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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

COVID-19 Impacts: Let’s Talk Money

Save some money for emergencies! How often have we heard that advice? With unprecedented times, we never imagined the magnitude of the COVID-19 virus and the impact on our finances, families, workplaces and schools. Yet, for so many Americans,… Read More

International student earns doctoral degree to help develop Iraqi horticultural education curriculum

Horticulture is in Kawther Al-Jasim’s DNA. Her mother and father had a farm and always discussed how to care for their trees. “I believe hearing this kind of conversation makes me attached to the plants,” Kawther said. “I… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Alex DiCairano

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Alex DiCairano! Alex is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management. Some of Alex’s favorite memories of her time at the University of Florida include planning and working at… Read More

CALS alumna leads 2020 spring graduate to family, youth and community sciences major

An encounter with a family, youth and community sciences (FYCS) alumna led Merari Flores Saldana to the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS). While working as a volunteer one summer, Merari asked one of the employees… Read More

Student uses Andes Mountain Hike for Class Project

A student majoring in Environmental Management of Agricultural and Natural Resources used a hike in the Andes Mountains this spring to complete a class project. Sarah Birkmire was taking GIS for Soil and Water Science (SWS 4720C) when… Read More

University of Florida Scientists and Students Adapt and Overcome Despite COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted daily life in fundamental ways creating stress, uncertainty and challenging situations for everyone. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (UF/IFAS CAIP) is no exception. In… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Dautel

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Elizabeth Dautel! Elizabeth is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Engineering. During her time at the University of Florida, Elizabeth gained developed a strong method for problem solving and critical… Read More

Graduating Student Spotlight: Christina Nagarathinam

Today’s graduating student spotlight is Christina Nagarathinam! Christina is graduating with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Operations Management. During her time at the University of Florida, Christina gained great community who helped during her education journey…. Read More