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Category: UF/IFAS Teaching

Student uses Andes Mountain Hike for Class Project

Hiking path in valley of Andes Mountains, Peru.

A student majoring in Environmental Management of Agricultural and Natural Resources used a hike in the Andes Mountains this spring to complete a class project. Sarah Birkmire was taking GIS for Soil and Water Science… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and… Read More

Soil and Water Sciences Department chair receives textbook award

textbook cover Freshwater Ecology

Dr. Matt Whiles, the chair of the UF/IFAS Soil and Water Sciences Department, is a recipient of the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) Textbook Excellence Award for 2020. Whiles and co-author Dr. Walter Dodds… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Lukas Pidgeon

Man in wetsuit standing in Florida spring pool with measurement equipment

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Heather Surratt

kayak on lake in Florida

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Stephen Singleton

Farm Credit of Florida interns standing in farm field

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Sarah Birkmire

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual Work, SWS… Read More

UF research program gives high school students lab experience

Lab bench with analysis equipment and chemicals.

For seven weeks this summer, three high school students have been conducting research in Soil and Water Sciences Department labs. Their on-campus experience is through the University of Florida Student Science Training Program (UF-SSTP). The… Read More