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UF ecologist elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Robert D. Holt, Ph.D., was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, joining the ranks of leading scientists recognized for their distinguished achievements in research. Holt is an Eminent Scholar in Biology and the Arthur R. Marshall, Jr., Chair in Ecological Studies at the UF Department of Biology. He is known for research in theoretical […]

NSF Director to visit UF this week

UF is honored to welcome National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan, Ph.D., to Gainesville for a conversation about NSF’s priorities and opportunities for researchers. The event takes place this Friday, May 27, at 1 p.m. in the Reitz Union Chamber. Learn more

Virtual Exchange Training applications due June 6

The UF International Center’s Virtual Exchange Training program equips faculty and staff with the tools needed to incorporate virtual international components into their courses. Participating faculty also receive $500 in professional development funds, pending budgetary approval. Learn more

Share your feedback with the Presidential Search Committee

UF’s Presidential Search Committee is inviting faculty, staff, students and extended members of the UF community to participate in a series of listening sessions designed to give everyone a chance to share their perspective. Sessions designed for specific stakeholder groups as well as broader open sessions are being offered. If you have not had a chance to […]

A first — UF scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

UF scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. This work is a first step toward one day growing plants for food and oxygen on the Moon or during space missions. More immediately, this research comes as the Artemis Program plans to return […]

UF Asian Faculty and Staff Association offers opportunity for renewed connection

After several years being dormant, the UF Asian Faculty and Staff Association, or AFSA, is making a comeback. In January 2021, four women representing UF’s Asian faculty and staff came together seeking to not only revive AFSA but to build upon its foundation. Read our spotlight to learn about the work they’re doing to rebuild […]

UF selects Chartwells Higher Education as its partner for campus dining

UF recently announced it has chosen Chartwells Higher Education as the official food provider for campus dining, effective July 1. Chartwells was selected for its expertise in the higher education industry, ability to reinvent the on-campus dining experience, and mission to engage with and serve students in innovative and meaningful ways. For more information about the […]

Protect yourself from social engineering

Social engineering is an increasingly common scamming method that preys upon emotions to deceive you into sharing information. Explore UFIT’s new social engineering resources to learn how to recognize these tactics and how to keep your personal information and online accounts safe. Learn more in this UFIT article.

Don’t miss the University Press of Florida’s Spring Sale

Stock up on summer reading with the University Press of Florida’s Spring Sale. Visit its website to browse available books, and use code 22SPR for discount prices and free shipping until June 19. You can also place your order by calling 800-226-3822. Visit the University Press of Florida website to learn more.

Register for the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy

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 frustration. The summer registration deadline is July 12. Visit the Center for […]