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Your Impact

“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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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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7 Lessons Learned from UF Sports
A Golden Gator shares wisdom earned through glory and defeat
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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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