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  • Lessons Learned from Lives Lost

    UF researchers uncover surprising patterns with the spread of the great flu of 1918 In 1918, an unusually deadly flu swept the world, claiming 50 to 100 million lives in a pandemic often called the Spanish flu. Kyra Grantz, a research ...

  • Election Experts

    UF political science professors are a major resource for media. UF political science professors Daniel A. Smith and Michael McDonald have been featured as voting experts in nearly 60 news outlets — international, national, and regional — during the 2016 presidential ...

  • Feet to the Fire

    Environment impact assessments are good for corporations and the planet. For 16 years, the Emerging Pathogens Institute’s Burton Singer has tracked a little-known undercurrent of environmental regulation. Although many scientists and activists are rightfully concerned about the effects of corporate development ...

  • UF Historian Receives Prestigious African History Award

    UF’s Nancy Rose Hunt Receives Major Book Award for Congo History Nancy Rose Hunt, UF professor of history and African studies, has received the Martin A. Klein Award honoring the best histories of Africa. The American Historical Association will present the ...

  • Geography Department Receives NSF Grant

    Robert Walker of the Center for Latin American Studies and international team receive award to study effects of neoliberal policy on Mexican farming practices and their impact on deforestation. UF’s Department of Geography and Center for Latin American Studies have received ...