Sherry Larkin Named Director of Florida Sea Grant

Sherry Larkin, associate dean for UF/IFAS Research and associate director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, has been named director of Florida Sea Grant, effective immediately. Larkin joined the University of Florida faculty in 2000 and has served as interim director of Florida Sea Grant since April 2019, after the unexpected passing of Karl Havens,…

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John A. Knauss Fellowship and Aylesworth Scholarship now accepting applications

  The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship has begun accepting applications for its 2021 cohort. The fellowship is open to graduate students with an interest in ocean or coastal resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. Through the program, highly qualified graduate students are matched with hosts in the legislative and…

Karl Havens in a blue shirt using a camera

Introducing the Karl Havens Excellence Fund

Florida Sea Grant is working to establish a sustained student-focused research program on water quality in memoriam of the program’s recently passed director, Dr. Karl Havens. The “Karl Havens Excellence Fund” will support students and research at Florida Sea Grant affiliated institutions in the areas of limnology, coastal and estuarine water quality, and harmful algal…