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Author: Peyton Gardner

A bouquet of flowers makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift!

Feb 8, 2023

A Petal for Your Thoughts?

Put a meaningful twist on the Valentine’s Day flowers you pick out for those you love this year by choosing a bouquet that’s both beautiful and symbolic. 

Frost covers a mint plant in a garden.

Jan 30, 2023

A CALS Guide to Winter Gardening

Whether you're looking for a new hobby or dusting off your garden gloves for another season, this guide will help you decide what to plant this winter. 

Lucie Ciccone near a stream

Dec 20, 2022

Applying Ecology: Graduate Lucie Ciccone

Lucie Ciccone, a fall 2022 graduate, reflects on studying zoology and ecology during a pandemic. 

A "Welcome Home" banner hangs in Talley Student Union.

Oct 21, 2022

Get Involved, Find Your Pack

Haven’t joined a club or student organization yet? It’s not too late. Here’s your guide to finding your community here on campus. 

Lettuce leaves growing in a container garden

Sep 14, 2022

Quick Planting Guide for a Successful Fall Harvest

Just because summer is ending doesn’t mean your garden has to! Here are a few ways to keep your green thumb active this fall. 

a garden with many flowers

Apr 18, 2022

A CALS Guide to Spring Planting for Summer Blooms

Here’s a guide to help you decide what flowers to plant this spring to ensure beautiful summer blooms and foliage! 

a man in a research lab smiling

Mar 31, 2022

A ‘Direct, Hands-On Research Experience’ for Undergraduate Students

In one of Trino Ascencio-Ibanez's recent publications, five out of the 11 authors were undergraduate students from the Biochemistry Undergraduate Research and Training Program. 

elizabeth espino smiling

Mar 16, 2022

Scholarships Provide Opportunity for First-Generation Student

Elizabeth Espino is the recipient of several scholarships thanks to the generosity of several donors. 

a woman standing with a bridge in the background smiling

Feb 17, 2022

Morgan Weinberg: Professional Candy Maker

Morgan Weinberg is focusing on the sweeter things in life by using her food science degree to work in research and development of sugary, confection products. 

Alisa Andrews visits Bodie lighthouse on the Thomas Jefferson Scholars retreat.

Jan 27, 2022

Jefferson Scholar Alisa Andrews Is Making Sustainable Differences

Alisa Andrews is using her two degrees to make a difference in her local community by focusing on sustainability and agriculture.