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Innovations Magazine highlights groundbreaking research, new initiatives on USF’s St. Petersburg campus
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.
February 18, 2021Research and Innovation
St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs to provide global perspective and insight into historic turmoil
Distinguished speakers throughout the political spectrum and with unique backgrounds and experiences will try to make sense of the historic turmoil of the past year at the 2021 St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs from February 23-26.
February 16, 2021Events
In honor of President’s Day and to learn more about how the role of U.S. president has evolved, we turned to USF St. Petersburg campus Political Science Professor Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan.
February 15, 2021Campus News
Investing in women is needed more than ever, which is why USF’s St. Petersburg campus Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership is continuing to offer a program that prepares women for leadership success in their respective careers while narrowing the gender gap in executive roles.
Dramatic decreases in traffic caused by COVID-19 shutdowns improved air quality in car-dependent states but didn’t offset additional forms of pollution in other parts of the country. The study, led by Yasin Elshorbany, an assistant professor of atmospheric chemistry and climate change at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, was published in the Journal of Remote Sensing.
As part of USF’s celebration of Black Heritage Month, the St. Petersburg campus will host its second annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference on February 6. Organized by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the conference will bring together dozens of academics, activists, students and staff to discuss and promote social justice issues in higher education
Along with the glitz and attention, the Super Bowl has been known to bring a seedier element to host locations: sex trafficking. But USF researchers say the widely held perception that the Super Bowl is a magnet for sex trafficking is largely unfounded.
February 1, 2021Research and Innovation
Not all in one basket: Loggerhead sea turtles lay eggs in multiple locations to improve reproductive success
Although loggerhead sea turtles return to the same beach where they hatched to lay their eggs, a new study by a USF professor finds individual females lay numerous clutches of eggs in locations miles apart from each other to increase the chance that some of their offspring will survive.
January 28, 2021Research and Innovation
A collaborative team led by psychology professor James McHale, director of the Family Study Center on the USF St. Petersburg campus, has been awarded a $3.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to research and strengthen relationships between family members to create safe and supportive households.
January 21, 2021Research and Innovation
Since graduating in 2015, Lori Singleton has dedicated herself to philanthropy, providing food for those in need and launching a nonprofit called The Way Project that aspires to inspire goodwill in others.
January 15, 2021Student Life
USF St. Petersburg campus Regional Chancellor Martin Tadlock has received the 2021 President’s Award from the NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
January 13, 2021Campus News
Dean Sri Sundaram of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance has been named chair of the Board of Governors for the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
January 12, 2021Campus News