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More than two dozen students in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and the Patel College of Global Sustainability will intern with seven businesses across various industries in Florida and Texas during the pilot program.

Internship program pairs students with socially and environmentally responsible businesses

The University of South Florida is launching a new student internship program that will train students how to work with and help certify businesses who want to meet the highest standards for social and environmental operations and leadership.

April 13, 2021Campus News, Student Life

St. Petersburg Waterfront

Acknowledging the people who came before

Humans first settled in the Tampa Bay region around 15,000 years ago, according to archaeological findings. For most of that time, Indigenous communities of hunter gatherers built a prosperous life on Florida’s largest open-water estuary.

April 7, 2021Campus News

Giving Week 2021

Giving Week to raise funds that support student success and innovative programs at USF

Giving Day is when University of South Florida alumni, family and friends come together to support a wide array of university initiatives that propel students to succeed, keep them on track to graduate and fund innovative programs and research that enrich the community.

April 5, 2021Campus News

The grant from Second Nature will allow USF to unify and streamline efforts to address climate change while creating a more sustainable environment.

USF advances action on climate planning with new grant funding

The University of South Florida is one of 10 colleges and universities nationwide that will receive pro bono consulting to help advance climate action planning and projects on campus.

March 29, 2021Campus News, Sustainability

The research team is tasked with providing St. Petersburg leaders an historical overview of how policies and infrastructures have evolved since 1868 when John Donaldson became the first Black individual to settle in the city.

City of St. Petersburg selects USF researchers to identify, make recommendations to address systemic racism

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of South Florida will assist the city of St. Petersburg in identifying structural racism and to make recommendations on how to address the multi-faceted issue.

March 24, 2021Research and Innovation

Aristides de Sousa Mendes with family

Recognizing the Angel of Bordeaux: USF professor helps promote the life of a Holocaust hero

By defying his government and issuing visas to refugees during World War II, Aristides de Sousa Mendes saved the lives of thousands fleeing Nazi Germany.

March 22, 2021Research and Innovation

The textbook affordability initiative has dropped the average cost of course materials per credit hour from $44 to $26 for each student.

Textbook affordability initiative saves student body more than $1 million

A textbook affordability initiative launched to reduce the costs of course materials at USF’s St. Petersburg campus has saved the student body more than $1.08 million over the past five years.

March 12, 2021Campus News

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Lawyer and community leader Lisa Brody appointed to USF St. Petersburg Campus Advisory Board

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees today appointed Lisa Brody to a four-year term on the USF St. Petersburg Campus Advisory Board.

March 9, 2021Campus News

Parents with their baby

The mother-father-baby-triangle: New book explores family dynamics during pregnancy and early infancy

Work by the Family Study Center and a growing global family research network has shown that an understanding of relationships within this triangle can help explain why babies and very young children start off on different life paths.

March 8, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at USF's St. Petersburg campus.

Student Life & Engagement director receives Legacy Leader Award from national college union association

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, has received the 2021 Legacy Leader Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI).

March 4, 2021Campus News

USF St. Petersburg campus

USF preparing for a full return to in-person courses and on-campus activities in fall 2021

The University of South Florida is preparing for a full return to pre-COVID in-person course delivery and on-campus student activities beginning with the fall 2021 semester, USF President Steve Currall announced today in a message to students, faculty and staff.

March 4, 2021Campus News

Kaya van Beynen

Associate dean of Nelson Poynter Memorial Library receives national award

Kaya van Beynen, the associate dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library and USF Libraries Research and Instruction, has been named the 2021 Distinguished Education and Behavioral Sciences Librarian Award winner.

March 2, 2021Campus News

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