CALS students earn prestigious UF honors at 2018 international student achievement award ceremony

At the 25th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part of International Education Week, seven international students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences received awards on… Read More

CALS Celebrates Mickey Mouse’s 90th Birthday, Student Internships

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) The magic of Mickey Mouse is everywhere, even two hours north of Walt Disney World in the University of Florida’s College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS),… Read More

CALS lecturer Misti Sharp shares the benefits of studying abroad

CALS faculty member Misti Sharp pictured with four peers during her study abroad experience in Germany

Misti Sharp’s first-ever flight took her to Belize on a service-learning undergraduate study abroad trip. The UF/IFAS food and resource economics lecturer came from a poor, rural area of Arkansas where travel experiences were uncommon. Through this first… Read More

CALS students share their ecology and conservation research in Latin America

monarch butterfly on leaf

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month recognized during September 15 through October 15, CALS is showcasing its students, faculty, and alumni who research topics of importance to Latin America.  The UF/IFAS wildlife ecology and conservation department (WEC) has… Read More

CALS alumnus Gustavo Fonseca shares lessons from his ecology and conservation work in Latin America

CALS alumnus Gustavo Fonseca receives UF distinguished alumnus award.

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month recognized during September 15 through October 15, CALS is showcasing its students, faculty, and alumni who research topics of importance to Latin America.  Gustavo Alberto da Fonseca, an alumnus from the UF/IFAS… Read More

UF/IFAS CALS Graduate Students Inspire Children to Study Bugs with ‘Celebration of Insects’ Event

Celebration of Insects

Scientists from the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab (FMEL) and Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) invited children ages six through 12 to join them for a morning of collecting, observing, discussing and releasing insects at Heathcote… Read More

Graduation Profile: Vanessa Simoes Dias researches pest management approaches

Vanessa Dias in the lab

By Andrew Horvath, agricultural education and communication master’s student Pursuing a doctorate from the No.1 entomology and nematology program is not an easy task, but Vanessa Simoes Dias has whole-heartedly taken on the challenge. As an undergraduate student,… Read More