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UF hopes to speed solutions to citrus greening, other crop diseases with new center

University of Florida scientists plan to utilize $2 million from an initiative by UF President Ben Sasse for a Crop Transformation Center to help Florida farmers improve production of citrus and specialty crops.

UF opens Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology

Designed to set the standard for future STEM buildings across national and international campuses and transform the artificial intelligence and data science workforce, UF held a celebratory ribbon cutting for the Malachowsky Hall for Data Science & Information Technology.

With “an audacious vision” for the future, Ben Sasse is inaugurated as the 13th president of the University of Florida

Ben Sasse was officially inaugurated on Thursday as the 13th president of the University of Florida. The elements of his inaugural address included themes of service, academic excellence, and higher education’s role in the digital revolution. 

Get into the spirit of service during inauguration week

For Gators, service has always been paramount. And that generous spirit is becoming contagious, as the UF community preps to participate in several service opportunities during presidential inauguration week.

Shakira Henderson named dean of the UF College of Nursing

Shakira Henderson, Ph.D., D.N.P., M.S., M.P.H., has been named dean of the University of Florida College of Nursing — the sixth in the college’s 67-year history.

Charles E. Young, UF’s 10th President, Dies at 91

Charles E. Young, the tall, affable Californian who, as the famed leader of the University of California, Los Angeles, brought a sense of distinction to UF while guiding it through a period of rapid change into the 21st century, died on Sunday. He was 91.

Community invited to attend Sasse inauguration 

On Thursday, Nov. 2, the University of Florida will host an investiture ceremony for President Ben Sasse at 3 p.m. at UF’s historic University Auditorium.

UF Office of Public Policy Events holds debate on modern US foreign policy

UF’s Office of Public Policy Events, in partnership with the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and the Hamilton Center for Classical and Civic Education, will be hosting a debate on Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. in Rion Ballroom East in the Reitz Union.

How UF makes studying abroad more inclusive

UF students now have an opportunity to study abroad in London as part of a special program that teaches about accommodations for people with disabilities — and is itself disability friendly. 

How to participate in UF’s AI Days, Oct. 16-20

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in UF’s second annual AI Days from Oct. 16 to 20. AI Days will include a number of immersive events, including a poster board session, panel discussions and a hackathon. The event is free and open to the UF community and will be held in the Reitz Union ballroom.