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The Mount Rushmore of Gator computing pioneers

August 12, 1981: Ronald Reagan was halfway through his first year as president, MTV was less than two weeks old, and the IBM 5150 – arguably the first widely successful personal computer and the first to be called a “PC” – was introduced at a press conference at the Waldorf Astoria ballroom in New York [...]

The numbers are in: UF is good for Florida

Last year, private companies licensing technology from the University of Florida infused nearly $2.3 billion into the state of Florida economy and accounted for the employment of more than 10,600 people. Visitors to campus attending student orientations, football games and graduations, among other things, spent more than $253 million. And UF researchers hired under the [...]