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Florida Campus Compact Names University of North Florida 2018 Engaged Campus of the Year

In recognition of the University of North Florida’s commitment to campus-community engagement and public service, Florida Campus Compact recognized UNF as the Engaged Campus of the Year for 2018 for the State University System. This is the...
13-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study Reveals Coloring Improves Working Memory/Reduces Stress Among Veterans

Simple activities, such as drawing and coloring, may yield both mental health and cognitive benefits for veterans, according to a new study conducted by Dr. Tracy Alloway, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Florida.
22-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


University of North Florida Chemistry Professor Awarded NSF Grant to Improve Data Science Framework

Dr. Stuart Chalk, a University of North Florida chemistry professor, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to test and improve upon his data science framework, SciData, which will help make the integration of scientific data...
2-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UNF Lands National Affordable Colleges 2018-19 Top LGBTQ-Friendly College List, a leader in higher education information, resources, affordability and rankings has recognized the University of North Florida as being one of the most inclusive campuses for LGBTQ students in the country.
9-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Best College Reviews Names UNF Among Top 50 Online RN to BSN Programs

Best College Reviews has named the University of North Florida among the Top 50 online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs for 2018, ranking No. 14 in the nation.
6-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


University of North Florida Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility Demonstrates State-of-the-Art TESCAN Biological Microscope

The University of North Florida Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility has partnered with TESCAN, a leading manufacturer of electron and light microscopes, in the installation of one of its new Q-Phase microscopes, a unique instrument...
24-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


University of North Florida School of Engineering Professor Invents One-of-a-Kind Surf Rover Machine

For his first job during college, William Dally worked in what he calls the surf zone—the area from the shoreline up to an ocean depth of 25 feet—placing rods to gather scientific data. Battered by the waves, the then 20-year-old civil...
19-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UNF Psychology Study Reveals Certain Cultures Short in Everyday Patience

Patience in everyday life is a strong predictor of health and well-being. Dr. Dominik Guess, a UNF psychology professor, conducted a European study regarding patience in everyday life, revealing cultural differences as to when people get impatient...
16-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNF Criminology Professor Discusses Prison Ministry Central to Life of Rev. Billy Graham

26-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST


Using Disaster Management to Get Supplies Quickly to Storm Hit Areas Like Haiti

17-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT


UNF Management Professor Predicts Unethical Bank Practices Like Wells Fargo Two Years Ago

13-Oct-2016 8:05 AM EDT


'Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century '

The new book "Color Stories: Black Women and Colorism in the 21st Century" offers an in-depth sociological exploration of present-day colorism in the lives of black women, investigating the lived experiences of a phenomenon that continues to affect...
2-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST


Third Anniversary of Slain Florida Teen Jordan Davis

Monday, Nov. 23, is the third anniversary of the shooting of Jacksonville teen Jordan Davis over loud music. National race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder, a University of North Florida associate professor of sociology, discusses how this event...
20-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST


UNF Race Expert Available to Discuss University of Missouri Football Players Protest of Racism

University of North Florida race expert Dr. JeffriAnne Wilder discusses the building story of the African-American football players at the University of Missouri who are protesting due to racist events on their campus.
9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Crazy, Dancing UNF Band Member Achieves Internet Fame

10-Mar-2015 8:05 AM EDT


UNF Business Professor Takes Madness out of the Month

University of North Florida business professor Dr. Jay Coleman takes the madness out of the month with his “Dance Card" Method for determining NCAA March Madness brackets, also known as “bracketology.”
4-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

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The University of North Florida is a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus and offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.

UNF's campus is nestled among 1,300 acres of trees, trails and lakes and has around 16,500 students, who are our first priority. The University offers five colleges of distinction: the Coggin College of Business, the Brooks College of Health, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Computing, Engineering and Construction and the College of Education and Human Services.

UNF recognizes that every student is an individual, with different goals, learning styles and needs. Our students are provided opportunities for life-changing learning experiences, including internships, study abroad and other off-campus programs and dynamic research projects.

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