The place is an alcoholic and a hippie, a scenester and a sports star, a handbag-crazy nature freak as at ease in the library as in a disco.
As you study, eat and exercise in campus buildings this fall, take a minute to consider the people whose names mark their entrances. Many of the men and women who have campus buildings named for them played a vital role in making UF the university it is today.
Students arrive at UF with plans to eventually become successful and maybe even change the world once they earn their degrees.
Welcome to the University of Florida! I may not be the first to congratulate you on your decision to attend UF, but let me tell you how much you will benefit from your time here. As Student Body president for the 2008-2009 academic year, I urge you make the most out of what will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience.
Jumping into a new town, there's a whole slew of new people who make decisions affecting your everyday life.
Laura Lombardo is 2,131 friends richer. She has created 55 photo albums, and so far there are 1,260 photos of her online. She checks Facebook from her Blackberry while she's waiting in line or on the bus to pass the time.
In light of rising gas prices, more students are forced to find means of travel that don't involve getting behind the wheel of a car. Luckily for UF students, there are plenty of ways to get around Gainesville and campus without one.
UF students taking core classes like biology, calculus or chemistry for their majors can liberate their creative impulses by registering for a course that deviates from the usual Gen Ed suspects.
Welcome to the University of Florida!