“I’ve had a guardian angel looking after me.”

Scott Hawkins discovered early on his knack for leadership, and he’s used that talent to help others Go Greater in their own lives.

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Building a Level Playing Field

Brian Levine looks to sports and finance to provide experiences for disadvantaged children — and opportunities for Gators

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7 Lessons Learned from UF Sports

A Golden Gator shares wisdom earned through glory and defeat

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From Everyday Opportunity
to Uncommon Reality

At UF Advancement, we connect vision with passion in order to impact Florida, the nation, and the world. See what is possible when we go together.

Leading from the Heart
Kelley Bergstrom — national notable in real estate investment — has transformed an industry, while never losing sight of his down-to-earth values.
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A Guide to Better Living
Gators Chuck and Margie Steinmetz, stars in their own careers, offer advice on success in work and life
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This Doctor’s Role: Heal Now, Help Later
For this acclaimed vascular surgeon, a life of purpose reaches beyond the operating room and to the future of the medicine
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Raise Your Glass
Hops, possibly bound for Florida’s emerging microbrewery scene, get their start at IFAS, thanks to donors.
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Spirit of the Deep Blue Sea
A Gator fights to protect one of the world’s most majestic — and endangered — creatures
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A Focus on the ‘Pawsitive’
The death of a beloved pet is always hard. But two young brothers turned their heartache into hope for other families.
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A Retired NASA Engineer Wants More Women at the Controls
Don Irons spent 40 years in a male-dominated field. His investment in future women engineers is good for the gender gap and the space program.
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There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.

— UF President Kent Fuchs —

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