Category: Professional Development

What is creativity and innovation, and who is creative or innovative in their work? (hint: it’s more than just artists, and creativity isn’t just about the final product)

A colleague of mine from the UF Innovation Academy paid me a high compliment, noting me as an innovative and interdisciplinary thinker (full disclosure: my immediate reaction was, who, moi?). She asked me to share any thoughts I… Read More

Learn about wildfire prevention at the upcoming S-130/190 training hosted by NATA in August

Are you fire ready? Spaces are quickly filling up for the Basic Wildland Firefighter (S-130/190) training! This workshop is hosted by NATA and will take place in August in Gainesville. Last month, we blogged about the value of S-130/190… Read More

WORKSHOP: Shellfish Harvester Educational Training Requirement

EVENT: 2018 Naples Yard and Garden Show | Collier County Extension

Naples Yard and Garden Show October 20th and 21st, 2018 Do you want to learn more about how to grow orchids or bonsai successfully? Or you simply want to learn about fruit tree pruning or unique container design?… Read More

Assassin Bug

The untamed residents of North Florida The growing season is underway with plenty of moisture recently and the acceptable temperature range. Home gardens are delivering quite the bounty for those who have made the effort to cultivate their… Read More

La Conférence sur l’Éducation Agricole en Haïti conçue dans une perspective de partage continu

Read the English version. Les universitaires qui ont participé à une récente conférence parrainée par l’Université de Floride sur l’éducation agricole en Haïti ont déclaré que le plus important pour eux serait de réutiliser les connaissances nouvellement acquises… Read More

NATA’s entry-level fire workshop always looks great on job resume–register today for S-130/190!

The Natural Areas Training Academy (NATA) will be hosting Basic Wildland Firefighter (S-130/190) on August 14th through the 17th at the Doyle Conner Building in Gainesville, FL. This training serves to provide entry-level firefighter skills to participants and… Read More

Haiti agricultural education conference designed to keep giving

Lire la version française de l’histoire. Scholars who participated in a recent University of Florida-sponsored conference on agricultural education in Haiti said the biggest takeaway is what they will take back to use in their own classrooms and… Read More

UF Student Receives Prestigious Mass Media Fellowship for Science Communication

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – From Himalayan peaks through the red-rock trails of Utah to the murky mysteries of Florida waterways, University of Florida student Joan Meiners’ constant companion on these adventures is her journal and pen. This summer, Meiners… Read More