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S.H.E. IS: Mary Guinan, A Medical Detective inspiring COVID-19 Healthcare Workers

Dr. Mary Guinan (B. 1939) describes herself as one of many medical detectives who worked hard to combat the Smallpox, Ebola, and AIDS epidemics. She traveled around the world into hotspots of medical crises risking her own health… Read More

S.H.E. IS: Maria Gaetana Agnesi, the nine-year-old Advocate for Women’s Education

When Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799) gave her Academic Oration in Which It Is Demonstrated That the Studies of the Liberal Arts by the Female Sex Are by No Means Inappropriate, she was only nine-years-old. Something uncommon for anyone… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone… Read More

S.H.E. IS: Hypatia of Alexandria, A Martyr for Feminism and Philosophy

Hypatia of Alexandria (b. fourth century A.D.) is a historical figure born within the wrong era. Her ideologies and scientific achievements reflect the opportunities and success of a woman in the 21st century. She was a scholar and educator of literature and science, who surpassed many philosophers of… Read More