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SCA for AI faculty applications due Sept. 23

UF’s Artificial Intelligence Academic Initiative is sponsoring a cohort of AI scholars to attend the UF Strategic Communications Academy, or SCA. Participants will learn insights from social, behavioral and cognitive science as well as real-world examples that can help them communicate more effectively about their work in AI.  To learn more, visit the SCA website or contact Ellen […]

Interested in participating in a Faculty Learning Community?

Hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence, Faculty Learning Communities are peer-led groups of faculty, staff and graduate students who engage in an active, collaborative, year–long program structured to provide encouragement, support and reflection. Registration for the 2022-2023 program is now open.  Visit the Center for Teaching Excellence website to learn more.

Protect yourself from cybercrimes

Phishing emails, with malware and dangerous links embedded in them, increase at the start of each semester. Faculty and staff are encouraged to review the Information Security Office’s social engineering webpage to learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals. To better understand phishing, watch this video featuring Faculty Senate Chair and senior lecturer in Warrington’s Management Department Amanda Phalin, Ph.D. […]

360° Mindfulness series returns next week

360° Mindfulness group sessions will return for the Fall 2022 semester beginning Sept. 12. Offered by UF Mindfulness, the group meets online via Zoom from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. each Monday throughout the fall semester. Visit the UF Mindfulness website to view the full schedule and register. 

Earn a certificate in multicultural mentoring

The Southeastern Conference, the University of Florida and the International Mentoring Association are offering a three-part series that provides faculty and staff with tools to support effective multicultural mentoring. The first session takes place on Sept. 8 and participants who take all three live sessions will earn a certificate in multicultural mentoring. Visit the Chief Diversity […]

Wellness strategies for young adults

Are you in your twenties and trying to juggle a career, relationships and health? Attend GatorCare’s The Launch Years webinar on Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. to discover strategies to enhance your occupational, social and overall wellness. Register

Expand your nutrition knowledge with upcoming wellness series

Led by UF Health registered dietitians, GatorCare’s Nourished Life is a six-week virtual series starting Aug. 29 that will equip you with knowledge to make informed nutrition choices for you and your family. Participants will learn about food safety, meal prepping, creating balanced meals and more. Complete this Qualtrics survey to register for the series.  

Cultivating better mental health through gardening

The idea of using gardening as a method to promote better health and well-being has been around since the 19th century. A recent article written by UF scientists suggests that many people may indeed reap mental health benefits from working with plants — even if they’ve never gardened before.   New to gardening and want […]

Want to further your education? EEP registration due Aug. 16

UF faculty and staff who wish to take college courses through the Employee Education Program, or EEP, during the fall semester are encouraged to visit the program website today for information on upcoming application, approval and registration deadlines. To learn more about the EEP, you can also attend an online informational webinar on July 26 and check […]

Applications open for 2022-2023 Strategic Communications Academy

The Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars helps faculty and staff develop next-level communication skills to build communities, communicate persuasively and drive positive change. The seven-month series is offered by the College of Journalism and Communications and UFHR Training & Organizational Development. UF faculty and TEAMS staff are invited to participate in the […]