Picture of Emily RiceUK Dairy Science is highlighting one of our PhD students, Emily Rice! Emily is from Kennebunk, Maine. She completed her bachelor’s degree at the University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH USA) in Biomedical Sciences: Pre-veterinary Science in 2015 and continued on to complete her master’s degree in dairy nutrition working with Dr. Peter Erickson. She came to the University of Kentucky in 2017 to do her PhD, during which she has focused on precision technologies for utilization in dairy cattle. Her primary focuses have been on real-time localization systems for commercial application in dairy cattle and assessing a relationship between environmental conditions and technology-recorded dairy calf behaviors.