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Science by the Slice is a podcast from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) that explores the science behind issues affecting our daily lives, encompassing public health, agriculture, and natural resources. Experts discuss the science of complex challenges in our society, then, through analysis and storytelling, piece together the motivations that reveal the way people think about, form, and act on opinions regarding these pivotal issues. The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

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Science by the Slice is a podcast from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) that explores the science behind issues affecting our daily lives, encompassing public health, agriculture, and natural resources. Experts discuss the science of complex challenges in our society, then, through analysis and storytelling, piece together the motivations that reveal the way people think about, form, and act on opinions regarding these pivotal issues. The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    Extended Dialogue: Extending Leadership

    Extended Dialogue: Extending Leadership

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion has a place in education, service, research, and leadership. Join us as we hear from Scott Angle, Vice President of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Florida (UF), as he speaks on ways the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) aims to become more inclusive of Floridians across the state and how he plans to continually incorporate diversity, equity, inclusion, and access into the UF/IFAS system.

    https://dei.extension.org/
    https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/ifas-vp/2020/09/01/an-angle-on-ifas-september-1-2020/
    https://blogs.ifas.ufl.edu/ifas-vp/2021/01/15/a-more-diverse-inclusive-uf-ifas-an-update/
    https://hr.ifas.ufl.edu/diversity-and-inclusion/

    Are you an educator? The Science by the Slice podcast aims to inform diverse audiences about important issues in agriculture, natural resources and public health. Check out our learning guides that were created as an educational tool to facilitate discussions related to the topics presented in podcast episodes. Download the learning guides here: https://piecenter.com/media/podcast/learn/

    Music "Sunny Day" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/single/Sunny_Day_1657/ Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 33 min
    Extended Dialogue: Extending Research

    Extended Dialogue: Extending Research

    In this episode John Diaz, assistant professor and extension specialist in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida, shares how his roll at the university allows him to lead initiatives like the Coalition of Florida Extension Educators for Latino Communities (CAFÉ Latino) and the Alliance for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity (AIDE) that focus on integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into research and extension.

    https://dei.extension.org/
    https://extadmin.ifas.ufl.edu/teams-and-programs/cafe-latino/
    A Framework for Educating Diverse Audiences: https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/publication/wc341
    Are you an educator? The Science by the Slice podcast aims to inform diverse audiences about important issues in agriculture, natural resources and public health. Check out our learning guides that were created as an educational tool to facilitate discussions related to the topics presented in podcast episodes. Download the learning guides here: https://piecenter.com/media/podcast/learn/

    Music "Rise and Shine" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/single/Rise_and_Shine_1696/ Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

    Music "I Used to Love Hip-Hop" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/quarantine-beats-vol-1/i-used-to-love-hip-hop/ Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 33 min
    Extended Dialogue: Extending Service

    Extended Dialogue: Extending Service

    Different experiences and perspectives can increase the overall impact that an organization can have. Join us as we hear from Andra Johnson, dean of UF/IFAS Extension, as he speaks about his experiences working and studying at land-grant universities and some of the changes that have taken place throughout his life in the field of extension. Johnson shares how the extension system can be used to increase inclusivity in agriculture and natural resources, and in life.

    https://dei.extension.org/
    https://civildialogue.extension.org/
    https://programs.ifas.ufl.edu/civic/
    https://extadmin.ifas.ufl.edu/teams-and-programs/cafe-latino/
    https://cdo.ufl.edu/initiatives/

    Are you an educator? The Science by the Slice podcast aims to inform diverse audiences about important issues in agriculture, natural resources and public health. Check out our learning guides that were created as an educational tool to facilitate discussions related to the topics presented in podcast episodes. Download the learning guides here: https://piecenter.com/media/podcast/learn/

    Music "City Lights" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/Open_Road_Music_Vol1/City_Lights_1859 Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

    Music "New Hope" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/Skid_Row_EP/New_Hope Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 24 min
    Extended Dialogue: Extending Education

    Extended Dialogue: Extending Education

    During some of the most contentious fighting of the of the Civil War, Congress passed an innovative piece of legislation that reshaped the way Americans thought about higher education. In this episode Carl Van Ness, the official University of Florida Historian, shares the history of land-grant universities, who they were formed to serve, and how the University of Florida was established in this way. Van Ness also expresses what we can learn from the past to create a future in higher education that serves a greater, more diverse, and inclusive population.

    https://dei.extension.org/
    https://civildialogue.extension.org/
    https://programs.ifas.ufl.edu/civic/
    https://extadmin.ifas.ufl.edu/teams-and-programs/cafe-latino/
    https://cdo.ufl.edu/initiatives/

    Are you an educator? The Science by the Slice podcast aims to inform diverse audiences about important issues in agriculture, natural resources and public health. Check out our learning guides that were created as an educational tool to facilitate discussions related to the topics presented in podcast episodes. Download the learning guides here: https://piecenter.com/media/podcast/learn/

    Music "Proliferate" by Podington Bear Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Inspiring/Proliferate Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

    Music "Analog" by Jon Luc Hefferman Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Jon_Luc_Hefferman/20170730112628534/Analog_1208 Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 30 min
    Looking Back and Looking Forward

    Looking Back and Looking Forward

    As Science by the Slice embarks on season 2, we thought we would look back on season 1 and revisit some episodes, except with a twist. You’ll hear clips from season 1 and learn some takeaways about trust and trust in science. Looking forward, you’ll get a teaser of our next series focusing on diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice and learn what else we have planned for 2022.

    Music "Deluge" by Cellophane Sam Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Cellophane_Sam/Sea_Change/01_Deluge Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States (CC BY-NC 3.0 US), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/

    Music "New Hope" by Audiobinger Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Audiobinger/Skid_Row_EP/New_Hope Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 15 min
    Red, White and U-pick Farming: Agritourism Part 2

    Red, White and U-pick Farming: Agritourism Part 2

    In mid-October, the PIE Center took a field trip to a local agritourism operation, Red, White, and Blues Farm in Williston, Florida. This operation is a family-owned and operated 100-acre u-pick blueberry, peach, strawberry, sunflower, and zinnia farm. In part two of this series on agritourism, we hear from Jeff Manley, director of agritourism at H&A Agritourism and Red, White, and Blues Farm, as he shares what it is like to operate and grow multiple agritourism operations. Manley also shares the importance of agritourism operations to our economies, communities, and agricultural industries.

    https://redwhiteandbluesfarm.com/

    https://atwoodfamilyfarm.com/

    https://handafarms.com/

    Are you an educator? The Science by the Slice podcast aims to inform diverse audiences about important issues in agriculture, natural resources and public health. Check out our learning guides that were created as an educational tool to facilitate discussions related to the topics presented in podcast episodes. Download the learning guides here: https://piecenter.com/media/podcast/learn/

    Music "Hold On" by Crowander Available at https://freemusicarchive.org/music/crowander/uplifting-funband-poprock/hold-on-1 Under CC BY license Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0), https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

    The views, information, or opinions expressed by guest speakers on Science by the Slice are solely those of the individuals and do not necessarily represent those of the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education or the University of Florida.

    • 26 min

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