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Creekshed Project

Navigating an urban watershed to document stories of nature and people

A USF English Professor and Eckerd College colleague are navigating the urban watersheds of Tampa Bay to raise awareness of their importance to the region and tell both environmental and human stories.

March 23, 2022Campus News, Events

Fries & FAFSA

Free FAFSA event helps college-bound students apply for financial aid

If you or your family members are considering a higher education degree, counselors with the Pinellas Access to Higher Education (PATHe) program will be on hand to help you apply for financial aid at the Fries & FAFSA event on March 22 and 30.

March 16, 2022Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Racism costs everyone: Expert makes 'cents' of equity for all residents at public event

Heather McGhee, the NY Times bestselling author, will give a public talk on campus on March 15 about the economic impacts of structural racism.

March 14, 2022Events

Listening to Babies 10th anniversary

Listening to Babies professional training series concludes with 10th anniversary

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Listening to Babies will reflect back on meaningful community progress and lessons learned to support the social, emotional and learning development of young African American and Hispanic children.

February 21, 2022Campus News, Events

Diversity & Inclusion Conference 2022

Diversity and Inclusion Conference to focus on forging a brighter future for everyone

Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs at the USF St. Petersburg campus, the virtual conference aims to enhance learning and understanding around concepts of diversity, inclusion and social justice.

February 15, 2022Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Conference on World Affairs to focus on nexus between global challenges and local issues

Distinguished speakers across the political spectrum and from a diversity of cultures will convene at the 2022 St. Petersburg Conference on World Affairs to provide both a global and local perspective on the biggest challenges facing our world.

February 10, 2022Campus News, Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Institute on Black Life conference to delve into historic and contemporary issues impacting local African American communities

USF’s Institute on Black Life (IBL) will bring together academics, community leaders, students and residents to highlight community projects and facilitate ongoing research into the history and culture of the Black experience.

January 26, 2022Events, Research and Innovation

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USF, Junior League of Tampa sponsor free virtual discussion to protect children from online predators

The University of South Florida and the Junior League of Tampa will offer a free interactive discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., to help parents recognize warning signs and create safeguards to protect their children from online predators.

January 10, 2022Events, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Top stories of 2021 on USF’s St. Petersburg campus

As the world began emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, life began to return to normal at USF’s St. Petersburg campus in 2021. Students and faculty returned to the classroom and events began again, albeit many in either remote or hybrid format.

December 31, 2021Campus News, Events, Research and Innovation, Student Life, Sustainability

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest goes virtual

People throughout the Tampa Bay area and beyond can get inspired, engage their curiosity and deepen their knowledge of science and art at the St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest on Saturday, October 16. Like last year, the immersive experience will be held virtually due to the pandemic.

October 12, 2021Campus News, Events

Dating back to 1865, Juneteenth commemorates the day when 250,000 slaves in the state of Texas, which became the last bastion for slavery during the final days of the Civil War, were declared free by the U.S. Army.

Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 16, 2021Campus News, Events

An online forum brought together a panel of experts to look at what’s motivating people to get the vaccine and why others still are not.

Health and media experts discuss why some people don’t trust the COVID-19 vaccine

More than half the population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Case numbers are declining, but with nearly half of the people not yet vaccinated, it’s clear that trust is not there for many Americans. In an online forum, Trust & Vaccines, a panel of experts looked at what’s motivating people to get the vaccine and why others still are not.

June 14, 2021Events

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