University of Florida

Many factors will contribute to the University of Florida achieving its goal of being recognized as one of the nation’s top 10 public universities, but none will be more important than success at growing our research enterprise.
Dr. David Norton, Vice President for Research

FEATURE HIGHLIGHT

Innovation Turns 50

Like so much of science, the invention of Gatorade 50 years ago seems to have happened by magic, as if the whole story could be told in a 90-second television commercial narrated by Keith Jackson. But a closer look at the copious amounts of data...
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Sweat Equity

By Cindy Spence Champions at the University of Florida – whether in sports or science – are built on a lemon-lime foundation. From the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute to the Center for Exercise Science and the College of Medicine,...
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Early Years

By Cindy Spence Sandra Dodgens was taking a break from being a foster parent after the heartbreak of losing a child with cerebral palsy. Then a social worker called her about a pair of twins in critical need. The previous foster parent had them...
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NEWS BRIEFS

Fill ‘er Up

It’s 6:30 a.m. in the south end zone at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, yet...
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Study Reveals Oldest Primate Lived In Trees

Say “primate” and most people wouldn’t think of a tree-dwelling,...
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Fungal Treatment May Thwart Avocado Disease

University of Florida scientists believe they’ve found what could be...
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Process Converts Human Waste Into Rocket Fuel

Buck Rogers surely couldn’t have seen this one coming, but at NASA’s...
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RESEARCHER HIGHLIGHT

Forrest Masters

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Assistant Professor of Civil & Coastal Engineering Most people flee a storm like Hurricane Sandy. Forrest Masters and the UF Hurricane...
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