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  • Faculty Profile — Michael Daniels

    January 31, 2018

    Faculty Profile — Michael Daniels

    Filling in the Blanks

    Imagine a puzzle that appears, at first glance, to be complete but actually has some missing pieces, and it’s not clear what ...

  • Mock Trial Mavens

    January 31, 2018

    Mock Trial Mavens

    UF’s LitiGators win major national tournaments.

    UF’s Mock Trial team, the LitiGators, celebrated its 10-year anniversary in 2017 in grand style — by having its winningest ...

  • Renaissance Man

    January 31, 2018

    Renaissance Man

    This geographer does it all.

    Nick Dowhaniuk PhD’21 has a shaded illustration of the Virunga Mountains, a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, tattooed on ...

  • Transformative Topographies

    August 1, 2017

    Transformative Topographies

    UF anthropologist studies the lives of Peruvians who provide transportation through a post-war terrain.

    Richard Kernaghan, associate professor of anthropology, has received a fellowship from the ...

  • In the Moment

    August 1, 2017

    In the Moment

    Gators join together for mindfulness.

    On April 4, 2017, two remarkable UF alumni spoke to a packed room about how the practice of mindfulness can promote ...

  • A Man for All Seasons

    August 1, 2017

    A Man for All Seasons

    UF’s beloved historian Michael Gannon passed in April.

    Michael Gannon PhD’62, who taught at UF for more than 30 years, passed away on April 10 ...

  • Alumni Profile — Mary Hough Fisher

    August 1, 2017

    Alumni Profile — Mary Hough Fisher

    Going for the Gold Anniversary

    This year, Mary Hough Fisher ’67 celebrates her 50th UF graduation anniversary. In honor of this golden date, her family ...

  • Student Profile — Phillip Dmitriev

    August 1, 2017

    Student Profile — Phillip Dmitriev

    Oxford Bound

    To study something as complex as the human brain, one certainly needs a well-rounded education, and Phillip Dmitriev ’17, has immersed himself in ...

  • Faculty Profile — Maia Martcheva

    August 1, 2017

    Faculty Profile — Maia Martcheva

    Mathematical Biologist

    As the daughter of biologists, Professor Maia Martcheva grew up in an academic environment in Bulgaria. “I spent my childhood in labs, going to ...

  • LIGO Gators

    August 1, 2017

    LIGO Gators

    David Reitze gives back to UF Physics.

    David Reitze, executive director of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) at Caltech, is one of three winners of ...