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“Faculty 500” initiative aims to hire 200 new faculty by fall

By on February 6, 2018

To support UF's "Faculty 500" effort, UF Human Resources recently partnered with 160/90 and University Communications to develop a new recruitment brochure and an accompanying promotional website. In addition, the Faculty Search Committee Toolkit has been redesigned to better support departments undertaking faculty searches.

Heather White: Setting goals and embracing uncertainty

By on February 6, 2018

Heather White, UF’s new associate vice president and dean of students, is committed to making sure every student feels advocated and cared for.

Employee Education Program provides new possibilities for UF faculty and staff

By on February 6, 2018

An EEP information workshop will be held on Thursday, Feb. 22, designed for employees attending Santa Fe College with program requirements, eligibility information and application procedures associated with participation in the EEP.

Strategic Communications Academy celebrates first graduates

By on February 6, 2018

On Dec. 7, after a series of dynamic TED-style presentations and poster sessions featuring various strategic communications campaigns, the first cohort of the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars graduated.

Collaboratory for Women Innovators to host open house

By on February 6, 2018

In a new collaboration with the Innovation Hub, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center in the Warrington College of Business will direct the Collaboratory for Women Innovators.

New program provides UF students opportunity to solve real-world problems

By on February 6, 2018

The Bob Graham Center has partnered with the City of Gainesville to develop and launch a fellowship program that places UF students at the forefront of working on solutions to real-world, operational city issues.

Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By on January 10, 2018

UF will host a campus-wide celebration, including educational programs and service initiatives, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nearly 50 years after his tragic assassination.

COMPASS Release 3 to launch Jan. 16

By on January 10, 2018

The next phase of the COMPASS project, the ongoing effort to unify and modernize campus student service systems, will launch Jan. 16. To support this launch, new training materials are available. If you manage undergraduate student majors, minors and certificates, or if you are a graduate coordinator or staff member who maintains student information in GIMS, this training is for you.

Reminder: Lactation rooms available across campus

By on January 10, 2018

In an effort to better accommodate nursing mothers at UF, the university added three lactation rooms to campus last year. The lactation rooms, which are open to all UF students, faculty and staff, are a partnership between UF Human Resources, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Business Affairs and various colleges and units around campus.

Florida Museum’s 39th Collectors Day and volunteer opportunities

By on January 10, 2018

The Florida Museum of Natural History is holding an orientation for adults interested in learning more about volunteering. The presentation is on Jan. 17, 3–5 p.m., and will help participants identify the best match for their interests and abilities.

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’ 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.