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UF-sponsored supply drives offer opportunities to help Ukrainians

UF departments and student organizations have come together to host two supply drives to benefit Ukrainians. Collection boxes will be available through April 27 at the Hub, in Turlington Hall and on the second floor of Pugh Hall. A collection box will be available through April 29 on the first floor of the Hawkins Center […]

Beth Virnig named College of Public Health and Health Professions dean

Beth Virnig, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been named dean of the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, becoming the college’s sixth dean in its 64-year history. Virnig currently serves as a professor in the division of health policy and management at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and as director and lead […]

Enhance your courses with UFIT resources

Instructional designers from UFIT’s Center for Instructional Technology & Training are available to work with faculty seeking to develop or revise a course for the fall semester. Faculty may also register for the Teaching with Technology certificate, which provides participants with strategies and tools to create a technology-enhanced learning environment. Visit the UFIT website to learn more.

Get your research to the public and create an impact

UF faculty and scholars are invited to participate in a workshop with The Conversation editors to learn how they work with academics to produce stories that are timely, informative and of interest to the public. In 2021, The Conversation stories averaged nearly 20 million pageviews per month on its site and through online re-publishers. Register:

Explore Gainesville’s art scene

Experience the wealth of creativity the Gainesville community has to offer through Artwalk Gainesville, a self-guided art experience of local galleries, artist studios and cultural events in the Gainesville community. The event is held the last Friday of each month, with the next one taking place on April 29. Visit the Artwalk Gainesville website to learn […]

Explore the UF podcast directory for new listening material

Whether you’re going for a walk or run, stuck in traffic or just washing the dishes, podcasts can make your daily routine more fun and informative. If you’re looking for a new podcast to enjoy, tune into one or more of the podcasts listed in our directory. Visit the Worklife website to explore the directory!

Move more for better health

Regular physical activity is a great way to improve our overall well-being. Explore UF’s wellness resources to discover ways to incorporate physical activity into a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few to help you get started: Learn about cycle commuting at UF Faculty and staff yoga classes Take the 31-day deskercise challenge Explore GatorCare’s virtual […]

Nature as a partner in lifelong wellness

Incorporating nature into our lives is a great way to counter potential stressors and increase our wellness. To learn how you can access nature to enhance your well-being, listen to our Wellness Talk with Leah Diehl, director of Therapeutic Horticulture at Wilmot Gardens. Additional resources you can explore: Therapeutic Horticulture Program UF campus walking maps Explore Florida state […]

Field & Fork Spring Open House

In celebration of Earth Day, join the Field & Fork Campus Food Program for its Spring Open House on April 22. Connect with Gainesville’s sustainable food community, tour the farm, taste local food, partake in plant giveaways and more. Learn more:

Flavors of Florida, UF/IFAS tasting showcase returns to campus

Love fresh and unique Florida products? Register for the Flavors of Florida event to be among the first to taste the newest Florida crops and connect with the people who are working together to make our world a healthier and tastier place. Visit the UF/IFAS Blogs website to learn more.