Campus Articles

UF Online announces partnership with Amazon’s Career Choice program

UF Online announced an education partnership with Amazon’s Career Choice program in which the company will fully cover tuition and fees for its Florida hourly employees that gain admissions to and enroll in one of UF’s 25 bachelor’s degrees via UF Online. 

Giving tops 26,000 contributions during UF’s annual 24-hour ‘Stand Up and Holler’

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A school record 26,052 gifts from Gators across the globe were received by the University of Florida during its 24-hour “Stand Up and Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day” on Feb. 17. 

Internationally acclaimed scientist to lead UF/IFAS Everglades Research and Education Center

Samira Daroub, an internationally acclaimed soil and water scientist and professor, has been named director of the UF/IFAS Everglades Research & Education Center.

A New Book Shows What African American Studies Made Possible at the University of Florida

Over the course of five decades, the African American Studies Program at the University of Florida has been a beacon of scholarship, research and community for students. But the lessons drawn from its history, a new book contends, extend well beyond campus.

The story behind a 40-year-old love note on the UF campus

Who is Cheryl? On the trail of a mystery of love and vandalism that has lasted nearly half a century.

U.S. News & World Report names University of Florida No. 1 in the country for online bachelor’s degrees

UF Online, the University of Florida’s online bachelor’s degree program, is No. 1 in the nation, according to the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report, recognizing UF’s excellence in delivering world-class educational opportunities across platforms.

Tidal energy proposal wins UF, IBM technology contest Florida Hacks with IBM

An all-female team was declared the winner on Thursday of the national technology contest, Florida Hacks with IBM, that called on participants to discover potential solutions to combat the effects of climate change. 

UF President Kent Fuchs announces plans to transition from president to professor

President Kent Fuchs announced in a video released today that he is planning for this to be his last year as president, capping a tenure in which the university has joined the ranks of the nation’s very best public universities.

President Fuchs Commencement Speech for Fall 2021

President Kent Fuchs Commencement Speech for Fall 2021

Remembering Mariel White
Remembering Mariel White December 18, 2021

Mariel White was diagnosed with the incredibly rare Churg-Strauss/EGPA and had a series of strokes in her sophomore year in 2017. She died on Dec. 5, but her younger brother Weston, and her service dog, Lassie, crossed the stage at commencement in White’s place in recognition of her dream of graduating from UF.