This Spring, twenty-six UF undergraduate students from across the university participated in the Global Solutions Conversations program. This virtual exchange project connected students from UF with students at the University of Halabja in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

During the six-week collaboration, students...


During this visit, a discussion on "Ensuring Security and Democracy in West Africa: Ghana’s Role in Regional and International Cooperation," featured Hon. Albert Kan-Dapaah, Ghana’s Minister for National Security where he highlighted the deteriorating security situation in West Africa and its global consequences. The...


Left Photo: Members of the Learning Without Borders team who led the initial implementation of the International Scholars program; Amila Tica, Dr. Matthew Jacobs, Paloma Rodriguez and Dr. Mary Kay Carodine. Right Photo: Taylor Simpson, Current Coordinator of ISP and a graduating student

Last week, the...


Congratulations to the faculty members who successfully completed the Spring 2024 Global Learning Institute! This year's cohort had participants representing many disciplines across campus, including medicine, engineering education, business, education, theatre and dance, health and human performance, food science and...


The Office of Global Learning and the Center for Latin American Studies welcomed Latin American COIL/Virtual Exchange experts, Dr. Ana Salomao from Sao Paulo State University (UNESP) in Brazil and Dr. Veronica Rodriguez from Universidad Veracruzana (UV) in Mexico to the UF campus last week.

During their visit, Dr...


Nicole Perry processes a tick specimen (Photo courtesy of Nicole Perry)

Source: UF News 
By Sarah Carey

Like many second-year veterinary students at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Danae Witte and Nicole Perry don’...


Source: Women in Higher Education 
By Hawa Allarakhia, M.Ed.

Career Moves: A Journey from Nuclear Engineer to Higher Education

Pingchein Neo is the director of international engineering programs at the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at...


Researcher Lorena Romero on the north bank of the Guaviare river in November 2023.LORENA ROMERO LEAL

Source: Forbes 
With Contributions of Andrew Wight

How Are Women Helping Shape The Amazon In Colombia?



The University of Florida’s Japanese club hosted a spring festival, “Harumatsuri,” celebrating Japanese culture and highlighting the cherry blossom season. Koto performers, calligraphy artists, and student organizations joined us for this event. Close to 200 attendees, including UF students, Gainesville locals, and...


Dr. Sharon Austin, Professor of Political Science, accompanied 13 students to Paris, France for the African Americans in Paris class. This class was first developed in 2007 by Dr. Stephanie Y. Evans, a former Associate Professor of Women's Studies and African American Studies at UF. Dr. Evans again offered the class in...