A year ago, the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement reverberated around the world. Petitions, social media campaigns and demonstrations called for attention to racial equality within local law enforcement and university campuses. Now, The Alligator is checking in on how much progress has been made in Gainesville.
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Following recent rankings from Top500, the most referenced global list of supercomputers, UF’s HiPerGator artificial intelligence has been named the most powerful and energy efficient university-owned supercomputer in the United States.
UF and Santa Fe College campuses will be closed Wednesday due to Tropical Storm Elsa’s projected pathway over North Florida.
This Fall, two new sexual harassment prevention measures are coming to UF: a revamped sexual assault prevention training for incoming students and an app to aid students and employees who need sexual assault resources.
During a typical year at UF, the bustle of campus life is hard to miss — with students racing to class, hurrying to catch a bus, or weaving their way through Plaza of the Americas to grab Krishna lunch. Amid the flurry of students, the six George A. Smathers libraries provide an escape for both students and faculty alike to seek refuge.
Across the country, people come together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community through Pride Month.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s gubernatorial candidacy throws UF Law Board of Trustees seat into question
Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried’s appointment to UF Levin College of Law’s Law Center Association Board of Trustees is now shrouded in uncertainty.
Attending conference calls with investors in the car, filing patents and staying up until dawn to discuss app updates — all in a day’s work.
Activists drowned out the monotonous noise of traffic in Gainesville with chants, songs and poetry on May 19.
Harrison Hove and Clay Calvert, J.D., Ph.D. — two faculty members within the College of Journalism and Communications — were named Teacher of the Year and Teacher/Scholar of the Year respectively for the 2020-2021 school year.
UF is planning to loosen COVID-19 restrictions and return to full capacity classrooms as early as Summer B, with Summer A and C classes remaining mostly virtual.
When Madisun Murphy was 9 years old, her parents took her to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium to watch UF play against the University of Kentucky. The game ended with a victory for the Florida Gators, 48-14, with the stands going wild. In awe of the bright colors and enthusiastic crowd, Murphy knew she wanted to one day attend a game as a UF student.
When I first learned that my Bright Futures Scholarship — a scholarship that has fully paid for my tuition and fees throughout my first two years of college — was at risk of being taken away, I had been partaking in my innocent daily ritual of scrolling through Instagram aimlessly. As I routinely perused people’s Instagram stories, I encountered a reposted graphic warning me in big bold letters: “Bright Futures is in Danger!”