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Out of the classroom experiences encouraged CALS student to pursue entomology and nematology degree


December 14, 2020

Noemi Soto never thought of pursuing a degree in entomology and nematology. In fact, she was once fearful of insects entirely. However, through an internship and class field trip, Soto was introduced to the world of insects, confirming her ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Alumni, CALS Student, Entomology And Nematology, Graduation Story, Insects, Internship, Mentorship, VP Promise

CALS students recognized at 2020 International Student Achievement Award ceremony


December 9, 2020

Six College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students were recognized with awards on Nov. 17 at the 27th annual International Student Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the University of Florida International Center as part of International ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Animal Sciences, Awards, CALS Student, Family Youth And Community Science, International Education Week, International Students, Leadership, Service Leadership, Student Research, Volunteer

USDA-NIFA Awards UF/IFAS Faculty with National Teaching Award for Food and Agricultural Sciences


November 5, 2020

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – On Nov. 4, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty member was awarded an Excellence in Teaching award from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Ecosystems, Experiential Learning, Teaching, Teaching Excellence, Uf/ifas, Usda, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

CALS Leadership Institute Student Reflects on Hispanic Heritage Month


October 1, 2020

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 ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Events, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Food And Resource Economics, Hispanic Heritage Month, Leadership, Student

NaviGATORing the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Experience


September 29, 2020

The UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will host high school juniors and seniors for a virtual campus visit through NaviGATORing CALS on select Thursday’s this fall. NaviGATORing CALS allows high school juniors and ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, CALS Classes, Freshman, High School Students, Recruitment, Students, Transfer Student, Uf Cals

From Participants to Counselors: Three CALS Students Return to the Florida Youth Institute


July 13, 2020

Each year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) hosts a week-long summer program for high-school students to learn about food insecurity on a local and global scale, experience Florida agriculture and natural resources, and share ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Events, Food Safety, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching

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