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  • Election Experts

    UF political science professors are a major resource for media.

    UF political science professors Daniel A. Smith and Michael McDonald have been featured as voting experts in nearly 60 news outlets — international, national, and regional — during the 2016 presidential ...

  • Feet to the Fire

    Environment impact assessments are good for corporations and the planet.

    For 16 years, the Emerging Pathogens Institute’s Burton Singer has tracked a little-known undercurrent of environmental regulation. Although many scientists and activists are rightfully concerned about the effects ...

  • UF Historian Receives Prestigious African History Award

    UF’s Nancy Rose Hunt Receives Major Book Award for Congo History

    Nancy Rose Hunt, UF professor of history and African studies, has received the Martin A. Klein Award honoring the best histories of Africa. The American Historical Association will present the ...

  • Geography Department Receives NSF Grant

    Robert Walker of the Center for Latin American Studies and international team receive award to study effects of neoliberal policy on Mexican farming practices and their impact on deforestation.

    UF’s Department of Geography and Center ...

  • UF Researchers Tackle Dengue

    Dengue vaccine could cause more severe infections in some settings.

    Dengue (pron. DEN-gay) is one of the most common viral infections around the world, with widespread occurrence in Africa and Southeast Asia, and can lead to the life-threatening hemorrhagic fever. Although ...

  • The Cinematic Society

    UF’s Barbara Mennel Awarded Prestigious German Fellowship to Study Women and Work in Film

    Movies often are more telling of current social and economic issues than the news or research articles—gender issues especially so. The feminization of labor in the 21st ...

  • Two CLAS Scholars to Study at Oxford

    Two UF students have received the Frost Scholarship, which funds an intensive master’s-level course for graduating seniors in the State University System of Florida to study at the University of Oxford. The scholarship covers 100 percent of tuition and academic ...

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