Cydney McGlothlin named university architect

McGlothlin has managed some of the most notable projects at UF, including the J. Wayne Reitz Union renovation and addition, the Harn Museum’s Asian Art Wing and the Herbert Wertheim Laboratory for Engineering Excellence.

Former Vice President Patricia Telles-Irvin has passed away

Former Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Florida Dr. Patricia Telles-Irvin passed Monday, June 3 after a long and valiant fight against cancer.

Disney Imagineer to lead UF’s new graduate program in themed environments integration

Steven Grant, a 28-year veteran of Walt Disney Imagineering, is joining the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning as director of the college’s new graduate program in themed environments integration.

Forbes names UF a top-10 employer among public universities

As the University of Florida rises in stature in a variety of educational fields, Forbes has recognized the university as one of “America’s Best Employers” in its annual ranking of large and midsized organizations. UF came in sixth among public universities and 17th among all universities that made the list.

Guest commencement speaker James Patterson’s speech for university wide ceremony

James Patterson is a literacy advocate and bestselling author who has sold more than 375 million books worldwide in his career. Patterson in 2013 established the James Patterson Teacher Education Scholarships to support 16 UF College of Education students pursuing careers as elementary or secondary school teachers.

UF student speaker Paige Fitzpatrick’s speech for Saturday’s university wide ceremony

Paige Fitzpatrick will earn her master’s degree in education from the UF College of Education this weekend.

Doctoral speaker and UF faculty member Scott Powers’ speech

Scott Powers, is a Distinguished Professor and the UAA Endowed Professor in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Performance.

UF officials monitoring commencement weekend weather

UF officials are closely monitoring weather conditions for Saturday’s university-wide commencement ceremony and Sunday’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) recognition ceremony.

Two UF students named Goldwater Scholars

The Goldwater Foundation has announced that University of Florida students Hannah Lyons and William Owens have been selected for a Goldwater Scholarship. Lyons and Owens are among 496 students awarded Goldwater Scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year.