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Do Plastic Warning Labels Reduce Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Plastic Egg Packaging? New FRE research study finds out.


May 25, 2022

Reducing plastic waste is often proposed as an action item when it comes to sustainability. Since product packaging makes up almost the largest category of plastic waste (41%) in the United States, it makes sense that looking at alternative ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food & Economics Research, Food And Resource Economics, Student Research, Sustainability

Supporting the Farming Industry: Increasing Accessibility of Essential Food Safety Trainings


March 29, 2021

Welcome to another installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at the University of Florida. Today’s guest poster is Mari Schroeder, a first-year ... READ MORE

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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

Graduate Student Feature: Rufus Theophilus, Nutritional Sciences


January 11, 2021

A hearty welcome to Rufus Theophilus, a first year Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department at UF! Rufus recently joined Dr. Liwei Gu's lab after spending last year honing his molecular research skills. ... READ MORE

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Getting to Know the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars in CALS


December 10, 2020

From learning about the Great Barrier Reef in high school to admiring lizards in the front yard as a kid, Jazmyn Broxton and Mariaguadalupe Vilchez, wildlife, ecology and conservation (WEC) students, knew they had a passion for the environment. ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Conservation, Doris Duke Conservation Scholars, STEM Majors, Student Opportunities, Student Research, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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

Aiding the Florida Citrus Industry: Using Kombucha to Combat Devastating Citrus Greening Disease


December 7, 2020

Welcome to our first installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Dongjoo Kim, a first-year graduate student earning his ... READ MORE

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CALS Student Honored as American Star in Agriscience Finalist at National FFA Convention


October 30, 2020

Lauren Roberts, first-year entomology and nematology student, has had the support of the Gator Nation in developing a project that is now recognized as top in the nation. This week, the 93rd National FFA Convention and Expo is celebrating ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ffa, Honeybees, Student Research
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Graduate Student Profiles: Carley Rusch and Matthew Beke, Nutritional Sciences


January 27, 2020

Please welcome two Food Science and Human Nutrition graduate students who are making a difference in the world of nutrition and neurological disorders! Carley Rusch and Matthew Beke are pursuing Ph.D.'s in nutritional sciences under the guidance ... READ MORE

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Graduate Student Profile: Savanna Curtis, Food Science


October 3, 2019

Is peach beer the next big thing? Find out from Savanna Curtis, second year Master of Science student in the Food Science and Human Nutrition department! Savanna is from Ionia, Michigan and earned her B.S. in chemical engineering from Michigan ... READ MORE

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