For UF, A Time to Shine
Optimism. Resilience. Vision. Generosity. There is much to be proud of in the Gator Nation's response to a global pandemic. We've collected stories from across campus that showcase Florida at its finest.Read More
“Every Gift Counts”
UF Health Shands is no stranger to the appreciation of grateful patients. But this time, the health behemoth was on the receiving end of heart-warming acts of kindness.Read More
Healing the Pain
They were linked in the lab and in love, a couple devoted to cutting-edge pharmaceutical research and to each other. Bonnie Avery’s untimely death stole much, but her husband has ensured her legacy survives.Read More
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.
Healing the Pain
They were linked in the lab and in love, a couple devoted to cutting-edge pharmaceutical research and to each other. Bonnie Avery’s untimely death stole much, but her husband has ensured her legacy survives.
Finding that Perfect Blend
The chairman of Tropical Smoothie Café believes in balance – work, family, service, social life – and the power of free frappé to lift spirits.
Their Father’s Footsteps
Immigrant. Reluctant rebel. Widower with young children. Sergio Galeano’s life intersected with harsh chapters of history and with heartache. But his determination to “move forward,” always, would shape his family and an industry.
From the Galapagos to Gainesville
Karen Bjorndal found her calling on a famed island in the Pacific. But it was her legendary mentor at the University of Florida who shaped her – and helped her solve one of the great mysteries of the deep blue sea.
Gators Growing Gators
Chris and Kristine Boyett are part of a sprawling family of UF grads. But they’re doing their best to ensure college is an option for others’ children as well.
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.
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 —
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