Cover Story - Planting Roots in Research: For Student Lolita Muñoz, Undergraduate Research Provides Valuable Experience
The Experiential Learning Issue
Fall 2016, Vol. 12, Issue 2
Experiential learning has always been a critical part of College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students' education. However, fall 2016's freshman class is the first for which experiential learning – including research, service learning, internships, leadership and studies abroad – is a universitywide requirement. Learn more about experiential learning at CAES in this issue of Southscapes.
A look at UGA's experiential learning requirement and CAES learning opportunities outside the classroom.
For student Lolita Muñoz, undergraduate research provides valuable experience. Read our fall 2016 cover story.
Sustainability grants enable student research.
Gaelen Burke challenges students to think critically.
Project FOCUS bring agricultural education students to classrooms to assist teachers.
Turfgrass management majors build fields of dreams.
Horticulture students hone their skills at Disney World.
Spring break trip exposes students to Georgia agriculture.
Student worker Kayla Alward balances chores and courses.
ALEC students learn storytelling during May term in Romania.
Jake Willis rounds out his CAES education working in Argentina.
Entomology professor Joe McHugh is helping to lead an effort to digitize museums' butterfly and moth specimens in the LepNet database.
Former Georgia Rep. Richard Royal and pioneering Georgia soybean specialist John Woodruff are the 2016 inductees to the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.
Four CAES alumni – Eric Cohen, Elliott Marsh, Lauren Pittenger and Andres Villegas – were named to the UGA Alumni Association's 40 Under 40.
Veteran foreign correspondent and anti-hunger activist Roger Thurow delivered the 2016 D.W. Brooks Lecture, "1,000 Days to Change the World: Stories from the Fight to End Early Childhood Malnutrition."