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Resilience & Mindfulness at Work series kicks off next week

This five-part series takes a holistic approach to the physical, cognitive and emotional aspects of resilience in the workplace while helping participants find greater alignment with their individual purpose and values. Learn about the importance of personal resilience at work and discover resources to develop self-awareness and strengthen resilience through reflection and mindfulness practices. Participants […]

Are you maximizing your tax-deferring opportunities?

As tax season approaches, now is a great time to do a financial check-up to ensure you are taking advantage of the tax-deferring opportunities available to you. From updating your W-4 elections to maximizing your retirement contributions, learn more about how you can take advantage of every opportunity. Learn more in this UF at Work […]

Have you reviewed your 2022 paycheck statements?

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date. Read this UF at Work article to learn more.

Technology Fee funding applications due Jan. 28

Interested in enhancing your department’s technology environment? The deadline to submit a concept paper for Technology Fee funding is Jan. 28. Finalists will be invited to submit a full proposal. If you have questions, please contact Anne Allen at Visit the UFIT website to learn more.

Learn about UF’s Climate Action Plan

The Office of Sustainability will host a virtual Lunch & Learn to share its ongoing UF Climate Action Plan, or CAP, 2.0 process. The event takes place at noon on Jan. 27 and is open to all faculty and staff. Register for the event!

Energize your weekend with a Qigong class

Start your weekend both grounded and energized by joining an all-level practice class of Qigong in the beautiful outdoors. The class takes place on Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Tom Petty Park. Learn more

A few updates regarding UF’s COVID-19 response

As we enter the first full week of the spring semester, the number of cases of those who have tested positive for the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to rise. UF researchers are optimistic that these numbers will peak this week — earlier than originally predicted. Learn more in this article published by UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute, updated […]

Finding connection through affinity and networking groups

Looking for ways to get connected at UF or in our community? Discover a wide range of UF affinity networks and communities of practice as well as area professional and recreational organizations by visiting our “Get Connected” website. Know of an organization we are missing? Please email us at

Register for the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy by Jan. 18

Offered by the Center for Teaching Excellence, the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy workshop series is designed for faculty in their first few years of teaching at UF. Participants will learn how to create a great learning experience for students while saving time and avoiding frustration. The registration deadline is Jan. 18 at noon. Offered […]

Don’t forget to download your Zoom cloud recordings

As a reminder, effective Jan. 14, any recording older than 365 days will be removed from Zoom’s cloud storage. Faculty and staff needing to preserve cloud recordings older than 365 days can download them to a storage destination of their choice or upload the recordings to UF’s Mediasite environment. Learn more in this UFIT article.