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University committee nominations deadline extended to Jan. 31

By on January 11, 2017

Each year the University of Florida offers faculty the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees, boards, and councils.

Self-move mileage reimbursements decrease slightly this month

By on January 11, 2017

Beginning January 1, the standard mileage rate for moving purposes decreased two cents to 17 cents per mile.

GatorGradCare Spring/Summer Enrollment deadline is January 30

By on January 11, 2017

Spring/summer GatorGradCare coverage is effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Register today for GBAS Spring Workshop

By on January 11, 2017

The GBAS workshop will provide a hands-on experience using tools for analytical problem solving and decision making.

UFHR’s Strategic Commitment: Achieving preeminence through people

By on December 7, 2016

During the summer and fall of 2016, UFHR reached out to colleges and units throughout the university to conduct an intake of UF’s needs and priorities as they relate to achieving preeminence through people. Out of this work, UFHR identified four guiding principles to direct its efforts in the months and years to come— Drive Results; Promote Inclusiveness; Be Agile, Forward-Thinking and Bold; and Model Excellence — that have informed the creation of its long-term goals and short-term priorities.

Stacy Ellis—leading Baby Gator to even greater heights

By on December 7, 2016

Stacy Ellis, the Baby Gator Child Development and Research Centers’ new director, has observed first-hand the organization’s rapid expansion, first throughout her career as a Ph.D. student in the College of Education in the early 2000s, and later when she joined the centers as a teacher, then assistant director.

Help protect UF from fraud

By on December 7, 2016

As UF employees, we are all responsible for safeguarding the University’s valuable financial resources. Every member of the University community has the responsibility to report any actions or activities of concern.

Book signing event with Steve Spurrier Dec. 16

By on December 7, 2016

A book signing with Coach Steve Spurrier will be held on Friday, Dec. 16, between 2 to 4 p.m. at the UF Bookstore, Reitz Union, on the lower level.  If customers can’t make the event, they can order online and a book

Upcoming Wellness Wednesdays

By on December 7, 2016

UF to host Building Healthy Academic Communities National Summit in April

By on November 2, 2016

On April 6 and 7, the University of Florida will host the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities’ third summit on best practices in promoting and sustaining wellness in academic settings. The biannual conference, launched in 2013 at The

Eligible employees granted administrative leave due to Hurricane Matthew closure

By on October 6, 2016

Due to Hurricane Matthew, the University of Florida closed at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, and remained closed through Sunday, Oct. 9. Administrative leave is being granted to eligible employees who were scheduled to work during this time. Anyone who was

UF launches landmark initiative for carbon neutrality

By on October 6, 2016

The program is designed to allow faculty and staff employees of the University of Florida to voluntarily offset the carbon impact of their commutes to and from campus.

Explore the stars and space at ‘Starry Night’ Nov. 4

By on October 6, 2016

Join the Museum for this FREE, fun-filled night of astronomical proportions!

Your Voice. Your UF. Your Ideas.

By on October 6, 2016

Join the conversation in-person or online to share your ideas.

2016 UF Campaign for Charities: Gators Give! Oct. 3–21

By on October 6, 2016

The University of Florida Campaign for Charities (UFCC) is the annual employee giving campaign.

Flu shots available for faculty and staff at outreach events throughout campus

By on October 6, 2016

The UF Student Health Care Center is hosting flu shot outreach events for students, faculty and staff throughout the months of September and October. Flu shots will also be available at the UF Benefits Fair on Oct. 27.

Genetics Institute faculty honored

By on October 6, 2016

Dr. Nicholas Muzyczka was inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame for his work, while Nancy Denslow, Ph.D., has received a key award from an international professional group for her scientific achievements.

Deadline for Higher Education Opportunity scholarship applications is Nov. 1

By on October 6, 2016

A new, improved online application process takes effect this fall.

GatorWell Health Promotion Services launches Sexual Consent Health Communication campaign

By on October 6, 2016

Faculty and staff are encouraged to share images and information with students.

What moves you? Visit the Sustainable Transportation Fair on Oct. 26

By on October 5, 2016

This year’s event will feature an electric vehicle exhibit, tabling expo, interactive activities and more.

Preeminence through people

By on September 6, 2016

If you were away from campus for any length of time this summer, you may have returned to a different landscape than the one you left. There are a lot of changes on campus and in our community, and as Chimay Anumba,

New challenge encourages employees to give their breaks a “boost”

By on September 6, 2016

Join the “Booster Break” Challenge and commit to doing something good for yourself while creating a support network among you and your coworkers.

GatorGradCare open enrollment underway for 2016-2017 academic year

By on August 2, 2016

Graduate assistants, teaching assistants and research assistants who will meet the eligibility requirements for GatorGradCare Health Insurance and would like to participate for the 2016-2017 academic year must enroll online.

Wellness Wednesdays can help you find wellness at work and beyond

By on August 2, 2016

Last month, Dr. Gizem Toska once again joined the Wellness Wednesday program, this time to speak about how to find a work-life balance that works for each of us. Read on to learn five suggestions she recommended to explore.