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Psychology professor receives prestigious congressional fellowship to work on Capitol Hill
Psychology Professor Tiffany Chenneville has been awarded the American Psychological Association’s Springfield Policy Congressional Fellowship, allowing her the opportunity to work on Capitol Hill for a year, utilizing her expertise in service of public policy.
June 2, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation
From class project to county policy: How a student’s proposal led to free bus rides for all veterans
What started as a class project, where students tackle a local issue and present their solution to the relevant governing body, has resulted in free public bus rides for all Pinellas County veterans.
June 1, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation
Town hall to focus on disaster preparedness and recovery efforts in vulnerable neighborhoods
With hurricane season approaching, the USF Initiative on Coastal Adaptation and Resilience is working to enhance disaster preparedness, streamline recovery efforts and provide greater access to resources within such communities.
May 25, 2023Events, Research and Innovation
Providing new insight into Florida’s earliest residents: USF doctoral student wins Fulbright to study in Spain
Rachel Sanderson is earning her doctorate in History, and her efforts to uncover and document the lives of the early Floridia’s colonial residents are being rewarded with a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Research Grant.
May 19, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation
New Emerging Technology Lab will allow students to explore augmented and virtual reality in the classroom
USF's College of Education wants to ensure students know how to utilize the latest technology through a new Emerging Technology Lab being developed on the St. Petersburg campus.
May 18, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation
Governor signs bill making USF Trafficking in Persons lab state repository for human trafficking data
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill that appoints the USF Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Risk to Resilience Research Lab with collecting and analyzing statewide data to better understand the magnitude and trends in human trafficking across the state and over time.
May 17, 2023Research and Innovation
First cohort of students with intellectual disabilities completes UMatter Program
Six students with intellectual disabilities became the first cohort to complete UMatter, an inclusive postsecondary education program at USF St. Petersburg that allows students to experience campus life and helps them pursue a career.
May 15, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation
Global classroom collaboration with Moldova wins international partnerships award
A global classroom experience that brought together USF students with peers in Moldova to conduct joint research while an international humanitarian crisis was unfolding nearby received the inaugural International Partnerships Award from two political science associations.
May 11, 2023Research and Innovation
Graduating student wins national prize for research into local Black cemetery and unmarked graves
A USF student’s research on unmarked graves at Lincoln Cemetery, a historical Black cemetery in St. Petersburg, was awarded the Florida Historical Society’s prize for best undergraduate paper on Florida history.
May 3, 2023Research and Innovation
Providing real-world experience of being a scientist
The environmental field methods course at USF St. Petersburg is designed to give aspiring scientists real-world experience collecting samples in the field and analyzing data in the lab.
April 21, 2023Research and Innovation
Scientists identify 2022 sea urchin killer
The search for the 2022 killer that decimated the long-spined sea urchin population in the Caribbean and along Florida’s east coast is over. A team organized by a USF College of Marine Science researcher identified a single-celled organism called a ciliate as the cause of a massive die-off event.
April 19, 2023Research and Innovation
Anthropology professor will join push for more sustainable, comprehensive water policies at U.N. Water Conference
Anthropology Professor Heather O’Leary, an expert on global inequities in water politics, women’s rights, the environment and urbanization, has been selected as one of just 40 delegates for the International Science Council for the United Nations 2023 Water Conference.
March 16, 2023Research and Innovation