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CALS Alumnus Highlight: Robert Carter

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumnus Robert Carter graduated with his degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition with a specialization in dietetics in 2016. He is currently working as a registered dietician at… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Verena Vancil

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Verena Vancil earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department in 2019. She works as a Senior Public Health Nutritionist for Women,… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Dr. ArNelle Wright

Majoring in nutritional sciences, University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna ArNelle Wright earned her undergraduate degree from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department (FSHN). She is currently working as a Doctor of Dental… Read More

CALS Alumna Highlight: Christina Criser Jackson

University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences alumna Christina Criser Jackson graduated with her master’s degree from the Family Youth and Community Sciences (FYCS) Department in 2010. She is currently serving as President and CEO of… Read More

UF researchers develop corn that can weather warming planet

Climate change will affect many agricultural crops, and field corn is likely no exception. Field corn, the starchy cousin of sweet corn, is a globally important cereal grain used in livestock feed and other products. And it has… Read More

Inland fisheries may provide a ‘safety net’ during pandemic, new study finds

A new study led by University of Florida researchers has found that the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to shifts in the way people use rivers, lakes and other inland water bodies worldwide as sources… Read More

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

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… Read More

Four UF/IFAS faculty members elected AAAS fellows, breaking previous record

Four UF/IFAS faculty members have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This surpasses the record set last year when three UF/IFAS faculty members became fellows in a single year. Election… Read More