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Kim Rose: Keep calm and stay creative

NAME: Kimberly (Kim) Rose TITLE:  Communications Manager, UF Health IT Services PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS: For 25 years, I specialized in system internal communications as well as health care issues management, crisis communications and emergency response [as former director of strategic communications for UF Health]. Mass-casualty accident or hurricane? I’d be hunkered down in the hospital command center. But […]

Service Recognition celebration honors longtime UF staff

On Feb. 25, UF staff who celebrated 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45 years of service in 2019 gathered for a special event in their honor hosted by the Office of the President. UF President Kent Fuchs and Vice President for Human Resources Jodi Gentry emceed the dinner, which was held at the Earl and […]

UF faculty and staff rise to the challenge of working through COVID-19

HELPFUL RESOURCES UF COVID-19 Updates Working through COVID-19 UFIT Remote Work Resources Employee Assistance Program Aid-a-Gator Field and Fork Pantry Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coping with Uncertainty about the Coronavirus (EAP Webinar) Faculty and staff have worked at record speed in recent weeks to adapt to changes brought on by the rapid spread […]

Looking for ways to connect with others at UF and beyond?

Connect with others on campus and in the community with UFHR’s new Get Connected directory created specifically for faculty and staff. Interested in beekeeping? Ever dream of raising chickens in your backyard? Enthusiastic about WordPress? There’s a group for you! Visit the Get Connected directory to get started and help us grow this directory to continue to serve our […]

It’s not too early to start making plans for the summer!

Join us for our second annual “Perk Up Your Summer” event at the Champions Club on Tuesday, Feb. 25, to learn more about area youth summer camps and meet some of the area businesses that offer GatorPerks discounts to UF faculty and staff. This free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Mary Ann Ferguson: Strength through patience and problem-solving

In our last issue, we launched a new series dedicated to sharing profiles of some of the women who make UF great. In this issue, Mary Ann Ferguson, professor and graduate coordinator for UF’s Department of Public Relations shares how she has found strength through problem-solving, why her motto is “run with patience,” and why […]

Ronald Berry named Student Health Care Center director

Ronald Berry, M.D., has been named the director of the University of Florida Student Health Care Center, or SHCC. Dr. Berry, who has served as interim director of the SHCC since February 2019, will lead the AAAHC-accredited center and advance the future health and wellness needs of an increasingly diverse and expanding student community. Read […]

UF astrophysicist Laura Blecha: A role model for future female scientists

The U.N. International Day of Women & Girls in Science on Feb. 11 marked the fifth annual celebration of women and girls and their participation in science. The United Nations created the occasion as a solution to the gender gap that has persisted throughout the years at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics […]

Early voting on campus March 6-14

University of Florida students, faculty, staff and other Alachua County registered voters will be able to participate in early voting for the 2020 presidential preference primary and 2020 City of Gainesville regular election at the J. Wayne Reitz Union. WHEN:                  Friday, March 6, through Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE:                J. Wayne […]

Did you know UF has a policy on tipping?

Pursuant to state guidelines and UF’s Policy on Business Entertainment, gratuities should not exceed 15 percent of a bill’s subtotal before tax. In some cases, where there is an automatic gratuity charged by a venue, tips on meals may exceed 15 percent. This increase is allowable and will be reimbursed by the University. Please help […]