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Florida Land Steward Update, November 18, 2022

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November 18, 2022

2023 FLORIDA LAND STEWARD WALL CALENDARS ARE HERE! Request your copy of the 2023 Florida Land Steward wall calendar! An annual land stewardship tradition, the Florida Land Steward calendar features beautiful photography, habitat management ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Awards, Conservation Easements, Family Forest, Forest, Forest Management, Forestry, Timber, Tree Farm, Wildlife, Women

2022 International Women’s Day: Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow

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March 8, 2022

Today is International Women's Day, celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. And it is also a call to attain gender equality—also known as gender parity—around the globe. One way to measure gender ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Environmental Sustainability, International Women's Day, Pgm_Marine, Women

SFFGS Student Inspiring Youth in New Book Published by National Geographic


January 28, 2022

  Gabby Salazar is a social scientist, photographer and fourth-year doctoral student in the School of Forest, Fisheries and Geomatics Sciences. Her new book published by National Geographic is titled “No Boundaries: 25 Women Explorers ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic, Work & Life
Tags: Exploration, Featured, Gabby Salazar, International Women's Day, Kids, National Geographic, Science, Special Topics, STEM, Women, Youth

S.H.E. IS: Maria Goeppert Mayer, “I wasn’t going to be just a woman”


May 14, 2020

Maria Goeppert Mayer (B. 1906 – D. 1972) was the second women in history to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Physics. Marie Curie was the first women to win this award. Maria won in collaboration with Hans D. Jensen in 1963 for their research ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, Work & Life
Tags: Feminism, Girls In Stem, International Women's Day, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Women, Women In Science
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Women in STEM Careers: Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza

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October 18, 2019

Many people have heard of Dr. Marie Curie, likely in a science class in school. The French physicist and chemist earned two Nobel Prize honors for her work, becoming the first person ever to do so. And she remains the only person awarded Nobels ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: International Women's Day, Pgm_Marine, Science, Scientist, Shark Research, Sharks, STEM, Women, Women In STEM Careers
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Women in STEM Careers: Dr. Emily Hall

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August 20, 2019

Throughout history, women have been instrumental in advancing science, in key discoveries and insightful developments. Some of my favorite contemporary scientists are women, including Dr. Sylvia Earle, Dr. Jane Goodall, and Dr. Eugenie “Genie” ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Coasts & Marine, Natural Resources
Tags: Coast, Corals, International Women's Day, Marine, Ocean Acidification, Pgm_Marine, Science, Scientist, STEM, Woman, Women, Women In STEM Careers

AREA Project Holds Conference with Aim of Empowering New Generation of Haitian Women


July 9, 2019

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, July 9, 2019 — Women play an increasingly vital role in Haiti’s economy and are engaged in all aspects of the all-important agricultural sector, which employs the majority of women and accounts for one-quarter of country’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Appui à La Recherche Et Au Développement Agricole (AREA), Area-project, Gender, Haiti, Women
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Women in Ag: Dr. Liz Felter


March 29, 2018

Dr. Liz Felter began her journey in horticulture at a time when university professors didn’t know if it was appropriate for women to learn how to use a chainsaw or front-end loader tractor. Needless to say, a lot has changed since the 1970s. Felter ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Extension, Felter, Horticulture, Liz Felter, MREC, UF/IFAS, Women, WomeninAG, Womenshistorymonth

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