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Student spends summer with prehistoric species


November 18, 2021

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Bethany Gaffey is pursuing her master's degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences. She plans to graduate in summer 2023 ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Interns, Featured, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Special Topics, Sturgeon, VP Promise

UF/IFAS awarded 1st Ph.D. plant breeding program in Florida, one of few in USA


July 13, 2021

Working in labs and fields across Florida, a new generation of students will start earning a Ph.D. in plant breeding from the University of Florida – the first program of its kind in Florida and one of a few in the nation. The UF/IFAS College ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Citrus, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Corn, Crops, Elaine Turner, Environmental Benefits, Fiber, Forage, Gene Editing, Genetics, Global Food Security, Hunger, Lettuce, New Program, Peanuts, Ph.D., Plant Breeding, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Vance Whitaker
awards and recognitions

UF food and resource economics faculty, alumna recognized for impact in field


February 9, 2021

Two faculty members and one alumna from the University of Florida/IFAS food and resource economics department received national awards at the annual Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) conference this week. Lisa House, Misti ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Food And Resource Economics, Lisa House, Misti Sharp, News

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
DeLuca Preserve, path through wooded area

27,000 acres gifted to UF for conservation, outdoor classroom and laboratory


November 30, 2020

Land near Yeehaw Junction one of the largest tracts ever given to a university More than 27,000 rural acres near Yeehaw Junction in Florida’s southern Osceola County has been gifted to the University of Florida to protect one of the last ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Forests, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Wildlife
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, DeLuca, J. Scott Angle, News, Osceola County, Scott Angle

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

University of Florida graduate students to host three free electronic field trips


November 5, 2020

By Jarred Shellhouse Agricultural education and communication graduate students in the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are hosting a free electronic field trip series for middle and high school students in Florida and beyond. Beautiful ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, CALS, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Jamie Loizzo, News

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