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Celebrating Black History Month at UF

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As the nation celebrates Black History Month, the University of Florida is also sharing the extraordinary voices that have vibrantly contributed to the institution’s excellence. Visit UF’s new Black History Month website for updates on events, details on campus initiatives and inspiring stories of the Black experience at UF. Meet Jasmine McNealy, named one of the 100 […]

From one milestone to the next: African American Studies at UF

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Last year, more than 100 people gathered on Turlington Plaza to celebrate the 50th anniversary of African American Studies at UF. Now, a half-century after the program’s founding in 1969, its vital role stands to receive a long-sought recognition. Under the leadership of newly hired director David A. Canton and with commitment from Dean David Richardson, African American […]

Amplifying Black Voices: Biomedical Engineering celebrates excellence, inspires change

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The UF J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering’s latest publication features faculty, students and alumni from a variety of backgrounds and points of view, demonstrating the rich and varied experiences that drive the department’s success and innovation. Contributors to the issue were invited to write about what makes them most proud, yielding an […]

Dr. Cindy Prins lends expertise to assess UF spaces for COVID-19 transmission risks

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In her role as the infection preventionist for the UF Health Screen, Test and Protect Program, Cindy Prins, Ph.D., clinical associate professor of epidemiology and assistant dean for educational affairs for the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, offers infection control assessments for UF entities who aim to resume activities throughout campus. Since August, […]

UF Pharmacy students helping to administer COVID-19 vaccines

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Pharmacy students in the UF College of Pharmacy are playing a central role in providing COVID-19 vaccines to Floridians. Student volunteers in Gainesville, Jacksonville and Orlando have joined the vaccination effort to help stem the pandemic. Learn More