Florida Landscapes by UPF Staff

This month at the University Press of Florida, we decided to reconnect with our artistic sides and the beautiful state we call home. Inspired by the “otherworldly” colors of Florida sunsets and landscapes in our new book E. G. Barnhill, staff members here at the press tried their hands—and brushes—at some watercolor fun. Our painting session included … Continue reading Florida Landscapes by UPF Staff

AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

By Rachel Doll, advertising and direct mail manager, University Press of Florida Last month, along with four other staff members from the University Press of Florida, I traveled from sea-level Gainesville to mile-high Denver for the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). The theme of this year’s meeting was “Connect, Collaborate” … Continue reading AAUP 2015 Meeting Recap

UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

Meredith Morris-Babb, director of the University Press of Florida, officially began her term as president of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) at the association’s annual meeting on June 20 in Denver, Col. Last year, Babb served as president elect alongside Barbara Kline Pope, director of National Academies Press. Established in 1937, the AAUP … Continue reading UPF Director Begins Term as AAUP President

UPF’s Semiannual Rumpus a.k.a. Seasonal Sales Kits

It’s that time of year again, when we here at the University Press of Florida partake in the semiannual merry-go-round that is the assembly of our seasonal sales kits. This time around we had all hands on deck as the entire marketing department came together to pull, sort, and stuff papers into what seem like … Continue reading UPF’s Semiannual Rumpus a.k.a. Seasonal Sales Kits

UPF in Pictures through the Years

We publish books. We read and write about books. We blog, tweet, and share news about books. At the University Press of Florida, we’re proud of the fantastic work we publish—about 90 books a year—on an incredibly wide variety of topics. We’ve got history; archaeology; anthropology; Latin American studies; literature; aerospace technology and history; sports; gardening; cooking; … Continue reading UPF in Pictures through the Years

UPF Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team

For immediate release September 16, 2014 University Press of Florida Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team Gainesville, Fla—The University Press of Florida (UPF) is pleased to announce staffing changes in two departments. The Editorial, Design, and Production Department has made personnel changes due to the retirement of longtime EDP Manager Lynn Werts. At the … Continue reading UPF Announces Promotions, New Hires and Publicity Team

Promotions & Staff Additions to UPF’s Acquisitions Team

University Press of Florida Announces Acquisitions Staffing Changes Gainesville, FL—Exciting changes have been afoot in the acquisitions department at University Press of Florida (UFP). We are incredibly pleased to announce the promotion of Erika Stevens and Shannon McCarthy as well as the addition of new staff members Stephanye Hunter and Alexa Zelinsky. “The enthusiasm and … Continue reading Promotions & Staff Additions to UPF’s Acquisitions Team