UF will return to a nearly normal Summer B and Fall 2021 course offering, but mandatory COVID-19 testing and masking are still up in the air.
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UF administration added a feature to its GatorSAFE app where students can report teachers for conducting in-person classes online. UFF-UF, the university's faculty union, believes this violates their collective bargaining agreement.
UF President Kent Fuchs received his first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning along with UF professor Mike Foley and UF Health chief epidemiologist Nicole Iovine.
Gender stereotypes have led to bias from students and faculty.
With the highest number of reported employee COVID-19 cases in the country, UF is failing its facultyBy The Alligator Editorial Board | Dec. 7
The simplest explanation for all of this, or at least the most symbolic, is that UF has utterly failed to keep its employees safe from its own students.
David Chalmers, UF emeritus professor of American history, died Oct. 25 in his Gainesville home in the company of his family. He served in the U.S. Army and was in Europe at the close of World War II. Later in life, he became a professor and scholar at UF as well as an activist outside and inside the classroom.
Fuchs agrees that the switch to HyFlex will be hard on instructors
As we all face the disappointments and threats caused by COVID-19, please know that the seemingly insurmountable difficulties we are facing do have an end and that each of us should be encouraged by the hope before us.
Every school ranked higher than UF has had some sort of mandatory testing at one point or another, with the notable exception of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, which was nationally humiliated for its failure to control the virus.
Dr. Colleen Koch named first female dean of UF College of Medicine with goals of increased collaborationBy Lianna Hubbard | Nov. 8
UF College of Medicine announced its first female dean, Dr. Colleen Koch, Oct. 30, becoming the fifth UF Health college to be led by a woman.
Face masks have added an additional roadblock to the pathway to in-person language classes
Like everyone in America, the trustees have a constitutional right to their personal political affiliations. The concerning aspect is rather the all-encompassing homogeneity of the Board of Trustees, and its impact on campus society. There are substantial implications for almost every aspect of how the university is run.
Many UF professors have mandated student participation and cameras to increase student engagement
The accumulated risk to staff and faculty involved in so many ceremonies over many days, combined with the severe restrictions on students and guests before, during and after the ceremonies, has led us to this alternative: to have in-person ceremonies for everyone once COVID-19 subsides and to also celebrate each student in virtual ceremonies at the time they graduate.