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Peace Corps experience inspires interdisciplinary ecology student

April 7, 2021

Everyone’s experience in the Peace Corps is different, said Amanda Brinton, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. For Amanda, her experience in the jungles of Ecuador meant finding her passion for solid waste management. Amanda is ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Amanda Brinton, Interdisciplinary Ecology, Peace Corps, School Of Natural Resources And Environment, Solid Waste, Waste Management

SFRC Stories: Joshua Castro – “Explore, Learn, and Evolve”

September 6, 2018

The Spark When Joshua Castro (MFRC ‘18) was in third grade, he was transported from his classroom in Stuart, Florida to life in a jungle through the monthly letters from his class PenPal, a Peace Corps volunteer. “Each month we’d look ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Alumni Stories, Peace Corps, School Of Forest Resources & Conservation, Students

UF, Peace Corps offer new program through the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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February 21, 2012

Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Demand for Peace Corps volunteers with agricultural skills has helped create a new degree program available from the University of Florida. Known as the Peace ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Aaron Williams, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Master's International, Peace Corps, Teresa Balser, University Of Florida

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