Category: UF News

Making advances in space engineering

UF has launched the Space Mission Institute, an interdisciplinary hub bringing together researchers to imagine the future of space exploration.


Linda Stump-Kurnick recognized for wellness efforts

UF Assistant Vice President and Chief of Police Linda Stump-Kurnick was named one of this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.


Gift will expand STEM education at Wertheim UF Scripps Institute

The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute received a $4 million grant from the Glenn W. Bailey Foundation to expand opportunities for aspiring scientists.


Dive into the Florida Museum’s new water exhibit

Join the Florida Museum in celebrating its new permanent exhibit, Water Shapes Florida, opening March 23.


New Worlds Reading Initiative distributes 5 million books

The New Worlds Reading Initiative, administered by the UF Lastinger Center for Learning, has shipped more than 5 million books to eligible Florida students.


UF-led study could lead to new way to detect brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s risk

New UF research suggests a link between abnormal blood levels of amyloid — a protein associated with Alzheimer’s disease — and subtle changes in brain microstructures on a type of MRI, findings that could lead to a new way to detect Alzheimer’s earlier in people with no clinical signs.


UF scientists revolutionize wireless communication with three-dimensional processors

UF scientists are using semiconductor technology to manufacture processors that enhance the efficiency of transmitting vast amounts of data across the globe.


Service Recognition celebration honors longtime UF staff

Last month, UF staff who celebrated 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 continuous years of service at UF in 2023 gathered for a special event in their honor. One of the honorees was Glinda Burnett, administrative specialist at the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, who at 50 years at UF had the longest tenure commemorated during the event.


UFCJC receives $8 million gift to strengthen its support for state and local journalism

As part of its commitment to bolstering state and local journalism, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) announced that Nathan S. Collier, founder and chairman of The Collier Companies, has gifted $8 million to the College to sustain the Collier Prize for State Government Accountability and create a new local journalism symposium. It is the largest gift in UFCJC’s history.


UF law students provide legal assistance for veterans

The UF Veterans & Servicemembers Legal Clinic is a Levin College of Law program where students work under faculty to provide free legal help for veterans.


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