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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Sierra Carpenter

From a childhood love for horses, Sierra Carpenter has been around animals her entire life. Her interest evolved into a passion for meat science when she took a course with Bailey Harsh, assistant professor in the UF/IFAS Animal… Read More

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Katie McCurley

Katie McCurley, a soil and water sciences doctoral student, has always been interested in the intersection of people and the environment. She earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental economics at the University of Georgia, and wanted to pursue… Read More

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Charles Bogner

Charles Bogner had an interest in biology, medicine, and anatomy growing up. He began his undergraduate studies as a biology major, but soon discovered his true passion: microbiology. “During my intro to microbiology class we started going over… Read More

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Erica Santiago

Erica Santiago discovered the family, youth and community sciences major from her colleagues while serving as a student U Matter Ambassador for the UF Division of Student Affairs. Her interest in mental health and helping others overcome anxiety… Read More

CALS Graduating Student Profile: Natalie Stephens

Natalie Stephens has always enjoyed marine life. Growing up in South Florida, she spent her childhood going to the Florida Keys with family for snorkeling adventures, boating, and kayaking. “Being out on the ocean has always been special… Read More

My View: Mobilizing and Empowering Our Communities to End Food Insecurity

students from florida youth institute summer program at the end of the week banquet

By Alfred Koch, junior nutritional sciences major with a minor in food science  As a University of Florida student studying nutritional sciences and food science in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, I want to help… Read More

UF International Education Week: CALS Student and Faculty Awards

student and faculty recipients at international education awards ceremony

During the week of Nov. 18-22, the University of Florida celebrates International Education Week. The UF International Center honors faculty, staff and students who contribute to global outreach as part of the week’s festivities.  The UF/IFAS College of… Read More

Q&A with food scientist and CALS alum, Luis Martinez

two men stand next to food science machines

During Nov. 18-22, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) celebrates “food science” as the major of the week. Check out our @ufcals social media posts and blogs throughout the week highlighting this major! Luis Martinez,… Read More