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Wondering about working remotely?

As we continue our efforts to prepare for the fall semester, many faculty and staff are working onsite at UF as they have in the past, practicing physical distancing and wearing masks or face coverings, while others remain working from remote locations. The ability to work at a remote location has been and continues to […]

A closer look at how screen, test, & protect works

In his email to the campus community on Monday, UF Health Screen, Test & Protect Director Michael Lauzardo, MD, MSc, shared how the small surge in COVID-19 that occurred in Alachua County in early June has slowed significantly, and prevalence is less than 1%. Learn more about the detective work involved in how tracing efforts work in this informative […]

Artificial intelligence partnership with NVIDIA will propel UF Research and scholarship

On Tuesday, UF announced a public-private partnership with NVIDIA that will help UF researchers address some of the world’s most formidable challenges, create unprecedented access to AI training and tools for underrepresented communities, and build momentum for transforming the future of the workforce. The university will be home to the most powerful AI supercomputer in […]

Return-to-workplace efforts required unprecedented teamwork

In early May, UF was already looking ahead to lay the groundwork for fall semester when it undertook its return-to-workplace efforts. Gathering the resources needed to send 26,000 faculty and staff through screening and recommended testing in just under two months, providing them with PPE and preparing our facilities for more employees to be back […]

Journalism professor shares hope for students in fight for racial justice

Herbert Lowe, lecturer in the College of Journalism and Communications and past president of the National Association of Black Journalists, recently shared reflections on his experiences of struggle and hopefulness in a column published by CNN. “More than ever, our college students of color need to have more mentors and role models on campus who are from families […]

Moving forward with a commitment to safety, adaptability

Last week, UF Provost Joe Glover and COO Charlie Lane announced the university would delay the release of its finalized reopening plan and updated Fall Schedule of Classes, given the current surge in cases statewide and in Alachua County. The release has been postponed until this Friday, July 10, to allow more time to better understand the possible trajectory […]

Visual cues to help create caring spaces and manage expectations in your office

The UF Health Creative Services team has provided a variety of signs for you to download and print yourself or have professionally printed, depending on your office’s needs. Below are just a couple of our favorites. You can download these others to meet your needs on the UF Health Screen, Test & Protect website.

Ensuring a better tomorrow

Like so many who have expressed their grief, outrage and despair in recent weeks, I am filled with a sense of urgency to take action to support our African American community. And while there’s no question that words are no longer enough to respond to injustice in our country, I am reassured by President Fuchs’ leadership […]

UF Research announces stage 2 of resumption plan

Earlier this week, the UF Office of Research announced it was progressing to Stage 2 of its Resumption Plan. For many, the most significant change will be an increase in the allowed density of people per laboratory from 1 person per 500 square-feet. to 1 person per 250 square-feet. Resumption of diagnostic, screening and interventional studies in human […]

UF health screen, test, & protect website provides information, answers to questions

UF Health has launched a new website designed to provide information for faculty, staff, students and our community about the Screen, Test & Protect initiative. A science- and data-driven program designed to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus, the effort is being guided by the world-class physicians and epidemiologists at UF Health, with everyone’s […]