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UF 2015 Goldwater Scholars announced

Published: April 16 2015

The University of Florida has announced the winners and runners-up of the 2015 Barry Goldwater Scholarship Award.

DNA to have its day at UF

Published: April 15 2015

The University of Florida Genetics Institute and Genetics Club are partnering to host a campus celebration of National DNA Day on Tuesday, April 21, on the Reitz Union North Lawn from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

"House of Cards" star Robin Wright to speak at UF

Published: April 14 2015

Actress Robin Wright will appear at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. Wright, who plays Claire on the popular cable series “House of Cards,” also appeared in Forrest Gump, as well as several other films and TV series. Master lecturer Mike Foley will moderate the conversation.

UF’s Bob Graham Center names Citizen of the Year and Young Floridian for 2015

Published: April 14 2015

The Bob Graham Center has selected Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Lucy Morgan as its Citizen of the Year, and Aaron Zahn, a world leader in wastewater infrastructure and organic waste industry, has won the Young Floridian Award for 2015.

Jerald Pinson wins UF’s second annual Three Minute Thesis competition

Published: April 13 2015

“I have three minutes to get you excited about ferns,” began botany Ph.D. student Jerald Pinson’s presentation on his research into fern reproduction.

Award-winning journalist to speak about ending juvenile incarceration

Published: April 10 2015

Nell Bernstein will speak Monday at the UF Levin College of Law about her newest book, “Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison.”

Free camp welcomes free exchange of ideas

Published: April 9 2015

The UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, along with the Smathers Libraries, are hosting The Humanities and Technology Camp, or THATCamp, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 24 in Smathers Library East, Room 100 (1A).

Nationwide survey: UF ranks 9th among public universities, UF Health 25th in Forbes’ “America’s Best Employers 2015”

Published: April 9 2015

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A survey of more than 20,000 employees nationwide shows the University of Florida ranks No. 9 among public universities in Forbes’ first-ever listing of “America’s Best Employers,” while University of Florida Health is ranked 25th among all health-care providers.

UF English professor receives Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award

Published: April 9 2015

The SEC has named Sidney Homan, professor of English in the UF College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, as the university’s 2015 Professor of the Year.

History professor takes a new look through the 'Lens of War'

Published: April 9 2015

Matt Gallman's upcoming books shed light on the Civil War at the close of its 150th anniversary.

Florida Museum Earth Day celebration April 18 to feature new geocaching activity

Published: April 9 2015

Visitors can experience the awe of nature during the Florida Museum of Natural History’s Earth Day celebration April 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Principe named UF Teacher-Scholar of the Year, others honored

Published: April 7 2015

Distinguished Professor Jose C. Principe in the UF College of Engineering has been awarded the University of Florida’s Teacher-Scholar of the Year award for 2014-2015.

26 student leaders join Hall of Fame

Published: April 7 2015

The University of Florida announced 26 new members for the Hall of Fame. This is the highest recognition given to student leaders at the UF.

Harvard’s Eric Mazur to keynote University of Florida’s Interface 2015

Published: April 6 2015

The University of Florida’s Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence announces Interface 2015, an annual event focused on the intersection of teaching, learning and technology. This year’s keynote will be Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Area Dean of Applied Physics at Harvard University. The event will be held on Thursday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center.

Two UF scientists among seven inducted into Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Published: April 6 2015

Two current University of Florida faculty members and a Nobel Prize-winning alumnus have been inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

Students at One World are problem-solving for 2050

Published: April 3 2015

Through One World, the Challenge 2050 project let undergraduate students share their ideas about how to save the world.

College of the Arts turns to Shakespeare for season finale

Published: April 2 2015

The University of Florida (UF) School of Theatre + Dance will present the early William Shakespeare work “The Comedy of Errors” April 3-12.

Leading biotech firm invests $1M into biomedical engineering at UF

Published: April 2 2015

The biotechnology company BioD has committed $1 million to the University of Florida J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. The funding will be used to establish the Tim Brahm Endowed Term Professorship in Biomedical Engineering, and to bolster a collaborative research partnership between the university and the company.

Animal (Open) House

Published: April 1 2015

Have an injured teddy bear? Always wanted to see a horse on a treadmill? Or maybe you’re just interested in learning more about the world-class education, innovative research and state-of-the-art clinical services that are all a part of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

A celebration for the entire planet

Published: April 1 2015

The UF Office of Sustainability kicks off its inaugural Earth Month with the annual Campus Earth Day celebration on Wednesday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Plaza of the Americas.

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