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Creating and sustaining healthy habits beyond your resolutions

By February, many of us may have lost track of our New Year’s resolutions, but it doesn’t have to be that way. In our latest Wellness Talk, GatorCare Wellness Manager Mallory Rubek shares ways to create and sustain healthy habits so they stick long-term. You can watch the recording on Mediasite or listen to the podcast on Spotify. Additional resources you […]

Master the art of effective communication

Led by Victor Harris, Ph.D., associate professor in the UF/IFAS department of family, youth and community sciences, the UF/IFAS SMART Couples program provides accessible online resources for individuals and couples looking to strengthen their relationships. On Feb. 18 from 6:00 to 9:15 p.m., SMART Couples will host “The Art of Effective Communication,” a live virtual event […]

Harn Museum of Art appoints new curator of contemporary art

The Harn Museum of Art recently welcomed Jade Powers as curator of contemporary art following a nation-wide search. Powers will assume her new position on Apr. 1. She joins the Harn from the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Mo., where she curated more than ten permanent collections and special exhibitions since being appointed as […]

Communicators, register for frank 2022

Hosted by the UF Center for Public Interest Communications and housed in the UF College of Journalism and Communications, frank is a gathering for social change communicators that aims to explore the role of lived experience in driving lasting social change. frank 2022 will take place virtually Feb. 23-24. Visit the frank website and register for the event!

UF/IFAS introduces new ways to engage with your favorite information

The EDIS/Ask IFAS website features a wealth of research-based information about agriculture, natural resources, family and consumer sciences, and youth development. The site recently added a new favorites list feature that allows you to save a list of your favorite EDIS articles and pages for easy access. For more information, including ways you can start building your […]

Heart Smart program kicks off Feb. 17

Register for the Heart Smart program, a free six-week virtual workshop series that teaches you how to reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke through lifestyle changes. The program is open to all UF employees and their immediate household members ages 18+. Live sessions are held on Thursdays at noon starting on Feb. 17. Register

Celebrating UF’s core values

Last fall, President Fuchs called upon the UF community to set aside time during the spring semester to celebrate UF’s Core Values. The overarching goal of this initiative is to provide opportunities for education about and reflection on the importance of the UF Core Values in our respective roles and responsibilities. Following the President’s call, the UF […]

UF research spending at record $960 million in 2021

UF faculty conducted a record $960 million in research during fiscal year 2021, according to data submitted to the National Science Foundation (NSF). UF’s submission to the NSF’s annual Higher Education Research and Development survey reported a $17.8 million increase over the previous record of $942.2 million set in 2020. “Even amid persistent uncertainty about the […]

UF faculty collaborate to offer health screening, tackle vaccine skepticism

UF faculty are leading a multistate team to boost COVID-19 and influenza vaccination rates in parts of the country where health care skepticism is common and vaccination rates are low. The Our Community, Our Health program reaches community members where they are, through mobile health vehicles, health fairs and events, and primary care providers. UF/IFAS Extension and the UF […]

Apply to participate in the Strategic Communications Academy by Feb. 25

Offered by the College of Journalism and Communications and UFHR Training & Organizational Development, the Strategic Communications Academy for UF Leaders and Scholars helps faculty and staff develop next-level communication skills to build communities, communicate persuasively and drive positive change. Applicants must be UF faculty or TEAMS staff members and have supervisory support to attend. […]