Sanjay Shukla looked out over row upon row of tomato and pepper plants and had an idea: What would happen if he made the compacted soil rows taller and more narrow? Would the plants need less water, fertilizer and fumigation? Would the plants grow as tall? Would the plants produce as many vegetables?
Floridians are passionate about conserving and protecting plants, animals and their habitats, but they feel woefully uninformed, according to a survey by the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources.
The University of Florida is one of the first schools in the country that will begin using a series of online self-assessment tools to improve campus safety programs in nine areas including sexual violence, threat assessment and mental health.
Troy Bryant and Sean Lyons from the University of Florida meshed music and technology to claim the top overall prize at annual TI Innovation Challenge North America Design Contest. Jordan Street was awarded third place.
Preschool children with early learning challenges benefit from being a part of the class, but they need extra support through a teaching approach known as embedded instruction. Their teachers also are in need of support to employ the approach as intended.
The Collegiate Veterans Society at the University of Florida has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Home Depot Foundation Fund and Student Veterans of America. The grant will fund new cabinets that will serve as lockers for student veterans who utilize the Collegiate Veterans Success Center.
At the Southeastern Conference’s inaugural Outstanding Student Government Awards ceremony held last weekend, the University of Florida won the top award in all three of the categories it was nominated.