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How can faculty and staff help prepare students for today’s workplace?

The Career Connections Center invites UF faculty and staff to its 2022 career symposium, taking place on July 7. This year’s theme is Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Workforce, with a focus on emerging trends that impact students’ workforce readiness as well as the role faculty and staff play in preparing students for the future of […]

Complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment survey by June 21

Over the past two weeks, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants have received emails inviting them to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment. Sponsored and distributed by the American College Health Association in partnership with UFHR Wellness, the survey is designed to provide data that will inform UFHR’s wellness programs and services. The deadline to […]

Upcoming webinar will offer advice on rising above burnout

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, or NCFDD, will host a guest webinar on “Rising Above Burnout” on Tuesday, June 21, at 2 p.m. Kristin Croyle, Ph.D., dean of the State University of New York at Oswego, will share concrete steps faculty members can take to continue to find energy, satisfaction and joy in […]

Join the Florida MGV Book Club

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, or MGV, program invites you to join its book club. Throughout the summer, members will read The Scent of Scandal by Craig Pittman and regularly meet to discuss the book. In August, members will also have the opportunity to meet the author.  Visit the UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions website to learn more.

Survey aims to assess faculty and staff well-being at UF and nationwide

Last week, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants received an email from the American College Health Association (ACHA) with an invitation to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment (ACHA-NFSHA). This national research study is designed to help establish health standards for universities throughout the nation, including at the University of Florida.    Data […]

Hurricane season is here — keep current to stay current

With hurricane season just around the corner, please keep in mind the resources available to support you in case of a tropical storm. Learn more about the university’s emergency plans and create your own plan to ensure you’ve taken necessary precautions. Read this UF at Work article to learn more.

Get the latest on lupus research and patient experience

As part of Lupus Awareness Month, we sat down with four UF researchers to discuss ongoing research efforts to address this autoimmune disorder as well as the outcomes and prognosis of patients with lupus. Listen to our Wellness Talks on Spotify or watch the recordings on Mediasite. Lupus Patient Experience — Spotify | Mediasite  Lupus Research and Awareness — Spotify | Mediasite

Find the help you need to support better mental health

Our mental health plays a crucial role in our overall well-being. In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we invite you to explore the following resources designed to support your and your family’s mental well-being.  Our Resilient Gator program offers strategies to help build your resilience. Register today for a live session on May 26 or June […]

NSF Director to visit UF this week

UF is honored to welcome National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan, Ph.D., to Gainesville for a conversation about NSF’s priorities and opportunities for researchers. The event takes place this Friday, May 27, at 1 p.m. in the Reitz Union Chamber. Learn more

Virtual Exchange Training applications due June 6

The UF International Center’s Virtual Exchange Training program equips faculty and staff with the tools needed to incorporate virtual international components into their courses. Participating faculty also receive $500 in professional development funds, pending budgetary approval.  Learn more