Last year we needed someone fluent in USDA-speak and nimble enough to juggle 26 side conversations simultaneously. Fortunately, we already employed her.
Meri Nantz works in Food Science and Human Nutrition as a research administrator ... READ MORE
Because of Ute Albrecht, we know more about how to manage citrus greening than we did six years ago. She has worked nights, weekends, away from home and among citrus growers desperate for her to work faster.
Her work is so important to ... READ MORE
The idea was prompted by a bakeoff. Use the discards from one kind of food and reuse them to make a snack cake just a little healthier.
It’s the kind of research project Dr. Andrew MacIntosh—Dr. Mac to students and colleagues—leads ... READ MORE
We’ve had an encouraging surge in new American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows in recent years. In my opinion, this is not because we’re suddenly doing fellow-level science.
I believe it indicates our reputation ... READ MORE
We’re kicking off 2022 by looking ahead with an updated UF/IFAS Strategic Plan.
We’ve taken a less-is-more approach, focusing this two-page document on what unites us, regardless of job title, duties, discipline or target audience.
This ... READ MORE
Congratulations to the 59 UF/IFAS faculty whose record of strong achievement has earned them tenure, permanent status and/or promotion!
I am proud to work with each and every one of these leaders who consistently demonstrate across-the-board ... READ MORE
Peter Bostanescu has spent a career’s worth of time tending to the garden at the UF/IFAS Marion County Extension Office. He can’t recall exactly when he got his 30-year plaque for his service as a Master Gardener Volunteer.
The memory, ... READ MORE
When Miles Edward Groover retired as an Extension agent in Jefferson County in 1957, it was significant enough to warrant mention in the Chicago Defender.
Groover was among the first Black Extension agents in Florida. He grew up in an era ... READ MORE
I’m writing to share with you the latest updates from the Panhandle and the impacts of Hurricane Sally on UF/IFAS.
First and most important: Everyone is OK. From all the reports we’re getting, none of our employees or their families have ... READ MORE
Against the backdrop of reckoning over our long history of racial injustice, we at UF/IFAS are committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive student, staff and faculty cohort that represents our values.
The relationship between black people ... READ MORE