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UF’s Center for Humanities in the Public Sphere offers summer writing support


Published: May 28, 2020 8:53 am

For the last two years, UF’s Center for Humanities in the Public Sphere (CHPS) has kicked off the summer with a week-long Writing Retreat for faculty and graduate students with humanities writing projects. For eight hours a day, forty participants sit in the bucolic study at the Austin Cary Forest Learning Center, pounding out fellowship […]

Love in the time of COVID


Published: May 22, 2020 1:46 pm

Lane and Christine Abraben were married in a drive-thru wedding ceremony at the Family and Civil courthouse in Gainesville on May 14. Couples unable to have a traditional wedding because of the coronavirus pandemic were invited to take part in ceremonies. Christine, innovations coordinator for the College of Education’s Lastinger Center, kindly shared with us […]

Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars lead the way across a virtual stage


Published: April 30, 2020 3:40 pm

The Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars (MFOS) program held a virtual graduation celebration last night. Of its 176 students scheduled to graduate this spring, 75 joined in online as friends, family from all across that country and President Fuchs cheered the graduates on across a virtual stage. The occasion, hosted for first-generation graduates, has traditionally been […]

Service Recognition celebration honors longtime UF staff


Published: March 4, 2020 8:40 am

On Feb. 25, UF staff who celebrated 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service in 2019 gathered for a special event in their honor hosted by the Office of the President.

New system and policy provide standardization and improved tracking of UF volunteers


Published: March 4, 2020 8:35 am

In an effort to provide more sustainable tracking of UF volunteer service as well as an enterprise-wide method of identifying UF volunteers, a new UF volunteer tracking system will be introduced on March 5.

Kim Rose: Keep calm and stay creative


Published: March 4, 2020 8:30 am

The UF Health communications manager shares why her adventurous “mum and dad” have inspired her, how her enthusiastic realism has guided her through work’s challenges and why you might stumble onto her singing cover tunes at a local cafe.

New toolkit offers a wealth of resources designed to support leadership, team and personal excellence


Published: March 4, 2020 8:25 am

UF Training & Organizational Development (T&OD) recently announced the release of its new Teamwork & Collaboration toolkit.

TaxWatch Productivity Awards nominations due July 17


Published: March 4, 2020 8:20 am

Nominations should reflect an innovative or outstanding idea or practice that has led or will lead to taxpayer savings, improved service delivery or overall taxpayer value.

Early voting available at the Reitz Union through March 14


Published: March 4, 2020 8:15 am

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2020 presidential preference primary and 2020 City of Gainesville regular election at the J. Wayne Reitz Union.

Why student participation in the Census helps ensure federal and state funding


Published: March 4, 2020 8:10 am

The University of Florida is joining with Alachua County and the City of Gainesville to increase awareness of the importance of the Census and to improve the accuracy of the numbers of students that should be counted as living in Alachua County.

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