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Tag: School of Natural Resources and Environment

Environmental Science student volunteers at Grand Canyon National Park

Connor Morang, a senior studying environmental science in the School of Natural Resources and Environment, spent a week at the Grand Canyon, but it was not a vacation. He was a volunteer removing invasive brown trout. “I volunteered… Read More

SNRE graduate student wins ecological Best Talk award

Kwan Kim, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, won the Best Student Talk Award from the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The competition was held in August during the ESA’s… Read More

SNRE graduate student launches mentoring program

Adam Searles, an incoming Interdisciplinary Ecology Ph.D. student, is launching a mentoring program at UF for the Hollings Scholarship. The program is operated by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). It provides undergraduates with academic assistance… Read More

Marine Aquarium Societies awards scholarship to graduate student

The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) is awarding one of its annual scholarships to an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. The 2020 – 2021 MASNA Graduate Student Scholarship recipient is Aaron Pilnick, a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and… Read More

International student balances studies, family, and life during pandemic

By Patrick Farrar Hermudananto is a doctoral student in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE). The international student began the Ph.D. program this spring and soon found himself balancing studies, family, and life during a… Read More

UF/IFAS marine scientist and Florida’s Chief Scientist named dean at USF

A globally renowned marine researcher with more than 20 years of academic leadership at the University of Florida finding solutions for fresh and saltwater ecology today was announced as the new dean of the College of Marine Science… Read More

Graduate student completes National Geographic educator program

Trista Brophy, a doctoral student studying Interdisciplinary Ecology in the UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment, recently completed a National Geographic’s Educator Certification Program. Brophy participated in the 30-hour program during the spring semester. She is now… Read More

Research finds inland fisheries key to achieving U.N. goals

Interdisciplinary research finds inland fisheries are a key component to enhancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Researchers, including doctoral candidate Gretchen Stokes (UF/IFAS School of Natural Resources and Environment), found inland fishery services are largely absent from… Read More

CALS Honors Two Environmental Science Students

The UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) honored two environmental science students who graduate at the end of the Spring 2020 Semester. Kristina Rodriguez and Hannah Montgomery earned collegiate awards in addition to being among the… Read More