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Leslie A. Parker's speech for the Spring 2023 doctoral commencement

Speech by Leslie A. Parker to graduating doctoral students at the UF Doctoral Commencement Ceremony in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center on Thursday, May 4.

UF partners on NSF-funded National Artificial Intelligence Research Institute focused on STEM learning

The National Science Foundation announced today that it has selected a team of scientists from the University of Florida and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign to lead a $20 million institute to advance artificial intelligence to promote STEM education.

Gator grad economist breaks barriers, has a bright future ahead

This week, Brianna Alderman will graduate with honors from the University of Florida with a triple major bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics and mathematics. She knows her experience at UF will help guide her as she pursues her Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University in the fall.

Floridian sentiment reverses course as future economic outlook drops

After three consecutive monthly increases, consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped one point in April to 68.7, from a revised figure of 69.7 in March. In contrast, national consumer sentiment increased 1.5 points.

A UF professor emeritus of medicine and an engineering alumna elected for Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

A University of Florida ophthalmology professor emeritus who has led a decades-long effort to reverse genetic forms of vision loss and an engineering alumna who is a pioneer in the semiconductor polishing industry are among 10 new members of the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced today.

Graduate Highlight: How a UF student went from a classical performer to speech-language pathologist

Loïc Adjevi-Neglokpe never would have imagined a Google search on the mechanisms of voice was going to change his career trajectory and propel him into the profession of speech-language pathology.

Gator ONE goes digital: UF rolls out mobile credentials

The University of Florida will shift away from physical ID cards to mobile credentials and offer contactless technology, allowing for faster and more convenient transactions. 

More than 10,500 graduates to celebrate UF's spring 2023 commencement

UF's university-wide commencement ceremony is scheduled for Friday, May 5. This ceremony is at Steve Spurrier-Florida Field at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium from 7 to 9 p.m. Individual college ceremonies begin May 3 and conclude May 8. 

Halloween in April: UF students put on a haunted house

Swamp Haunters is one of the Gator Theme Park Engineering & Design Club teams, and their student-ran, full scale haunted house gave frights from April 13-15.

UF Research Foundation names 2023 Professors

The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 34 of the university’s most productive and promising faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2023.

UF senior vice president and chief financial officer Chris Cowen departs for Cornell University

After serving three years as the University of Florida’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, Chris Cowen will step down to accept a similar role at Cornell University beginning July 1.