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Town Hall conversation to address climate resiliency in south St. Petersburg as part of annual iCAR workshop

Researchers from the University of South Florida are partnering with organizations from south St. Petersburg to hold conversations about climate justice and how residents can start building greater resiliency within their community.

September 14, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

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USF professor lends perspective on the long shadow of 9/11 in U.S. foreign policy

The unfolding crisis in Afghanistan and the return to power of the Taliban has brought renewed attention to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the events that unfolded in its aftermath.

September 7, 2021Research and Innovation

Lyman Dukes III

Professor wins distinguished award from international higher education and disability association

USF Professor of Education Lyman Dukes III has received the Ronald E. Blosser Dedicated Service Award from the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD).

August 26, 2021Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

New book combines current research with classic studies to highlight reptiles secret social lives

The cold-blooded, scaly creatures are often thought of as solitary, uncaring or asocial. In reality, experts believe they communicate extensively with one another and hunt, feed, court, mate, nest and hatch in groups.

August 9, 2021Research and Innovation

Expressive writing reduces relationship conflict and aggression during pandemic, study finds

Expressive writing reduces relationship conflict and aggression during pandemic, study finds

Individuals who wrote about their relationship troubles during the pandemic from the point of view of a neutral observer had less conflict and aggression with their partner, according to new research from USF’s St. Petersburg campus.

August 5, 2021Research and Innovation

Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan

Political science professor wins national award for faculty leadership in civic engagement

Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, associate professor of Political Science and founding director of the Center for Civic Engagement, is the 2021 winner of the Barbara Burch Award for Faculty Leadership in Civic Engagement.

June 11, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

Kopytoff spent the past several years doing archival research in Senegal and France on laws, court cases, elections and protests to explore how citizenship evolved.

Professor receives National Endowment for Humanities grant for research into citizenship and identity

History Instructor Larissa Kopytoff has received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to continue research into the evolving ideas of citizenship and identity in colonial and post-colonial Africa.

May 17, 2021Research and Innovation

John Arthur working in the field

Tooth plaque from ancient skeleton offers new insight into human evolution

Fossilized plaque scraped from the teeth of a 4,500-year-old skeleton discovered by University of South Florida professors is helping to unlock the secrets of what ancient humans ate and how our species evolved.

May 10, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Professors receive Faculty Excellence Award for research and creative efforts focused on women

Two USF St. Petersburg campus faculty members were among a small group of professors across all USF campuses to receive the Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence Award presented by the Women in Leadership & Philanthropy program.

May 4, 2021Research and Innovation

In “The Florida Scrub Jay: Field Notes of a Vanishing Bird,” USF St. Petersburg campus Veterinarian and Journalism Professor Mark Walters traveled the state to report on the natural history and historic decline of this once prosperous species, while documenting efforts to stave off extinction.

Finding hope for Florida's vanishing bird

In “The Florida Scrub Jay: Field Notes of a Vanishing Bird,” USF St. Petersburg campus Veterinarian and Journalism Professor Mark Walters traveled the state to report on the natural history and historic decline of this once prosperous species, while documenting efforts to stave off extinction.

April 19, 2021Research and Innovation

The research team is tasked with providing St. Petersburg leaders an historical overview of how policies and infrastructures have evolved since 1868 when John Donaldson became the first Black individual to settle in the city.

City of St. Petersburg selects USF researchers to identify, make recommendations to address systemic racism

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of South Florida will assist the city of St. Petersburg in identifying structural racism and to make recommendations on how to address the multi-faceted issue.

March 24, 2021Research and Innovation

Aristides de Sousa Mendes with family

Recognizing the Angel of Bordeaux: USF professor helps promote the life of a Holocaust hero

By defying his government and issuing visas to refugees during World War II, Aristides de Sousa Mendes saved the lives of thousands fleeing Nazi Germany.

March 22, 2021Research and Innovation

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