10/11/21

Emeritus Professor Paul J. Magnarella has been invited to join ADA University’s International Academic Advisory Group. Located in Baku, Azerbaijan, ADA University is Azerbaijan’s Flag-Ship university. It is advancing cutting edge educational programs with the mission of contributing positively to the lives of...

10/11/21

National Geographic and a trip to South Africa in high
school fueled Marlowe Starling’s passion for nature
and her desire to improve the environment through
impactful reporting.

In Environmental Journalist-in-Residence Cynthia Barnett’s Environmental Journalism course, she pursued a story about...

10/11/21

Vanessa Campoverde, a UF IFAS Extension agent working in Miami-Dade County with ornamental nurseries since 2011, will be sharing her experiences with Filipino researchers, students, and various stakeholders at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Her lecture will focus on Integrated Pest Management of ornamental...

10/11/21

Mary Ann Eaverly, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Classics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has been named a Eos Luminary by Eos Africana for her groundbreaking scholarship on color and gender in Ancient Greece and Egypt. Luminaries are interviewed to offer a chance to reflect on the field and to identify...

10/11/21

Katelyn Flaherty is a 4th year MD-PhD student in the Department of Environmental and Global Health. Her research focuses on pre-hospital care in low-and-middle income countries, specifically Ghana.

Globally, leading causes of death among children one month to 5 years old include respiratory infections, diarrheal...

10/11/21

Students of Portuguese publish first Conexão UF column of the semester Yasmin Faco Araujo and Eric Marsh, students of Portuguese under LAS Center affiliate Andréa Ferreira, published their first Portuguese-language column in the U.S.-Brazilian publication AcheiUSA. ...

10/04/21

WASHINGTON – The Peace Corps announced today the University of Florida (UF) ranked No. 3 among schools on the agency’s list of top Peace Corps Prep certificate-issuing partners in 2021. UF issued 37 Peace Corps Prep certificates to the graduating class of 2021. There were 292 enrolled in the Peace Corps Prep program at...

10/04/21

The Governance and Infrastructure in the Amazon project seeks to create, strengthen and expand a Community of Practice and Learning (COP-L) on the use of tools and strategies by conservation and development practitioners from NGOs, community organizations, government and academia. The GIA theory of change is that by...

09/27/21

UFIC is pleased to announce that Hannah Jo Maier is our new Campus Peace Corps Recruiter as of August.

Hannah Jo received her B.S. in Environmental Science at the University of Michigan in 2018. After graduation, Hannah Jo worked as a field assistant for the Sea Turtle Conservancy in Panama, where she collected...

09/27/21

Violent Islamic extremism is affecting a growing number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In some, jihadi Salafi organizations have established home bases and turned into permanent security challengers. However, other countries have managed to prevent the formation or curb the spread of homegrown jihadi Salafi...

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