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National summit devoted to building healthy academic communities at UF April 6 and 7

By on March 1, 2017

Online registration is now open to interested faculty, staff and students. UF and UF Health employees will receive a special discounted rate.

352Creates event promotes health and a thriving community through creativity

By on March 1, 2017

For the second consecutive year, a network of UF, UF Health and Gainesville organizations and businesses are hosting community-wide “pop-up” style art activities that aim to help promote health and community engagement in unexpected ways and locations.

March is Florida Bike Month

By on March 1, 2017

Consider joining in the celebration by biking to work or joining various bike events around town and throughout the state.

Register for K-5 summer camps at the Florida Museum

By on March 1, 2017

The Florida Museum of Natural History invites students to dive into the sciences and investigate natural history through activities and hands-on exploration during summer camps.

PPD Town Hall Meeting March 28

By on March 1, 2017

The Physical Plant Division of UF Business Affairs will host a Town Hall Meeting on March 28 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the Veterinary Academic Building: Lecture Hall B, Room V1-103, on SW 16th Avenue.

The Center for Arts in Medicine Presents: The Diversity Project

By on February 2, 2017

The Diversity Project will explore issues of diversity with a focus on race and class through storytelling and theater. The event will provide a safe environment in which participants can share their experiences at UF.

Speaker series confronts subject of death from the humanities’ perspective

By on February 1, 2017

The eight-part series, which is bringing to UF nationally recognized scholars in a range of disciplines, aims to reveal how the humanities can help us understand one of the most integral parts of life—the end of life.

BHAC National Summit to be held at UF in April

By on February 1, 2017

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. A special conference rate available to UF and UF Health Shands employees.

President’s Council on Diversity to host UNC chief diversity officer

By on February 1, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will share her insights on leadership and advocacy for diversity and inclusive excellence in academia in a talk entitled “Inclusion, Legitimacy, Equity…They All Matter!”

PPD Town Hall Meeting Feb. 14

By on February 1, 2017

The Physical Plant Division of UF Business Affairs will host a Town Hall Meeting on February 14, from 3:30pm to 5:00pm at the Music Building Auditorium – Room 101, on Newell Drive. If you are part of the College of

UF President’s Council on Diversity to host UNC chief diversity officer in February

By on January 11, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3, Rumay Alexander, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s interim chief diversity officer, will share her insights on leadership and advocacy for diversity and inclusive excellence in academia in a talk entitled “Inclusion, Legitimacy, Equity…They All Matter!”

Cornell scholar to discuss most highly publicized 20th century court battles

By on January 11, 2017

On Friday, Feb. 3 the University of Florida Office of the President, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service, and the Levin College of Law will present two talks by Cornell University Dean and American Studies Professor Glenn Altschuler, who will draw on his discussion of trials in a just-published book, Ten Great American Trials: Lessons in Advocacy.

New exhibit ‘Frogs!’ leaps into Florida Museum Jan. 28

By on January 11, 2017

Experience some of the most visually stunning, vocally pleasing and remarkably adaptable life forms on earth. Search for hidden frogs, activate calls and perform a virtual dissection in this hands-on, minds-on adventure allowing visitors to discover the important role frogs play—including serving as indicators for the health of our environment.

Join 352Creates March 24-25 to create a healthy community

By on January 11, 2017

Now in its second year, 352Creates aims to demonstrate that creativity can be fun for everyone. “Pop-up” style art activities will help promote health and community engagement in unexpected ways and locations.

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

See how students turn waste into art during ‘Trashformations’ at the Florida Museum

By on November 2, 2016

Ever wonder how milk jugs morph into beautiful wading birds or how gears and gadgets become gigantic bugs? See how Alachua County middle school, high school and college students transform waste into works of art on Nov. 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Environmental Horticulture Department Club to host 20th annual poinsettia fundraiser Dec. 8 and 9

By on November 2, 2016

Over 40 varieties will be offered for sale including traditional reds and novelties such as Visions of Grandeur, Orange Spice, Winter Rose and Ice Punch.

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!

Inaugural Women’s Business and Leadership Conference a great opportunity for local businesswomen

By on October 6, 2016

To sign up for the Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations’ newsletter, click UFSBVDR-L@lists.ufl.edu and type “subscribe” in the subject line. Women entrepreneurs in Gainesville and North Florida will have an opportunity to gain valuable lessons from several successful businesswomen and

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.

UF Planning, Design & Construction hosts “cornhole” tournament and lunch for the UF Campaign for Charities Oct. 13

By on October 3, 2016

For the fifth consecutive year, UF Planning, Design & Construction (PD&C) will host a “cornhole” tournament to raise money for the UF Campaign for Charities (UFCC). The event will be held the afternoon of Thursday, Oct. 13, as part of Homecoming Week.