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COVID testing returns to SHCC as home test kits become available

As shared in Friday’s Campus Brief, UF is adjusting how it approaches the changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic as it transitions to an endemic. Large-scale testing that was ramped up on UF’s main campus in response to Omicron will be moved back to the UF Student Health Care Center. Testing will be available on an appointment-only […]

UF faculty and staff honored as Lifetime Fellows by AAAS

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, has elected seven faculty and staff from the University of Florida to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, among the most distinct honors within the scientific community. Learn more in this UF […]

Want to learn more about the Fulbright program?

The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to lecture, and/or conduct research in a wide variety of academic and professional fields, or to participate in seminars. This February, the program launched its 2023 – 2024 competition, offering hundreds of awards across all world regions. A series of virtual webinars are […]

Celebrate women and girls in science at the Florida Museum

Celebrate International Women and Girls in Science Day at the Florida Museum of Natural History on Sunday, Feb. 13, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. Take part in hands-on activities and experiments, hear women share their stories of their path into science and learn more about careers in science from around the world during this free […]

Hone your gardening skills in time for spring

Need help getting your garden ready for the spring? Register for the UF|IFAS Spring Vegetable Garden Planning workshop to learn how to assess and prepare your site to be as successful as possible in growing vegetables and other edibles. The workshop is scheduled for Feb. 2 at 10 a.m. Register

UF named No. 1 in the country for online bachelor’s degrees

UF Online, the University of Florida’s online bachelor’s degree program, is No. 1 in the nation, according to the latest rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The honor recognizes UF’s excellence in delivering world-class educational opportunities across platforms. The announcement, which comes on the heels of UF being named the No. 5 […]

It’s tax time — be on the lookout for W-2 and 1095 forms

By now you should be able to access your W-2 form in myUFL or the ONE.UF application, or you should soon be receiving it in the mail if you did not give consent to access it electronically. In addition to filing your W-2, the IRS requires reporting of health insurance coverage information for the 2021 […]

Peer-to-peer mentoring workshop Jan. 27

Offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the peer-to-peer mentoring workshop provides participants the opportunity to practice empathy, develop a sense of equity and grow their expertise. The workshop also touches on reverse mentoring that flip-flops the traditional mentoring relationship. Visit the Center for Teaching Excellence website to learn more and register.

Explore DRC accessibility resources

UF faculty help promote and provide an accessible learning environment for students with disabilities. The Disability Resource Center, or DRC, has a variety of resources and is available for consultation to help faculty increase course accessibility. Visit the DRC website to explore available resources.

UF is bringing a scientist to every Florida school

Students and teachers throughout Florida are learning more about scientists and their work through UF’s Scientist in Every Florida School program. In a recent From Florida episode, Bruce MacFadden, director of the Thompson Earth Systems Institute, shared how the program started and why it matters. To learn more, read this UF News article.