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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF adds eco-friendly flair to commencement

Graduates and guests attending fall commencement will see some enhancements to regalia, stage design and programs – many of which were made with sustainability in mind.

November 29, 2023Campus News, Sustainability

The International Ocean Colour Science Meeting nutured a strong global community for applied ocean color science.

Ocean color science meeting draws experts from around the world to St. Petersburg

Hundreds of scientists from around the world gathered in St. Petersburg to discuss the latest advances in the fields of ocean optics and remote sensing at the International Ocean Colour Science Meeting 2023 hosted by the USF College of Marine Science.

November 21, 2023Events, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF’s InEd Studios: Shaping the future of online education

USF’s Innovative Education cutting-edge technology – technology that is parallel to some of the world’s most renowned production studios – not only enhances student engagement, but also provides student interns with hands-on experience working behind the scenes.

November 20, 2023Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls In the Burg: USF St. Petersburg November Community Relations Roundup

This monthly community roundup series sheds light on the ways that USF faculty, staff, students and administration are active in the community every day.

November 15, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships, Events

Students in the American wilderness thinkers class on a hike at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

Learning in nature about American wilderness thinkers

To cap a semester learning about thinkers who revolutionized our understanding of nature, Professor Rebecca Johns took her class on a camping trip. Exploring, journaling and reflecting on course readings, students spent the day and evening at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

November 14, 2023Campus News, Student Life

Unveiling of a PSTA bus wrap to announce the new policy that veterans will ride buses for free in Pinellas County.

Student proposal leads to free bus rides for Pinellas County veterans

What started as an idea by a student in a USF government class has become official policy: Veterans can now ride public buses for free in Pinellas County.

November 10, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

Steps going up to old Fort Dade at Egmont Key

Exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through virtual reality

A group of students spent the day exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through an app developed at USF that digitally documents the island's rich history. The software application brings the buildings of old Fort Dade to life through virtual and augmented reality technologies.

November 6, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation, Sustainability

Coral health veterinarians assess corals to clear them for return at Keys Marine Laboratory.

Florida Institute of Oceanography’s Keys Marine Laboratory, hosted by USF, to return rescued corals back to the sea

After housing more than 5,000 rescued corals for three months due to unprecedented water temperatures off the coast of Florida, the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s Keys Marine Laboratory is now ready to return corals to the sea.

October 30, 2023Research and Innovation

Recording of one of the episodes of

Podcast series teams up Tampa Bay Times reporters with aspiring journalists

A vital way to learn journalism is by doing journalism. That’s the spirit that imbues a new podcast series created by USF St. Petersburg’s journalism program and the Tampa Bay Times.

October 25, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

The 2nd cohort of founders and CEOs who participated in the Fintech Accelerator

The second FinTech|X Accelerator program concludes with Pitch Night event

A pitch night event at USF St. Petersburg showcased the businesses and financial technology (fintech) solutions being developed by 15 high-growth startups from across the U.S. and abroad as part of the second FinTech|X Accelerator.

October 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Events

The new grant aims to monitor and forecast Sargassum blooms such as this one that inundated a beach on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Photo by Mark Yokoyama.

USF College of Marine Science to lead $3.2-million grant to develop Sargassum forecasting system

Researchers will use satellite, hydrographic and water-quality data to better forecast sargassum blooms and prevent them from plaguing coastal communities.

October 24, 2023Research and Innovation

Students in the process of painting a new street mural on campus.

New street mural adds color and vibrancy to campus

A new street mural in between the University Student Center and Student Life Center melds geometric figures with school spirit. It was painted by a Graphic Arts faculty member along with 10 students and was part of the SHINE St. Petersburg Mural Festival.

October 18, 2023Community Partnerships, Events

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