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UF Alumni Night at Marlins Park

Over 150 UF alumni and friends watched the Miami Marlins play the Colorado Rockies on Friday, August 11. UF Alumni Night at Marlins Park was a partnership with the Gator Clubs of Miami and Broward, two affiliated chapters of the University of Florida Alumni Association in South Florida that serve as a “home away from ... Read More

UF Coral Gables Hosts Open House

UF Coral Gables hosted an Open House for alumni and friends on Thursday, June 22. The following UF partners demonstrated their impactful role in our community: Dr. Magdi Castañeda, Clinical Professor in Residence, Miami Dr. Jeffrey Hodgson, Provost and CEO, New World School of the Arts Maybell Perez, Manager, Hialeah Dental Center Carolina Revilla Vendrame, ... Read More

Florida Researchers Discover Potentially Lethal Parasite in Florida

Researchers from the University of Florida have discovered the rat lungworm, a parasite that can lead to meningitis, in many people and animals in five counties throughout the state of Florida. Rats and snails in Alachua, Leon, St. Johns, Orange, and Hillsborough counties have been the main animals the parasite has been linked to according ... Read More

UF Coral Gables Hosts Exclusive Collection from José Moskovits

José Cil, Jill Granat, Judith Korchin and the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica hosted an exclusive, hands-on presentation of recently acquired works from the José Moskovits Anti-Semitism collection on Thursday, May 25 at UF Coral Gables. The extraordinary collection included personal letters on Anti-Semeitism received from a wide variety of world leaders and ... Read More

UF MBA and CFA Society Miami Hosted Networking Reception at UF Coral Gables

University of Florida MBA Program and the CFA Society Miami hosted a networking reception at the UF Coral Gables office on Thursday, May 4th for an evening with finance industry professionals and Gator alumni. Students attending the event were able to meet with finance professionals to uncover what it’s like to work in different areas ... Read More

UF Plans For Driverless Cars

The University of Florida recently announced a partnership between the City of Gainesville and the Florida Department of Transportation to test driverless cars in Gainesville starting as early as Fall 2017. The goal is to test how driverless cars are impacted by pedestrians, bicyclists, and traffic. The driverless cars will be seen on Northwest 13th ... Read More

UF Researchers Improving Everglades Farming

UF scientists at the Everglades Research and Education Center are working alongside local growers to combat weeds, pests and diseases faced daily in the Everglades. Founded in 1921, the Everglades Research and Education Center is located in Belle Grande, Florida, and is one of UF’s oldest centers. Learn more about the center here and their ... Read More

Destination UF Welcomes Newly Admitted UF Students in Miami

Over 150 newly admitted freshman students and their families attended Destination UF on Thursday, March 16th. Destination UF is an off-campus welcome reception hosted in many different cities throughout the nation to provide newly admitted freshman students and their family members an opportunity to learn more about The Gator Nation and academic enrichment at University ... Read More

Eight UF programs ranked top 10 in the world, according to new rankings

The University of Florida’s entomology department is the best in the world, and a host of other UF programs rank in the top 10 globally from among more than 26,000 degree-granting institutions of higher education, according to the 2017 Center for World University Rankings list released today. Read more here