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For the 4th year, a job-shadowing program is offering first-year students a head start in exploring their interests and career path by giving them a sneak peak into day-to-day activities in the professional world.
The USF Family Study Center’s role as a United Way Suncoast strategic community partner moves into a new era this month with the launch of a multi-year funding commitment from the venerable nonprofit leader.
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
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
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.
$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
New “Lost Voices” exhibit translates and digitizes America’s oldest parish archive to provide rare insight into early Florida history
A new online exhibit launched today by La Florida: The Interactive Digital Archives of the Americas will provide the public with unprecedented insight into the daily lives and relationships of the multi-ethnic population that comprised St. Augustine, Fla. from the 16th-19th centuries.
June 6, 2022Research and Innovation
Morgan Greig will attend the prestigious University of Cambridge in England, and Hannah Tweet will attend top-ranked University of Michigan in Fall 2022. Both are some of the most renowned research universities in the world.
In the midst of war and with an international humanitarian crisis on their doorstep, law students from Moldova are collaborating on research with USF St. Petersburg campus students in an effort to form cultural bonds during a time of chaos.
April 19, 2022Research and Innovation
Tampa Bay Wave and USF announce 16 fintech startups for the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator 2022 cohort
Tampa Bay Wave, Inc. and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business announce the inaugural FinTech|X 2022 Accelerator program cohort consisting of 16 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad.
A new book written by a USF anthropology professor traces the deep history of beer and its start in ancient civilizations. A staple of modern society, the refreshing, intoxicating beverage has roots going back 13,000 years. In many cultures, it was and still is, used as food.
April 7, 2022Research and Innovation