Campus Articles

Titus O’Neil to host Gator Growl 2021

UF Homecoming & Gator Growl is excited to announce Titus O’Neil as the host of Gator Growl 2021. The show will take place on Friday, October 8, with doors opening at 5:00 PM. Gunna will headline Gator Growl, featuring Neon Trees with comedian Daphnique Springs.

University of Florida receives top free speech rating

For the eighth year in a row, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has named UF a top university in the country for free expression in its College Free Speech Rankings.

UF researchers on quest to understand, prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease

More than 6 million people in the U.S. are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to grow exponentially in coming decades. At the University of Florida, researchers are searching for answers to what causes Alzheimer’s, how to diagnose it early and prevent or slow its development and for the most effective treatments.

University of Florida honors integration pioneers with historical marker

The University of Florida unveiled a historical marker honoring the integration pioneers who led the charge to desegregate the institution.

U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Florida fifth among top public universities in its 2022 Best Colleges rankings

After five consecutive years of ascension, the University of Florida’s performance has positioned UF among the nation’s top five ranked public universities, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released today, marking an extraordinary milestone in the university’s history.

University of Florida and Florida Department of Transportation host traffic and pedestrian safety events on campus

University of Florida President Kent Fuchs joined the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) on Monday for the start of a three-week tabling effort at the corner of University Avenue and Buckman Drive aimed to raise awareness about pedestrian and traffic safety.  

UF welcomes students for Fall

The University of Florida campus is bustling once again, after more than a year since the pandemic forced the institution to switch to online learning and later a hybrid version of limited in-person courses and online.

Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology Jamie Ellis Commencement Speech
For Summer 2021 Commencement

Dr. Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology in the Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). Jamie is an internationally recognized expert on honey bee biology and management. 

UF summer commencement ceremonies scheduled for Aug. 6-7

Nearly 3,000 people will receive degrees in the University of Florida’s summer commencement ceremonies, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.