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USF professor discovers new species while part of team studying impact of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico
Associate Professor Heather Judkins will continue her studies of cephalopods, such as octopus and squid, on July 26 as part of a team of scientists aboard the R/V Point Sur for a 12-day research cruise around the Gulf of Mexico. The group is studying the long-term effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
July 20, 2022Research and Innovation
DeWayne Anderson’s main objective as assistant program director in the Office of Multicultural Affairs on the USF St. Petersburg campus is to make students feel welcome. “People aren’t always going to remember what you say or what you do but, they will remember how you make them feel."
College of Education receives grant to support underrepresented students in pursuing careers in STEM fields
A new $75,000 grant from Duke Energy will allow USF’s St. Petersburg campus to establish programming that supports underrepresented students in finding pathways into science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
July 18, 2022Research and Innovation
This short publication shines a spotlight on the latest happenings, innovative work and recent accomplishments that make the USF St. Petersburg campus such a unique and special place.
July 14, 2022Campus News
USF St. Petersburg to host town hall to raise awareness about disaster preparedness in south St. Petersburg
Community organizers, Pinellas County and the Initiative on Coastal Adaptation and Resilience at USF St. Petersburg campus are organizing a July 12 town hall in south St. Petersburg in the hopes of creating a network of assistance in the event of a disaster.
During the pitch event, which concluded the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator program, each company gave a 4-minute pitch explaining a particular problem in the world of finance.
USF St. Petersburg campus and St. Pete Youth Farm unveil Fresh and Local Greenhouse to fight food insecurity
The USF St. Petersburg campus and the St. Pete Youth Farm have unveiled a new greenhouse that will provide the community with fresh vegetables and fish while giving students the opportunity to learn about sustainable and innovative farming methods.
USF's Office of Multicultural Affairs commemorated Juneteenth on the St. Petersburg campus, bringing together the community to shed light on the holiday’s complicated history, discuss current racial justice issues and celebrate through artistic performances.
June 17, 2022Events
USF St. Petersburg campus and YMCA host Civic Institute to strengthen students’ understanding of government
For the fourth year, the USF St. Petersburg campus and Florida YMCA are partnering to offer the Civics Fellows Program, an initiative designed to enhance civic education in the state by giving high school students hands-on experiences in government and public service.
June 13, 2022Campus News
After a year-long search, the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business appointed Gary Patterson, a longtime associate dean and finance professor, to lead the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance.
June 10, 2022Campus News
A new community solar program from Duke Energy will allow USF’s St. Petersburg campus to expand its investment in renewable energy while saving money and enhancing environmental sustainability.
$3.2 million awarded for the University of South Florida to contribute to development of blood tests for Alzheimer’s disease
USF received $3.2 million from the National Institute on Aging to investigate if Alzheimer’s disease can be detected early through simple blood tests. The funding will expand the Preventing Alzheimer’s with Cognitive Training study, with one of the labs on the St. Petersburg campus.
June 8, 2022Research and Innovation