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Advancing health research to benefit future generations

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May marked the one-year anniversary of UF’s involvement in the groundbreaking nationwide All of Us Research Program. The mission for All of Us complements UF Health’s mission: to support health research and improve health for all Americans.

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UF listed among top 10 public university employers

As the University of Florida rises in stature in a variety of educational fields, Forbes magazine recently recognized the university as one of “America’s Best Employers” in its annual ranking of large and midsized organizations. UF came in sixth among public universities and 17th among all universities that made the list.

UF announces expansion of Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry

Since 2015, the Alan and Cathy Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry has assisted members of the University of Florida campus community who experience food insecurity. At a groundbreaking ceremony on May 7, UF announced it will expand the Hitchcock Field & Fork Pantry.

Next Wellness Wednesday: Supporting our colleagues

The presentation, “What to Do When a Colleague is in Distress,” will discuss becoming familiar with signs of distress among colleagues. Learn how to talk about these signs and practice sharing your concerns, as well as helpful ways to motivate them to seek additional help. Experts from the UF Counseling and Wellness Center will explain the signs of distress and best practices for what we should do for our fellow colleagues.

UF Champions for Change Awards celebrate achievements in sustainability, health and wellness

2019 champions for change winners

UF’s Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gators Coalition recognized nine individuals and groups during the annual Champions for Change Awards ceremony as part of Campus Earth Week last month.

Latest Wellness Wednesday now online

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You can now view a recording of the latest Wellness Wednesday, “Nature as a Partner in Lifelong Wellness” presented by Elizabeth Diehl.