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Florida honors integration pioneers with historical marker
The University of Florida unveiled on Wednesday a historical marker honoring the integration pioneers who led the charge to desegregate the institution. The marker honors the efforts of Virgil Hawkins, one of six African-Americans who sued the university after being denied admission in 1949 solely based on their race
Florida DCP alumus to partner with Tesla to create energy progressive community
University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning alumnus Max Strang (BDES ’94) is taking his business, Strang Design, to the next level by partnering with Tesla, Panther National, Willstrong and Peacock and Lewis to create a 218-luxury home development in Palm Beach, Fla., that features solar panel roofs, power walls, batteries and electric vehicle chargers.
Cross-University Research Team Awarded $3.8M
Collaborators from the University of Florida’s Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies and Florida State University’s Communication and Early Childhood Research and Practice Center have received $3,799,856 from the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to examine Florida Embedded Practices and Intervention with Caregivers (FL-EPIC).
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UF researchers on a quest to understand, prevent and treat Alzheimer’s disease
More than 6 million people in the U.S. are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to grow exponentially in coming decades. It’s a devastating illness, with far-reaching emotional, physical and financial impacts on individuals, caregivers and their families. At the University of Florida, researchers…Listen
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University of Florida Sends Cells to Space to Understand Muscle Loss
Adults lose muscle mass and strength as they age. Astronauts in microgravity lose it even faster. University of Florida research led by Siobhan Malany, Ph.D., sends human cells into space to understand muscle loss, which could lead to treatments here on Earth.
What starts here doesn’t stop
From personalized medicine to self-driving cars, we’re using artificial intelligence to move the world forward.
Accelerating treatment for canine arthritis
Meet Leo, the first dog in Florida to receive a total ankle replacement, performed by the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.
Momentum builds with this bachelor’s and master’s degree holder
UF Alum and Middle School Teacher: Hygens SuccesA champion for student outcomes, Hygens Succes is now a middle school math teacher in his hometown of Belle Glade, Florida. The former Gator linebacker is passionate about making sure underserved and uninspired students don’t get left behind, something he saw all too much of when he was that age. See how he approaches every day as an opportunity to make an impact in our podcast.
Adam Goldstein (BSBA ’01) and Brett Adcock (BSBA ’08)Faster. Safer. Greener. Meet the UF Warrington College of Business alumni that are challenging convention with a solution that would bypass gridlocked traffic in a quiet, safe and sustainable way. How? By building a fleet of electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft over the next few years. In other words, flying cars. See how.
UF Warrington alumni taking intracity travel to new heights
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