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University of Florida Initiative Seeks Solutions to Critical Challenges Affecting Society

The University of Florida is spearheading the search for solutions to society’s most ever-present challenges through its latest initiative.

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UF College of Education jumps five spots in national rankings; still No. 1 in Florida, and best in Southeast among publics

The UF College of Education jumped five spots in the US News annual rankings of America’s Best Graduate Education Schools–placing 14th among public education colleges and 24th overall. Once again, that makes UF the top-ranked education college in the state and among public institutions in the Southeast.

UF awarded $1 million to boost safety officers’ training in mediating school crimes and violence

A University of Florida team of psychology and education researchers has received a $1 million federal grant to pilot-test novel training methods designed to advance the skills and effectiveness of school resource officers in mediating school crimes and student violence and promoting a strong sense of community among students and school staff.

Gainesville Sun: UF counselor noted for efforts with police

Shon Smith, clinical assistant professor in the UF Counselor Education program, garnered headlines recently for receiving national attention for two major achievements involving separate divisions of the American Counseling Association

Gainesville Sun: Cody Miller: All political issues are educational issues

In this op-ed, Cody Miller, an English teacher at PK Yonge Developmental Research School and a doctoral student in English education at the College of Education, writes that this summer’s biggest political fight — health care — is also an education issue.