York. The vigil will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Century Tower. All are welcome to attend.

Student wins national award for jazz recordings

Derris Lee won the 45th Annual DownBeat Student Music Award for Outstanding Performances in the Best Jazz Soloist category at the undergraduate college level. 

UF among nation’s best values for college students

UF jumped eight spots from last year to land among Money magazine’s 2022 top 10 best colleges for students to get the best bang for their academic buck.

UF first among US public universities in tech transfer for economic return

UF ranks first among public universities and second nationwide in a new study that evaluates which U.S. universities are best at moving new discoveries from the lab and into the real world through research commercialization and STEM graduates.

UF ecologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Robert D. Holt of the Department of Biology has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, joining the ranks of leading scientists recognized for their distinguished achievements in research.

College of Nursing’s first African American graduate honored at pinning ceremony

Evelyn Moore Mickle, the first African American nursing student to graduate from UF, was honored as the 2022 College of Nursing Alumnus of the Year at the college’s recent pinning ceremony.

Why this businessman returned to UF for an online master’s — after almost 50 years

Charles Roberson is the oldest graduate of the University of Florida’s Spring 2022 class. He received a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship from the Warrington College of Business at 79 years old.

UF selects Chartwells Higher Education as its partner for campus dining

The University of Florida announced it has chosen Chartwells Higher Education as the official food provider for campus dining, effective July 1.

Rob Ferl receives NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal

Rob Ferl, distinguished professor in the UF/IFAS horticultural sciences department and assistant vice president for UF research, has received one of NASA’s most prestigious honors, the Exceptional Public Service Medal.