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David G. Oppenheimer, associate professor of biology at the University of Florida, and Paris Grey, research scientist and undergraduate research mentor in Dr. Oppenheimer’s research laboratory. More.


Tokaido Texts and Tales Tokaido Texts and Tales: Tokaido gojusan tsui by Kuniyoshi, Hiroshige, and Kunisada
Ann Wehmeyer, is associate professor of Japanese and linguistics at the University of Florida and the translator of Motoori Norinaga's Kojiki-den, Book 1. More.


Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power Emergent Brazil: Key Perspectives on a New Global Power
Jeffrey D. Needell, professor of History, edited a anthology of the fast-growing BRICS economics. (Brazil, Russia, China, India, and South Africa)


The Lily and the Thistle: The French Tradition and the Older Literature of ScotlandThe Lily and the Thistle: The French Tradition and the Older Literature of Scotland
William Calin, professor of Language, Literature and Culture, argues for a reconsideration of the French impact on medieval and renaissance Scottish literature.


Rethinking Therapeutic CultureRethinking Therapeutic Culture
Trysh Travis, Associate Director and Undergraduate Coordinator for the Center for Women's Studies and Gender Research, examines the "culture of narcissism."

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Call for 2015-2016 Teaching and Advising Award Nominations

College Deadline for Nominations: Friday, November 20, 2015.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is now accepting nominations for the Undergraduate Teacher/Advisers of the Year awards for the current academic year. Nominate your favorite Liberal Arts and Sciences teacher or advisor for a teaching/advising award.

The guidelines and nomination forms can be found on:

Please return nomination forms to arlenew@ufl.edu or 2014 Turlington Hall.

Call for 2015-2016 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

The Graduate School has announced the Doctoral Dissertation Advising/Mentoring award program for 2015-2016. Procedures and deadlines can be found on the Graduate School website

Deadline for Nominations to the college: Friday, October 16, 2015

Hundreds turn out to leave their mark on new chemistry building

September 15, 2015

Almost a year after the groundbreaking ceremony for the University of Florida's new chemistry/chemical biology at the corner of University Avenue and Buckman Drive, hundreds gathered to leave their signature on a one-ton beam that will be placed on the tallest portion of the building. Read More.

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An education in the liberal arts and sciences prepares students for a wide range of careers. Learn more about our majors and the career opportunities they provide.
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Professor of Math Named SIAM Fellow

Congratulations to Professor William Hager for being named a 2015 Fellow in the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics. He is being honored for contributions to optimal control, optimization theory, and numerical optimization algorithms. Hager is a co-director of the Center for Applied Optimization here at UF. His research work focuses on numerical analysis, optimization, optimal control, and lightning.

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an international society of over 14,000 individual members, including applied and computational mathematicians and computer scientists, as well as other scientists and engineers. Members from 85 countries are researchers, educators, students, and practitioners in industry, government, laboratories, and academia. The Society, which also includes nearly 500 academic and corporate institutional members, serves and advances the disciplines of applied mathematics and computational science by publishing a variety of books and prestigious peer-reviewed research journals, by conducting conferences, and by hosting activity groups in various areas of mathematics. SIAM provides many opportunities for students including regional sections and student chapters. Further information is available at here.

Two Physics Distinguished Professors Win Top Awards in Their Fields

Pierre Ramond has been awarded the 2015 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics for his "pioneering foundational discoveries in supersymmetry and superstring theory, in particular the dual model of fermions and the theory of the Kalb-Ramond field."

Arthur Hebard and colleagues Allen Goldman (U. Minnesota), Aharon Kapitulnik (Stanford U.), and Matthew Fisher (U. California, Santa Barbara) have been awarded the American Physical Society's 2015 Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize for "discovery and pioneering investigations of the superconductor-insulator transition, a paradigm for quantum phase transitions."

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Anthropology Professor Wins Extraordinary Professor Award

Peter Schmidt, Professor of Anthropology and Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, has been honored with an appointment as Extraordinary Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. See more.


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