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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

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 was presented virtually… Read More

Students Fostering Philanthropy for Future CALS Gators

Transitioning from high school to college can be a daunting task, but having the support of current CALS students can make navigating the first year exciting. As a way to welcome incoming CALS students and lessen financial burdens… Read More

CALS Alumnus Highlight: Andrew Walmsley

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Andrew Walmsley graduated with his bachelor’s degree in agricultural operations management (AOM) from the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering in 2006. Now in his career, he works as the Director for… 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 student in the… Read More

Investing in AEC Graduate Student Development

Growing up on a small, diversified livestock farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia, Ed Osborne enjoyed both the responsibilities of agricultural production and the potential provided by education. Early in his high school experience he… Read More

Sago Palm Cold Damage

Ask Master Gardener Volunteer Michele Hackmeyer Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta) is a common landscaping plant in our area and I have several in my yard.  They are not actually palms, but members of the ancient Cycad (Cycadaceae) family. … Read More