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CRESCENDO team after concert

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students turns environmental impact data into music

USF Anthropologist Heather O’Leary turned her coastal impact data into music that people could understand and enjoy. The project, CRESCENDO, is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students working together to create and disseminate moving music about the environment.

February 20, 2024Campus News, Research and Innovation, Sustainability

Steps going up to old Fort Dade at Egmont Key

Exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through virtual reality

A group of students spent the day exploring sustainable tourism on Egmont Key through an app developed at USF that digitally documents the island's rich history. The software application brings the buildings of old Fort Dade to life through virtual and augmented reality technologies.

November 6, 2023Campus News, Research and Innovation, Sustainability

Hospitality growth

Enrollment in hospitality and tourism management grows exponentially since expansion and integration with industry partners

The USF Muma College of Business is experiencing significant growth in its School of Hospitality and Tourism Management since expanding programming from the Sarasota-Manatee campus to the Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses last fall.

April 6, 2023Campus News

Collard Green Festival

Student journalists document the Collard Green Festival

For six years, the Publix Tampa Bay Collard Green Festival has brought the community together to celebrate food while emphasizing health, agricultural science and improved lifestyle choices. This celebration of African American cuisine and culture also proved to be a vital learning ground for aspiring photojournalists.

February 23, 2023Campus News, Events

Science Festival St. Pete

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest returns for in-person experience after more than four years

For the first time since 2018, the St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will return to an in-person experience that will engage curiosity and deepen knowledge of science and the arts.

February 13, 2023Community Partnerships, Events

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF St. Petersburg campus offers new majors related to hospitality and the environment

Current and incoming students at the USF St. Petersburg campus can take advantage of several new academic majors as fields of study. The campus now offers majors in Environmental Chemistry and Hospitality and Tourism Management, with plans to bring in General Studies, Applied Science and Public Health in the near future.

August 31, 2022Campus News

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