UF names Marsha McGriff chief diversity officer and senior adviser to the president

The University of Florida announced Wednesday that Marsha McGriff, Ph.D., had accepted the position of chief diversity officer and senior adviser to the president.

Innovative solutions at UF are supporting students’ mental health well-being

For UF’s Student Life division, helping the university’s more than 55,000 students thrive was a challenge as the pandemic and social issues escalated the common pressures college. Student Life Vice President D’Andra Mull shares how UF adapted and expanded services to connect students to campus services and to each other. 

Our rise to Top 5: A conversation with President Fuchs

At his inauguration in 2015, President Kent Fuchs set an ambitious goal for the University of Florida: Become one of the nation’s Top 5 universities. Mission accomplished! President Fuchs shares why he didn’t hesitate to set that goal, what has made the university’s rise possible and what’s next – including his thoughts on a day of celebration.

Why this UF professor says everyone needs to understand AI

Diego Alvarado believes it’s vital that society understands the role artificial intelligence plays in everything we do. It’s not because he envisions AI replacing humans in jobs. It’s because he, like many in his field, believes that workers will have to work in unison with AI in their jobs of the future.

Titus O’Neil to host Gator Growl 2021

UF Homecoming & Gator Growl is excited to announce Titus O’Neil as the host of Gator Growl 2021. The show will take place on Friday, October 8, with doors opening at 5:00 PM. Gunna will headline Gator Growl, featuring Neon Trees with comedian Daphnique Springs.

University of Florida receives top free speech rating

For the eighth year in a row, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has named UF a top university in the country for free expression in its College Free Speech Rankings.

Can song, murals and other art forms help us achieve better health?

In this episode of From Florida, host Nicci Brown spoke with Jill Sonke, director of UF's Center for Arts in Medicine, about her work as senior advisor to the CDC’s Vaccine Confidence and Demand Team.