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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.

David Leavitt

David Leavitt Discusses Crossword Puzzles and Grief on PBS NewsHour

David Leavitt, Professor of English and Co-Director of the University of Florida’s Creative Writing program, was featured recently on PBS NewsHour where he discussed the personal meaning behind the New York Times crossword.

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Achebe|Baldwin @ 40: Interrogate and Commemorate Africa|America

Brenda Chalfin, Director of the Center for African Studies recaps the event celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first and only meeting of renowned African writer Chinua Achebe and African American literary giant James Baldwin.

Patricia Hilliard-Nunn

UF Community to Celebrate the Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn

On December 9 at 5:30 p.m., the UF community will gather virtually to remember the remarkable contributions that Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn made to her community and to society.

Matt Barocas

CLAS Student Named UF’s Second-Ever Schwarzman Scholar

Matt Barocas will study for a Master’s degree in Global Affairs at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in China.

Chemistry lab

A New Experiment

After months of uncertainty, chemistry labs are adapting to new measures that allow in-person learning.

Biothreat Specialist

A molecular biologist cultures an ecological perspective of biothreats in his new role at the Emerging Pathogens Institute.

COVID-19 Pandemic Is Worsened Without Coordination

A lack of coordination in measures to control COVID-19 may accelerate cyclical outbreaks, according to a team of UF researchers.


Samuel Proctor Oral History Program Documents Initiative for First-Generation UF Students

The SPOHP captures stories and archives of the early days of the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program.

What Happens When the Sea Turtles Come Back?

New research takes a look at the impact green sea turtles are having on their environment.

Arizona Geopath

Leveling the Field

GeoSPACE aims to remove barriers to the geosciences for students with disabilities.

Discovery Can Predict ‘Hot Moments’ for High Water

A newly discovered pattern in sunny-day flooding related to sea-level rise could help coastal communities predict and plan for future high-water events.

Clifford Will

Clifford Will Receives Einstein Prize

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