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Category: Professional Development

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… Read More

An unforgettable adventure with the CALS Leadership Institute

CALS female student Gator chomps with four indigenous Peruvians

Dr. Natalie Coers and Dr. Charlotte Emerson work together every year to make the CALS Leadership Institute (LI) a success. Since 2009, the program has produced 10 cohorts of exceptional CALS students from majors including, but… Read More

CALS Celebrates Academic Father Figures

Spring 2019 CALS Student Stock Photography on Thursday and Friday , February 14th and 15th.

By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17) As we honor our fathers during the month of June, the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) would like to… 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… Read More

UF/IFAS Gulf Coast REC Launches Inaugural Graduate Student Research Day

Grad Student Research Day Presentations

As a way to include UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in research presentations affiliated with the University of Florida, the Gulf Coast Postdoc and Student Association (GCPSA)… 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… Read More