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Some leave reporting and essential personnel considerations in anticipation of UF closure

As announced earlier today, due to Hurricane Ian, the university campus in Gainesville will close Sept. 28, and other UF areas throughout the state will have had similar closings in keeping with their county government guidelines. It is expected university facilities statewide will reopen on Saturday, Oct. 1. Clinical personnel and all UF Health staff in Gainesville should follow their prescribed procedures.

Keep current to stay current

The University of Florida is actively monitoring Hurricane Ian. Keep abreast of on-campus emergency updates with UF Alert and monitor the Severe Weather Updates website for any operational updates. You can also familiarize yourself with other university emergency resources here.

UF centers receive more than $5 million in DOE grants

UF’s centers for African Studies, European Studies and Latin American Studies were recently awarded more than $5 million by the U.S. Department of Education Title VI program.

Enjoy an evening of dance and wellness with UF HealthStreet

Don’t miss UF HealthStreet’s 5th Annual Night of Dance event, which kicks off Oct. 1 at 4 p.m.

Learn about UF’s Hispanic affinity groups

Did you know UF has two affinity groups geared toward faculty, staff and students that identify as Hispanic or Latino? Both groups welcome new members and provide community, support and engagement throughout the year.

Read our spotlights, linked below, to learn more about each affinity group and visit our Get Connected directory to discover a wide range of UF affinity and professional networks.

Elevating hiring practices at UF/IFAS TREC 

Learn how the Inclusive Hiring Badge program benefitted Maria Bernal and the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center.

New installation to be unveiled at the Reitz Union

The University of Florida: The Black Experience Installation will be unveiled on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. in the Reitz Union Auditorium.

Peter Swaan named dean of the UF College of Pharmacy

Peter Swaan, Ph.D., M.Pharm., a distinguished university professor and internationally recognized researcher in the pharmaceutical sciences, has been named the next dean of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, effective Dec. 1.

Don’t miss the fall plant sale at the Florida Museum

The Florida Museum is kicking off the semester with its Fall Plant Sale, taking place Sept. 23–25.

Superior Accomplishment Award nominations due Oct. 14

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond? Nominate them for a Superior Accomplishment Award!

This annual awards program recognizes faculty and staff who have contributed outstanding service in their fields during the academic year of Aug. 1, 2021, through July 31, 2022. The nomination period is underway and runs through Oct. 14. 

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