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Little creature, big impact: How oyster feeding sustains Florida’s coasts

Published: May 18th, 2015

Member spotlight – Carrie Schuman, PhD student in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Oysters at first glance are not beautiful. However, these shellfish are one of the multi-taskers of the coastal… Read More

Member Spotlight – Alison Trachet, PhD candidate

Published: Mar 30th, 2015

The science of ceramics The familiar adage “in the blink of an eye” indicates something that happens very quickly.  Just how long does it take to blink?  Researchers have measured… Read More

WiSE 2015/2016 officer nominations

Published: Mar 9th, 2015

ANNOUNCING nominations/elections for the WiSE 2015-2016 Steering Committee! At our next general body meeting (GBM), on Friday April 17th at 12:35 pm, we will be holding elections for next year’s officer… Read More

Science in the seagrass

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

WiSE Member Spotlight: Savanna Barry – PhD candidate, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Seagrass meadows provide several irreplaceable functions, including reducing erosion of shorelines, improving water clarity, and providing extensive habitat for… Read More

Free student membership to AWIS and internship opportunities

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

UF became an institutional partner of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS), the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in STEM dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all… Read More

Leaning in, but Getting Pushed Back (and Out)

Published: Dec 10th, 2014

WiSE held its monthly discussion and social on Wednesday, November 16th at The Midnight. The topic of conversation was “Leaning In, but Getting Pushed Back Out.” A recent article surveyed… Read More

WiSE Fall Panel 2014 Recap – Building Your Personal Board of Directors

Published: Dec 1st, 2014

by Savanna Barry Thank you to everyone that made this year’s panel a success – especially our panelists! Shirley Baker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Robin Boughton, Wildlife… Read More

WiSE collaborates with WiCSE (Women in Computer Science and Engineering)

Published: Nov 7th, 2014

Today WiSE members met with representatives of the UF student organization, Women in Computer Science and Engineering (WiCSE). Over Krishna lunch on a gorgeous Florida Fall day, students brainstormed ideas… Read More

Member Spotlight – Shelly Johnson, PhD Candidate

Published: Nov 7th, 2014

Shelly’s research: Evaluating the Ecosystem Services of Wildlife in Florida Forests Humans derive a myriad of benefits from the natural environment, many of which are paramount to our survival. Forest… Read More

October WiSE Up Discussion Recap

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

#HeForShe: A call for solidarity in the gender equality movement Are YOU a feminist? By Stephanie Zick “Are you a feminist?” At the beginning of this month’s WiSE Up, we… Read More