Category: Other Scientists and Projects

Batty for Bats

A feature story about Aditi Jayarajan and her work with  bats. Aditi Jayarajan is a doctoral student in the Department of Biology at the University of Florida where she also conducts research on bats in the Florida Museum of Natural History's bat collection. She conducts research through field work in Caribbean countries and uses the ...

Freshwater Fires

A feature story about Dr. Shirley Baker and her pursuits to understand the effects of fire on freshwater species. Dr. Baker is an associate professor in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida where she specializes in fisheries and aquatic sciences. Her research focuses on the marine species and their ...

Communicating Conservation with Virtual 360 degree Tours

A look at how students in the communication practices in agricultural and natural resources course (AEC 4035) used virtual 360 tours to communicate about forest conservation. Zoe Bowden, a graduate student in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department, explains how students enrolled in the AEC 4035: Communication Practices in Agricultural and Natural Resources course developed ...

What is AEC 4035?!

A guide to what is AEC 4035 and what to expect from the next series of photo essays about Austin Cary Forest. Maya Kelly is an undergraduate student in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department at the University of Florida. She spent the fall 2019 academic semester developing a photo essay and other content to ...

Talking Therapeutic Horticulture

A feature story about Leah Diehl - an expert in therapeutic horticulture. Agricultural communication and leadership development students in the Agricultural Education and Communication Department at the University of Florida, Hannah Shellenback and Valeria Morell, got the opportunity to discuss therapeutic horticulture with Leah Diehl. Diehl works in Environmental Horticulture and is the Director of ...

Pathway to Pathology

Veterinary pathology is the study of disease in animals. In this scientist profile, meet University of Florida scientist Dr. Lisa Farina and learn about her pathway to becoming a researcher and teacher in the College of Veterinary Medicine. View the photo essay on Adobe Spark here: https://spark.adobe.com/page/sffJuI1ASIKyV/ Downloaded a one-pager about Dr. Farina here: Download ...

Buy Fresh, Buy Local Nebraska

Elaine Cranford, a founder of Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska, describes the program and its importance to the local food system across the state. This program connects consumers, producers, restaurant owners, and grocery store owners within their food guide. Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska looks to improve its reach across the state in the coming ...

The Science of Sustainability: Prairie Plate Restaurant

Jerry and Renee Cornett share the story of their restaurant and its notable philosophy. Focusing on the state’s agriculture and soil, Prairie Plate is leading the way in local farming sustainability. They are influencing Nebraska’s food culture, changing the way people view and taste their food. This video was produced by UNL student Elizabeth Austad ...

The Science and History of the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum

Located on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s East Campus, the Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum is home to a wide variety of tractors and equipment. Viewers of all ages and from around the world can come see the evolution of tractors and learn about the Nebraska Tractor Test Law. The Larsen Tractor Test and Power ...