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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On A Medical Mission

An eye-opening visit to her parents’ home country gave Tashana Haye’s career a new focus

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7 Life Lessons Learned Along the Way

How UF changed a life, and an industry

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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.

The Miracle Marathon
By the time the last tune played, weary students had raised $3 million—the largest amount yet —for the Children’s Miracle Network.
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James Patterson’s Latest Plot
America’s best-selling author pairs with UF to raise literacy levels in Florida schools
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The Unlikely Scholar
He’d heard that education was the path out of poverty. He just didn’t believe that path was meant for someone like him.
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The Rise of a Gator Nation
Small steps and big ideas marked UF’s ascension to the top 10. These eight philanthropists are some of the visionaries behind the climb. They are Golden Gators.
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Ms. Guerra Goes to Washington
Michelle Obama. Hillary Clinton. Liana Guerra. A UF graduate joins esteemed company, thanks to a scholarship that brings young voices into civic life.
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Given Their History, This Gift was a Natural
They met at a museum. They married at a museum. Naming a museum in their will “is an expression of who we are.”
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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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