Tag: Majors

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

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

UF/IFAS CALS Graduate Students Inspire Children to Study Bugs with ‘Celebration of Insects’ Event

Celebration of Insects

Scientists from the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab (FMEL) and Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) invited children ages six through 12 to join them for a morning of collecting, observing, discussing and releasing insects at Heathcote… Read More

Graduation Profile: Vanessa Simoes Dias researches pest management approaches

Vanessa Dias in the lab

By Andrew Horvath, agricultural education and communication master’s student Pursuing a doctorate from the No.1 entomology and nematology program is not an easy task, but Vanessa Simoes Dias has whole-heartedly taken on the challenge. As an undergraduate student,… Read More