The Ellas B. McDaniel Collection holds an array of items reflecting the musical genius, public performance, and accomplishments of McDaniel, who lived the latter portion of his life in Archer, Fla., near the University of Florida.
Meet two professional gamers who launched their careers while at UF.
UF ranks No. 9 among large-size schools on the Peace Corps’ list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 56 Gators currently volunteering in countries around the world.
The University of Florida’s Disability Resource Center (DRC) has been ranked No. 6 in College Magazine’s “Top 10 Campuses for Students with Physical Disabilities.”
The University of Florida continues its upward momentum with a 40 percent increase in the number of graduate programs now ranked among the top 30 nationwide, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings.
For Women in Construction Week, UF News talked with Bahar Armaghani, director and lecturer of Sustainability in the Built Environment program in UF’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. Armaghani established UF’s LEED program and has served as director for more than decade.
UF Engineering alum Madeley Arriola Guerrero (B.S., 2017) was selected as a 2019 New Face of Civil Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This program recognizes notable achievements of young, distinguished civil engineers.
The Gator Theme Park Engineering & Design Club won first place in the roller coaster design phase of the the Ryerson Invitational Thrill Design Competition hosted by Universal Creative at Universal Orlando.
January 2019 marked the beginning of the 500-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Among the ways that the University of Florida is celebrating da Vinci’s lasting legacy and his influence on today’s art with his interdisciplinary vision is the “Pop Microscopy” exhibit.
Flavors of Florida, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences tradition, offers a bountiful benefit this year: Proceeds from the event will go to the UF Field and Fork Campus Food Program.
For years, black students at the University of Florida yearned for acceptance and inclusion from faculty and peers. Their demands for resources and representation in curriculum pertaining to ‘Black’ or ‘Afro-American’ Studies increased, and university administrators took note.
The challenges facing the natural world that sustains us are massive. So are the determination and ingenuity of University of Florida faculty, staff and students devoted to solving them.
UF recently ranked #3 among the 140 Peace Corps Prep certificate-issuing institutions in the nation, issuing 35 Peace Corps Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2020. There were 305 Gators enrolled in the Peace Corps Prep program during the 2019-20 academic year.