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group of high school students at UF BEST Lab

Columbia H.S. students explore UF Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology (BEST) Lab


April 11, 2022

Dr. Ann Wilkie, a research professor in the UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department, frequently welcomes groups to her Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology (BEST) Lab. Eager to share the work she and her students do at the lab, Wilkie also ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ann Wilkie, BioEnergy And Sustainable Technology Lab, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department
College students examining a composting operation

Bioenergy and Sustainable Technology Lab hosts environmental science class


February 23, 2022

About a dozen UF students filed out of a university passenger van on a chilly winter morning. The students in the environmental science lab class (EVS 3000L) came to the UF Energy Research and Education Park to learn about the Bioenergy and ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ann Wilkie, BioEnergy And Sustainable Technology Lab, Biofuel, Environmental Science, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

Featured New Faculty: Ebrahim Babaeian, assistant professor of soil physics


January 11, 2022

Dr. Ebrahim Babaeian is one of the newest members of the UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department. He is an assistant professor of soil physics. We asked him a little about how his career has developed and what his future research goals are. Can ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ebrahim Babaeian, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Soil Physics, SWS Featured Faculty

Alumnus Spotlight: Greg Gensheimer’s career path brought him back to nature


January 4, 2022

Greg Gensheimer (Ph.D. 1985) has always enjoyed being active. He grew up playing ice hockey in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. But Greg found that swimming, fishing, and playing soccer in sunny Florida were excellent pastimes to ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Green Mountain Scenic Byway, Greg Gensheimer, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department

Dr. Ann Wilkie awarded the 2021 VP Promise Award


December 14, 2021

Dr. Ann Wilkie, research professor of bioenergy and sustainable technology in the Soil and Water Sciences Department (SWSD), is the recipient of the 2021 VP Promise Award. Wilkie is the inaugural winner of the award, from the UF/IFAS Office ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Ann Wilkie, Matt Whiles, Robert Gilbert, Scott Angle, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, VP Promise Award
agroecosystem

Soil and Water Sciences Department hosts two students from Zamorano University


November 3, 2021

When their university offered them a chance to study in the United States for a semester, Fabrizio Pilco and Manuel Cornejo jumped at the opportunity. The two Zamorano University undergraduates studying agricultural science from Ecuador are ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: AGEAP USA, Fabrizio Pilco Manuel Cornejo, Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Zamorano University
pond with lily pads

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Annabel Schreiber


September 24, 2021

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: AJ Reisinger, Annabel Schreiber, Audrey Goeckner, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Summer Experience

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Kondwani Kamsikiri


September 20, 2021

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Davie Kadyampakeni, Kondwani Kamsikiri, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Summer Experience
citrus trees at UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Jose Prieto


September 17, 2021

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Davie Kadyampakeni, Jose Prieto, Soil And Water Sciences, Soil And Water Sciences Department, Summer Experience

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