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University Press of Florida: Local roots, expansive reach

By on December 6, 2017

Tucked away in two cozy connected houses just north of campus is the University Press of Florida (“the Press” for short)—the official book publisher for UF as well as the entire State University System.

UF administrators and students hold open dialogue on diversity

By on December 6, 2017

More than 70 people attended a recent town hall organized to give students an opportunity to share their concerns and solutions to improve the campus climate with President Kent Fuchs and other administrators, including Vice President for Human Resources Jodi Gentry.

Gators giving back

By on December 6, 2017

It’s no surprise that Gators are known for their generosity. What better time to shed light on their efforts and how you can give back than the beginning of the holiday season?

Newly renovated Plaza of the Americas dedicated during ceremony

By on December 6, 2017

The newly renovated Plaza of the Americas was dedicated in a ceremony held on the grounds last month.

Beyond the Podium podcast series highlights topics shaping the future of higher ed

By on December 6, 2017

The Beyond the Podium podcast series, sponsored by UF’s Office of Faculty Development & Teaching Excellence, strives to bring together exceptional faculty, great ideas and innovative practices in a single, entertaining resource.

Jerry Uelsmann: A revitalized legend

By on December 6, 2017

Jerry Uelsmann, a graduate research professor emeritus in the College of the Arts School of Art + Art History, is considered the “Godfather of Photoshop.”

University Faculty Committee and Council nominations 2018-2019

By on December 6, 2017

The Senate Nominating Committee invites nominations, including self-nominations, for fall 2018 appointments.

Facilities Services’s Central Stores wins national sustainability award

By on December 6, 2017

UF Facilities Services’s Supply Chain Management and Warehouse Operations (better known as Central Stores) recently won the University Logistics and Supply Chain Association’s 2017 Sustainability Award for its commitment to “applied sustainability best practices.”

Career Progression Program advances latest participants

By on December 6, 2017

The Career Progression Program in UF Facilities Services held a certificate presentation ceremony last month to recognize individuals that have completed specific levels of training in their trade area.

UF Health Integrative Medicine offering winter and spring wellness classes

By on December 6, 2017

UF Health Integrative Medicine has announced its calendar of events for winter and spring 2018, which includes yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and more.

Florida Museum to host 5K race on Feb. 10

By on December 6, 2017

Registration is now open for the Watch Your Step! 5K race on Feb. 10 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the Florida Museum.

Cirque Musica Holiday Presents Believe

By on December 6, 2017

This all-new concert experience is a fun-filled family holiday event featuring the cast of Cirque Musica together with favorite holiday songs performed live by the Cirque Musica Holiday Orchestra.

UF School of Music to host 90th anniversary collage concert in February

By on December 6, 2017

Join the School of Music for a unique concert experience on Feb. 17 that celebrates 90 years of the School of Music at the University of Florida College of the Arts.

University takes measures to prepare for Richard Spencer event

By on October 9, 2017

Keeping the safety and security of the university’s faculty, staff in students foremost in mind, the University of Florida has allowed the National Policy Institute to rent the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. for a speaking event with the institute’s president, white nationalist Richard Spencer.

UF community comes together in support during and after Hurricane Irma

By on October 4, 2017

In the days leading up to, during and after Hurricane Irma, many faculty, staff and students rallied to support one another by giving their time, efforts and financial support.

Field & Fork Food Drive Competition kicks off this month

By on October 4, 2017

Help a fellow Gator by donating non-perishable proteins and grains or other food and toiletries to the Alan & Cathy Hitchcock Pantry during the month of October. Departments can compete by collecting the most food and funds. The winning department will receive a delivery of party snacks to celebrate their efforts.

Nomination deadlines for Superior Accomplishment, Prudential Productivity Awards approaching

By on October 4, 2017

Faculty and staff have until Oct. 31 to nominate someone for a University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award, while nominations for the statewide Prudential Productivity Awards are due Nov. 10.

Higher Education Opportunity scholarship application deadline is Nov. 1

By on October 4, 2017

The University of Florida’s Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) provides children of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an undergraduate education at the University of Florida.

Physical Plant to host town hall meeting June 21

By on June 7, 2017

The Physical Plant Division of UF Business Affairs will host a Town Hall Meeting on June 21, 2017, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at Norman Hall, Room 260.

Gators Volunteer: A new way to bring the Gator Good to Gainesville

By on May 3, 2017

UF has introduced Gators Volunteer as a new way for UF faculty and staff to connect with charities in need of volunteers.

UF, Gainesville and Alachua County team up to align arts initiatives

By on May 3, 2017

The University of Florida is spearheading a project to gather creative initiatives that will harmonize the strategic development of the UF Campus with the City of Gainesville.

PPD town hall meeting at the Florida Gym April 27

By on April 5, 2017

The Physical Plant Division of UF Business Affairs will host a town hall meeting on Thursday, April 27, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Florida Gym on 1864 Stadium Road in Room 235.