President Fuchs announces salary increase pool for faculty and staff merit increases

By on July 12, 2017

On July 12, UF President Kent Fuchs announced a salary increase pool of 3 percent for University of Florida faculty and staff to provide merit increases during the coming academic year.

Meet ALEX, your personalized benefits counselor

By on July 12, 2017

In an effort to simplify the benefits election process for new employees, as well as to make Open Enrollment less stressful for current employees, UFHR is introducing this new online tool for anyone who wants a better understanding of the comprehensive benefits offered at UF.

Nicole Yucht: Elevating the UF brand through innovation and collaboration

By on July 12, 2017

Innovative approaches to telling the UF story and presenting the university’s news in dynamic, cutting-edge ways that can also pierce the highly competitive social media landscape are integral to University Communications’ newest strategic approach to branding the University of Florida.

UF to hire 500 new faculty

By on July 12, 2017

UF President Kent Fuchs recently announced the University of Florida will hire 500 new faculty to further enhance teaching and research and to continue to be one of the very best research universities in the nation.

Summer wellness programs focus on supporting your wellness while at work

By on July 12, 2017

Each quarter of 2017, the UF and UF Health Wellness Committee, along with GatorCare, focuses on a different wellness topic. This quarter focuses on wellness at work.

New Faculty Orientation scheduled for Aug. 16 and 17

By on July 12, 2017

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 legislation brings big changes to the FRS

By on July 12, 2017

State Senate Bill 7022, passed by the Florida Legislature and signed by Governor Scott, makes several important changes to state retirement plans.

Spotlight on Leadership: Team Communication

By on July 12, 2017

This month’s Spotlight on Leadership features an infographic on team communication. Learn about the connection between communication and successful project management as well as strategies leaders can take to foster strong team communication.

UFIT to offer Course Mapping Camp Aug. 9 and 10

By on July 12, 2017

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.

Participate in Managers-Only Cohort to complete Supervisory Challenge with peer UF leaders

By on July 12, 2017

If you are a manager, you have a unique opportunity to complete the “Managing at UF: The Supervisory Challenge” certificate with a cohort of peers.  Participating in the cohort can provide managers with a forum in which to discuss issues related to leadership and management with like-minded leaders on campus.

Creative B Movie Series explores balance between science and art through time travel

By on July 12, 2017

Friday nights through July 28, the Florida Museum and Creative B will host free movie screenings and explore the balance between science and art. In honor of the museum’s 100th anniversary, this year's films will incorporate a time-travel element and include a discussion with an expert panel.

Don’t miss out on summer savings with GatorPerks

By on July 12, 2017

Visit the website today to discover discounts on travel, theme parks and more!

Congratulations, UF CARD: Celebrating 25 years of service

By on July 12, 2017

The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities now serves more than 3,500 constituents in 14 counties.

Supervisors can now approve time quickly and easily via ONE.UF

By on July 12, 2017

UFIT recently completed updates to the ONE.UF portal. ONE.UF’s new public-facing landing page now provides information about current and upcoming features as well as a revamped search engine that enables users to quickly navigate to self-service tasks. 

UF Controller Alan West named chair of Florida Institute of CPAs

By on July 12, 2017

This month's issue of Florida CPA Today features UF Controller Alan West, who was recently installed as chair of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA). West is the first chair of the FICPA to come from higher education.

Fear Facers Day Camp helps kids with obsessive-compulsive disorder

By on July 12, 2017

This summer, UF Health is hosting Fear Facers Day Camp. Children and adolescents with OCD and/or anxiety are invited to join a one- or two-week camp session starting July 24. In addition to daily therapy, children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder will experience activities that allow for personal growth and improved behaviors while having fun.

UF MBA now offering full scholarships

By on July 12, 2017

The UF MBA full-time program at the Hough Graduate School of Business recently announced it would begin offering 100 percent tuition scholarships starting with the 2018 application cycle.

2017 Prudential Productivity Award winners announced

By on June 7, 2017

The Prudential Productivity Awards, an annual event honoring state employees throughout Florida, has announced its winners for 2017, including the following winners from the University of Florida.

Lisa Deal: Taking UF Procurement from tactical to strategic

By on June 7, 2017

As an undergraduate political science major who immersed herself in the performing arts at a small liberal arts college, UF Procurement director Lisa Deal never imagined herself leading the purchasing department of one of the largest universities in the country.

New online training explores multicultural identities and allyship

By on June 7, 2017

UF’s Counseling and Wellness Center recently released an online training aimed at expanding understanding of multicultural identities and how to act as an ally for traditionally underrepresented or oppressed groups.