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Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As tax season approaches, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you. From updating your W-4 elections to maximizing your retirement contributions, learn more about how you can take advantage of every opportunity. Learn more in this UF at Work […]

Have you reviewed your 2022 paycheck statements?

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date. Read this UF at Work article to learn more.

Recharge your career through professional development

Recently, a Harvard Business Review article discussed the importance of breaking the status quo and taking charge of our career path, and a Warrington College of Business article  highlighted some of the challenges we face in the workplace. If you are reevaluating your career path and goals, take time to explore the Personal & Professional Development section of the UFHR […]

Learn about UF’s Climate Action Plan

The Office of Sustainability will host a virtual Lunch & Learn to share its ongoing UF Climate Action Plan, or CAP, 2.0 process. The event takes place at noon on Jan. 27 and is open to all faculty and staff. Register for the event!

Downtown parking changes underway

The City of Gainesville has begun to implement parking changes around the downtown area, including updated rates, parking time limits and parking enforcement times. A grace period will be in place for the month of January with parking enforcement beginning February. Learn more

Energize your weekend with a Qigong class

Start your weekend both grounded and energized by joining an all-level practice class of Qigong in the beautiful outdoors. The class takes place on Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Tom Petty Park. Learn more

A few updates regarding UF’s COVID-19 response

As we enter the first full week of the spring semester, the number of cases of those who have tested positive for the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to rise. UF researchers are optimistic that these numbers will peak this week — earlier than originally predicted. Learn more in this article published by UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute, updated […]

Finding connection through affinity and networking groups

Looking for ways to get connected at UF or in our community? Discover a wide range of UF affinity networks and communities of practice as well as area professional and recreational organizations by visiting our “Get Connected” website. Know of an organization we are missing? Please email us at

“Baby talk” could help infants learn to produce speech

A new UF study suggests that when parents baby talk to their infants, they might be helping them learn to produce speech. By mimicking the sound of a smaller vocal tract, researchers suggest we’re cluing babies in to how words should sound coming out of their own mouths. Learn more in this UF News article.

Resources to support your well-being in 2022

The start of a new year is a great time to focus on our well-being and establish new healthy habits — and chances are you’ve already made a few resolutions. So to support you on your wellness journey, we’ve assembled a list of upcoming UF-sponsored programs and events designed to support wellness and self-care. All of […]