The plans for mandatory COVID-19 testing was unveiled by UF Health’s Dr. Michael Lauzardo
With Spring just over one month away, UF hammered out plans for a return to campus and face-to-face classes. Not much will change.
Hybrid-Flexible classrooms, or HyFlex, will be used throughout UF in the Spring. Teachers will simultaneously address in-person students and the rest of their students remotely, via Zoom. The switch will require professors to learn new technology, adjust course layouts and be flexible with their syllabi.
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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.
With in-person, HyFlex and online classes all being offered in Spring 2021, University of Florida students look forward to moving back to Gainesville next semester.
The Board of Trustees approved new housing rate increases and were presented with the final version of a furlough policy. Trustees at Emerson Alumni Hall listened to 16 students, professors and Gainesville residents speak against in-person classes in the Spring during the second day of their meeting.
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.
The first of a two-day UF Board of Trustees meeting Thursday, the board’s first in person since June, was dominated by timetables for COVID-19 vaccines, the specifics of mandatory testing and what UF will look like as students return to campus.
Organizations have continued to prioritize and strengthen their mentorship programs despite the digital divide
Students have adapted to reduced services and smaller opportunities
Fuchs agrees that the switch to HyFlex will be hard on instructors
Some students have an easier time finding spots with fewer on campus
Hundreds of students workers will earn new wages in 2021
UF organization invites to shift the focus of Thanksgiving to a celebration of gratitude and harvest
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Joe Yzaguirre was a farmworker crew leader in Immokalee, Florida, where he bussed workers to farms each day.
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The university’s case total is quickly approaching Clemson’s, the current highest according to The New York Times
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.