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Academic Affairs Newsletter Call for Submissions

UF Undergraduate Affairs is launching an academic newsletter for UF students that will include information related to UF academics such as snapshots of innovative research, teacher spotlights, highlights of students attending prestigious academic conferences or obtaining grants, tips for academic success, and any trends in academia relevant to the UF student body. The bulk of [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Get Job-Search Smart with Online Tools

Relieve your graduation jitters with a variety of UF-sponsored tools for career intelligence and coaching. With Vault.com, browse a database of job boards, interview tips, and examples of resumes and cover letters. Once you’ve polished your interview etiquette, let your skills shine through with the help of FREE lynda.com tutorials that can teach you how [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech, Newsletter on February 8, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Tuesday – Take time to do something nice for a fellow Gator today. Write someone person a note or send them a quick text or phone call. Make their day!
Wednesday – Lend a helping hand to anyone you know in distress and refer them to U Matter, We Care at umatter@ufl.edu. #UMatterUF
Thursday – Getting involved [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 2, 2016.

Passwords: The More Creative, the Better

The most common passwords in 2015 were “QWERTYUIOP” and “1234567890,” which just don’t cut it. Cybersecurity experts have found that simply adding numbers and letters to common passwords isn’t enough to protect data, and if corporations and government offices are being hacked, we’re definitely not any safer. Instead, get creative and try a passphrase, or [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on February 2, 2016.

UFPD partnership with Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit (GEMRU)

The University of Florida Division of Public Safety is proud to announce our partnership with the University of
Florida Gator Emergency Medical Response Unit (GEMRU). This partnership was created in support of the
educational responsibility of the University and the UF Public Safety mission in providing the highest level of
community service in the protection of life and [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Monday – Make sure to download the new mobile safety app for added protection and resources by searching GatorSafe in the Google Play or the Apple App Store.
Tuesday – Be on the lookout for Gators who may need your help. Please email umatter@ufl.edu if you are concerned about someone you know.
Wednesday – Make @UF safer [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Become a Windows Pro for Free! Attend Technically Speaking 2016

Want to learn the ins and outs of PowerShell, Windows 10, or Office 365? Register for this year’s Technically Speaking series, presented February 3 and 4 in the Reitz Union Auditorium by bestselling author Mark Minasi. The event is free to students, faculty, and staff at UF, but requires pre-registration for any or all of [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 25, 2016.

Free New York Times Subscription

Thanks to a partnership between the Office of the Provost and Student Government, all University of Florida students, faculty and staff have one year of free access to the New York Times online.
In order to retrieve your free subscription, go to my.ufl.edu. After signing in, click [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 19, 2016.

Gator Tips of the Week

Tuesday – Develop S.M.A.R.T. goals for the semester and work to achieve it! Write down your goals somewhere you will see it daily. It will help keep you accountable.
Wednesday – Struggling with food insecurity? The UF Field and Fork Pantry is here to help. Check out their website at http://fieldandfork.ufl.edu/
Thursday – Making connections with your [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 19, 2016.

Free Tutorials through lynda.com

Before you kick back or head out to travel for the long weekend, log on to lynda.com through UF. Lynda offers 4,229 video courses on topics like design, photography, audio, and more. University of Florida Information Technology underwrites the cost of lynda.com for students, so you have FREE access rather than having to pay $25 [...]

Filed under Administrative, Information Tech on January 19, 2016.