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Hey I was wandering if you would like me to create a userbox for the wikiproject? Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 19:32, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

- Yes, that would be great. Also if you want to improve the code for the page, then that would also be helpful. Thanks! (jccort) 19:55, 25 December 2007 (UTC)

Ok I'll work on the userbox and post it hear so you can see it. Just to let you know I can't use the UF logo because it's not a free license. What do you mean by improving the code? Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 04:11, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

UF This editor is a member of the University of Florida Wikiproject.

What do you think? —Preceding unsigned comment added by Hatmatbbat10 (talkcontribs) 04:32, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Not bad! I tweaked it just a little to make the text look more balanced; feel free to tweak some more... Zeng8r (talk) 17:06, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

I like it! If we all seem to agree on it shall i create a template for it and add it to Wikipedia:Userboxes/WikiProjects#Education?Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 20:19, 26 December 2007 (UTC)

I made a template for the userbox, it can be found here Template:User WikiProject University of Florida —Preceding unsigned comment added by Hatmatbbat10 (talkcontribs) 00:00, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Talk page template[edit]

I have kludged together a template for article talk pages, to track which articles are part of the project, and to keep track of current quality ratings. It's a quick and dirty mod of the WP Georgia Tech template, with all instances of that university's name replaced with "University of Florida" as appropriate, so it should function correctly once it's out of userspace. I used the cropped Century Tower pic, since that seems to be the most popular free-use picture available. The template does not have the capacity to display the project priority (à la {{WPFlorida}}); if some template guru can add that, I'd be grateful. It's currently located at User:Horologium/WPUF; I'll push it into template space over the weekend if it meets with everyone's approval. Horologium (talk) 02:46, 27 December 2007 (UTC)

Oh, good. I wanted to see Century Tower on the template. Good job! --Moni3 (talk) 03:27, 27 December 2007 (UTC)

I like it! Good job! Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 03:53, 27 December 2007 (UTC)

Okay, I pushed the template into template space and started adding it to a few articles. The template is {{WPUF}}, which is short and easy to remember (and type). Horologium (talk) 23:06, 30 December 2007 (UTC)

Is there a way how we can see all the articles that are part of the project, like a category or something? Of course we would have to put the template on the article's talk page first. Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 00:21, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

I will create a matrix, similar to the one at WikiProject Florida, but I need to have some articles tagged before it will work. I'll have that done later tonight. Horologium (talk) 00:26, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Ok Thanks! I've started tagging some articles and i'll keep doing more. Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 01:06, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

  • Kimon tweaked the template a bit, and now both the quality rating and the priority are displayed on the right side of the template, rather than having just the quality rating under the picture of Century Tower. It looks really good now. Horologium (talk) 01:13, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Added assessment summary chart[edit]

On the main page of the project, I have added an assessment table, which displays all of the articles currently tagged by the project, by their importance and quality status. This table is not totally dynamic; it updates every two or three days by way of a bot, so don't get frustrated if you tag or assess a bunch of articles and it doesn't show up right away.

Right now, we have no FA, A, or GA class articles, which is something we should push toward. University of Florida is a B-class article; let's at least get it up to GA class.

For importance, I think we should establish some criteria to avoid having everything listed as high-priority. Alumni, unless they were important to the university itself (such as joining the staff), should be low-importance. I've been tagging all of the individual colleges as High-importance, because they are the raison d'être of the university; I think individual buildings should be low-importance. We'll have to hash out things like the sports programs and faculty members. Horologium (talk) 02:48, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

I had a couple questions about the assessment of a couple articles. Well I went ahead and put the O'Dome and Ben Hill Griffen Stadium has mid importance, do you think that's right? Also what about individual sport seasons, low? And what about the baseball stadium and sports rivalries? Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 03:30, 31 December 2007 (UTC)
I think that the O Dome and Ben Hill Griffin Stadium should be either mid or high importance, so let's leave them at mid. The baseball stadium is much lower-profile, since college baseball is not a big deal here in Florida, so I'd say low. Individual seasons should be low, although maybe we might step them up to mid for championship seasons. The rivalries are relatively unimportant, so we can leave them at low. Horologium (talk) 03:48, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Just a few more quick questions, what about the importance for Tim Tebow? I've put other current players for low importance, but he's a little different. Another one, what about the articles for football seasons by decades, they're not single seasons it's an article for the whole decade. Should i put that at Low? Also does this project cover UF Alumni? Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 05:19, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Tebow is currently the flavor of the month. His accomplishment is notable, but not for the university itself (it's likely that he would have performed similarly at any other university), and it's not likely that he will be working with the university after graduation. Moving his priority up would be a bad case of recentism. I think that the articles by decade should be low pri as well, because they are overviews of a bunch of low-priority articles. As for the alumni, I can almost guarantee that people will start adding alumni to the project, even if they didn't do anything noteworthy while at UF. Horologium (talk) 15:51, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

I disagree on the significance Tebow's accomplishment. Having a player win an award like that brings tremendous attention and good press for the university, both now and for years to come. Most UF athlete articles should be rated "low", but those with outstanding individual accomplishments (national player of the year in college or professional sports, perhaps Olympic gold medals, etc.) should be rated "mid", imo.

Also, I don't see a problem with adding a bunch of UF alums to the project. If they're notable enough to deserve a wikipedia entry, we should take pride in that and link them to their alma mater, albiet with a "low" importance rating unless they've accomplished something particularly outstanding (like, you know, curing cancer or writing the great American novel...) Zeng8r (talk) 16:36, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

I'm sorry to be asking so many questions, but I'm just trying to get all the articles assessed right. I went ahead and put Gatorade and Dr. Robert Cade as Mid importance, do you guys think that's right? Also what about buildings that are on campus? And coaching staff? I know most assistant coaches should be Low, but what about head coaches of all the sports? And i was wandering about the article President of the University of Florida, it almost seems like a list article, but should it be High importance? Hatmatbbat10 (talk) 17:28, 31 December 2007 (UTC)

Next Florida Meetup[edit]

Please feel free to discuss the next Florida meetup location(s) here. - Jameson L. Tai talkcontribs 22:56, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

This WP is now integrated with WikiProject Universities[edit]

I have added you to the WP:UNI's list of individual institution WPs. Good luck and be sure to not be weirded out to ask us about random stuff for UF article improvements! - Jameson L. Tai talkcontribs 23:08, 23 January 2008 (UTC)

I know this is a WikiProject and this template is generally used to welcome members, but just in case you guys aren't familiar with WP:UNI's functions, here it is:

Updated the Alumni from the University of Florida[edit]

  • I took the liberty of categorizing all of the alumni. The majority are still only stubs, and were placed under the "Mid" category of importance. I did not add the athletes. Jccort (talk) 19:42, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

    • Wow, that's quite a large job! How did you track them all down?
I was wondering, tho; why not add the athletes? They are (or were) accomplished in their field (pardon the pun) and are (or were) known by thousands of sports fans all over the nation because of the opportunity afforded by UF to compete. I really can't think of any reason to leave them out of a list of alumni. Zeng8r (talk) 20:36, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

  • I tracked down the Alumni, by looking at the Category:University of Florida alumni. Also I do also believe that the athletes are equally as important. But I do also believe that the UF Alumni have been neglected. Look at the athletes and you will see that they have significant info added to their profile. Whereas the Judges, Governors, CEO's, Journalists, Musicians, University Presidents, etc.. have mere stubs to glofify their accomplishments. We need to have priorities, or to recruit alot more members. Overall their are over 630 UF Alumni total (not counting NFL Players), 160 Football players, about 30 NBA players, 10 WNBA players, 40 PGA & LPGA golfers, and 30 MLB Baseball players. Also we have about 125 UF Olympians that need more info as well. Jccort (talk) 20:56, 26 February 2008 (UTC)
  • I understand this is an ambitious goal, however keep in perspective that the majority of these Alumni had not been categorized at all. I added them to Projects Wiki-Science & Academics, Wiki-Politics, Wiki-Florida, etc.. So it's not like we are going to have to do this all ourselves, and we should receive additional help from the Wikipedia Community. I have taken the Liberty of contacting Project Wiki-Olympics and told them half of our Olympians are missing and asked for their assistance. Lastly, it's completely optional if you guys want to help add additional info to the Alumni. I just believe that their is significant portions of their biographies that need to be added so that the everyone can understand how they have effected Florida, the USA, and the World. Jccort (talk) 21:22, 26 February 2008 (UTC)

That's a very worthy project. The problem is that it's sometimes hard to find a lot of information on these people. For instance, I noticed that the Earnest Graham article was lacking, so I googled his name and easily found lots of good stuff from multiple sources. It's easy to expand athletes' entries with stats and on-the-field accomplishments, but not so easy to stretch articles on others. For example, the Dr. Robert Cade article is just a short stub that mainly talks about his inventing Gatorade. I'm not sure what more there is to say.

Like I said, tho, it's worth doing, but it's going to take a lot of time and effort. Zeng8r (talk) 01:02, 27 February 2008 (UTC)

  • This is not a project I expect to finish any time soon (perhaps 2010 or maybe longer). The Famous Alumni will keep coming and their will always be more work to be done. I will also add the famous alumni to the official Wikiproject so that the members can also work on them as well. Jccort (talk) 03:53, 27 February 2008 (UTC)

Does anyone have fair-use pictures of campus?[edit]

I'm sure I have photos of at least some of those places on the hard drive. I'll poke around in a bit... Zeng8r (talk) 00:29, 23 March 2008 (UTC)
  • I greatly appreciate it. Please be sure to crop the pictures. Thanks Jccort (talk) 01:26, 23 March 2008 (UTC)
  • When I get back to Gainesville in a few days, I'll wander around and take a few pics. Horologium [[User

talk:Horologium|(talk)]] 02:28, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

  • I found a pic of the Reitz Union in Wikimedia Commons; I added it to the article. Horologium (talk) 02:38, 23 March 2008 (UTC)
    • Great Job! Jccort (talk) 23:47, 23 March 2008 (UTC)

The University of Florida Template[edit]

  • This issue was addressed in April of 2008. Jccort (talk) 01:33, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Just a question[edit]

Why is it in every single joint article between FSU and UF all of the templates have to have UF first? I am not trying to nitpick but it seems a little bias. Sometimes changes are made to have FSU the first wiki project with uf having the first bottom template then everything changes by some pro gator editor?-- (talk) 02:52, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

AFAIK, There are only three articles which have both templates—Florida-Florida State Rivalry, in which it makes sense to have the UF template first because that is the order of the names in the title of the article, and National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and Albert A. Murphree, where the FSU template is first. If there are others, please point them out to me, because there are few (if any) UF-templated articles that even mention FSU, let alone have an FSU template on it. FWIW, Until an FSU-aligned editor added the FSU template to the Murphree article today (above the UF template), there were only two articles with both templates. This strikes me as a rather petty dispute to vent your spleen over; just let it go. Horologium (talk) 03:21, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
I edit both UF & FSU articles, and I might also add that I created both Wikipedia Projects. I have not noticed a bias, nor do I think this is even an issue. Jccort (talk) 11:30, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
<edit> Forget it, I'll be nice. Zeng8r (talk) 12:09, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

hmmm rivalries sill over to wiki what has the world come to... a gator, nice? lol j/k--Nolephin (talk) 16:53, 24 April 2008 (UTC)

University of Florida Pictures[edit]

What's your time frame on this? --Moni3 (talk) 13:41, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
  • No rush, take your time Jccort (talk) 21:24, 24 April 2008 (UTC)
I'll be up there next weekend and I'll bring my camera gear. I should be able to get many of these shots while I'm there. I can always go back and reshoot and get anything else you might need once the new semester starts. Nikonmadness (talk) —Preceding undated comment was added at 04:09, 26 July 2008 (UTC)

Tim Tebow[edit]

If anyone from UF goes to any of the football games, try to get a good picture of Tim Tebow. His article could use a good photo for the infobox.. - DiligentTerrier (and friends) 18:28, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

  • I'll be putting up some shortly from the games and Gator Walk. I think you'll all be pleased with the sort of quality we'll have shortly. Nikonmadness (talk) 08:21, 15 September 2008 (UTC)


Any thoughts on a newsletter for this project? - DiligentTerrier (and friends) 18:32, 1 May 2008 (UTC)

    • I think that is a fantastic idea. I would really like to also recruit more members, and to have Wikipedia be one of the best sources for the University of Florida and the Florida Gators. Unfortunately, we are not quite there yet, but serious progress is being made. Jccort (talk) 01:26, 3 May 2008 (UTC)

Baseball Article[edit]

I've done a decent amount of work on the article trying bring it up to standards with the Wiki CollegeBaseball Project. There still is a lot of missing information. I don't know that much about the history of the team, so I figured I would let y'all handle that.

One Recommendation. Change Former Players to Player Awards. Player awards should be a list of players who received any major award (Golden Spikes, POY, etc), was named an All-American, or to the CWS All-Torunament team.

I'll check back on the article next week and see what it looks like then. --Sgautr6 (talk) 14:41, 2 July 2008 (UTC)

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Just saying hello[edit]

Need an article created for the Gatorettes[edit]

  • Hi I was hoping someone could create an article for the Gatorettes. Here is a good source: [1]

Gainesville meetup[edit]

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Classifying articles[edit]

I'm going through and reclassifying all articles that are part of WikiProject:UF. It'll take me a couple of days, unless I have some helpers ( :D ), so I'll lay down what I'm doing here. If you have any objections, suggestions, questions or other input, just let me know. My goals:

  • Remove alumni who have not made significant contributions to the school from WP:UF
  • Re-classify all UF President articles and College articles as Top-importance
  • Re-classify all UF faculty articles as High-importance
  • Expand all Stub-class articles to at least Start-class

That's pretty much it. Help, suggestions, etc. are welcome! Cheers. Joanna Ingles (talk) 19:50, 18 September 2008 (UTC)

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College Fight Songs[edit]

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Improving WikiProject University of Florida[edit]

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  • Create a semi-annual newsletter to send out about what has gone on with University of Florida and Florida Gators articles. Perhaps discuss some key issues that need to be addressed.
  • Nominate an Executive Director to guide the overall project, to provide a sense of direction, and to get everything/everyone on the same page
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Comments? Thoughts? Reactions? - NorwalkJames (talk) 15:00, 26 July 2009 (UTC)

Wikiproject University of Florida on Facebook[edit]

  • The Official Wikiproject University of Florida now has a group on Facebook. This seemed like a good idea considering that we now have over 30 members.[2]
    • Also what do you all think of choosing an Executive Director for the project for the (2009-2010) academic year? NorwalkJames (talk) 23:05, 5 August 2009 (UTC)

State of Florida public domain government images[edit]

NorwalkJames and everyone else, we have a problem with many of our historical university images within WikiProject University of Florida, in that the images' license, fair use and public domain rationales have been provided piecemeal, and are now being attacked one at a time by individual Wiki copyright enforcers. Images for which valid use rationales exist, but have not been satisfactorily stated, are being deleted by default. There is a new minor dust-up over a University of Florida archive image of one of the university's past presidents (E. T. York). There is apparently a valid public domain rationale under state law. Please see discussions at [3] and [4].

These Wikipedia image copyright disputes seem to be increasingly common, as there now seems to be a significant bias in favor of deleting all images that do not fit under the simplest of "public domain" rationales. The Project leaders need to contemplate a global solution, which, to my limited knowledge, probably entails uploading all existing UF historical images to WikiCommons and getting the sign-off of the more knowledgeable copyright police over there. Please consider a global course of action. None of us have the time to fight these two and three-day copyright battles, one image at a time, with Wiki copyright enforcers whose main mission in life is to delete images from Wikipedia. Thanks. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 12:34, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

But Commons will only take images that are in the public domain or that have been released under totally free licenses. They do not accept "fair use" images. If the images are subject to deletion in the English Wikipedia because they are not "free", you can't move them to Commons. -- Donald Albury 17:32, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

Thanks, Donald. Presumably, WikiCommons will accept public domain photos, right? We have a number of historical photos that were provided by the UF archives. Under applicable Florida statutes and case law, that state has released any copyright in most government documents (including photos). If we can get the Commons folks on board with Florida law, we should be able to avoid having periodic and unnecessary fights over individual photos provided by the archives since they are already in the public domain under Florida law. Ideally, we would get a global solution for these UF archive photos. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 20:31, 21 August 2009 (UTC)

If you can't get the English Wikipedia to accept that images are in the public domain, you may have the same problem at Commons, as there is overlap in the editors/administrators involved. I'm not involved in determining copyright status, but I did follow the discussions pretty closely for a while. I suspect that you are going to have to produce a statement from the State identifying the image as having been released to the public domain for each image. -- Donald Albury 16:20, 22 August 2009 (UTC)

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New Photo of Joseph Glover available for Posting[edit]


I am new to Wikipedia and would greatly appreciate some help. I have a photo that I took of Joseph Glover (Provost and Senior Vice President, University of Florida) yesterday that is available for use as his profile picture. The photo is in the public domain. Is there anyone I can send this photo to who can post it to his page? Thank you for any assistance you can provide. Kim Pace (talk) 15:16, 3 February 2011 (UTC)

Article proposed for deletion[edit]

I did not see another place to post this; discussion should be point of interest for UF Project. Gamweb (talk) 05:37, 8 February 2011 (UTC)

Gator Chomp Afd[edit]

So, I just nominated Gator Chomp for deletion. Yeah, I know, but go take a look at it yourself. It's awful, imo, and should be merged and redirected to Florida Gators. Anyway, that's what I think. Go here to share your own thoughts: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Gator Chomp (2nd nomination). Zeng8r (talk) 01:21, 2 May 2011 (UTC)

Suggestion to add this project to the supported projects list of WikiProject United States[edit]

It has been suggested that this project is Inactive or Semi-active and it might be beneficial to add it to the supported projects list of WikiProject United States. After reviewing the project page and talk page it appears that there has been some activity but it appears to be somewhat slow. Before taking any action I wanted start this discussion to give the members of the project a chance to comment. --Kumioko (talk) 00:40, 6 September 2011 (UTC)

Since this project seems to be fairly active I am going to wait in adding this project to the supported projects list of WPUS. Does anyone have any comments about this suggestion? --Kumioko (talk) 19:51, 14 September 2011 (UTC)
Pardon me for asking the obvious question, Kumioko, but what exactly are the benefits, if any, of WP:UF being directly "supported" by UP:US? It appears that most of the WP:US subcategories duplicate other project categories already in existence . . . . Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 20:36, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

No problem I hope this helps to explain, sorry for the length. Just to clarify the project page with members stay basically as they are with the members able to dictate how things happen, scope of the project, etc. Its not going to be absorbed or dissolved in any way and the scope won't change unless the members want it too. The only change would be that the WikiProject banner would be replaced with the WPUS banner with WikiProject University of Florida embedded within it. You can take a look at Category talk:Visitor attractions in South Carolina to see an example.

How it will be supported can depend on what the members of the project want but typically WPUS is a bigger project with a lot more members and the more members we have collectively the better for all, it has a newsletter, a monthly collaboration, multiple bots that run actively through the articles for various things (as can be seen on the members page) with more being setup as we go along (I am currently working with 5 different bot ops to streamline some tasks). This means that it will be seen by a lot of people in a lot of ways.

All the individual projects will function as they do and the WPUS project will perform certain tasks just as the Federal government does things and the states do things also. All the projects use a standard group of parameters which your banner currently does not support (Needs infobox, image, attention, etc.), and the banner allows for things like project to do lists, articles with to do lists and articles with comments. I am working on developing some bot tasks that would automate the adding and removing of some of the parameter values like needs infobox, image, attention, etc. and hope to have those out in the next couple months. It also reduces the number of banners on the talk page of the articles. All the projects use the same article classes and importance. I notice this project doesn't use several of the quality classes like category, template and FM and that is something I would like to adjust. Adding these will allow Article alert bot to notify the project if any of these items are submitted for merge, discussion or deletion.

Up till now we have mostly been concentrating on building up the project but hoepfully by the end of the month or next month we are going to be starting to do some drives to build up articles, create new ones, etc. I hope this helps. --Kumioko (talk) 20:53, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

Proposed deletion of UF Athletic Hall of Fame navbox[edit]

Concerned WP:UF editors may want to comment on the navbox TfD here: Wikipedia:Templates for discussion/Log/2011 September 8#Template:University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominating editor wants to delete the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame navbox. Dirtlawyer1 (talk) 14:11, 8 September 2011 (UTC)

Image deletion discussion[edit]

Relevant deletion discussion at Wikipedia:Files_for_deletion/2011_December_31#File:Florida Gators football helmet.gif.--GrapedApe (talk) 17:33, 2 January 2012 (UTC)

Harold and Mary Jean Hanson Rare Book Collection[edit]

Could this be merged into the article on the libraries? Or is it notable enough for it's own article? S.G.(GH) ping! 19:46, 17 February 2012 (UTC)

UF Distinguished Professors[edit]

This page seems to be a list of Distinguished Professors at UF: Per WP:PROF these people are all notable and thus could reasonably have Wikipedia articles.

I wasn't sure of the best place to put these, but these are all potential articles within the purview of this project. Douglas Whitaker (talk) 01:45, 12 February 2013 (UTC)

Discussion on consolidating inactive and semi-active university WikiProjects[edit]

This project may be affected by a proposed consolidation of inactive and semi-active WikiProjects covering universities. The proposed consolidation is being discussed on the talk page of WikiProject Universities. We are seeking feedback from the projects that may be impacted before we decide on a course of action. Please drop by to participate in the discussion. Thanks! –Mabeenot (talk) 06:57, 23 February 2013 (UTC)

College basketball team navigation templates[edit]

Please join the discussion at the College Basketball Wikiproject for forming a consensus on the creation of a basic navigation template for college basketball teams. CrazyPaco (talk) 09:31, 20 November 2013 (UTC)

Comment on the WikiProject X proposal[edit]

Hello there! As you may already know, most WikiProjects here on Wikipedia struggle to stay active after they've been founded. I believe there is a lot of potential for WikiProjects to facilitate collaboration across subject areas, so I have submitted a grant proposal with the Wikimedia Foundation for the "WikiProject X" project. WikiProject X will study what makes WikiProjects succeed in retaining editors and then design a prototype WikiProject system that will recruit contributors to WikiProjects and help them run effectively. Please review the proposal here and leave feedback. If you have any questions, you can ask on the proposal page or leave a message on my talk page. Thank you for your time! (Also, sorry about the posting mistake earlier. If someone already moved my message to the talk page, feel free to remove this posting.) Harej (talk) 22:48, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

WikiProject X is live![edit]

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Harej (talk) 16:57, 14 January 2015 (UTC)

Individual college/school logos[edit]

UF has 24 pages for its colleges/schools. While I haven't checked them all yet, it seems each page uses the UF Vertical Signature at the top of the infobox. Each college/school has its own logo, like the UF Signature, including the college/school name above "University of Florida". I was thinking of either replacing the UF Vertical Signature with the respective college/school's logo, or adding it to the bottom of the infobox like on the University of Florida page. Thoughts? CAFLNHDC (talk) 18:34, 29 January 2015 (UTC)

Mass AfD: 1997 Florida Gators softball team[edit]

Please see: Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/1997 Florida Gators softball team (and related team season articles). Thanks, Ejgreen77 (talk) 01:37, 7 September 2016 (UTC)