Category: News

FSI to help lead state in critical chips sector

The institute is poised to boost the state’s research and development within the sector as well as build and sustain Florida’s semiconductor workforce.

Niger coup explained

Leonardo Villalon, Ph.D., a political scientist and West African expert at the University of Florida, explains the Niger coup and breaks down its global impact.

Why the F.D.A. took so long to tackle a disputed cold remedy

Pharmacists affiliated with UF have spent decades nudging the agency to pull a decongestant from over-the-counter medicines (New York Times).

Rob Ferl leads National Academies panel on future of space research

UF professor Rob Ferl, Ph.D., has spent his career working with NASA to understand what happens to Earth’s living organisms on the journey to space.

Updated COVID-19 vaccine now available

The Centers for Disease, Control and Prevention, or CDC, has released updated COVID-19 vaccine guidance, recommending everyone six months and older get an updated vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of the illness this fall and winter.

Student loan payment pause ends Oct. 1

Learn more about the Department of Education’s new repayment plan — Saving on a Valuable Education, or SAVE.

New field guide shows how arts can lead to better health

The UF Center for Arts in Medicine has released a guide for health care practitioners, insurance companies and community organizations on social prescribing.

Your tech idea can receive funding

Do you have a technology-related idea to enhance UF’s academic environment? Consider submitting a proposal to the Technology Fee Academic Innovation Grants.

UF reinstates vehicle-restricted area on campus

Beginning today, UF has reinstated road restrictions that reduce vehicular traffic in the academic core of campus. The restrictions, designed to improve pedestrian safety, will be in place during peak traffic hours between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays when classes are in session. Each of the four entry points to the vehicle-restricted zone will be visibly marked with a sign and flashing red light.

Start the New Year off on the right foot

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The beginning of a new year is a great time to focus on your well-being and establish new healthy habits. To support you along the way, we’re introducing some new offerings and are pleased to share some upcoming UF-sponsored programs and events designed to support your wellness and self-care.

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