University of Florida Experts Weigh in on the War in Ukraine

As the campus community watches and reacts to unfolding scenes of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a panel of UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences professors came together to try to make sense of it all, sharing their diverse expertise to provide clarity on the conflict.

What your laptop stickers say about you

Students use laptops as social billboards. They can also help others reliably pick up on aspects of a person’s personality solely based on the stickers of their laptops.

February consumer sentiment slides to lowest reading in a decade

These views were particularly strong among people younger than 60, though these pessimistic views were shared by all Floridians with the exception of people 60 and older, who reported more favorable views to both components. 

Florida university presidents, High Tech Corridor CEO unveil commitment for the future

Leaders of the 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor today shared the stage at Synapse Summit 2022 where they celebrated a 25-year legacy of partnership and innovation and unveiled a commitment to “unleash the region’s expotential.”  

A Gator that’s Gold: Erin Jackson makes history at Winter Games in Beijing

Erin Jackson, who graduated from UF in 2015 with an honors degree in materials science and engineering, made Olympic history on Sunday at the Winter Games 2022 in Beijing.

What makes the University of Florida’s online bachelor’s degree program No. 1?

The University of Florida decided seven years ago it wanted to create an online bachelor’s degree program that mirrored the quality and experience of its on-campus programs. Dr. Evangeline Cummings, assistant provost and director of UF Online, explains what UF did to reach that goal and, most important, serve the needs of all kinds of students.

Floridians have economic pessimism to start 2022, consumer sentiment drops in January

Consumer sentiment among Floridians dropped 2.3 points in January to 70.0 from December’s revised figure of 72.3 and is down 12.6 points from a year ago. Similarly, consumer sentiment at the national level decreased in January.

UF Alumna Erin Jackson on track to compete at 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing

It is game on for Erin Jackson, a Gator alumna and long track speed skater, thanks to a true display of Olympic spirit.

Alachua County courthouse renamed after trailblazing judge, University of Florida alumnus Stephan Mickle

More than 100 people gathered on Friday at the Alachua County Courthouse to celebrate the life and legacy of U.S. District Judge Stephan P. Mickle and to witness the renaming of the building in his honor. 

Why we love Wordle, according to science

Several psychological concepts help explain our infatuation with this simple but sharable word game.

University of Florida is bringing a scientist to every Florida school

Students and teachers throughout Florida are learning more about scientists and their work through UF’s Scientist in Every Florida School program. Bruce MacFadden, director of the Thompson Earth Systems Institute, oversees the program and in this episode, he shares how the program got started and why it matters.

5 lessons on teamwork as inspired by The Beatles

While The Beatles are globally regarded as one of the most successful and influential bands of all time, five business lessons can be learned from observing their creative and innovative process unfold during rehearsals — lessons that can be applied to all work settings, regardless of the discipline.