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With COVID cases continuing to rise, questions about taking leave resurface

Published: August 3, 2021 2:35 pm

Over the past week, the number of COVID-19 cases throughout Florida has continued to rise rapidly. While there is hopeful news that nearly 250,000 more Floridians received vaccinations last week, UF has seen an uptick in cases among both employees and students as well. Questions about taking leave associated with COVID-19 have resurfaced in recent […]

UF and Scripps Research announce talks to integrate

Published: August 3, 2021 2:35 pm

UF and Scripps Research recently announced talks to integrate the Florida-based branch of Scripps Research with the research arm of UF’s academic health center. Details of the agreement will be finalized over the next few months and will build on existing research collaborations UF has had with Scripps and the organizations’ complementary strengths, said David […]

Krishna Lunch celebrates 50 years

Published: August 3, 2021 2:34 pm

Last week, Krishna Lunch celebrated its 50th anniversary at UF. Started in 1971, after A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, gave an address at the Plaza of the Americas, Krishna Lunch continues to serve healthy meals to UF students, faculty, staff and the Gainesville community. Learn more in […]

Gainesville Regional Airport opens new terminal expansion

Published: August 3, 2021 2:34 pm

Less than two years after breaking ground, Gainesville Regional Airport held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its 15,200 square foot, two-gate passenger terminal expansion and improvement project. The expanded terminal provides new amenities, including expanded restrooms, a second food and beverage area, mother’s lactation room, quiet/reflection room, an outdoor pet relief area and connectivity features […]

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As COVID cases rise, some guidance and reminders

Published: July 27, 2021 1:47 pm

As the state of Florida sees increased cases of COVID-19, unfortunately so does UF. At present, approximately 100 UF employees are currently being withheld from work due to having tested positive for COVID-19 or as the result of being a close contact of someone who has. UF encourages all its employees to get vaccinated. Vaccinated […]

UF and UF Health mourn the passing of Dr. Leon Haley

Published: July 27, 2021 1:37 pm

Leon L. Haley Jr., M.D., MHSA, CPE, FACEP, CEO of UF Health Jacksonville and dean of the UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville, passed away unexpectedly last Saturday. Haley, 56, was a strong, inspirational leader and beloved son, father, friend and colleague. In addition to serving as CEO and dean, Haley was a UF professor […]

Parkinson’s outreach to African American community to expand

Published: July 27, 2021 1:17 pm

A team led by UF neurologist Irene Malaty, M.D., was awarded a Parkinson’s Foundation grant to fund Parkinson’s disease outreach to the African American community in Alachua County. The new grant will enable the team to launch outreach efforts, including in-person and virtual programs and educational materials, to help reduce the disparity in Parkinson’s disease […]

Explore the Smathers Libraries’ integrated library system

Published: July 27, 2021 1:12 pm

On July 13, all Florida public colleges and universities upgraded their core library platform to the Alma and Primo VE library systems. This next-generation integrated library system leverages cloud-based services and offers a responsive, scalable web and mobile design. This upgrade expands access to materials and improves the user experience for students, faculty and staff. […]

New mixed-use biotech living community planned in Alachua

Published: July 27, 2021 1:08 pm

A new mixed-use development coming to Alachua will feature a 420-acre research community that aims to serve not just the employees who work there, but other community members as well. The project is located adjacent to Progress Corporate Park and neighbors Sid Martin Biotech, UF’s tech incubator. A mix of single-family homes and multi-family housing […]

UF projects aim to enhance campus gateways and pedestrian safety

Published: July 21, 2021 2:15 pm

This August, UF will begin work on the Northeast and Newell Gateway projects from its Landscape Master Plan. The entrances will enhance outdoor spaces that will offer students, faculty and staff opportunities to gather and collaborate — as well as to sit, relax and enjoy the scenic nature campus has to offer. The projects will […]

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