Category: Worklife

Build a better relationship with your graduate students

The relationship between an advisor and a graduate advisee is often considered to be the most influential factor in student success during graduate training.

Protect your files on the GatorCloud

Saving files to your computer’s local drive is convenient, but if your device is lost, stolen or damaged, your data could be unrecoverable.

Exhibition featuring 31 Latin American artists debuts at UF

A new exhibition at UF features the U.S. debut of the Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Collection that includes works by 31 Latin American artists.

Pride at Prairie Creek

Join the Alachua Conservation Trust at noon on Oct. 24 for an outdoor celebration of the LGBTQ+ community.

Bridging the gap between UF and Spanish-speaking communities throughout Florida

Since 2010, the population of Hispanics in Florida experienced one of the biggest population increases at over 1.4 million. This dramatic growth created the need for programs that can adequately and inclusively serve this population.

In 2017, a group of UF/IFAS Extension agents seeking to address this issue created the Coalition of Florida Extension Educators for Latino Communities, or CAFE Latino; a grassroots organization with the goal to create science-based educational materials for the benefit of Spanish-speaking communities.

Review your benefits and make changes during Open Enrollment, now through Oct. 29

The State of Florida and UF’s Benefits Open Enrollment period is your opportunity to make changes to your benefits enrollments for the upcoming calendar year. This year’s Open Enrollment started yesterday and runs through Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. EST. 

Importantly, note that UFHR Benefits will never contact you to ask you for your personal information. Please do not share your Social Security number or any other private information with anyone who calls claiming to represent the university or the State of Florida during Open Enrollment or at any other time throughout the year. 

Spring 2022 Textbook Adoption

Faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their spring textbook adoptions and material requirements to the UF Bookstore by Oct. 25.

The 411 on breast health

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Take time this month to learn about breast health and schedule appropriate screenings.

Learn how to ‘green’ your office space

The Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute have collaborated on a guide filled with resources to help you green your office space.

Your annual opportunity to ensure you have the benefits that meet your needs

Century Tower

Each fall, the annual open enrollment period provides you with an opportunity to evaluate your current benefits to determine if adjustments are needed for the new plan year. This year’s open enrollment period begins today and ends on Friday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. EST. Changes made during open enrollment will take effect Jan. 1, 2022. 

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