On March 14, faculty and professional staff new to the university came together in a “creative collision” with a specially selected group of interdisciplinary faculty who lead creative, innovative and change-making endeavors at UF and in the greater community.
On Monday, April 1, the University of Florida will host UF Mindfulness Day, a daylong event focused on the intersection of mindfulness and social change. The event, which will be held at the J. Wayne Reitz Union from 8:20 a.m. to 7 p.m., will feature topical talks, mindfulness meditation, yoga and compassion practices throughout the day.
Earlier this month, UF staff who celebrated 25 or 30 years of service in 2018 gathered for a special event in their honor hosted by the UF President’s Office. UF President Kent Fuchs and Vice President for Human Resources Jodi Gentry emceed the dinner, which also included honorees’ guests and was held at the Earl and Christy Powell University House.
On March 14, Dean Judy Russell and the UF Libraries will host the next Experience UF event at the Marston Science Library to provide new faculty and professional staff with the opportunity to meet a specially selected group of interdisciplinary UF faculty who lead creative, innovative and change-making endeavors on UF’s campus and in the greater community.
Academy of Strategic Creativity: University-wide partnerships result in new professional development offering
From leadership programs for emerging and advanced leaders to an academy focused on strategic communications, the University of Florida offers a variety of in-depth professional development opportunities for UF faculty and staff. This year, the offerings have grown to include an exciting new program focused on creativity called the Academy of Strategic Creativity.
Creating the world to come: UF faculty and staff working to solve the natural world’s biggest challenges
UF News highlighted some of the people “dedicating their careers to our well-being, paired with works from ‘The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene’ — a [recent] exhibition created by UF’s Harn Museum of Art.”