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  • 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. ...

  • The Changing Treescape

    July 25, 2018

    The Changing Treescape

    For the first time, researchers have studied the effects of water stress on forests over a 20-year period. A team of biologists from the University ...

  • Heart of the Congo

    July 25, 2018

    Heart of the Congo

    UF professor receives Guggenheim Fellowship for work in Africa.

    Professor of History Nancy Rose Hunt crosses disciplinary boundaries in her work, which includes medical and cultural ...

  • Baby Books and Brains

    February 1, 2018

    Baby Books and Brains

    New study shows that certain books can increase infant learning.

    Parents and pediatricians know that reading to infants is a good thing, but new research shows ...

  • Safer Schools Through Science

    February 1, 2018

    Safer Schools Through Science

    UF bullying expert puts her research to work in Miami-Dade schools.

    “Boys will be boys” and “sticks and stones” don’t fly with UF Professor of Psychology ...

  • Stargazing to Siemens

    February 1, 2018

    Stargazing to Siemens

    UF professor mentors high schoolers.

    UF Professor of Astronomy Jian Ge wanted to give high school students a different summer camp experience: the opportunity to learn ...

  • Alumni Profile — Chip Kunde ’87

    February 1, 2018

    Alumni Profile — Chip Kunde '87

    A Compelling Advocate

    Even during his childhood, Chip Kunde ’87 had a love of politics, government, and history. “But little kids don’t think about becoming ...

  • Student Profile — Nicole Wang

    February 1, 2018

    Student Profile — Nicole Wang

    Global Citizen

    Nicole Wang ’21 just completed her first semester at UF and is committed to the pre-med track, even though she knows it’s not ...