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CLAS Faculty Awarded Funding for Racial Justice and Artificial Intelligence Research

Faculty members across the the college will actively contribute to two of the University of Florida’s key initiatives after receiving funding to advance racial justice and artificial intelligence research.

Clifford Will

Clifford Will Receives Einstein Prize

Physics Professor Clifford Will received the 2021 Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society.

Chemistry Professor Coray Colina Receives Prestigious Fulbright Award

The award will allow Colina to research and lecture at UNAM in Mexico City for the 2020–21 academic year.

The Archivo General de Indias (left) in Seville, Spain. (Adobe Stock)

What Your Work Was Really About

The Lyle N. McAlister Archival Research Fellowship Fund will support students' travel to Latin America or Europe for their dissertation work.

Graduate student Quadry Chance

Astronomy Graduate Student Quadry Chance Named Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Department of Astronomy graduate student Quadry Chance was recently named one of this year’s Predoctoral Fellows at the Center for Computational Astrophysics.

Physics Machine Shop Building Device to Protect Health Workers

A decontamination unit is in the works to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in health care facilities.

When the Dinosaurs Died, the Ferns Survived

Biology professor Emily Sessa receives NASA grant to understand why ferns bounced back after a mass extinction.

Physics Professor Bartos Named 2020 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Imre Bartos probes gravitational wave surges, a topic that has exploded with intriguing questions in the last five years.

Ytori Fall 2019 Featured Story

Reimagining the Humanities

Now in its second decade, the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere is bringing disciplines together to tackle grand-challenge questions.

The Odd Couple of Economics

Evening of Excellence honoree Mark Rush and economics chair Thomas Knight have a irreverant — and competitive — rapport.

How Can We Change Healthcare? Build Better Doctors

Professor Laura Guyer helps students tackle health disparities with a rapidly growing minor.

Amy J. Galloway

Amy J. Galloway (’81, JD ’85) Began a Lifetime of Learning at UF

A successful alumna made sure her college education was more than just a steppingstone toward law school.

Evening of Excellence 2019 Honorees

The annual Evening of Excellence shines a spotlight on those who make the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences an essential part of UF.