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UF CALS courses, majors evolve to meet changing demands

See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As the University of Florida prepares to embark on the 2015-16 academic year, the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences offers several courses and majors that reflect how the institution adapts to… Read More

Five years after oil spill, survey shows Gulf Coast residents are still impacted

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Five years after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 men and sent at least 210 million gallons of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, people along the coast are gathering… Read More

Two CALS doctoral students will participate in Three Minute Thesis Competition

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Chanda Jones Littles and Hannah Allen, two University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences graduate students, are finalists for the Three Minute Thesis competition, where they will explain what makes their research compelling… Read More

UF/IFAS grad student wins prize for mosquito trap research

Cutline below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Casey Parker came to the University of Florida aspiring to be a pharmacist. But chemistry wasn’t for her. So, she took a class called “Bugs and People,” and the professor at the time,… Read More

UF/IFAS hosting ONE WORLD summit to address feeding the world’s growing population

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — — How do you address all of the issues associated with feeding the world’s estimated 9 billion people by the year 2050?  One way is to share great ideas and that’s exactly what more than… Read More

Global agricultural company expands partnership with UF/IFAS during Gainesville visit

GAINESVILLE, Fla. ­— The world’s fourth largest seed company, Limagrain, announced Monday the expansion of its partnership with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, including executive educational exchanges, student internships and ongoing collaboration. The… Read More