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.
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.
The Senate Nominating Committee invites nominations, including self-nominations, for fall 2018 appointments.
UF’s All Access textbook program continues to expand for Fall 2017, with nearly 100 courses participating across the university. The program has saved students $5 million since it was created in 2013.
To welcome new faculty to the University of Florida and provide information about available resources and services, UF Human Resources will be hosting this year’s New Faculty Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 16, and Thursday, Aug. 17, at Emerson Alumni Hall.
New and returning instructors can learn how to create a pedagogically sound blueprint for online, flipped or hybrid courses during a “Course Mapping Camp” to be held Aug. 9 and 10 at Turlington Hall. The camp is free and open to all instructors regardless of discipline and is limited to the first 20 enrollees.
The University of Florida’s Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer has announced it will award more than $300,000 in research awards to seven UF-City of Gainesville research projects.
His self-effacing laugh makes it clear that he has accepted his recent accolades with grace, but the professor of African-American history’s most recent book has catapulted him to new levels of notoriety in academia and beyond. The book, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, won the 2016 National Book Award for nonfiction, became a New York Times bestseller, and was called the most ambitious book of 2016 by the Washington Post.
Student employees play a key role in UF's educational, research and operational excellence. Student Employee Appreciation Week is a great time to express appreciation for your student employee's hard work and contributions.
UF’s Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer recently announced it is seeking proposals from faculty for research projects that utilize the campus and greater Gainesville community as a living laboratory to address real-world problems in our local community.
The program, known as UF All Access, was developed by textbook seller Follett and adapted by UF’s Business Services Division to provide UF students with the correct course materials on the first day of class at the best available pricing.
Each year the University of Florida offers faculty the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees, boards, and councils.
Each year, the University of Florida offers faculty the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees, boards and councils. A list of these groups and a nomination form can be found at UF Faculty Senate website. Completed forms should be submitted by 5 p.m. on Dec. 16.
University of Florida Genetics Institute member Anna-Lisa Paul, PhD, has been named president-elect of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research. The ASGSR is a collection of international researchers dedicated to promoting the study of “how living organisms and physical systems respond to gravity.”
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.
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Normal payroll deductions for health, life, optional and supplemental insurance for state and UF plans rseumed on the Sept. 2 paycheck to align with the nine- and ten- month appointment pay cycle.
This year’s New Faculty Orientation, scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18 at Emerson Alumni Hall, will feature an optional pre-session, "The Big Picture: Positioning Yourself and the University for the National Stage."
Normal payroll deductions for health, life, optional and supplemental insurance for state and UF plans will resume on the Sept. 2 paycheck to align with the nine- and ten- month appointment pay cycle.
The UF Genetics Institute has had a busy summer, with many faculty accomplishments worth noting. These include advances in research on the sorghum genome, plant growth during space flight, and microRNA binding elements.
Faculty from UF’s School of Teaching and Learning and the Psychology department are conducting a brief anonymous survey of instructor conceptions of the neuroscience of learning (IRB-2016-01136).
All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue Cobb at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, July 20.