Month: April 2013

UF Lauded as “Green” University

FRAMINGHAM, MA: UF was recently designated a “green” college by the Princeton Review, according to the site’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges. The list includes universities in the United States and Canada. Other schools in Florida who made the cut… Read More

Brown (BS ’84) Inspires through Benton Lecture

GAINESVILLE, FL:  Paul Brown (BS ISE 1984), with wife, Heidi (Shreves) Brown (BS ISE 1983), by his side, delivered the Robert Tyrie Benton Lecture, “Finding Success in Life and Career: Simple Lessons from a Corporate Executive,” to students, faculty and… Read More

Alpha Pi Mu Initiates 96th Pledge Class

Alpha Pi Mu group photo

GAINESVILLE, FL: The Florida Chapter of Alpha Pi Mu (APM) initiated its 96th pledge class on April 22, 2013. APM is the Industrial Engineering Honor Society and induction is by invitation through academic merit. Each semester, the top 1/5th of… Read More

Akcali Blends her Art and Science Talent

A floral - like arrangement

GAINESVILLE, FL: Elif Akcali sits at a sunny kitchen table absorbed in her work. She’s an industrial engineer by training, but today she is busy folding colored squares of paper into hundreds of palm-sized origami cranes. This particular flock is… Read More

Professor Pardalos Named Dunlevie Professor

GAINESVILLE, FL: Dr. Panos Pardalos, Distinguished Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, was appointed as an Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor for the 2013-2014 academic year. According to a UF news release, the professorships are made possible by a generous endowment gift… Read More