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Tall Timbers, a Forest of Possibilities (9/14/2021) by Olivia Doyle - UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student Genevieve Printiss is working toward her bachelor’s degree in forest resources and conservation, housed in the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences. Over the summer,... Read More
An Internship Sweet as Sugar (9/9/2021) by Olivia Doyle - UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Austin Lee is currently pursuing his bachelor’s degree in agricultural operations management (AOM). Lee landed a summer internship with U.S. Sugar to gain experience and explore employment... Read More
Digging Deeper into Potato Production (8/31/2021) by Olivia Doyle - UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) food and resource economics (FRE) student Paul Hawkins spent his summer in Windsor, South Carolina, as an operations intern for Walther Farms. He is currently pursuing his... Read More
Extension Intern Applies Knowledge in Family, Youth and Community Sciences (8/10/2021) by Olivia Doyle - This summer, Zyreshia Jackson, a UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences student studying family, youth and community sciences, completed an internship at the UF IFAS Bay County Extension Office in Panama City, FL. When... Read More
Through the Mill for a Summer (7/26/2021) by Olivia Doyle - UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student Jay Lynch is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in forest resources and conservation from the UF/IFAS School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences. This summer, he is... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Ben Grubbs (5/4/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Ben Grubbs graduated in 2019 with his degree in environmental management in agriculture and natural resources (EMANR). He is currently a site/contract manager for the... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Ilana Korchia (3/31/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Ilana Korchia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in food science in 2019. She currently works as a law clerk at Marler Clark, The Food... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Terry Baker (3/31/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Terry Baker graduated in 2004 with his degree from the School of Forest Resources and Conservation (SFRC), now known as the School of Forest, Fisheries,... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Cecilia Lepa (3/31/2021) by Olivia Doyle - Cecilia Lepa graduated with both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences in forest resources and conservation. She is currently an AmeriCorps VISTA serving with Southern... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Andrew Walmsley (3/19/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Andrew Walmsley graduated with his bachelor’s degree in agricultural operations management (AOM) from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in 2006. Now in his career, he works as... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Cara Huntley (2/25/2021) by Olivia Doyle - Cara Huntley graduated with her bachelor’s degree in entomology and nematology in 2012 and her master’s degree in forest resources and conservation in 2014. She is currently working as the Camping Services Manager for Girl... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Lauren Taylor (2/5/2021) by Olivia Doyle - Lauren Taylor graduated with her bachelor’s degree in environmental science in 2011. In her career, she now enjoys the opportunity to work with biologists, hydrologists, wetland specialists, geologists and several disciplines within the engineering world.... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Robert Carter (1/21/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Robert Carter graduated with his degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a specialization in dietetics in 2016. He is currently working as a... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Verena Vancil (1/21/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Verena Vancil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in 2019. She works as a Senior Public Health... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Trey Warnock (1/5/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Trey Warnock earned his undergraduate degree from the Animal Sciences Department in 2008 and his M.S. from the department in 2010. He is currently working for... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Myriam Allen (1/5/2021) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Myriam (Lopez) Allen graduated with her bachelor’s degree from the Animal Sciences Department in 2003. She is currently working as an embryologist in a fertility... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Dr. ArNelle Wright (12/16/2020) by Olivia Doyle - Majoring in nutritional sciences, University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna ArNelle Wright earned her undergraduate degree from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN). She is currently working as a... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Christina Criser Jackson (12/16/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Christina Criser Jackson graduated with her master’s degree from the Family Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) Department in 2010. She is currently serving as President... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Nakita Shim (12/10/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida alumna Nakita Shim earned her undergraduate degree from the Horticultural Sciences Department in 2012. She was hired on the spot at the CALS Career Expo and now works as the Florida Keys... Read More
Alumna Highlight: Pam Hyatt (12/3/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florid alumna Pam (Ciemniecki) Hyatt earned her undergraduate degree in surveying & mapping, now geomatics, in 1990. Today, she runs Hyatt Survey Services, alongside her husband Russell Hyatt. Their company has been honored... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Shelby Thomas, Marine Sciences (11/24/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Shelby Thomas earned her undergraduate degree in marine sciences in 2017, her master’s degree in interdisciplinary ecology in 2018 and is currently working towards her... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Tiffany Lane (11/18/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Tiffany Lane earned her undergraduate degree in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (WEC) in 2014. She has worked in wildlife conservation on various projects including aerial... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Marci Levine (11/13/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Marci Levine earned her undergraduate degree from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN) in 1999. She majored in Nutritional Science and is currently... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Danielle Cummings (11/4/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Danielle Cummings earned her undergraduate degree in marine sciences in 2016. She is currently serving as Director of Institutional Giving for the Fish & Wildlife Foundation... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Jonathan Heavner (10/28/2020) by Olivia Doyle - Agricultural educator Jonathan Heavner is a 2017 graduate of the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication. He is currently working at Braden River High School. What brought you to CALS and your department? What... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Farrah Johnson (10/28/2020) by Olivia Doyle - As a 7th grade student Farrah Johnson earned her spot on the FFA parliamentary procedure team over two older students. This sparked her interest in FFA and agricultural education. Soon after, she decided she wanted... Read More
CALS Alumna Highlight: Dr. Valerie Sledd (10/28/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Valerie (McKee) Sledd earned her undergraduate degree from the Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) Department in 2014 and her Ph.D. from the Department in 2019.... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Adam Midgett (10/26/2020) by Olivia Doyle - As an active FFA member with a family background in agriculture,  Adam Midgett found his place in CALS. Midgett, BSA ’15 Animal Sciences, is  working in Seoul, Korea in executive recruitment and as an advisor... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Kenny Etienne (10/9/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Kenny Etienne is a 2011 graduate of the Family Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) Department currently working as an Engineering Program Manager at Google supporting... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Raymond Odeh (10/9/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Raymond Odeh earned his undergraduate degree in plant science in 2012. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors at the American Horticultural Therapy... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Bernie LeFils (9/30/2020) by Olivia Doyle - University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Bernie LeFils is a 2011 graduate of the Food and Resource Economics (FRE) Department currently working as a Certified Public Accountant and a registered investment... Read More
CALS Alumnus Highlight: Dr. Sundeep Rawal (7/13/2020) by Christine Krebs -   Dr. Sundeep Rawal (BS ’03, DMD ’06) is one of seven College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumni selected as a UF 2020 40 Gators under 40 honoree. Dr. Rawal is Senior Vice President,... Read More
Top 5 Virtual Career Resources for UF CALS Students (5/28/2020) by Cathy Carr - By Sammie Walker Herrera (she/her), Career Connections Center (C3) Manager of Integrated Partnerships and liaison to CALS Experience changes everything. This is our motto and driving force as the UF Career Connections Center (C3). Your... Read More
UF/IFAS Extension agent helps two girls plant seeds in a garden From Intern to Agent at UF/IFAS Extension (10/9/2019) by Dana Edwards - By Cassidy Dossin, UF/IFAS Extension Agent in Clay County (’19 animal sciences major) My internship with UF/IFAS Extension in the summer of 2018 was pivotal in shaping my college experience and gave me direction in... Read More
Internships and Semester Study Abroad with WEC student Adrian Dougherty (9/30/2019) by Christine Krebs - This fall, Adrian Dougherty traded in the flat landscapes of Gainesville for the mountains and grasslands of Ecuador through a study abroad program. This past summer, the senior wildlife ecology and conservation major interned at... Read More
CALS Professional Development: Five Tips to Get You Ahead (1/22/2018) by Dana Edwards - Written by Cat Cropsey, junior microbiology and cell science major When it comes to cultivating your professional skills, it’s easy to get lost in all the options UF has to offer. Luckily, our very own... Read More
Corey Graf and Cathy Carr Start the New Year with a Career Resolution (1/8/2018) by Cathy Carr - At the turn of the new year, many individuals set resolutions such as getting healthier, saving money or studying more. I would like to encourage CALS students to consider a career resolution. What will you... Read More