Campus Articles

“It’s Great to be a Florida Gator:” Welcoming the UF Class of 2027

The University of Florida has officially welcomed the Class of 2027. Hear from some of the newest members of the Gator Nation.

Five big ways UF is benefiting Florida

The University of Florida, the flagship university of the nation’s third-most-populous state, is committed to leading and serving the state of Florida. UF has more than 150 mission-focused units statewide and a presence in all of Florida’s 67 counties. 

Celebrating Women’s History Month: UF researcher paving the way for Latinas in STEM

Ana Maria Porras is an accomplished professor and researcher at the University of Florida. She heads the Tissue-Microbe Interactions lab in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering within the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. 

Forum tackles how AI can help deal with global food security

The UF/IFAS Global Food Systems Institute (GFSI), hosts the Future of Food Forum, during which scientists will attempt to start answering several key questions.

Celebrating Women's History Month: How a UF alumna turned faculty is making a difference

For Assistant Professor Jeremy Waisome, Ph.D., mentorship helped her pull through her graduate school journey. 

UF President Ben Sasse announces Olympic gold medalist and UF alumna as spring commencement speaker

Erin Jackson — a U.S. Olympic gold medalist speedskater, Florida native and University of Florida engineering alumna — will share her story at UF's university-wide commencement address on May 5, 2023.

Feeling uncomfortable in a potentially dangerous situation? The UsafeUS app can help put the power back into your hands.

The University of Florida is partnering with Alachua County on a tool to reinforce a safe and secure campus environment and to educate members of the campus community on consent as well as how to report incidents of sexual assault, relationship violence or stalking. 

UF Advancement VP Tom Mitchell transitioning to Senior Adviser role

After more than 12 years leading the University of Florida’s highly successful philanthropic enterprise, Tom Mitchell, vice president for advancement, will transition to a role as senior adviser to the president.

Gainesville awarded $8 Million USDOT grant to redesign University Avenue

Within years, slower traffic, narrowed lanes, landscaped medians and raised crosswalks will make the corridor safer for neighbors in the nearby residential districts, the lively downtown area and by the University of Florida campus.