Featured New Faculty: Julie Meyer

Dr. Julie Meyer has recently been appointed as a Research Assistant Professor in the Soil and Water Sciences Department with a specialty in Marine Microbial Ecology. We asked her a little about how her career has developed and what her future research goals are. At what point in your life did you know that you wanted to be a scientist? I feel like maybe I always


Featured New Faculty: Sarah Strauss

Jessica Southard Pardo, Communications Specialist, SWS Sarah Strauss, Assistant Professor, SWS Dr. Sarah Strauss is a new Assistant Professor of Soil Microbiology in the Soil and Water Sciences Department, stationed at the Southwest Florida Research and Education Center (SWFREC). Dr. Strauss took the time to


Featured Faculty: Dr. Allan Bacon

By Jessica Southard Pardo, Communications Specialist, Soil and Water Sciences Department Dr. Allan Bacon is a relatively new Assistant Professor of Environmental Pedology here in the Soil and Water Sciences Department. Bacon grew up in a rural community in Arizona. He spent his time outdoors, enjoying things like hunting, hiking and fishing. These interests led him to pursue a career in forestry - to study science and math in




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