In Rae Crandall’s lab courses on fire ecology, classes are often held at the UF/IFAS Austin Cary Forest, where students learn the science of prescribed fire through boots-on-the-ground experience.
To do that safely, students need to wear ... READ MORE
Katia Viana Xavier holds a special place among growers in the Everglades Agriculture Area (EAA) as a researcher fighting plant diseases at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).
They know ... READ MORE
WHAT: On November 5, the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) will commemorate a milestone with a ceremonial groundbreaking of a facility named for the first Black female student in entomology at UF who became the first ... READ MORE
BELLE GLADE, Fla – Throughout history, women have played a key role in humanity's scientific advancements. As mentors, innovators and thought leaders, women in science have inspired and empowered countries, communities, women and young girls ... READ MORE
Despite a more visible push over the past several years to encourage girls and women to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields, one area continues to see a higher number of men earning degrees: engineering.
Housed ... READ MORE
By Teresa Suits, agricultural education and communication master’s student (BS ’17)
During Women’s History Month, the UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) will be sharing stories of how graduate students support ... READ MORE
By Kim Scotto
Dr. Raelene Crandall, assistant professor in the UF/IFAS School of Forest Resources and Conservation, fondly remembers her first fire: a prescribed prairie burn during an undergraduate internship with the Nature Conservancy.
It ... READ MORE
March is Women’s History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the contribution and accomplishments of women across all aspects of our lives.
At UF/IFAS Extension, women play critical roles in every program area, in every county across ... READ MORE