Archive for Month: December 2021 – New Employees Subscribe to RSS Feed

“It turns out if you really care,
it makes a difference.”

When she assumed the role of UF’s vice president for human resources five and a half years ago, Jodi Gentry’s vision was to help create a competitive advantage for the university through people — strong individual contributors, high-functioning collaborators and teams, and excellent leaders — where their best work would be encouraged, enabled, expected and […]

Explore Spring 2022 training opportunities

UF Training & Organizational Development recently released its Spring 2022 schedule of courses. In addition to exploring courses thematically via the UFHR Learn & Grow website, you can also explore the digital training calendar to view upcoming trainings at-a-glance. Search within the calendar for specific certificate program courses by entering keywords (e.g., “Supervisory Challenge”) in the […]

Want to discover tools to enhance your wellbeing in the new year?

Are you interested in accessing hundreds of tools and ideas from world-class experts to take your wellness to the next level? If so, you are cordially invited to join UF-UF Health Wellness’ Optimize Wellness Book Summary Club in which participants will have the opportunity to learn about hundreds of wellness tools, strategies and ideas via […]

College of Medicine staff member goes from cardiac arrest patient to CPR advocate

In April 2020, Steve Ryan, a software engineer for the Southeastern National Tuberculosis Center in the UF College of Medicine’s Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, experienced sudden cardiac arrest that stopped his heart for 12 minutes. His 15-year-old daughter, Kaitlin Ryan, called 911 and helped save his life by administering CPR. Ryan and his […]

Our deepest thanks to the Screen, Test & Protect team

As outlined in yesterday’s Campus Brief, after 19 months of excellent work and leadership by infectious disease physicians, epidemiologists and disease investigators, the University of Florida is entering the next stage of pandemic management, effective Jan. 1. Our heartfelt gratitude goes to the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect team who rose to the challenge and […]

University committee nominations due Jan. 31

Each year, the University of Florida offers faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in its governance through various university committees. Nominations, including self-nominations, for fall 2022 appointments should be submitted by 5 p.m. on Jan. 31. If you choose to nominate a colleague, please confirm their willingness to serve before submitting. Learn more and […]

Combating food waste during the holidays

In 2010, 133 billion pounds of food, worth $161 billion, was wasted. To help combat food waste as we enter the holiday season, the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute published an article with tips and resources. Learn more!

Alachua County Library District hosts Story Time on the Green: Holiday Edition

Starting this week, Alachua County Library staff will sing jolly songs and share holiday tales, fingerplays and story boards to spark your child’s imagination as well as communication and reading skills. The activities will take place at various library green spaces and parks. Learn more!

Safeguard your holiday travels

As you finalize your holiday plans, it’s important to take appropriate safety precautions if you are planning to travel. UFIT has compiled basic safety guidelines to help you stay safe during this holiday season. Learn more!

Don’t miss the UF Brass Band’s Holiday Concert

Join the UF Brass Band for its first holiday concert in the community on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. The event is free, open to the public and features holiday favorites and more! Learn more!