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UF ranked fifth among top public universities

Upon yesterday’s announcement of the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, UF is now ranked fifth among top public universities, marking an extraordinary milestone in the university’s history. UF has advanced a record nine spots on the public university list since 2017. On the U.S. News National Universities list, which includes both […]

Support for remote teaching

Faculty are encouraged to explore UF’s Keep Teaching website, which provides resources to help faculty and students maintain the processes and progress of teaching and learning in the event that in-person class sessions cannot be attended: https://elearning.ufl.edu/keep-teaching/. The resources below are also available to faculty: For help with course needs contact e-Learning Support at learning-support@ufl.edu. UFIT Classroom […]

Global Fellows program applications due Oct. 11

The Global Fellows Program provides training and a $5,000 seed grant to junior faculty who wish to develop an international research project. Faculty may use these funds to cover expenses for travel to collect field data, meet with international scholars, access resources not available at UF or to support any activity that advances research abroad. […]

The effects of COVID-19 vaccines on children

Sonja A. Rasmussen, M.D., M.S., UF professor of pediatrics and epidemiology, recently discussed the safety and effects of the COVID-19 vaccines for children 12 and older as well as the importance of getting vaccinated to prevent infection and possible long-term consequences. Looking for where you can get your child vaccinated? Locations throughout the state may be […]

On-campus walk-up testing coming soon, wastewater testing locations added

Beginning Sept. 20, UF faculty, staff and students will have access to walk-up COVID-19 testing via Gate 7 of the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. The testing location will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Parking in the O’Connell Center lot is available until 3:30 with an Orange decal, and parking […]

What communities can learn from Ida’s aftermath

After disaster hits a community, you might expect existing conflicts to intensify. But social science research tells us that people affected by disaster actually act more altruistically than they normally would, says Jason von Meding, Ph.D., a disaster-studies expert in the College of Design, Construction and Planning. One example of a community pulling together is the […]

UF Nursing named Center of Excellence for teaching

The UF College of Nursing has been designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing in recognition of its role as a national leader in nursing education and teaching. Centers of Excellence designations are based on an organization’s outstanding innovations, commitment and sustainability of excellence, including the ability to demonstrate excellence in […]

COVID vaccines available ahead of Florida Atlantic game

Through a collaborative effort between UF Health and the University Athletic Association, fans will have the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine before the Florida football team takes on Florida Atlantic at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4. UF Health Screen, Test & Protect will have two vaccination sites: one in front of the Stephen C. […]

Stronger Together fall courses released

Stronger Together

UF Training & Organizational Development has released the Stronger Together fall schedule. Stronger Together is a racial justice education initiative launched in February 2021. Faculty and staff interested in improving their communication skills by cultivating their cultural intelligence are encouraged to register for the below course offerings as a series. Inside Out. Emotionally Intelligent Conversations […]

Call for nominations: International Educator Awards

The UF International Center (UFIC) invites nominations for the 2021 International Educator of the Year awards. These awards are intended primarily to recognize those whose efforts have furthered UF’s educational mission and made a difference in the lives of students as teachers, trainers and mentors. Nominations may be submitted for the following awards: Senior Faculty International Educator […]