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UF-City of Gainesville research award winners announced

By on May 3, 2017

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.

UF Professor’s exploration of racist and anti-racist ideas wins National Book Award

By on April 5, 2017

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 Employee Appreciation Week April 9-15

By on April 5, 2017

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 announces $250,000 in awards for UF-City of Gainesville research

By on March 1, 2017

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.

UF All Access textbook program an effective way to save students money

By on February 1, 2017

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.

University committee nominations deadline extended to Jan. 31

By on January 11, 2017

Each year the University of Florida offers faculty the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees, boards, and councils.

Nominations open for faculty university committees, boards and councils

By on December 7, 2016

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.

Genetics Institute faculty continue to garner national recognition

By on December 7, 2016

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.”

Genetics Institute faculty honored

By on October 6, 2016

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.

Are you familiar with UF’s policy on political activity?

By on September 6, 2016

During this intense political season, you are encouraged to review the policy and share with others, as appropriate.

Benefits deductions resume in September for nine- and ten-month employees

By on September 6, 2016

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.

New Faculty Orientation scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18

By on August 2, 2016

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."

Payroll deductions for nine- and ten-month employees resume in September

By on August 2, 2016

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.

For UF Genetics Institute, summer brings awards, research breakthroughs

By on August 2, 2016

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.

College of Education survey seeks UF instructors’ participation

By on July 6, 2016

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).

New Faculty Orientation scheduled for Aug. 17 and 18

By on July 6, 2016

All New Faculty Orientation appointee information forms should be submitted electronically to Kara Sue Cobb at karasue@ufl.edu by Wednesday, July 20.