CAS Chronicles

An example of a storytelling tool is this photo collage that seeks to spark curiosity at the new Living Heritage Institute on the USF St. Petersburg campus.

It all begins with a good story at the Living Heritage Institute

A good story doesn’t just captivate, it can also act as a catalyst for connecting individuals and addressing complex issues. That is the spirit behind the Living Heritage Institute, which seeks to combine storytelling with research that remembers the past and informs the present.

June 13, 2024Research

Emergency response person holding sandbag

School of Public Affairs director Robin Ersing participates in NSF Disaster Resilience Team Science program

The two-month long training and experiential program brought together a cohort of faculty colleges and universities across the state to develop an interdisciplinary project idea around challenges related to preparing for and recovering from disasters.

June 21, 2024Accomplishments

(From left) Geography master’s student Megan Blair with Dr. Jennifer Collins,  professor in the School of Geosciences and lead organizer of the Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate Symposium. (Photo courtesy of Jennifer Collins)

USF student Megan Blair recognized for research on perceptions of Hurricane Ian evacuation behaviors

Geography graduate student Megan Blair earned the Application Novelty award at the Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate Symposium held in Honolulu, Hawaii for her research on perceptions of Hurricane Ian evacuation behaviors.

June 18, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Research

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USF alumna Arminda Mata becomes CEO of the Ybor City Museum Society.

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CAS Chronicles is the monthly newsletter for the University of South Florida's College of Arts and Sciences, your source for the latest news, research, and events at CAS.