UCF Biology

Leesa Souto

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As executive director, Dr. Souto oversees MRC’s mission to improve water quality and habitats in the Indian River Lagoon and surrounding coastal waters. Souto’s doctoral research focused on how human behaviors — especially those involving fertilizer — harm nature and the best ways to prevent that.


Class Spotlight: Mummies: Life After Death

Note: Answers have been edited for length. Associate Lecturer of Anthropology Sandra Wheeler, Ph.D., has been teaching at the University of Central Florida since 2010, with a specialty in bioarchaeology. Her cour... Read more

Civic Education Champion Lou Frey Passes

Champion of civic education and former Congressman Lou Frey Jr., the namesake of UCF’s Lou Frey Institute, passed away Monday in Winter Springs. He was 85. Frey leaves a long legacy of service to the U.S. and Centra... Read more

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