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Congrats to our June UF at Play photo contest winners!

We are halfway through the UF at Play summer photo contest and have received nearly 300 incredible photos! Check them out in our online photo album, and be sure to submit your pictures by Aug. 18 for a chance to win even more prizes. Our two winners for June are Cindy Futral, director of the […]

Family Discovery Camps are back!

Family Discovery Camps are back at the Florida Museum starting July 9. Explore Florida’s natural world with scientists and museum staff in this outdoor experience for the whole family. Discover how scientists work in the field and learn how to use the tools of science yourself. Visit the Florida Museum website to learn more and register.

Celebrate July Fourth with fireworks, food and loved ones

July Fourth is just around the corner, with celebrations throughout the long weekend. Here are a few upcoming events you and your loved ones can enjoy in Gainesville and the surrounding area. Not in Gainesville? Explore July Fourth celebrations where you live! Enjoy an evening of live music, food trucks and spectacular fireworks at Fanfares & Fireworks on […]

After more than two years of support, DOH COVID Operations at UF come to an end

As of last Friday, UF faculty and staff will no longer login to the ONE.UF system to report an illness or register for an on-campus COVID test. Moving forward, if you are experiencing symptoms, you are encouraged to visit the Florida Department of Health’s COVID-19 Response website for guidance as well as testing and vaccine locations, take […]

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 […]

Interested in participating in a virtual primary election candidate forum?

The League of Women Voters of Alachua County and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service will host a virtual primary election candidate forum on Sunday, June 26, at 1:30 p.m. Candidates will present their platforms and answer questions about relevant local issues. Click here to register for the forum.

Coming full circle: Debra Anderson’s journey at the University of Florida

From waiting to be let into her office to finally having a key to the building, Debra Anderson’s journey at UF spans 26 years and is influenced by the dedicated staff she met along the way as well as her drive to create a support unit for UF’s international students. The former director of UF’s […]

City of Gainesville to host Freedom Fest

On Saturday, June 18, the City of Gainesville will host its first Freedom Fest in celebration of the time period of Emancipation Day to Juneteenth. Open to the public, this family-friendly event will include musical performances from local and regional artists, food trucks, local vendors, arts and crafts for children and more. Juneteenth celebrations are being held […]

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 […]