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NOAA Hurricane Hunters aircraft

Students join hurricane hunters as they prepared for historic Hurricane Beryl mission

A group of undergraduate students visiting USF as part of a summer research program got an unexpected and rare glimpse of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Hunters preparing to go on their first reconnaissance mission of the season.

July 2, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Students examine sediment in a lab at CMS

Students from across the country will spend the summer at USF conducting ocean and weather research

The Research Experience for Undergraduates program gives students the research skills needed for graduate school and future careers. More than 40 students from across the country are spending their summer at USF St. Pete, immersing themselves in research focused on oceanography, weather, climate change and science communication.

June 3, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Shelly Wagers address crowd at BRIGHT launch

BRIGHT Network launches new platform, connecting human trafficking victims to critical resources in the community

More than one hundred anti-trafficking professionals came together at USF St. Petersburg to officially launch the BRIGHT Network, an online platform that helps victims of human trafficking escape their situations by connecting them with organizations and resources in their community.

May 17, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Students working at food pantry during last year's spring break volunteer trip.

Students to use their spring break to give back

While many students take a pause from studies to relax on a beach or visit family during spring break, a group of 12 USF St. Petersburg students are traveling to Nashville to volunteer.

March 7, 2024Campus News, Student Life

St. Pete Science Festival school day

St. Petersburg Science Festival & MarineQuest returns with exciting new STEM and art exhibits

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest returned with more hands-on activities than ever before, including a mobile aquarium, seagrass maze and a shark show utilizing virtual reality. The event aims to inspire creativity, engage curiosity and deepen knowledge of science and the arts.

February 7, 2024Community Partnerships, Events, Research and Innovation

Panel discussion during the St. Pete Conference on World Affairs

Global affairs conference explored how artificial intelligence is changing the world

Distinguished speakers from around the world discussed issues related to international relations, business, culture and climate change through the lens of artificial intelligence at the largest conference on global affairs in the Tampa Bay region.

February 1, 2024Community Partnerships, Events

Picture of Helen Sweatt who was a policewoman at St. Petersburg Police Department

History Harvest uncovers thought-provoking stories in the community

When Helen Sweatt submitted an old photo of herself to USF St. Petersburg’s History Department, its historical significance initially went unnoticed. The image was part of the first-ever History Harvest, where community members brought in their family heirlooms and participated in a conversation with students about the object's significance.

January 10, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation

Students examine family keepsakes and heirlooms from the community

Uncovering our community’s artifacts and stories

A unique learning experience allowed History students the chance to examine more than a dozen artifacts ranging from Tuskegee Airmen nurse uniform pins to a "Don't Kiss Me" necklace worn by babies during the Tuberculosis outbreak of the early 1900s.

September 22, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

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Inaugural Bulls and Brews by the Bay to raise funds for student scholarships

Get ready to celebrate a Bavarian-style October with USF St. Petersburg's first-ever Bulls and Brews by the Bay event. Also called "Okto-BULL-fest," the fundraiser will raise money for the St. Petersburg campus general scholarship fund, which provides much-needed financial assistance to students at the beginning of each academic year.

September 7, 2023Campus News, Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg July 2023 community relations roundup

This community roundup series sheds light on the ways our campus hosts community activities and ways USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged in the community every day.

July 13, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships, Events

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Graduate students analyze historical data to inform future city planning

A partnership between the City of St. Petersburg and USF’s Muma College of Business provided a group of graduate students the opportunity to analyze historical data that could help the city make informed decisions about future growth in the community.

June 5, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls in the Burg: USF St. Petersburg campus May 2023 community relations roundup

This community roundup series sheds light on the ways our campus hosts community activities and ways USF faculty, staff, students and administration are actively engaged in the community every day.

May 17, 2023Campus News, Community Partnerships

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