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Tag: Women Trailblazers

UF/IFAS Spotlight: Yu Wang, passionate promoter of flavor research

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Yu Wang was born in China as an only child in a family with protective parents, but Yu knew she wanted to see the world. She studied food engineering during her undergraduate years in Hefei, China, and wanted… Read More

UF/IFAS Spotlights: Elaine Turner, Innovative CALS Dean

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Elaine Turner has only overseen the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences since 2014, but she’s already seen monumental strides. In that time CALS has achieved the highest enrollment the college has seen – more than 6,000 total… Read More

UF/IFAS Spotlights: Lynn Bailey, groundbreaking researcher for folic acid intake

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Dr. Lynn Bailey joined the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition faculty in 1977. Over the course of more than 30 years, Dr. Bailey became internationally recognized for her research related to the role of the vitamin folic… Read More

UF/IFAS Spotlights: Jackie Burns the First and Only Woman to be Named UF/IFAS Dean of Research

Jackie Burns, a University of Florida professor emeritus, was the first and only woman to be named UF/IFAS dean of research, a position she held from 2014 until her retirement in January 2019. A trailblazer in more than… Read More