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Program Developed by UF Increases Algebra Pass Rates

Thanks to Algebra Nation, a program developed by the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, there was a 27 percent increase in algebra test pass rates among Florida students for the 2015-2016 school year. Read the full story here

University of Florida Announces Endowment

UF College of Arts is proud to announce the William Salkin and Sam and Yetta Feldman Endowment. The endowment supports music and photography students, thanks to the generosity of Larry and Avis Feldman. Larry and Avis Feldman have long been champions for education. From the Miami-Dade School District, and now, to the College of the ... Read More

Creating the fruit that’s unique to Miami

BY JACK PAYNE Alan Chambers moved last year to create only-in-Miami food. He wants to give you a sweeter papaya with an aroma you can pick up from five feet away. He hopes to eventually offer you a mango with smoother flesh (not the kind with the stringy yellow stuff inside). He’s looking for an ... Read More

Gator Nation News – Miami-Dade County

This Gator Nation News is for you, Miami-Dade County. With more than 20,000 alumni and 4,000 students hailing from South Florida, the University of Florida is proud to present the Gator Nation News, Miami-Dade edition. Having recently opened UF Coral Gables to better serve our alumni, students, families and friends in South Florida, we also ... Read More

Lastinger Center Connects Over 350 Educators and Academics at International Conference in Downtown Miami

On March 2-3, 2017, the Lastinger Center hosted the inaugural International Teacher Leadership Conference in Miami at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. The conference brought together over 350 educators and academics from across the globe, including attendees from Scotland, Denmark and Sweden. Featured conference keynote speakers were Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. ... Read More

UF Online Connections

The University of Florida Online program will be hosting a networking event for current UF Online students UF Coral Gables 1 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 5 Coral Gables, FL 33134 For event details contact Meredith Beaupre, mbeaupre@ufl.edu FOLLOW US: Facebook

Our Grand Opening

Thank you to the many Gators who helped celebrate the opening of UF Coral Gables! We are proud neighbors of our South Florida alumni, students and fellow higher education partners. Enjoy these images from our Feb. 6 opening event.

International Teacher Leadership Conference

The University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning will host the International Teacher Leadership Conference March 2 – 3. INTERNATIONAL TEACHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: Co-Constructing a New Vision for Teacher Leadership A conversation among scholars and practitioners about teacher leadership Please join us for the following conference events: Opening Session Keynote speakers, Dr. Nancy Dana and ... Read More

Latin American Business Environment Report

Join the UF Center for Latin American Studies for the release of the findings of their annual Latin American Business Environment Report. Led by Brian C. Gendreau, Director of the Latin American Business Environment Program of the Center and Clinical Professor of Finance, the conversation will focus on the business and economic outlook in the ... Read More

Gator Talk: Miami

Join Dr. Jonathan D. Licht, director of the UF Health Cancer Center, Wednesday, Feb. 22, as he shares breakthroughs in immunotherapy treatment in brain tumor clinical trials, how the bacteria in a patient’s body impacts cancer and how 3D tumor bioprinting can help doctors target the appropriate cancer treatment for individual patients. Click here to ... Read More