University of Florida’s Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gators Coalition recognized nine individuals and groups during the annual Champions for Change awards ceremony last week as part of the annual Campus Earth Week series of events.
Antonio Farias launched a podcast entitled “Level Up on Presence and Belonging” to give a voice to UF’s diverse students, faculty and staff to the community, and to spark conversations about the different experiences they’ve had.
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.