Assistant Professor Kate Sweeny reflects on her experiences
Two of the clearest measures of a university’s
success are its history and the achievements of its students—we take
a moment to explore the birth
of the college and reflect on the lives of those who have helped
shape CLAS’ reputation at home and abroad.
Seven short portraits of some of the students
who call UF’s CLAS their alma mater.
CLAS’ new dean, Paul D’Anieri shares his
views, coming in from the outside.
A team of UF physicists has a leading role in a major
experiment planned for the Large Hadron Collider.
The world’s largest computing
grid, pioneered in part by University of Florida researchers,
was launched on October 3 to crunch the mammoth amounts of
data produced by the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator
U.S. Ambassador to Panama, Barbara Stephenson,
tells stories of life as a diplomat.
Gator Tales hits the shelves, the Journal
of Undergraduate Research turns 10, new device aids Parkinsons patients,
the Department of Astronomy keeps breaking records, and the Chemistry
Research building is renamed in honor of Harry H. Sisler.
News correspondent, public servant, lawyer,
teacher—are just a few of the remarkable careers our alumni
From mysteries, both fiction and real, to analysis
of library performance,
the latest books by CLAS alumni are sure to thrill.
Above: Moving onto campus, early 1960s.
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida
is the largest college on campus, with more than 700 faculty members
responsible for teaching the majority of the university’s core
curriculum to at least 35,000 students each year. CLAS has more than
12,000 undergraduate students pursuing a variety of disciplines through
its 42 majors and 42 minors. Additionally, nearly 2,000 graduate students
are attaining advanced degrees in the college.
About Alumni CLASnotes
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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for its alumni and friends. Please
send all correspondence to Editor, CLAS Dean’s Office, PO Box
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