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A University of South Florida project called Racism in School Exclusionary Suspensions (RISES) explores school suspensions and the extent to which perceptions of racism or differential treatment are held by African American students.
October 27, 2020Research and Innovation
With many public and private institutions vowing to scale back their carbon footprint, USF’s St. Petersburg campus is accelerating its commitment to sustainability through a series of initiatives designed to decrease emissions, grow green infrastructure and continue its stewardship of the environment.
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc. is sponsoring a $5,000 diversity in brewing scholarship for a student from a minority group to cover the cost of tuition to USF’s St. Petersburg campus Brewing Arts program for the spring semester.
October 14, 2020Campus News
This year, every student in Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan’s practical politics course is working on a campaign, 19 in all, where they are interning for races ranging from the U.S. presidency to local school boards.
The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will offer thousands of people throughout Tampa Bay a chance to be inspired, engage their curiosity and get involved with science and art on Saturday, October 17.
October 12, 2020Events
After six months of production, professors Barnali Dixon and Rebecca Johns have launched an interactive platform that allows citizens from across St. Petersburg to track and monitor the impacts of climate change in their neighborhoods.
We reached out to several students to hear about their internship experience during the coronavirus pandemic.
October 1, 2020Student Life
Interdisciplinary researchers at USF’s St. Petersburg campus are investigating the pandemic’s effect on air quality in communities across Florida.
September 28, 2020Research and Innovation
Conservation biologist Sean Doody, an assistant professor at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, is engaged in a research project to save one of Australia’s unique predators.
September 24, 2020Research and Innovation
PATHe counselors guide students on journey to higher education during time of coronavirus and virtual learning
Counselors from the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program have the daunting task of helping students and families on that journey while also dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Ray Arsenault compiled a remarkable record as a teacher and historian of civil rights and the South, while playing a vital role in the transformation of the USF campus by the bay.
September 17, 2020Campus News
Mercury concentrations in Yukon River fish could surpass EPA Criterion by 2050 due to thawing permafrost
The new report, co-authored by USF Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Change Yasin Elshorbany, estimates potential releases of mercury from thawing permafrost in high and low emissions scenarios.