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Graduate student sees the future of worldwide crop production in new cultivars  

By ROBIN KOESTOYO FORT PIERCE, Fla. — Martin Zapien scans long rows of tree canopies each morning and thinks about how the future of food production will advance with new citrus cultivars. All of the more than 5,000… Read More

More Than a Grad Student: Making a Local Impact

By Meredith Oglesby Graduate students at the University of Florida make an impact on a local, state, national and international level through their dedication to teaching, research, service and learning. Biswadeep Dhar, a Ph.D. student in youth development… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Amber Fritsche, Dietetics

Hello to Amber Fritsche, a first year Master of Science-Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) student who graduated from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department’s Didactic Program in Dietetics last year! Amber grew up in Lake Worth, Florida and is… Read More

Alumni Feature: Hannah Cooper, Dietetics, Nutrition Private Practice

We are pleased to welcome Hannah Cooper to the Discover FSHN Series! Hannah is an alumna of the FSHN MS/DI program, and she is here to share her story, from her inspiration to study dietetics while living in… Read More

Graduate Student Feature: Rufus Theophilus, Nutritional Sciences

A hearty welcome to Rufus Theophilus, a first year Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF! Rufus recently joined Dr. Liwei Gu‘s lab after spending last year honing his molecular research… Read More

Aiding the Florida Citrus Industry: Using Kombucha to Combat Devastating Citrus Greening Disease

Welcome to our first installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today’s guest poster is Dongjoo Kim, a first-year graduate student earning his… Read More

Alumni Feature: Becca Solch, Nutritional Sciences, Postdoctoral Research

We are pleased to welcome our first alumni guest on the FSHN blog! Becca Solch graduated from the University of Florida with a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences under the mentorship of Dr. Bobbi Langkamp-Henken. She is from Belleview,… Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Taylor Darnell

Taylor Darnell is a first year agronomy master’s student studying applied aquatic weed management. As a graduate assistant, Taylor works with the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) where he is currently planning and establishing Hydrilla… Read More

Graduate Student Highlight: Jackson Jablonski

Jackson Jablonski is an agronomy master’s student focusing on invasive plants. Cuban bullrush management is his main project with graduate supervisor Dr. Candice Prince. At the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, Jackson has contributed to projects… Read More

CALS Student Cultivates Connections Through Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15 each year to recognize Hispanic Americans. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is recognizing Hispanic students and their stories and… Read More