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The Art and Science of Becoming a Jazz-singing Entomologist

February 26, 2021

When his eyes are not focused on insects like mosquitos, Decyo “DJ” McDuffie can be found on stage looking past the blinding spotlight at his audience, singing jazz music. As a senior entomology and nematology student in the College of Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Black History Month, CALS Student, Entomology And Nematology, Music, Student Research

Project VI: Florida Extension in the Era of Segregation

February 13, 2014

For its first fifty years, there were two extension services in Florida—one for whites and one for African-Americans. The South had been racially segregated since the 1870s, the end of the reconstruction period following the Civil War. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 4-H, A.A. Turner, African-Americans, Black History Month, Extension 100 Years, Extension Agents, Florida A & M, Floy Britt

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