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Have you reviewed your 2022 paycheck statements?

While it’s always a good idea to look over your paycheck statement from time to time, it’s especially important at the beginning of the calendar year. By doing so, you can verify your benefits deductions and leave accruals are accurate and up-to-date. Read this UF at Work article to learn more.

Technology Fee funding applications due Jan. 28

Interested in enhancing your department’s technology environment? The deadline to submit a concept paper for Technology Fee funding is Jan. 28. Finalists will be invited to submit a full proposal. If you have questions, please contact Anne Allen at alallen@ufl.edu. Visit the UFIT website to learn more.

Learn about UF’s Climate Action Plan

The Office of Sustainability will host a virtual Lunch & Learn to share its ongoing UF Climate Action Plan, or CAP, 2.0 process. The event takes place at noon on Jan. 27 and is open to all faculty and staff. Register for the event!

Energize your weekend with a Qigong class

Start your weekend both grounded and energized by joining an all-level practice class of Qigong in the beautiful outdoors. The class takes place on Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Tom Petty Park. Learn more

A few updates regarding UF’s COVID-19 response

As we enter the first full week of the spring semester, the number of cases of those who have tested positive for the omicron variant of COVID-19 continues to rise. UF researchers are optimistic that these numbers will peak this week — earlier than originally predicted. Learn more in this article published by UF’s Emerging Pathogens Institute, updated […]

Finding connection through affinity and networking groups

Looking for ways to get connected at UF or in our community? Discover a wide range of UF affinity networks and communities of practice as well as area professional and recreational organizations by visiting our “Get Connected” website. Know of an organization we are missing? Please email us at worklife@hr.ufl.edu.

Register for the First Year Faculty Teaching Academy by Jan. 18

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 avoiding frustration. The registration deadline is Jan. 18 at noon. Offered […]

Don’t forget to download your Zoom cloud recordings

As a reminder, effective Jan. 14, any recording older than 365 days will be removed from Zoom’s cloud storage. Faculty and staff needing to preserve cloud recordings older than 365 days can download them to a storage destination of their choice or upload the recordings to UF’s Mediasite environment. Learn more in this UFIT article.

Black Voices in Research storytelling finale

As part of its mission to cultivate and engage one another in honest and vulnerable conversations about race, the UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Diversity and Cultural Competence Council will host its final Black Voices in Research Storytelling event on Friday, Jan. 14, from 10 to 11 a.m. Created with the support of local […]

Resources to support your well-being in 2022

The start of a new year is a great time to focus on our well-being and establish new healthy habits — and chances are you’ve already made a few resolutions. So to support you on your wellness journey, we’ve assembled a list of upcoming UF-sponsored programs and events designed to support wellness and self-care. All of […]