• Alfred Cave M’59, PhD’61 was named a UF Distinguished Alumnus for his contributions to the history of the Pequot tribe of Connecticut.
  • African Languages celebrates 50 years of teaching at UF.
  • Psychology professor Dorothy Espelage received a $1 million, three-year grant for a pilot program to improve violence prevention and intervention in Miami-Dade Public Schools.
  • Carolyn Tucker, director of the Obesity Disparities Center, received a $2.3 million, three-year grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to support her health disparities research.
  • The Center for Humanities and the Public Sphere received a $400,000, three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the center’s endeavors to address pressing social and environmental issues in society.
  • Archaeology professor William H. Marquardt received a SEAC Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southeastern Archaeological Conference for his seminal research on the Calusa tribe of South Florida.
  • Nancy Rose Hunt, professor of history and African studies, won the 2016 Martin A. Klein Book Award, which honors the year’s most distinguished African history work published in English, for her book about health and community in the post-war Congo.