Category: Spotlight

Keeping inclusivity at the heart of the hiring process

We sat down with Amber Bush to learn more about her experience with the Inclusive Hiring Badge Program and how she is incorporating inclusive hiring practices in her work.

New Florida Museum book highlights the beauty and wonder of natural history collections

Celebrate the splendor of museums with the new book All Things Beautiful: Wonders from the Collections of the Florida Museum of Natural History.

GBAS Institute returns after two-year hiatus

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Gator Business Administrator Services community of practice held their semi-annual institute on Nov. 18 with the theme “The Future of Work.”

U.S. veterans bring unique qualities to UF community

The University of Florida is home to 644 veterans that are also UF employees. Having honed their skills in the military, these veterans bring to the table unique and diversified qualities that benefit the UF community in many ways.

College of Pharmacy takes strategic approach to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce

As the HR Specialist for the College of Pharmacy Shared Services Center, Robert C. Stroh Jr. is on the frontlines of the college’s efforts to support a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Celebrating a Day of Gratitude

Yesterday, UF celebrated a Day of Gratitude, recognizing the challenges overcome by and honoring the hard work of faculty, staff and students over the course of the past two years.

UF/IFAS helps keep local farmers in business

Owned by local dairy farmer Kevin Lussier, Lussier’s Hawthorne Creek Creamery is the last commercial dairy in the county.

Get to Know: Nekia Jones

Recently, we sat down with Nekia Jones to talk about her incredible journey at UF, some of her accomplishments at work and what inspires her to aim further.

Coalition of Disabled Gators and Allies provides advocacy, visibility and support

The Coalition of Disabled Gators and Allies aims to build and sustain a community and safe space for people with disabilities — or who identify as disabled — as well as advocates at UF.

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.

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