Category: UF News

Share your feedback with the Presidential Search Committee

UF’s Presidential Search Committee is inviting faculty, staff, students and extended members of the UF community to participate in a series of listening sessions designed to give everyone a chance to share their perspective. Sessions designed for specific stakeholder groups as well as broader open sessions are being offered. If you have not had a chance to participate and would like to do so, you can find a list of upcoming sessions here.

UF selects Chartwells Higher Education as its partner for campus dining

UF recently announced it has chosen Chartwells Higher Education as the official food provider for campus dining, effective July 1.

Rob Ferl receives NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal

department and assistant vice president for UF research, has received one of NASA’s most prestigious honors, the Exceptional Public Service Medal. The award recognizes non-government individuals whose work has made a steady, lasting impact on the agency, its projects and goals.

 UF Health psychiatrists deliver antibiotics, surgical supplies to Ukrainian border

UF Health Jacksonville psychiatrists made a whirlwind, weekend-long trip to a Polish city near the Ukrainian border to hand-deliver four large suitcases full of surgical supplies to a convent helping Ukrainian refugees.

Chimay Anumba elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

Chimay Anumba, Ph.D., dean of the UF College of Design, Construction and Planning, was recently elected to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida.

All non-essential operations at UF’s Gainesville campus to close at 3 p.m. this Friday

In anticipation of an influx of approximately 50,000 people attending this year’s University-Wide Commencement on the evening of Friday, April 29, all non-essential University of Florida operations in Alachua County will close at 3 p.m. to allow those not participating in commencement activities or otherwise deemed essential to leave early. Your dean, director, vice president or immediate supervisor will determine if you are considered essential personnel.

Beth Virnig named College of Public Health and Health Professions dean

Beth Virnig, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named dean of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions.

UF researchers help develop highly accurate 30-second coronavirus test

UF researchers helped develop a COVID-19 testing device that can detect coronavirus infection in as little as 30 seconds.

SynGatorTron™ to speed medical research, alleviate privacy worries

A team of UF researchers is rolling out the AI model SynGatorTron™, which generates synthetic patient data untraceable to real patients.

More than 100,000 Florida students reached in free book program

The New Worlds Reading Initiative is a free book delivery program advancing literacy and a love of reading throughout the state.

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