Historian, former UF provost David Colburn dies

Dr. David R. Colburn, who served the University of Florida for nearly 50 years as a beloved professor of American history and in nearly every administrative role including as university provost, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, due to complications from an extended illness.

UF rises again in U.S. News & World Report rankings, this year to No. 7 among public universities

For the third year in a row, UF has risen in the U.S. News & World Report Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7. 

UF Gainesville campus closed and classes canceled Tuesday

Due to Hurricane Dorian, the University of Florida’s campus in Gainesville will be closed and classes are canceled for Tuesday, Sept. 3. An announcement regarding whether campus will be closed and classes canceled on Wednesday, Sept. 4, will be forthcoming when a decision is made.

Pulitzer Winner Jack Davis to headline new arts and humanities luncheon

Jack Davis will be the inaugural speaker in a new President’s Arts and Humanities Luncheon series for UF students launching in September at the campus residence of UF President Kent and Linda Fuchs.

What’s new for Fall?
What’s new for Fall? August 19, 2019

As the Fall semester begins Tuesday, more than 50,000 University of Florida students are starting classes at a university energized by new faculty, new facilities and new academic offerings.

Author, professor Ted Spiker addresses Summer 2019 grads

The chairman of the University of Florida’s Department of Journalism and 2016-17 UF Teacher of the Year spoke to bachelor's, master's and specialist graduates Saturday. 

UF professor Ted Spiker addresses Friday's doctoral ceremony

The chairman of UF’s Department of Journalism and 2016-17 UF Teacher of the Year spoke to doctoral graduates in a ceremony Friday.

UF summer commencement ceremonies scheduled for Aug. 9-10

Nearly 1,300 people are expected to participate in the University of Florida’s summer commencement ceremonies, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10, in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.

Proving Einstein wrong by proving him right

Not many people can say they have worked on a math problem for nine months. Even fewer can say that they got it right. But Clifford Will can, and now he has a medal to prove it.

They called it a stupid toy. Now it makes billions and saves babies

He was told it was a bad idea that would never work. Now, UF chemistry professor Richard Yost is being inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Four UF scholars win White House honors

University of Florida faculty members have been recognized with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding early-career scientists.