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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.
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.
USF receives $1.5 million national grant to develop app that identifies climate risks in vulnerable coastal communities
A $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers to develop a web-based application that gathers crowdsourced data in coastal communities to identify flooding risks and inform policy.
Shiv Shukla, a graduate student in conservation biology, is studying a snake fungal disease found in Florida. See what he plans to do with the findings inside the herpetology lab at USF, where Shukla tests the venomous and non-venomous snakes.
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.
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.
Education and Physics faculty team up to develop augmented reality simulations to enhance physics education
Faculty from the University of South Florida’s Education and Physics departments are working to help students better visualize complicated theories of physics through the use of augmented reality technology.
October 19, 2022Research and Innovation
Several USF students got to experience the trip of a lifetime as they helped bring portable solar/thermal technology to nomadic tribes in Africa.
September 23, 2022Campus News
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
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
When Sandra Vernon-Jackson was growing up, she dreamed of becoming an astronaut. And on March 24, she’ll have the opportunity to moderate a discussion with a person who achieved that dream: Mae Jemison, the first woman of color in the world to travel to space.
March 11, 2020Events
St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest to Inspire Youth and Engage Community’s Passion for Science and Art
The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will offer thousands of people throughout Tampa Bay a chance to be inspired, engage their curiosity and get involved with science and art on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
October 10, 2019Events