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Innovations Magazine highlights groundbreaking research, new initiatives on USF’s St. Petersburg campus

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From a global pandemic to new cries for social and racial justice, 2020 was a historic year for all.

On USF’s St. Petersburg campus, faculty, staff and students weathered the many challenges of the past year while also pushing boundaries through groundbreaking research and new programs that strengthen our community and serve those in need.  

These stories are featured in the latest issue of Innovations Magazine. Learn how the campus adapted to college life in the age of COVID-19, how our community acted to address the nation's painful history of racism to create a better future, how cutting-edge research on climate change is helping local communities brace for its impacts and more.

"In times of adversity, we discover who we really are," said Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock. "This past year exemplifies the grit, determination and compassion that is core to who we are as a community."

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