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February 26, 2021
UNF professor talks product placement in supermarkets with The CounterFebruary 26, 2021
Dr. Gregory Gundlach, distinguished professor of marketing, discusses how popular brands get the best real estate in grocery stores.
February 25, 2021
UNF’s LGBTQ Center unveils new ‘Trans Talks’ formatFebruary 25, 2021
The discussion series has been redesigned to provide more education on trans-specific issues for the entire campus community.
February 24, 2021
Director of the UNF School of Music presents lecture on ‘The Impact of Jazz on Social Justice’February 24, 2021
Hines will discuss the ways that jazz artists have fought for social justice through their music.
February 23, 2021
UNF named a 'Top Military Friendly School' for 12th consecutive yearFebruary 23, 2021
UNF is recognized for promoting positive educational outcomes, resources, and specialized support services for military students.
February 23, 2021
UNF, FSCJ sign agreement to expand health care educationFebruary 23, 2021
Florida State College at Jacksonville nursing students can earn credits in the University of North Florida’s master’s program.
February 22, 2021
February 19, 2021
UNF’s Gerson Yessin Distinguished Professorship awarded to Dr. James HallFebruary 19, 2021
This award is an annual recognition of an outstanding music faculty member.
February 18, 2021
UNF student is first with intellectual differences to serve as Best Buddies Florida College Chapter club presidentFebruary 18, 2021
Becca Barnett is a student in UNF’s The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition program.
February 17, 2021
UNF researcher receives NSF grant to study algal mats on the bottom of Lake HuronFebruary 17, 2021
Dr. Casamatta's research hopes to uncover an understanding of how microbial mats potentially gave rise to life on Earth.
February 17, 2021
C.A.M.P. Osprey program receives LEAD Award for Leadership and Organizational DevelopmentFebruary 17, 2021
The program is recognized for its innovation and superior practices in the leadership space.
February 16, 2021
UNF Department of English celebrates African-American artistic production with ‘Baobab Black Arts’February 16, 2021
The series will include a new group of inspiring guest artists and speakers for the spring semester.
February 15, 2021
The Antiracist CollegeFebruary 15, 2021
Whitney Meyer, vice president and chief diversity officer, shares insight for the Chronicle of Higher Education article focusing on diversity efforts at universities.
February 15, 2021
OneJax Announces 2021 Humanitarian Award HonoreesFebruary 15, 2021
The awards honor those who have demonstrated integrity, have given generously and have been dedicated to the improvement of human relations among diverse groups in the community.
February 12, 2021
UNF Environmental Center Seed Grant research findings are helping predict extreme floods in Northeast FloridaFebruary 12, 2021
UNF researches Dr. Chris Brown, civil engineering professor, and Samantha Kovalenko, civil engineering graduate student, share their findings.
February 11, 2021
UNF College of Education receives $1.35 million gift to prepare future teachers through the Lastinger Endowed ScholarshipFebruary 11, 2021
This gift will allow the College of Education to intentionally recruit, retain and graduate a diverse pipeline of highly skilled teacher candidates.
February 10, 2021
UNF presents the 2021 Darwin Day lecture ‘One Health in a Pandemic Era’February 10, 2021
This year’s lecturer is Dr. William B. Karesh, executive vice president for health and policy at EcoHealth Alliance.
February 9, 2021
UNF Alumni Recognized During Annual Awards CeremonyFebruary 9, 2021
The awards honor several notable graduates for their exemplary service and contributions to the University.
February 8, 2021
Lend-A-Wing Food Pantry Reopens at Student UnionFebruary 8, 2021
UNF President and First Lady Szymanski, Interim Provost Dr. Karen Patterson and other University members attended the socially-distanced grand reopening event.
February 8, 2021
Veterans Florida and UNF Military Veterans Resource Center Facilitated Growth Program Starts Feb. 13February 8, 2021
The Facilitated Growth Program will be conducted in a seminar-style of learning, in a small group setting to address key business challenges and determine new strategies for business growth.
February 5, 2021
University of North Florida Blue and Gray Online Auction preview link now liveFebruary 5, 2021
The auction opens Feb. 9 and closes Feb. 13. All proceeds will benefit the student athlete experience.
February 4, 2021
UNF celebrates Homecoming Week beginning February 7February 4, 2021
Homecoming week will feature a variety of activities, both virtual and in-person, for students, alumni, faculty and staff to enjoy through Feb. 13.
February 3, 2021
UNF art galleries host upcoming exhibitionsFebruary 3, 2021
The UNF Gallery of Art and the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery will host two exhibitions featuring work from faculty and alumni beginning Feb. 1.
February 2, 2021
Famed journalist Roland Martin to speak at UNF 40th Annual MLK Scholarship CelebrationFebruary 2, 2021
Martin, an award-winning journalist, CNN contributor and author, will deliver the keynote address at the virtual event.
February 1, 2021
UNF celebrates Black History MonthFebruary 1, 2021
The Intercultural Center for Peace has planned engaging and informative virtual events to acknowledge the robust history and culture of Black Americans and others of African Descent.
January 29, 2021
UNF Associate Dean Dr. Catherine Christie named a ‘Woman with Heart’ by Volunteers in MedicineJanuary 29, 2021
Christie will be honored for her commitment to leadership, advocacy, and the health of the Northeast Florida community.
January 28, 2021
UNF sets up COVID-19 vaccination clinic for employees 65 and olderJanuary 28, 2021
The University of North Florida is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic next week for university employees who are 65 or older.
January 28, 2021
UNF Taylor Leadership Institute presents a virtual Leading Ladies Speaker SeriesJanuary 28, 2021
The free webinar series will showcase and celebrate inspiring and innovative women leaders.
January 27, 2021
UNF ranks in U.S. News & World Report 2021 Best Online ProgramsJanuary 27, 2021
UNF has earned high rankings for its online bachelor’s programs and online master’s in education program.
January 26, 2021
Humana and UNF collaborate to advance clinical education and improve community health in Jacksonville and Northeast FloridaJanuary 26, 2021
To support food security among homebound older adults in Northeast Florida, Humana and UNF will collaborate to expand the University’s Meals on Wings program.
January 25, 2021
MOCA Jacksonville opens new showJanuary 25, 2021
"Ally Brody: Public Domain" features the works of the latest MOCA University of North Florida Student Artist-in-Residence.
January 25, 2021
UNF opens new year with new ‘Justice Sessions’ discussion series topicsJanuary 25, 2021
The series features speakers from UNF and the local community who will discuss Jacksonville’s history of racial and civil rights struggles.
January 22, 2021
UNF professor featured in upcoming panel on future climate policy in Northeast FloridaJanuary 22, 2021
Dr. Adam Rosenblatt will join a panel of experts working to slow climate change in the upcoming virtual ADAPT event hosted by WJCT.
January 21, 2021
UNF’s health administration program among 25 Best Health Care Management Bachelor’s ProgramsJanuary 21, 2021
UNF is recognized for preparing skilled, professional leaders that make a difference in the healthcare management industry.
January 20, 2021
UNF Environmental Center hosts plastic reduction awareness event featuring Oceana organizerJanuary 20, 2021
These events will help educate the community on the benefits of reducing single-use plastic consumption.
January 19, 2021
UNF Student Alliance for Inclusion and Diversity presents ‘YouNF Week’January 19, 2021
This week-long series of programming seeks to engage the campus community in celebration of diversity and inclusion.
January 15, 2021
UNF Student Artist-in-Residence exhibit opens at MOCA JacksonvilleJanuary 15, 2021
Brody's photography explores social and political topics, such as environmental issues, societal changes and personal accounts.
January 15, 2021
UNF to host hip hop music history event with famous local rap musician Mal JonesJanuary 15, 2021
Programs like this hip hop history event are part of UNF’s Strategic Plan for Inclusive Excellence.
January 14, 2021
UNF hosts free Facilitated Growth Program for military veteran businessesJanuary 14, 2021
Now in its fifth year, the program continues to serve the needs of local military veterans at little to no cost.
January 13, 2021
UNF sculpture professor Jenny Hager exhibits at Cummer Museum in JanuaryJanuary 13, 2021
Hager will showcase her work as part of the Art Ventures 30th Anniversary Exhibition from Jan. 13 through Feb. 21
January 12, 2021
UNF conducts first ever large-scale analysis on water pathogen circulation among Florida residents and animalsJanuary 12, 2021
The research team investigated 33 waterborne diseases, water-related vector-borne diseases, and water-based toxins between 1999-2019.
January 11, 2021
UNF Student Government hosts Mental Health Awareness WeekJanuary 11, 2021
The week will feature daily events for UNF students, faculty and staff.
January 11, 2021
Founding University President Dr. Thomas G. Carpenter DiesJanuary 11, 2021
Dr. Thomas G. Carpenter, first president and namesake of the Thomas G. Carpenter Library, has passed away.
January 8, 2021
January 7, 2021
UNF Instructor Receives US Patent for Toxic Gas SensorsJanuary 7, 2021
Dr. Nirmalkumar Patel's invention will detect toxic vapors and odors in hazardous gases, industrial toxic gases and other chemical agents.
January 6, 2021
UNF Names Scott Bennett as Vice President of Administration and FinanceJanuary 6, 2021
Bennett has served in this role as interim vice president since Feb. 1, 2020.
January 5, 2021
UNF professor reports on returning to exercise post-pandemic, staying healthy in the new yearJanuary 5, 2021
Dr. Churilla shares findings and exercise recommendations adapted from his paper on “Sport, Exercise and COVID-19."
January 4, 2021
University Of North Florida To Offer New Africana Studies MajorJanuary 4, 2021
UNF is planning to offer an Africana Studies program as part of its effort to meet the rising demand for courses and majors that focus on race.
January 4, 2021
UNF unveils new materials science and engineering graduate programJanuary 4, 2021
The interdisciplinary program will involve physics, chemistry, biology, electrical and mechanical engineering.
January 2, 2021
UNF professor releases new book, “The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study”January 2, 2021
Dr. Heffernan's book covers the story of nine literature courses taught at nine different higher education institutions between 1916 and 1979.