Campus Articles

UF classes canceled Wednesday through Friday due to Hurricane Ian

Classes and all academic and student-related activities, including online classes, at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville will be canceled Wednesday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Sept. 30.

UF Alert System designed to keep community informed, safe

The UF Alert System is a tool used to communicate accurate and transparent information about emergency situations as well as about crimes on or near campus.

UF recognized for diversity and inclusion work

Insight Into Diversity Magazine has named the University of Florida as a recipient of the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award. 

UF bat colony relocates to newest house

In late August, bats began to move into UF’s roomiest bat barn, which had remained devoid of bats since its construction in 2017.

Faculty accolades and achievements

This column, updated regularly, highlights a selection of recent awards, grants, recognitions and other successes of faculty at the University of Florida.

How a new award is celebrating campus and community relations

The Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Awards, named in honor of UF’s long-time former vice president for research and most recently executive chief of staff, will recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions in strengthening relationships between the two entities.

Celebrating Postdocs: Here’s how they’re shaping the future

National Postdoc Appreciation Week is Sept. 19-23 this year. To celebrate UF’s postdoctoral scholars, read about their research across the state and how it is impacting Florida and the future. 

Campus-wide charity campaign is helping Gators help others

September 26 marks the start of the annual University of Florida Campaign for Charities, a campus effort to raise money for local and national nonprofit organizations. Last year, faculty and staff raised $1.04 million, 6% more than the year prior.

Peter Swaan named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy

Peter Swaan, Ph.D., M.Pharm., a distinguished university professor and internationally recognized researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences, has been named the next dean of the UF College of Pharmacy, effective Dec. 1.