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Alumni Profile — James Grippando ’80, JD’82

Author James Grippando ’80, JD’82 won the Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction in 2017 for his novel Gone Again.

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Creative work created by the faculty and alumni of the college.

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The Secrets of Spanish Florida

Forget what you learned in history class and imagine, for a moment, that the founding of the United States does not begin with Jamestown Colony or the Pilgrims.

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Donor Profile — John Welsh ’75

A restauranteur with a Texas-sized love for Russian gives back to Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.

Kiss-met — The Levins

One big, happy Gator family.

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Laurels and Kudos

Achievements of the faculty, students and alumni from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

You Are Using That Word All Wrong!

A Primer from Professor Victoria Pagan In English, we slap an “s” on nearly any noun and boom, there’s more than one. But what about those pesky nouns derived from Latin or Greek? “Alumni,” I’m looking at you. One alumnus is second declension masculine, so his plural is “alumni.” One alumna is first declension feminine, […]

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Biology Student Wins Goldwater Scholarship

University of Florida student Aaron Sandoval, a biology sophomore, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Sandoval plans to earn an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology before pursuing a research career in regenerative medicine. He is also a UF University Scholar and currently conducts research with […]

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Goldwater Scholars

University of Florida student Aaron Sandoval, a sophomore, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Andrew Sack, a junior, was recognized with an Honorable Mention. Both are members of the UF Honors Program. Sandoval is a biology major and plans to earn an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Stem Cell and […]

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News from the France–Florida Research Institute

As the director of the FFRI, it is my pleasure to report that this past year the FFRI has been active and productive through organization, sponsoring of varied activities involving several UF departments, centers, and units. The FFRI 2017-2018 annual research project, led by Dr. Blum as Principal Investigator, was titled “Deaf Cinema” and dedicated […]

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Reports from Rennes

“I am a graduate student from Rennes 2, and in order to complete my studies and further develop my personal interests and professional aspirations, I am doing an internship at the French department of the University of Florida during the 2018 Spring semester. After a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish languages, literatures and civilizations, […]

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The French in Contact Project

Led by Dr. Hélène Blondeau and Dr. Alioune Sow, a special project funded by the French Embassy has examined “French in contact” across multiple locations and its implications for cultural productions. During the academic year 2017-2018, we have welcomed internationally recognized scholars. In September 2017, Dr. Gudrun Ledegen, Professor of Language Sciences and Sociolinguistics at […]