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The Asian citrus psyllid insect transmits the bacterium which causes citrus greening, a disease that has devastated Florida’s citrus industry.

Where the Oranges Aren’t so Orange

A new study by UF medical geographer Sadie Ryan maps risk areas for citrus greening and provides critical information for citrus production and crop management moving forward.

Panorama of volcanic mountain full of colorful minerals in Iceland

Looking Deep Inside the Ancient Earth

With a mathematical time machine, UF Geologist Alessandro Forte and his collaborators reconstructed what the Earth's interior looked like 55 million years ago.

The crystal structure of human ADAR, where dysregulation by Zika may lead to neurological damage

Corrupting the Immune System

New research from members of the Department of Biology at UF could help us to better understand Zika.

Portrait of Uwem Akpan

Renowned Author Joins UF

Get to know Assistant Professor of English and author Uwem Akpan.


Stand Up and Holler

UF's campus-wide fundraising event raised over $12 million thanks to dedicated donors and alumni.

John Nelson

Civil Rights Bootcamp

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program hosted visiting West Point cadets for a crash course in racial equality, led by civil rights movement veterans and activists.

Carolyn Luysterburg

The Next Generation

Alum shares where her love of geology came from and how she's worked to spread the Gator Nation.

The Curious Origin of Space Rocks Large and Small

UF astronomer discovers the previously unknown origin of some asteroids. Emeritus professor and astronomical theoretician Stan Dermott has made a remarkable discovery about the origin of asteroids. Dermott, who studies solar system dynamics, has been peering into our Universe with all its cosmic dust and other stuff for 45 years. During his long career at […]

hacker at work with graphic user interface around

Phish in a Barrel

Cyber attacks target the most vulnerable. Somewhere in cyberspace, someone is creeping on your Facebook page, studying your LinkedIn account, scoping out your company’s website, and Googling your name. Using information you trust, she is crafting the perfect email, and it’s headed for your inbox. In one click, a split second, you hand over the […]


A Mellon grant supports discussing tough topics on campus. Most people shy away from conversations about race, religion, and politics, but UF’s Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (CHPS) is inviting them, among other topics, such as technology, ethics, and social justice. The center recently announced the formation of its inaugural Intersections Research-Into-Teaching […]

Portrait of Mark Kaplan

Alumni Profile: Mark Kaplan ’88

Lawyer, Gator, Policymaker Ask any Floridian who survived the 2004 hurricane season, and you will get an earful about the epic quartet of storms that ravaged the state. Mark Kaplan ’88 rapid-fires, without a breath: “Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne — but who’s counting?” Kaplan, who had previously worked for several years as a lawyer in […]

Aaron Klein doing the Gator chomp

Student Profile: Aaron Klein ’18

Speaking Out Aaron Klein ’18 is very persuasive — in fact, he’s the top persuasive student in Florida, and the14th most persuasive student in the U.S. Klein is a member of the UF Speech and Debate Team, and this year, he placed at multiple competitions in the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET) […]

Faculty Profile: Mary Ann Eaverly

Classical Archaeologist “People think of archaeology as going out and digging, but that’s a small part of it,” says classics professor and chair Mary Ann Eaverly. “Once things are dug up, someone has to figure them out.” Eaverly, who also has background in art history, has spent a lifetime figuring out the intentions of early […]