This year, the union bargaining team won paid parental and medical leave, new promotion guidelines for non-tenure track faculty and a clearly defined way to report conflicts of interest and outside activities, among other updates.
The city of Gainesville plans to introduce electric scooters, or e-scooters, throughout UF and surrounding areas this month. E-scooter companies Bird, Spin and Veo will be allowed to install small fleets of scooters available for rent.
The UF/IFAS Blueberry Breeding and Genomics Lab is responsible for breeding and cultivating many varieties of the beloved blueberry. Patricio Muñoz, an assistant professor at UF’s Horticultural Science Department, is the principal investigator at the lab.
This is the second meeting in two weeks that has been canceled after the first meeting last week could not begin due to an insufficient amount of senators present. This is a result of Senate codes limiting virtual meetings passed over Fall. Last week, Luis had to choose between breaking its own codes or the university’s COVID-19 policies to hold Senate online or in person.