Land of the Gator

As a land grant institution, UF’s roots are in agriculture. But in the 150 years since Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act into law, which established UF as the state’s first land grant institution, the university has made strides in other practical disciplines, namely those involving health. This month, The POST explains how UF’s six health science colleges still embody the spirit of the Morrill Act.

November 2012

Red, white, orange and blue

Thinking about the Gators helped Corey Garmon when he was injured in Afghanistan. Now, this Wounded Warrior is helping UF’s occupational therapy students.

The strategist

PHHP professor focused on finding best ways to get vaccines to people in need.

A career to remember

Longtime family medicine administrator Judy Walch retires.

A knee in need

UF performs its first total knee replacement on a dog. Bonus: She’s pretty cute. Look at that face!