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FLARE workshops designed to illuminate your financial journey

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Upcoming workshops include sessions on the Florida Retirement System & DROP as well as Medicare.

Straighten up! It’s National Ergonomics Month

Throughout the month of October, UF Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) is providing opportunities to learn more and participate in events designed to support your ergonomic wellbeing.

Upcoming webinar provides tips for a more comfortable workday

Sore neck, shoulders, back or other muscles? Whether you sit or stand for most of the day, you probably suffer from a not-so-ergonomically-friendly work environment. Find out which muscles to strengthen, which muscles to stretch and how to maintain a proper posture to help you work comfortably and work better in an upcoming webinar on Wednesday, Aug. […]

New faculty orientation goes virtual

UF will welcome more than 400 new faculty this fall. To provide information about available resources and services, UFHR partnered with the Center for Teaching Excellence to create an online version of New Faculty Orientation hosted via Canvas, which will be available as a resource for faculty now and as new faculty are hired throughout […]

Get to know Warrington’s new dean, Saby Mitra

On Aug. 1, the Warrington College of Business welcomed its new dean, Saby Mitra. As Dean Mitra leads Warrington into its future, you’re invited to get to know him professionally and personally through this brief series of questions about his academic career and personal interests.

Updated guidance for cleaning and disinfection of common areas

UF Health Screen, Test & Protect has provided updated guidance regarding best practices for cleaning and disinfecting labs, classrooms, common sitting areas, meal rooms and other community areas. Unless a person with known or suspected COVID-19 has been in the area, no additional cleaning or sanitization measures are recommended. Routine cleaning is considered sufficient; however, Facilities Services has been […]

UF hits record $900 million in research awards

University of Florida faculty earned a record $900.7 million in research funding in fiscal year 2020, despite many activities being paused for more than two months by the pandemic. The total is a 16% increase over last year and surpasses the previous record of $837 million set two years ago by more than $63 million. […]

Did you miss any of the recent town halls?

Last Thursday, UF Vice President D’Andra Mull was joined by several other UF leaders to discuss how we can all work together to provide a safer and healthier educational experience this fall. The event, attended by more than 600 faculty and staff, was the latest in a series of town halls and online sessions designed to answer […]

A closer look at how screen, test, & protect works

In his email to the campus community on Monday, UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Director Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, shared how the small surge in COVID-19 that occurred in Alachua County in early June has slowed significantly, and prevalence is less than 1%. Learn more about the detective work involved in how tracing efforts work in this informative […]

Wondering about working remotely?

As we continue our efforts to prepare for the fall semester, many faculty and staff are working onsite at UF as they have in the past, practicing physical distancing and wearing masks or face coverings, while others remain working from remote locations. The ability to work at a remote location has been and continues to be […]