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Join the Florida MGV Book Club

The Florida Master Gardener Volunteer, or MGV, program invites you to join its book club. Throughout the summer, members will read The Scent of Scandal by Craig Pittman and regularly meet to discuss the book. In August, members will also have the opportunity to meet the author. Visit the UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions website to learn more.

Survey aims to assess faculty and staff well-being at UF and nationwide

Last week, UF faculty, staff and graduate assistants received an email from the American College Health Association (ACHA) with an invitation to complete the National Faculty and Staff Health Assessment (ACHA-NFSHA). This national research study is designed to help establish health standards for universities throughout the nation, including at the University of Florida. Data gathered […]

UF will recognize Juneteenth as paid holiday beginning in 2023

Beginning in 2023, Juneteenth National Independence Day — better known as Juneteenth — will be a paid holiday for eligible UF faculty and staff. Recognized as a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally recognized commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States and is celebrated on June 19. June 19 […]

Celebrate Men’s Health Month

Did you know men die at higher rates than women from 9 of the top 10 causes of death? June is Men’s Health Month, and in recognition, we’ve put together some mental health resources, a self-paced fitness challenge and more. You can also check out GatorCare’s Men’s Health Awareness page, which includes resources to help you and the men […]

Hurricane season is here — keep current to stay current

With hurricane season just around the corner, please keep in mind the resources available to support you in case of a tropical storm. Learn more about the university’s emergency plans and create your own plan to ensure you’ve taken necessary precautions. Read this UF at Work article to learn more.

Meet with a Fidelity representative on the UF campus

UF faculty and staff located in Gainesville can now get financial advice from expert Fidelity consultants right on campus. Beginning June 1, UF’s Fidelity representatives will have offices located in the 720 Office Plaza in Gainesville’s Innovation District. Faculty and staff can go online to schedule a one-on-one in-person appointment with a Fidelity consultant. Virtual […]

Get the latest on lupus research and patient experience

As part of Lupus Awareness Month, we sat down with four UF researchers to discuss ongoing research efforts to address this autoimmune disorder as well as the outcomes and prognosis of patients with lupus. Listen to our Wellness Talks on Spotify or watch the recordings on Mediasite. Lupus Patient Experience — Spotify | Mediasite Lupus Research and Awareness — Spotify | Mediasite

Backpack Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice

UF’s Center for Outdoor Recreation and Education invites faculty, staff and students on a backpacking trip through Iceland. The trip is open to those with all skill levels and will feature warm-up day hikes leading up to a four-day backpacking adventure, a daylong driving tour of the Golden Circle, and time to explore the cultural […]