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WANT TO BE A GATOR?

Whatever you’ve got your sights set on, that’s merely the beginning. As a Gator you’ll learn to see beyond the horizon. We measure success not in individual achievement, but where you go from there. Because when reaching your goals is just the starting point, there’s no end to what Gators can accomplish.

Faculty: Tom Shrimpton

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Associate Professor, Computer & Information Science & Engineering

Internet censorship affects millions of people around the world. Tom Shrimpton works to make information available to everyone. His cryptography expertise has been central in developing Format-Transforming Encryption. FTE is open source and has been integrated into censorship-circumvention tools like Tor. Google’s executive chairman recently made an unsolicited gift of nearly $100,000 to further Tom's research.

Faculty: Chimay Anumba

Dean and professor
College of Design, Construction and Planning

As a construction engineer, Chimay Anumba built a variety of structures. At UF, he's building bridges between disciplines. He’s working to strengthen connections between the diverse fields within the college, which range from architecture to construction management. He’s also reaching out to foster partnerships with fields around campus. And through the university’s strategic development plan for campus and its surroundings, Anumba is harnessing the college’s expertise to shape Gainesville’s future.

Undergraduate-student: Carly Crump

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Undergraduate student

As a result of her outstanding performance at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Carly Crump was invited to the 2015 Nobel Prize ceremonies in Stockholm. She said the trip was “inspirational.” A microbiology and cell science major, Crump is conducting research on Dengue Virus transmission, with the goal of discovering a vaccine within four years. “One of the reasons that I chose UF is because of how strong the research is here, especially in CALS.”

TOGETHER, WE GO GREATER

We are not content to rest. We aspire to solve grand challenges, and in doing so, to propel UF to the very top tier of public universities.
Our Go Greater campaign is an investment not only in the future of our state, nation and world,
but also in YOU.

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