• The “Queen of the Campus” Regains its Title

    The “Queen of the Campus” Regains its Title

    “What I love about the new Reitz is that it perfectly suits our 21st century students – even as it preserves all the qualities that endeared it to so many generations of Gators,” said UF President Kent Fuchs at the Grand Reopening Celebration for the Reitz Union.

  • The Space Between Art and Science

    The Space Between Art and Science

    UF President Kent Fuchs shows a slide of Artist Margaret Ross Tolbert painting Blue Springs during his remarks at the 2016 Symposium of the UF Water Institute. “Art breaks down walls and fires the imagination. It opens our minds to what the science tells us,” Fuchs told the audience.

  • Humor is Mankind’s Greatest Blessing

    Humor is Mankind’s Greatest Blessing

    In his fall commencement address at the O’Connell Center, UF President Kent Fuchs told graduates, “Reaching out to others in the universal language of laughter offers one way to defuse conflicts, resolve normal stresses in relationships and to begin to heal from political disagreements.”

  • The Orange and Blue Horizon Beyond

    The Orange and Blue Horizon Beyond

    “While Century Tower and our hallowed traditions and missions will always be here, in the foreground, it is time for us to explore a much bigger beyond,” said UF President Kent Fuchs in his inaugural address at UF’s historic University Auditorium.

  • In Celebration of UF’s 26th Residence Hall

    In Celebration of UF’s 26th Residence Hall

    “The beauty of higher education in the 21st century is that we can provide educational opportunities to students where they need us most … Cypress Hall reaffirms our commitment to classic and life-transforming undergraduate experiences,” said UF President Kent Fuchs at the grand opening of Cypress Hall.

  • A Shared Vision for UF

    A Shared Vision for UF

    “As Gators, we set our aspirations high as Century Tower, and then we build toward them, brick by brick,” UF President Kent Fuchs told Broward County alumni and friends at a reception capping an all-day visit to Ft. Lauderdale.

  • The Power of Unity

    The Power of Unity

    President Kent Fuchs talks with the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Deborah Morrison (right) and Citizen Scientist Claudia Harris at an October reception celebrating two new grants furthering UF’s translational medicine initiatives.

  • The Unparalleled Gift of Art

    The Unparalleled Gift of Art

    President Kent Fuchs and a performer mug for the camera at the Harn Museum’s 25th anniversary celebration in September

  • UF’s Origin Story

    UF’s Origin Story

    President Kent Fuchs joins three of the inventors of Gatorade – Dana Shires, James Free and Alejandro de Quesada – and UF College of Medicine Dean Mike Good in October at the Gatorade Gala celebrating the 50th anniversary of Gatorade.