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  • Where the Oranges Aren’t so Orange

    August 5, 2019

    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 ...

  • Looking Deep Inside the Ancient Earth

    August 4, 2019

    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.

  • Corrupting the Immune System

    August 4, 2019

    Corrupting the Immune System

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

  • Renowned Author Joins UF

    August 4, 2019

    Renowned Author Joins UF

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

  • Stand Up and Holler

    August 4, 2019

    Stand Up and Holler

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

  • Civil Rights Bootcamp

    August 4, 2019

    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 ...

  • The Next Generation

    August 4, 2019

    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

    July 31, 2018

    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 ...

  • Phish in a Barrel

    July 31, 2018

    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 ...

  • Crosscurrents

    July 31, 2018


    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 ...

  • Alumni Profile: Mark Kaplan ’88

    July 31, 2018

    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 ...

  • Student Profile: Aaron Klein ’18

    July 25, 2018

    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. ...

  • Faculty Profile: Mary Ann Eaverly

    July 25, 2018

    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. ...