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  • You Are Using That Word All Wrong!

    April 27, 2018

    You Are Using That Word All Wrong!A Primer from Professor Victoria Pagan In English, we slap an “s” on nearly any noun and boom, there’s more than one. But what about those pesky nouns derived from Latin or Greek? “Alumni,” I’m looking at you. One alumnus is ...
  • From the Dean

    November 13, 2017

    From the Dean In April, Liberal Arts and Sciences celebrated alumni, students, faculty, and staff with our first awards ceremony, Evening of Excellence. The ceremony concluded with the presentation of the Civic Champion award given to The Honorable Bob Graham ’59, who has ...
  • The Legend in the Loam

    November 13, 2017

    The Legend in the LoamTwo UF alumni archaeologists unearth the home and legend of a freed African Muslim slave who became a financier in Georgetown at the turn of the 19th century. By Rachel Wayne Among the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s collection of 19th-century oil portraits ...
  • Ask the Expert — Rachel Dorman

    November 13, 2017

    Ask the Expert — Rachel DormanRachel Dorman ’10, MS’12 on deferred giving What is a bequest? A bequest is a deferred revocable gift typically given through a will or living trust. How does a bequest differ from other gifts to the college? Like immediate cash gifts, bequests can be ...
  • Ask the Archivist — What is the History of the F Book?

    November 13, 2017

    Ask the Archivist — What is the History of the F Book?What is the History of the F Book? University Archivist Peggy McBride explains the origins of a UF tradition. “Greetings: The University of Florida swings wide its doors and welcomes into the college circle you young men who enter here as students ...
  • The Forest for the Trees

    November 13, 2017

    The Forest for the TreesIn a globalized world full of nation-states, the use of natural resources is drastically varied. Forests provide lumber for buildings hundreds or even thousands of miles away. Many cease to exist. Power structures ostensibly representing millions of people govern the ...
  • Global Issues — The Square Root of Poverty

    November 13, 2017

    Global Issues — The Square Root of PovertyUF researcher Calistus Ngonghala uses math to understand the spread — and prevention — of disease in sub-Saharan Africa. By Terri Peterson For UF mathematical biology professor Calistus Ngonghala, researching the relationship between poverty and disease is more than an academic endeavor. ...
  • Extracurricular — Russell Anderson

    November 13, 2017

    Extracurricular — Russell AndersonSeeds of Success Russell Anderson M’17 has set a record for graduate certificates earned by one student, including four in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences that he added to his master’s in sustainable development and practice. Yet, he has ...
  • Civic Champion

    November 13, 2017

    Civic ChampionOn a crisp November day in 2003, Bob Graham ’59 stood on what remained of Lincoln High School’s track in Tallahassee, Fla., telling supporters and TV cameras that after almost 40 years in elected office — first as a state ...
  • Politically Active, Intercollegiate, and Nonpartisan

    November 10, 2017

    Politically Active, Intercollegiate, and NonpartisanEach spring, politically engaged students from Florida’s colleges and universities gather at the Future of Florida Summit to solve pressing issues facing the state. Sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, the summit aims to establish a tradition ...