Black History Month especially meaningful as African American Studies @ UF turns 50
Published: February 18, 2020 4:11 pm
Black History Month is a time for celebration and the recognition of the central role Black people have played in shaping the United States. This year, the University of Florida’s celebration is especially meaningful as the Department of African American Studies celebrates its 50th anniversary. The development of the university’s African American Studies program began […]
Faculty asked to complete online training to improve mental health literacy
Published: February 5, 2020 8:10 am
In an effort to better identify and support students in distress, all University of Florida UF faculty have been asked to complete the Kognito online training course beginning this month. This effort is also being undertaken by UF’s colleagues at other state universities at the request of Florida’s Board of Governors in order to collectively […]
If you see something, say something
Published: January 21, 2020 8:10 am
As we start the new year, the UF Police Department urges you to be aware of your surroundings and report anything that seems suspicious or out of place. Working together, we can all do our part to keep UF safe. If you see something suspicious on campus or at an event, please call UFPD at […]
Help determine topics discussed and register to attend January’s Provost Gathering
Published: December 9, 2019 3:19 pm
On Jan. 10, 2020, the Office of the Provost will host a daylong event devoted to how UF faculty, researchers, academic staff and graduate students can help to build trust in research.
UF Latinx Staff & Faculty Association provides community, space
Published: November 12, 2019 4:15 pm
In the spring of 2017, a few Latinx colleagues at UF had the idea to formally revive what is now an official space to retain, recruit and advocate for Latinx staff and faculty at the University of Florida.
Anticipation grows as campus prepares for reopening of institutes
Published: November 12, 2019 3:28 pm
On Nov. 16 and 17, UF will host ribbon-cutting ceremonies for both the Institute for Black Culture and the Institute of Hispanic-Latino Culture — better known as the IBC and La Casita.
Our policies reflect our values
Published: October 29, 2019 12:03 pm
UF strives to provide a safe and healthy environment for faculty, staff and students. These commitments are reflected in our policies as well as in the protections and support provided to those who need it. The federal law known as the Drug-Free Workplace Act requires UF to maintain a drug-free workplace. UF is committed to […]
Do you know your diversity liaison?
Published: May 28, 2019 11:20 am
A directory of UF’s Campus Diversity Liaisons can now be found on the CDO website.
UF Engaged Town Hall recording available online
Published: May 28, 2019 11:00 am
UF Engaged is UFHR’s new approach to TEAMS staff appraisals designed to encourage regular feedback, rather than a once-a-year evaluation.
Organizational consultant encourages UF leaders to “empower agency” when approaching change
Published: January 8, 2019 9:05 am
Carsten Tams believes the best way for an organization to successfully navigate change is by creating power among its employees while maintaining a deep sense of trust in the human desires to learn, create and seek new challenges.