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Melissa Curry named vice president for human resources

Melissa Curry, who has served as the University of Florida’s interim vice president for human resources since July 2022, has been tapped to fill the role permanently, UF President Ben Sasse announced today.

“Melissa brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of transformative leadership, which she demonstrated during her interim tenure,” Sasse said.

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Niger coup explained

Leonardo Villalon, Ph.D., a political scientist and West African expert at the University of Florida, explains the Niger coup and breaks down its global impact.

Win Phillips Town Gown award nominations open Oct. 1

The Win Phillips Town Gown Relations Award celebrates the achievements of those who collaborate for the benefit of both campus and community.

Helping the “lawn mowers of the reefs” find good places to grow

UF researchers working at the Florida Aquarium’s Conservation Campus in Apollo Beach are trying to raise as many long-spined sea urchins as possible.

Register for CxUF by Sept. 29

Visit the CxUF website to view the conference agenda and register, or sign up to be a facilitator!

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September 28, 2023

Spruce up your garden with upcoming plant sale

Don’t miss the Wilmot Botanical Gardens’ Fall Plant Sale, happening Oct. 13–14.

September 26, 2023

Sign up for the Sweet and Salty wellness challenge

Join GatorCare’s three-week, email-based nutrition challenge to track your salt and sugar intake and learn how to make healthy swaps.

September 21, 2023

UF Health selected to join U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Medical Network

Building on a long history of providing health care to athletes at the University of Florida and beyond, UF Health joined a select group of health organizations providing care to Team USA athletes as they prepare for international competition, including the 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games. Watch the video and visit the UF Health website to learn more.

September 21, 2023

Why the F.D.A. took so long to tackle a disputed cold remedy

Pharmacists affiliated with UF have spent decades nudging the agency to pull a decongestant from over-the-counter medicines (New York Times).

September 21, 2023

SCA application deadline extended to Sept. 25

Designed for all UF faculty and staff, the Strategic Communications Academy is a 6-month program led by the UF Center for Public Interest Communications.

September 21, 2023

UF Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band concert series opens Sept. 28

Join the UF Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band for Musical Metamorphosis, a joint concert featuring works by Ives, Bernstein, Strauss and more.

September 21, 2023

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month – explore upcoming events, UF landmarks, affinity groups and more!


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