In Celebration of Merce Cunningham’s 100th Birthday

In celebration of Merce Cunningham's 100th Birthday, we're pleased to share this excerpt from Marianne Preger-Simon's Dancing with Merce Cunningham, her memoir of one of the most influential companies in modern American dance and the brilliance of its visionary leader.    ~ ONE STEP LEADS TO ANOTHER In late spring of 1949, I learned that Merce Cunningham was giving … Continue reading In Celebration of Merce Cunningham’s 100th Birthday

Learn about Florida’s New Chief Science Officer in UF Press Gatorbytes

On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that University of Florida scientist Dr. Tom Frazer will serve as Florida’s first Chief Science Officer. In his new position, Frazer will lead efforts to address some of the state's most critical environmental challenges, including red tide and harmful algal blooms, which have impacted millions of Floridians, says Jack … Continue reading Learn about Florida’s New Chief Science Officer in UF Press Gatorbytes

MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author

The University Press of Florida is proud to have Jason De León, contributor to Migration and Disruptions, among the 2017 MacArthur “Genius” Grant winners. De León is an anthropologist at the University of Michigan studying undocumented migrants coming to the United States from Latin America. “We see this grant as a way to facilitate the work … Continue reading MacArthur “Genius” Grant Awarded to UPF Author