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Nominate your colleagues, including Shands employees, for a Superior Accomplishment Award

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Celebrating its 31st year, the awards program recognizes faculty and staff who have contributed outstanding service in their fields during the prior academic year. We are excited to announce that for the first time this year, Shands employees are also eligible to be nominated in a new Shands Employment category.

Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health Florida conference recordings now available

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On Sept. 23 and 24, in partnership with United Arts of Central Florida, ArtPlace America and the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, the University of Florida Center for Arts in Medicine hosted the Creating Healthy Communities: Arts + Public Health Florida conference in Orlando.

2020 Higher Education Opportunity will select 150 TEAMS employees next spring; apply by Nov. 1

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UF’s Higher Education Opportunity (HEO) provides children of full-time TEAMS employees with the opportunity of tuition assistance for an undergraduate education at the University of Florida. In spring 2020, UFHR will select—at random from a pool of eligible HEO applicants—150 TEAMS employees to participate in this program.

UF rises in rank to No. 7 among public universities

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For the third year in a row, UF has risen in the U.S. News & World Report’s Top Public Schools rankings, climbing to No. 7 (in a tie with the University of California, Santa Barbara).

The Harn Museum of Art wants to hear from you!

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Whether you’re a frequent museum-goer or have never set foot in the Harn, your feedback, thoughts and ideas are critical as the museum works to foster a more creative, vibrant and engaged campus community. Please consider taking a brief survey.

Building a better employee experience

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As we venture into the new academic year, Vice President for UF Human Resources Jodi Gentry shares some news about what UFHR has been up to.

UF welcomes record number of new faculty

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More than 300 new faculty braved steady rainfall and navigated through students moving into their dorms last Friday to gather at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center’s Exactech Arena for the largest New Faculty Orientation in UF’s history. The university is welcoming nearly 600 new faculty this fall, due in large part to UF’s Faculty 500 hiring initiative.

Campus Connector free transit service and new RTS route launch this week

campus connector shuttle bus

UF Transportation and Parking Services is proud to announce the launch of its new Campus Connector transit service. Additionally, Route 150 is a new RTS express bus service developed to connect faculty and staff from Haile Village Center to UF and UF Health with two stops at each end.

APA gives warm welcome to new TEAMS staff

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More than 80 TEAMS staff employees received insight into four prominent UF administrators’ views on leadership as well as reflections on their own experiences as new UF employees at a “Warm Welcome” event hosted by the Academic and Professional Assembly (APA) on Aug. 15.

New Faculty Orientation on Aug. 16, our largest ever

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This year, close to 600 new faculty were invited to attend New Faculty Orientation, making this the largest-ever group of incoming faculty, due in large part to UF’s Faculty 500 hiring initiative.