Archive for Month: February 2019 – Wellness Subscribe to RSS Feed

Gratitude Spreads

On March 1, we celebrate Employee Appreciation Day. On this day, we recognize all of the great work that our incredible employees provide. The Wellness Team wants to extend this celebration to the entire month of March!

Healthy Potluck Challenge – National Nutrition Month 2019

In celebration, this year we are hosting a Healthy Potluck Challenge. You can bring this challenge to your department by using the Healthy Potluck Challenge Toolkit. Departments willing to accept this challenge can choose a theme, enjoy a nutritious potluck together, and submit entries into a prize giveaway.

Champions for Change Award nominations due March 1

Do you know someone who has made an impact in the areas of sustainability or health and wellbeing at UF? Nominate them for a 2019 Champions for Change Award.

Save the Date: “Perk Up Your Summer” Expo on March 14

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On Thursday, March 14, UFHR will host “Perk Up Your Summer,” a GatorPerks and summer camps expo designed to help you make your summer the best it can be. Faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate assistants are invited to learn more about youth summer camps throughout the area as well as UF’s year-round GatorPerks discounts on travel, entertainment, restaurants, health and wellness services, and much more.

Business in Greater Gainesville highlights UF’s holistic “Windows to Wellness” model

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UF’s eight-dimensional “Windows to Wellness” model, which helps UF faculty and staff identify ways to achieve their goals that best meet their individual and ever-changing needs, was featured in a recent issue of Business in Greater Gainesville.

UFHR health promotion specialist Yusof Al-Wadei shares “Life’s Simple 7”

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UF at Work recently sat down with UFHR health promotion specialist Yusof Al-Wadei to learn more about his work to help foster faculty and staff wellness at UF. His recent Wellness Wednesday talk about “Life’s Simple 7” is now available for online viewing.

What do you think of UF’s leave programs? Join the conversation

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This spring, UFHR is exploring opportunities to modernize what paid time off looks like for faculty and staff at UF — and we want to hear from you.

Calls for applications: Creative Campus grants, Field & Fork Teaching Fellowship

Are you planning or involved in a creativity-focused activity that engages the UF campus and larger community? Or are you interested in sustainable agriculture and interested in incorporating experiential learning with Field and Fork staff into your courses?