Strengthening Florida’s Fight Against COVID-19
As the world grapples with a pandemic, a gift to UF Health supports epidemiological studies and virus intervention.Read More
Grit and Gratitude
A daughter of refugees and the first in her family to attend college, this Gator is determined to take every opportunity America offers, and to ensure others can, too.Read More
It Takes a Village
Edouard Rollet finds success in business by seeking out – and appealing to – the good in humanity.Read More
From Everyday Opportunity
to Uncommon Reality
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Grit and Gratitude
A daughter of refugees and the first in her family to attend college, this Gator is determined to take every opportunity America offers, and to ensure others can, too.
It Takes a Village
Edouard Rollet finds success in business by seeking out – and appealing to – the good in humanity.
The Untamable Filipe DeAndrade
This Nat Geo star overcame a difficult childhood, and he credits animals with saving his life. Now he wants to return the favor.
The Soldier’s Mission
A retired lieutenant colonel says the University of Florida gave him the direction he needed to find his place in the world. His latest mission? Helping children find their way.
Ron Magill’s Wild Ride
For a Gator who’s carted Komodo dragons to Letterman’s show, handled animals for “Miami Vice” and traveled the world to see wildlife, his greatest career thrill sounds tame. But the impact of his most important work is profound.
Things can get heated in our national forests, as the timber industry, environmentalists, recreationists and more fight for their right to use our woodlands. This Gator works to bring harmony to our nation’s wild areas – and for diversity in forestry.
Superhero for a Small Planet
Zika. Swine flu. Ebola. A crusader at the CDC kept some of the world’s worst outbreaks and epidemics from spreading to pregnant women and infants. Now, this Gator is training the health heroes of the future.
Where Manatees Are Feared, A Gator Offers Hope
In Africa, the gentle sea cow is viewed as dangerous. But a UF graduate is determined to dispel myths and save the vanishing species.
For This Wealth Leader, an Unlikely Major Is an Appreciated Asset
Named one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance, Rebecca Patterson shepherds the investments of the nation’s 1 percent. But she credits her UF journalism degree with setting her apart.
“We Want To Leave The World A Better Place.”
As patrons of UF as well as the city surrounding it, Ken and Linda McGurn have connected town and gown for decades. Their legacy of mixing business with conservation, though, will live far beyond Gainesville.
This Gator is leading ambitious green efforts at the Golden Arches, from helping the burger behemoth lower its carbon footprint to ensuring 100% of McDonald’s coffee is sustainably sourced. “It all comes back to agriculture,” she says.Read More
International organization honors Anita Zucker for service to her alma materRead More
What’s Your Passion?
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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 —
What is the unique challenge for each of us? To go serve? To go inspire? To go build?Find Out More
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