Campus Articles

UF moves up to second place in top producer ranking of Fulbright US scholars

The University of Florida ranks second on a list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the largest number of 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Scholars, up from fourth last year and seventh just two years ago. 

Celebrate in Tallahassee with the Florida Gators

UF's annual Gator Day, set for Feb. 14, will highlight UF's academic excellence, research advancements, and national impact for the Florida Legislature, other statewide audiences, and the general public. 

UF ramps up computer science education for K-12 teachers

University of Florida researchers and educators are spearheading a transformative approach to computer science education, providing Florida teachers with the skills to prepare students for a world driven by technological innovations. 

UF achieves No. 1 ranking for online bachelor’s degrees for veterans

For the second year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked University of Florida as the top institution in the country to offer an online bachelor’s degree for veterans and active-duty service members. 

Elevating the future of digital twins at UF

Across health care, agriculture, architecture, and the environment, UF researchers are using digital twin technology to improve health outcomes, design more resilient buildings, create tastier strawberries and more pest-resistant crops, and much more.

Planet Money’s Jess Jiang to discuss how AI is transforming business

As Business Journalist in Residence, Jiang will share her expertise during a campus visit and public talk

UF Office of Public Policy Events holds debate on solving global hunger

UF’s Office of Public Policy Events, in partnership with UF’s Speech and Debate Society and the William and Grace Dial Center for Speech and Communication Studies and with support from the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, will host a debate on Feb. 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora.

Dillon named VP for marketing and senior advisor

Today, University of Florida President Dr. Ben Sasse announced that UF will hire Dan Dillon Jr. as UF’s vice president for marketing and senior advisor. 

Dr. J. Scott Angle named provost of the University of Florida 

Dr. J. Scott Angle has been named provost of the University of Florida. UF President Ben Sasse announced the appointment on January 9.

The UF newsroom's favorite stories in 2023

As 2023 winds down and UF prepares for a new semester and new year, writers in the UF newsroom selected a handful of their favorite—and some of the most popular—stories from across the UF campus over the last 12 months.

Sen. Bill Nelson's Fall 2023 commencement speech

NASA Administrator and longtime U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, a leading advocate for space exploration, addressed two commencement ceremonies Saturday in the O’Connell Center. Here are his remarks as prepared for the ceremony for master’s and bachelor’s graduates.

Natália Peres' Fall 2023 doctoral commencement speech

Natália Peres a UF/IFAS professor of plant pathology and expert on strawberries, delivered the commencement address at three ceremonies Friday and Saturday in the O’Connell Center. Here are her remarks as prepared for the Friday evening ceremony for master’s and bachelor’s graduates.

 Inspiring Gator grad earns degree internationally

From Gainesville to Rio de Janeiro, Paloma Pinto Ribeiro Coelho has taken a non-traditional path to commencement. 

Susan Crowley, UF community relations leader, to retire

After more than 17 years connecting the University of Florida with the broader community in Gainesville and around the state, UF Assistant Vice President for Community Relations Susan Crowley is retiring in January 2024.

UF presents the 2023 Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Awards

UF presented three different Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Awards Friday to a government agency, a Gainesville community member and a UF employee. The honor recognized their respective achievements creating a mobile health unit to save more lives, advocating for health care in underserved neighborhoods, and fostering a relationship between artists and the community.