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Nominations now open for the 2023 Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Award

The Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Award was established in 2022 to celebrate the connections between the University of Florida and the Greater Gainesville area and highlight the achievements of those who collaborate for the mutual benefit of the campus and community.

How to celebrate homecoming at UF

The University of Florida’s Homecoming & Gator Growl will take place Thursday, Oct. 5 in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center with doors opening at 6 p.m. Jason Derulo will headline this year’s Gator Growl with Sammy Adams opening and Johnny Townsend hosting.

Flu vaccines available to students, faculty, staff

The Student Health Care Center is encouraging the university community to get vaccinated for influenza (flu) to prevent people from getting sick and spreading the flu to others. 

President Sasse begins yearlong strategic planning process

Sustainable research expenditure growth, effective post-tenure review, recruiting even more top-flight faculty, and establishing even greater impact beyond Gainesville are all part of University of Florida President Ben Sasse’s far-reaching vision for UF as he launches a yearlong strategic planning process to chart UF’s course for the next decade.

UF research spending up 15% to record $1.25 billion

University of Florida faculty conducted a record $1.25 billion in research in fiscal year 2023, a nearly 15% increase over 2022.

UF ranked No. 1 Public Institution by Wall Street Journal


The Wall Street Journal named the University of Florida the No. 1 public university in the country in its “2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.” report. 

UF to resume normal operations Thursday

The University of Florida will return to normal operating status on Thursday, Aug. 31. Classes and all academic and student-related activities, including online classes, will resume as well.

Behind the scenes: Florida Museum prepares the butterflies ahead of Hurricane Idalia

The Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida had its Butterfly Rainforest staff catch all 700 of its butterflies before Hurricane Idalia. 

Commonly asked questions regarding UF campus closure

An FAQ list of questions concerning Hurricane Idalia.