Campus Articles

"Lighting of the Gator" event set for Dec. 3

Everyone in the University of Florida community is invited to celebrate the end of the semester with the ceremonial lighting of a new alligator sculpture to be erected temporarily in December

UF expands the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry on campus

The expansion provides even more space to display non-perishable food items and fresh produce from the Field & Fork Farm and Gardens, a dedicated area for storage and processing of donations, and a teaching and demonstration area.

UF celebrates opening of new Institute of Black Culture and Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures

Students, faculty and alumni celebrated the opening of UF’s new Institute of Black Culture (IBC) and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures (La Casita) facilities with speeches and ribbon-cutting ceremonies.

Meet UF's Grammy winner
Meet UF's Grammy winner November 15, 2019

The third time was the charm for University of Florida professor José Valentino Ruiz at the Latin Grammy Awards.

Remembering W. George Allen, UF’s first African American graduate

The UF community is mourning the passing and celebrating the life of W. George Allen, the first African American graduate of the University of Florida. Allen died Nov. 7 at age 83.

Sailor turned scientist
Sailor turned scientist November 6, 2019

While stationed in Pearl Harbor with the U.S. Navy, Bristol Rigby saw wild sea turtles for the first time. What happened next led her to UF, where she's pursuing a career in wildlife conservation.

New Study: UF contributes more than $16 billion to the state's economy

The University of Florida contributes $16.91 billion to the state's economy and supported 54 percent of Alachua County's workforce, according to new research. UF's contribution to the state economy has grown since the last study was released in 2016. 

D'Andra Mull named Vice President of Student Affairs

D’Andra Mull, associate vice president for student life and dean of students at The Ohio State University, has been named the new vice president for student affairs at the University of Florida. In her role at UF, Mull will lead in creating a comfortable and healthy student environment that enables students to achieve success.

Thaddeus Bullard to speak at spring commencement

University of Florida Hall of Famer Thaddeus Bullard, known across the globe as WWE Superstar Titus O'Neil and a widely recognized children’s advocate and champion, will serve as UF’s university-wide commencement speaker this spring in Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.