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The University of Florida is actively monitoring Hurricane Ian. Keep abreast of on-campus emergency updates with UF Alert and monitor the Severe Weather Updates website for any operational updates. You can also familiarize yourself with other university emergency resources here.


UF receives award for diversity and inclusion work

Insight Into Diversity magazine has named UF as a recipient of its 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.


UF centers receive more than $5 million in DOE grants

UF’s centers for African Studies, European Studies and Latin American Studies were recently awarded more than $5 million by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program.


Increasing children’s reading skills, one free book at a time

Shaunté Duggins, Ph.D., assistant director for the New Worlds Reading Initiative at the Lastinger Center for Learning, talks about the initiative and its hopes to change that trajectory — one book at a time.


How postdocs are shaping the future

Check out this UF News article to learn how the research of nine UF postdoctoral scholars is impacting Florida and the future.


New installation to be unveiled at the Reitz Union

The University of Florida: The Black Experience Installation will be unveiled on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Reitz Union Auditorium.


Peter Swaan named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy

Peter Swaan, Ph.D., M.Pharm., a distinguished university professor and internationally recognized researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences, has been named the next dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, effective Dec. 1.


Internationally acclaimed scientist named to lead ISRI

UF/IFAS has appointed internationally acclaimed entomologist and ecologist Matthew Thomas, Ph.D., as director of the new Invasion Science Research Institute.


How Bethune was selected to be first Black woman featured in National Statuary Hall

UF History Professor Paul Ortiz, Ph.D., and Yolanda Cash Jackson talk about Bethune’s many accomplishments and her selection in a recent From Florida podcast.


UF Campaign for Charities: Gators Give kicks off Sept. 26

This year’s UF Campaign for Charities runs from Sept. 26–Oct. 14, with 98 area charities participating.  


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