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CALS Graduating Student Profile: Marlena Moore

Marlena Moore always wanted to be a part of agriculture. With an affinity for numbers, majoring in food and resource economics was a perfect fit. Moore wanted to stay close to home for college, which she was able… 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

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

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

Kate Fletcher: Fostering community in and out of the classroom

Kate Fletcher is a senior lecturer and academic adviser for the UF/IFAS Family, Youth and Community Sciences Department (FYCS) as well as, the faculty adviser to the FYCS Club. Fletcher is known among all her students as passionate… Read More

Students Attend Summer Program to Learn How to Solve Global Food Insecurity

While attending a summer camp with the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), 46 high school students visited the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants and collected water samples to assess clarity and… 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 thank the many… Read More