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UF leaders shared vision, answered questions during Tuesday’s town hall

Published: July 16, 2020 1:46 pm

Several UF leaders and some of UF Health’s foremost experts on epidemiology and infectious diseases came together to answer questions about the university’s plans for moving forward together this fall in a town hall held on Tuesday. Faculty and staff were provided the opportunity to ask questions prior to and during the event hosted by […]

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 […]

Ronald Berry named Student Health Care Center director

Published: February 18, 2020 3:59 pm

Ronald Berry, M.D., has been named the director of the University of Florida Student Health Care Center, or SHCC. Dr. Berry, who has served as interim director of the SHCC since February 2019, will lead the AAAHC-accredited center and advance the future health and wellness needs of an increasingly diverse and expanding student community. Read […]

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 […]

Faculty will begin reporting activities and interests via online system this spring

Published: January 21, 2020 8:20 am

In an effort to streamline, modernize and standardize the way faculty and staff report their activities and financial interests, the University of Florida is introducing UFOLIO (UF Online Interest Organizer), a new online activities and interests reporting system. UFOLIO replaces paper forms and outdated routing processes to save time and provide a more intuitive platform […]

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 […]

Provost’s Office seeks faculty nominations for additional university committees

Published: January 21, 2020 8:05 am

As we reported earlier this month, the University of Florida is currently seeking faculty and staff nominations to its Presidential Committees. In addition, the Senate Nominating Committee is inviting faculty nominations to its Fall 2020 Joint Committees, Faculty Senate Committees and Faculty Senate Councils.  The UF Faculty Senate website contains specific committee and council descriptions. If […]

Gator graduates Zimmel and Sevier appointed to leadership positions

Published: January 6, 2020 8:25 am

Two longstanding UF employees were appointed to leadership positions in December. Dana Zimmel, DVM, has been named interim dean for the College of Veterinary Medicine. A clinical professor in the college’s department of large animal sciences and previous associate dean, Zimmel is the first alumna to take the position as a graduate of the college’s […]

University Honors Program relocates

Published: January 6, 2020 8:15 am

The University Honors Program has moved from 343 Infirmary to 201 Walker Hall, as of mid-December 2019. The Honors Program provides academic and enrichment opportunities for 3,300 of UF’s top undergraduate students, as well as advising and support for all UF students applying for nationally competitive external fellowships. Faculty and staff interested in getting involved […]

Building a Better World

Published: December 9, 2019 3:23 pm

In a recent update, Dr. David Norton, vice president for research, shared how, through our forward-focused aims and impact, the University of Florida is not simply “pursuing a specific place in the pecking order of peers.”

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