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Dean Chimay Anumba inducted into the National Academy of Construction


Published: March 23, 2021 3:45 pm

UF College of Design, Construction and Planning Dean and Professor Dr. Chimay Anumba, Ph.D., D.Sc., was recently inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC). The NAC honors and recognizes those individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the construction industry. Recognized as a leader in developing the next generation of construction professionals, Dean Anumba […]

How individuals respond to social robots’ vocal cues and gestures


Published: February 11, 2021 4:29 pm

In a day and age when robots and artificial intelligence are a reality, the question of how different humans interact with these machines is key to improving the experience and outcomes. UF College of Journalism and Communications Assistant Professor Kun Xu sought to determine how humans perceive robots and whether their social interaction with them is affected when specific aesthetic […]

Conversations with Mike Lauzardo address faculty questions, concerns


Published: December 17, 2020 3:17 pm

Over the last two weeks, faculty who will be teaching during the spring semester have been meeting in small groups for a series of conversations with UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Director Dr. Michael Lauzardo. These sessions will continue to be held through the rest of this week and again in early January. While the conversations […]

Faculty teaching in the spring invited to participate in “A Conversation with Mike Lauzardo”


Published: December 8, 2020 4:35 pm

As reported in The Campus Brief last Friday, UF Health plans to test all undergraduate students who are taking in-person classes by January 10, the day before classes begin. Students in sororities and fraternities, residence halls and in-person classes will continue to be tested every two weeks in order to be “cleared” for campus. As is […]

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 […]


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