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Need help filing your taxes?

The 2021 tax filing deadline is April 18. In Gainesville, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and AARP Tax-Aide Alachua County are currently offering free tax preparation services to individuals in need of assistance. In addition, the Alachua County Library District provides resources on its website to help you file your taxes. The Employee Assistance Program‘s financial experts can also answer questions […]

Celebrate Campus Earth Week

Join the Office of Sustainability and the UF Thompson Earth Systems Institute to celebrate UF Campus Earth Week, April 6-12. Visit the Office of Sustainability website for ways to get involved with sustainability and climate action efforts on campus. View the schedule of events and learn more on the Office of Sustainability website.

Finding the approach to nutrition that works for you

In recognition of National Nutrition Month, we recently spoke with UF Health’s Employee Wellness Program Manager Jonathan Vredenburg about how to make healthy eating choices in a world of flavors. Listen to this Wellness Talk on Spotify or watch the recording on Mediasite. A couple of additional articles to explore: Navigating Diet Culture (from UF Health) Find Seasonal Produce Near You (from the […]

Come face to face with the Florida Museum’s fossil collection

A new exhibition opening on April 2, Science Up Close: Fantastic Fossils, will showcase the Florida Museum of Natural History’s research and collections in a whole new way. Attendees will be able to come face to face with the museum’s fossil collection and engage with researchers as they prepare real specimens from the field. Learn […]

Register for the Spring around the world walking challenge

Put a spring in your step this April and journey virtually to spring festivals that celebrate life returning to full bloom. The GatorCare Wellness team’s Spring Walking Challenge is a competitive four-week challenge that starts on April 4, with teams of UF and UF Health employees and family members participating in competition in pursuit of […]

Explore upcoming AI events

Interested in learning how UF departments are using artificial intelligence? Register for any of these upcoming events that will explore ways to integrate AI into the curriculum and the novel challenges AI poses to societal norms and values. African American History Meets AI in the 21st Century Classroom April 5 | 4 PM AI Ethics […]

New COVID test can quickly detect variants

UF researchers have invented a test that can determine within 10-15 minutes whether patients test positive for COVID and, if so, which of the five known variants of concern they have. The finding could provide policymakers with vital information about when to require masking and prepare hospitals for a wave of infections. Learn more in this […]

How PHHP women leaders built a tradition of excellence

In 1958, three women — Alice Jantzen, Ph.D., chair of occupational therapy; Barbara White, chair of physical therapy; and Ruth Williams, Ph.D., chair of medical technology — served as the founding leaders of the first three departments in the College of Public Health & Health Professions (PHHP). Fifty years later, their strength and innovation continue to influence health […]

UPF Women’s History Month book sale

Celebrate Women’s History Month by exploring a selection of books from the University Press of Florida that highlight the lives and accomplishments of women throughout history. Visit its website and use code WHM22 for discounts and free shipping.

UF adopts new masking guidelines

In light of the latest declines in COVID-19 case numbers and new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and our UF Health experts, UF is adjusting its approach for this next phase of the pandemic. Starting this week, new signage across campus will indicate masks are welcome and express support for those […]