Category: Natural Resources

Internships and Semester Study Abroad with WEC student Adrian Dougherty

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 the Merritt Island… Read More

Top 5 Reasons Why I Chose to Major in Agricultural Operations Management

noah boldt on a boat in australia

By Noah Boldt, master’s student studying fisheries and aquatic sciences, CALS alumnus ‘19 (agricultural operations management major) The agricultural operations management (AOM) major combines hands-on applied coursework and core business principles with emerging technologies and sustainable methods. Students gain… Read More

Q&A with “40 Gators Under 40” Honoree, CALS alumna Kendra Levine

CALS alumna Kendra Levine in front of a background of harvested potatoes

Kendra Levine, an alumna from the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), leads climate action strategy development for the McDonald’s Corporation. In her role as sustainability manager, Levine works with the company’s U.S. supply chain to… Read More

Women in Ag: Gabi Sullivan and Gabby Salazar

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) Some mentorships between undergraduate and graduate students develop from a simple conversation, at least that’s how it happened for undergraduate student, Gabriella “Gabi” Sullivan. Sullivan met her… Read More

Women in Ag: Emily Taylor and Jordan Ferguson

two young women, emily taylor and jordan ferguson, stand next to each other in a soil and water sciences laboratory.

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) During Women’s History Month, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will be sharing stories of how graduate students support undergraduate students in the areas… Read More

Women in Ag: Sarah Duncan and Sarina Weiss

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) During Women’s History Month, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will be sharing stories of how graduate students support undergraduate students in the areas… 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