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Looking to change your habits? Explore our Creating Healthy Behaviors Toolkit!


Published: June 22, 2021 2:37 pm

As we emerge from the pandemic, many of us are looking for ways to refine our habits. Creating healthy behaviors and making them regular habits can be challenging. One way to make this process easier and more sustainable is by moving one step at a time. These small steps of positive changes can result in […]

Caregivers can help early learners thrive amid pandemic disruption


Published: June 22, 2021 2:36 pm

At the close of another year of learning disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the stakes for preschoolers and their caregivers are particularly high. The years from birth to age 5 are essential to lifelong success and well-being: social and emotional skills develop rapidly as infants and young children learn to communicate, express emotions and engage […]

UF celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month


Published: June 22, 2021 2:36 pm

As the nation recognizes LGBTQ+ Pride Month, UF is honored to celebrate through the sharing of articles, events and resources. Read about the work alumni are doing in their communities, explore book recommendations and learn about Ally-Gators, the first Gay-Straight Alliance at any dental school in the state of Florida. Visit the website for updates. […]

Celebrate Men’s Health Month with UFHR Wellness


Published: June 22, 2021 2:35 pm

Celebrated in June, Men’s Health Month seeks to raise awareness about the health and well-being of the men in our lives. We encourage you to explore UFHR Wellness’ Men’s Health Month webpage where you will find a variety of resources, including a self-paced 30-day fitness challenge, mental health resources and more. We also invite you […]

E-scooters

City of Gainesville and UF partner to introduce electric scooter rentals


Published: June 15, 2021 10:31 am

On June 7, the City of Gainesville, in collaboration with UF, launched its new Micromobility Pilot Program, enabling three vendors to deploy a small fleet of electric scooters for rent throughout the city and on UF’s campus. E-scooters are available for rent from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, providing a sustainable option for short-distance […]

Dana N. Zimmel

Dana Zimmel appointed dean of UF College of Veterinary Medicine


Published: June 15, 2021 10:28 am

Dana N. Zimmel, D.V.M., has been named dean of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, after having served in the post on an interim basis since December 2019. She becomes the college’s seventh dean and the first woman ever to hold the job. A clinical professor in the college’s department of large animal clinical sciences […]

University to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers


Published: June 15, 2021 10:24 am

Last week, the UF Board of Trustees approved a plan to stabilize and expand Baby Gator Child Development Centers in an effort to meet some of the program’s most pressing needs and to lay the groundwork for even more expansion and elevation of the program in the years to come. Vice President for Human Resources […]

UF Board of Trustees recognizes Michael Lauzardo and Screen, Test & Protect team


Published: June 15, 2021 10:23 am

Last Thursday, the UF Board of Trustees recognized UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Director Michael Lauzardo, M.D., M.Sc., with a permanent resolution that paid homage to his work and leadership to help guide UF through the COVID-19 pandemic. Board of Trustees Chair Mori Hosseini read the full resolution, highlighting the collaborative work among Dr. […]

Find resources to support your emotional well-being


Published: June 8, 2021 12:43 pm

The past year has introduced unexpected stressors into our lives, impacting our emotional well-being in a variety of ways. How we feel and the emotions we experience can affect our productivity, our relationships and our overall mental health. A new Emotional Wellness toolkit designed by UFHR Wellness can provide you with strategies to help improve […]

David O. Prevatt

Professor urges fellow engineers to take action on diversity, equity and inclusion


Published: June 8, 2021 12:43 pm

UF Associate Professor of Civil & Coastal Engineering Dr. David O. Prevatt is inaugural chair of the Structural Engineering Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ board-level DEI Committee. In a recent column written for STRUCTURE magazine, Prevatt called on structural engineers and their firms to actionably incorporate diversity, equity and inclusion values into […]


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