Campus Articles

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.

University of Florida Doctoral Ceremony Commencement Address

Joslyn Ahlgren commencement speech for Spring 2022 Commencement

UF’s first Black Ph.D. graduate honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award

Ira C. Robinson Sr. was the first Black Ph.D. graduate from UF in 1966 with a degree in industrial pharmacy. He was honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s doctoral recognition ceremony on April 28.

How UF helped this Gator grad find her ‘environment’ in journalism

This UF student’s journey to become an environmental journalist was not simple. But her time at the University of Florida helped Marlowe Starling realize her envisioned career path was viable. She now hopes to tell stories from different countries all around the world.

University-wide commencement time, speaker and more

The UF spring university-wide commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.

New College of Public Health and Health Professions dean named

Beth Virnig, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, the sixth in the college’s 64-year history.

Dean elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

The dean of the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida, Chimay Anumba, was elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.