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, UF’s new associate vice president and dean of students, is committed to making sure every student feels advocated and cared for.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
The newly renovated Plaza of the Americas was dedicated in a ceremony held on the grounds last month.
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 graduate research professor emeritus in the College of the Arts School of Art + Art History, is considered the “Godfather of Photoshop.”
The Senate Nominating Committee invites nominations, including self-nominations, for fall 2018 appointments.
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.”
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 has announced its calendar of events for winter and spring 2018, which includes yoga, mindfulness-based stress reduction and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.