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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.

Alumni: Martin Maldonado

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Ph.D. 09

Martin Maldonado has dedicated his life to studying alternative mechanisms for the social inclusion of the extremely poor. A full-time researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council of Argentina, he was distinguished as an Early Career Social Science Fellow in 2015 by the International Social Science Council. Regarding the eradication of extreme poverty, Maldonado says, “We have the knowledge and the tools. We only lack the necessary number of hearts to do it.”

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.


Executive Director of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs

As the leader of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, which includes Intercultural Engagement, Black Affairs, Hispanic-Latino Affairs, Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Affairs, Will Atkins strives to create a learning environment that reflects a diversity in thought, experiences and backgrounds. Atkins uses his passion for collaboration and meaningful cross-cultural engagement to provide leadership and advocacy for all students, designing and implementing opportunities for community and identity expression.


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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