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A new and concerning cybercrime: Deepfake phishing

New technological advances now make it possible to use deepfake tools to create convincing audio and video of someone speaking. UF faculty and staff with access to university funds, unpublished research and important data must be vigilant for deepfake phishing video attempts. Learn more:

Financial literacy webinars available on-demand

The recordings of our financial literacy webinars, along with additional resources, have been uploaded to the UF Worklife website. Explore on-demand resources and register for upcoming workshops. Explore: Financial Literacy Workshop Series – Worklife (

UF Research Foundation names 2024 professors

The University of Florida Research Foundation, or UFRF, has named 34 of the university’s most productive and promising faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2024. The UFRF Professors were recommended by their college deans based on nominations from their department chairs, a personal statement and an evaluation of their recent research accomplishments as evidenced by […]

NASA selects UF mission to better track the Earth’s water and ice

NASA has selected a team of University of Florida aerospace engineers to pursue a groundbreaking $12 million mission aimed at improving the way we track changes in Earth’s structures, such as tectonic plates and oceans. The mission, GRATTIS (Gravitational Reference Advanced Technology Test in Space), was the sole proposal selected in a national competition. Learn […]

UF named top undergraduate research institution

The University of Florida has been chosen as a recipient of the 2023 Campus-Wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishments. The Council on Undergraduate Research awards higher education institutions that exemplify excellence and have high quality, successful undergraduate research programs. Learn more: UF named top undergraduate research institution – News – University of Florida (

Learn how to keep your identity secure

March 7 is National Slam the Scam Day. Visit the Social Security Administration website to learn about Social Security-related scams, and visit the UFIT Identity Theft website to learn how to prevent and recover from identity theft.

Take advantage of your free cloud storage

UF faculty and staff have up to 5TB of free cloud storage available on the GatorCloud through UF Information Technology. Visit the GatorCloud website to learn more, or contact UFIT’s Help Desk at 392-HELP for assistance. Learn more: GatorCloud – University of Florida (

Celebrate Fulbright Awareness Month this March

Hosted by the International Center and the UF Fulbright Lectures Committee, Fulbright Awareness Month will be celebrated March 4-31. Scholars, faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in information sessions to learn about the program and the application process as well as to hear from past participants. Learn more: March is Fulbright Awareness Month […]

How scientists are using UF’s supercomputer

From detecting crop diseases and pests to analyzing decades of handwritten doctor’s notes and medical records, the University of Florida’s supercomputer, known as HiPerGator, is helping researchers push the limits of science. Learn more: How scientists are using UF’s supercomputer – News – University of Florida (

Upgrades to UFIT’s video production studios

New equipment was recently installed in UFIT’s video production studios, streamlining the filming process for lectures, on-site interviews and more. Multimedia specialists are available for consult and can provide assistance filming in-studio or in the field. Learn more: