UFIC Spotlights

Dr. Samia Akroush Leading Research Exchange Between Jordan and Gainesville

Dr. Samia Akroush Leading Research Exchange Between Jordan and Gainesville

Published: June 10, 2015

Since 2010, Dr. Akroush has been closely involved in the coordination and implementation of several University of Florida projects in the Middle East, especially in Jordan.

Aristide Kamla, a Fulbright Scholar from Cameroon

Aristide Kamla, a Fulbright Scholar from Cameroon

Published: Feb 6, 2015

Aristide Kamla, a Fulbright Scholar from Cameroon has chosen UF to focus on his passion, studying the health of manatees.

La Nacion de los Caimanes by UF Student Diego Salazar

La Nacion de los Caimanes by UF Student Diego Salazar

Published: Jan 27, 2015

Submission for the International Student Voice Magazine Video Contest made by UF Student Diego Salazar.

Bobbi Stienmetz – UF Peace Corps campus-based recruiter

Bobbi Stienmetz – UF Peace Corps campus-based recruiter

Published: Dec 17, 2014

UF was awarded a contract to fund this office, which renews and strengthens The Gator Nation’s deep connections with the Peace Corps

Michelle Therese Asuncion - 2013 Diane Fisher Award Recipient

Michelle Therese Asuncion - 2013 Diane Fisher Award Recipient

Published: Mar 25, 2014

In November 2013, Michelle Asuncion received one of the scholarships UFIC gives annually to two undergraduate international students for outstanding service.

Rodney J. Bartlett – Recipient of a Humboldt Research Award

Rodney J. Bartlett – Recipient of a Humboldt Research Award

Published: Feb 26, 2014

Rodney J. Bartlett – Recipient of a Humboldt Research Award in recognition of lifetime achievements in Theoretical Chemistry Research.

Julius Adewopo - 2013 Alec Courtelis Award Recipient

Julius Adewopo - 2013 Alec Courtelis Award Recipient

Published: Feb 25, 2014

Last Fall, Julius Adewopo received the Alec Courtelis Award based on his academic excellence and outstanding contributions to the university community.

Fulbright Scholar from Malaysia Visits the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute

Fulbright Scholar from Malaysia Visits the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute

Published: Jan 31, 2014

Dr. Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore hopes that findings from her study will help inform the government on its future implementation strategies to appeal to female travellers.

2013 UF Fulbright Scholar: Developing an undergraduate nursing program in Cambodia

2013 UF Fulbright Scholar: Developing an undergraduate nursing program in Cambodia

Published: Dec 10, 2013

Dr. Karen Reed, a clinical assistant professor at the Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing at the UF College of Nursing, became the first nurse to receive a Fulbright Scholar Grant as well as the first Fulbright Scholar from UF to travel to Cambodia.

2013 Teacher Workshop: The Human Image in Chinese Art and Culture

2013 Teacher Workshop: The Human Image in Chinese Art and Culture

Published: Sep 9, 2013

On July 14-16, 2013, UFIC, the University of South Florida Confucius Institute and the Harn Museum of Art co-sponsored “The Human Image in Chinese Art and Culture” teacher workshop.

International K-12 Teacher of the Year Award: Donald DeVito

2013 International K-12 Teacher of the Year Award: Donald DeVito

Published: May 15, 2013

Dr. DeVito has spearheaded projects that have provided aid and education to international populations.

Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention

Visiting Scholar at the Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention

Published: April 30, 2013

Maimu Rehbein hopes to acquire a broader perspective and gain exposure to diverse methodologies that she will bring back to her university in Münster, Germany.

2012 Diane Fisher Recipient: Juan Camilo Giraldo Vásquez

2012 Diane Fisher Recipient: Juan Camilo Giraldo Vásquez

Published: April 1, 2013

Last Fall, Juan received one of the scholarships UFIC gives annually to two undergraduate international students for outstanding service.

2012 Diane Fisher Recipient: Damaris Sweet

2012 Diane Fisher Recipient: Damaris Sweet

Published: March 15, 2013

Last Fall, Damaris received one of the scholarships UFIC gives annually to two undergraduate international students for outstanding service.

Ask not what UF can do for you, ask what you can do for UF

Ask not what UF can do for you, ask what you can do for UF

Published: January 2, 2013

Dr. Rufei Liu is a visiting Scholar from China at the English Department's School of Foreign Languages.

Study Abroad Summer 2012: UF in Berlin - Photojournalism

Study Abroad Summer 2012: UF in Berlin - Photojournalism

Published: June 6, 2012

Professor John Freeman leads a group of UF students in a study abroad trip to Berlin where students are required to find a local subject and create a multimedia journalism project.

Crossing Paths: Teaching Chinese History, Art and Culture

Crossing Paths: Teaching Chinese History, Art and Culture

Published: May 23, 2012

On Saturday, May 19th the University of Florida International Center (UFIC) hosted the “Crossing Paths: Teaching Chinese History, Art and Culture” teacher workshop at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art.