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Category: UF/IFAS

Through the Mill for a Summer

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

UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumni honored with Gator100 awards

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Eleven companies owned or led by UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) alumni were named to the University of Florida’s 2021 Gator100.  During a year of uncertainty and change, UF alumni have been leading thriving business and finding innovative ways to overcome the… Read More

Food and Resource Economics Advisor Receives Professional Award

Danielle Shu, academic advisor for the UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED), recently received the Region III William Leftwich Outstanding New Professional Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). The award… Read More

The Art and Science of Becoming a Jazz-singing Entomologist

When his eyes are not focused on insects like mosquitos, Decyo “DJ” McDuffie can be found on stage looking past the blinding spotlight at his audience, singing jazz music. As a senior entomology and nematology… Read More

Staying Connected during COVID-19: Valentine Edition

Two students sitting six feet apart from one another on the UF campus talking while working on their laptops.

As college students, staying connected with family, friends or partners can be challenging during a “normal” year while attempting to juggle school, work, student organization meetings and other commitments. Enter COVID-19, compounding the stressors on… Read More

Out of the classroom experiences encouraged CALS student to pursue entomology and nematology degree

Noemi Soto never thought of pursuing a degree in entomology and nematology. In fact, she was once fearful of insects entirely. However, through an internship and class field trip, Soto was introduced to the world… Read More

Getting to Know the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars in CALS

From learning about the Great Barrier Reef in high school to admiring lizards in the front yard as a kid, Jazmyn Broxton and Mariaguadalupe Vilchez, wildlife, ecology and conservation (WEC) students, knew they had a… Read More