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UF Champions for Change awards celebrates achievements in sustainability, health and wellness

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.

UF’s Chief Diversity Officer wants students to ‘Level Up’ on belonging

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.

Ellas B. McDaniel (Bo Diddley) Collection at UF honors legacy of “The Originator"

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.

When KontruL met Hungrybox

Meet two professional gamers who launched their careers while at UF.

UF among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

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.

UF’s Disability Resource Center recognized as No. 6 for student access options

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.”

University of Florida achieves sweeping gains in U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings

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.

Women in construction: Bahar Armaghani leading green building efforts at UF

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.

‘Pop Microscopy’ exhibit honors the legacy of Leonardo da Vinci

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. 

African American Studies program celebrates 50 years, and looks to its future

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.