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USF System President Judy Genshaft with Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik and Lightning forward Brayden Point.

USF System President Judy Genshaft Honored as Lightning Community Hero

The Tampa Bay Lightning honored University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft as the 52nd Lightning Community Hero this season during the first period of Game 7 versus the Washington Capitals. Genshaft, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute facility, currently under construction in downtown Tampa.

People gathered around a dinner table.

Cheeseburger or Salad? How Music Volume Impacts Your Decision

Music can be the ultimate mood setter. Faster beats ignite excitement, while slower songs help one relax. And that makes all the difference in what we order from restaurant menus. A study by researchers at the University of South Florida, published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Sciences, finds the volume of ambient music has a systemic effect on consumers’ preferences for healthy vs. non-healthy foods.