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Butterfly collecting nectar from plant (Photo by Corey Lepak)

5 ways the ECORE System shows the Earth love

The ECORE System within the USF College of Arts and Sciences manages and promotes the botanical and environmental assets of three green spaces on campus: Forest Preserve, Botanical Gardens, and GeoPark. Here are five positive environmental impacts of the ECORE System.

April 12, 2024Community Engagement, Events, Research

CJRP Co-Directors Dr. Bryanna Fox (left) and Dr. Edelyn Verona (right) at the celebratory launch of their new book, “Routledge Handbook of Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Practices.” (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Center for Justice Research and Policy directors release new book on evidence-based criminal justice practices

The Center for Justice Research and Policy co-directors Dr. Edelyn Verona and Dr. Bryanna Fox have written a new book providing evidence-based solutions to questions faced in today's criminal justice system.

March 28, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Events, Research

Fiber artist Lauren Austin stands in front of one of her quilts during an art exhibit. (Photo courtesy of Lauren Austin)

Quilting Our History Exhibit now open on USF Tampa campus

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at the USF Tampa campus recently unveiled the Quilting Our History exhibit, which features quilts by Lauren Austin, a Florida-based storytelling artist who has worked for over 30 years in the medium of quilts.

March 27, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Pre-health students gained hands-on experience in CAS’ first suturing workshop held in partnership with Barry University. (Photo by Dakota Galvin)

CAS and Barry University partner to teach pre-health students key podiatry suturing techniques

The USF Health Professions Advising Committee collaborated with Barry University's School of Podiatric Medicine to host a suturing workshop, providing pre-health students with practical, hands-on experience and vital networking opportunities with medical professionals.

March 27, 2024Community Engagement

USF College of Arts and Sciences Interim Dean Magali Michael (center) met with some of this year’s WLP Scholars to commemorate International Women’s Day. Photographed (from left) includes Jenna Epright, Phalandine Noel, Dean Michael, Reaghan Ard, and Shelby-Lynn Pitre. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Women in Leadership and Philanthropy choose dynamic group of CAS students as this year’s scholars

Women in Leadership & Philanthropy (WLP) have chosen a dynamic group of College of Arts and Sciences students as this year's WLP Scholars. WLP is dedicated to making a different in the lives of women throughout USF and the community.

March 26, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Featured

person holding test tube with double helix illustration behind

USF brings together international researchers to better understand the health effects of our environment

USF’s Oxidative Stress Group is leading an international consortium to bring together researchers and other stakeholders who have interests in nucleic acid (DNA/RNA) and protein adductomics, to promote collaboration, establish guidelines for best practices, and become a recognized entity contributing to our understanding of the exposome.

March 26, 2024Community Engagement, Events

(From left) Dr. Eric M. Eisenberg, Senior Vice President for University-Community Partnerships; Dr. Michael DeJonge, James F. Strange Chair; Dr. Steven M. Vose, assistant professor in the Department of History and holder of the Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Professorship in Jain Studies at the University of Colorado-Denver; and Dr. Justin Henry, Bhagwan Padma Prabhu Endowed assistant professor. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Religious Studies welcomed Dr. Steven M. Vose for an overview of historical narratives on Jain-Muslim relations in India

The Department of Religious Studies welcomed Dr. Steven M. Vose, an assistant professor in the Department of History and holder of the Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Professorship in Jain Studies at the University of Colorado-Denver, for a discussion on “Just as When Hindus Ruled: The Sultans of Delhi in Jain History and Memory.”

March 26, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Students participating in the activities from Dr. Jarod Roselló and Dr. Alexandra Panos’ workshop. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Jarod Roselló)

English professor receives grant to integrate environmental education into K-12 language arts curriculum

Dr. Jarod Roselló, a professor in the Department of English, received a grant from The Spencer Foundation to fund a one-year program aimed at integrating environmental education into the K-12 Language Arts curriculum.

March 26, 2024Accomplishments, Community Engagement, Research

Students visiting the South Carolina State House where they witnessed a session of the Senate. They also spoke with representatives Micah Caskey and Mike Neese. (Photo by Dante Rubino)

Students experience the frontlines of presidential campaign trail in ‘Road to the Whitehouse’ course

A group of 24 USF students and Dr. Judithanne Scourfield McLauchlan, associate professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies, traveled to South Carolina to work on the frontlines of the U.S. presidential campaign trail as part of the Road to the White House 2024 course.

March 21, 2024Community Engagement

The P.E. students at James Elementary School with Jenna Capuano. (Photo courtesy of Jenna Capuano)

Communications student initiates fundraiser to enhance local elementary school’s P.E. program and impart a meaningful message

Senior, Jenna Capuano raises over $450 for local elementary school as part of her senior capstone project in The Department of Communications.

March 12, 2024Community Engagement

Dr. Steven M. Vose, assistant professor in the Department of History and holder of the Bhagwan Suparshvanatha Professorship in Jain Studies at the University of Colorado-Denver. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Vose)

Department of Religious Studies to host Dr. Steven M. Vose for Jain Community Lecture

The talk, titled “Just as When Hindus Ruled: The Sultans of Delhi in Jain History and Memory,” will highlight two persistent and problematic ways of writing the history of India.

February 28, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Rev. Dr. Kapugollawe Anandakiththi, Theravada Buddhist monk and Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Kelaniya. (Photo courtesy of Rev. Dr. Kapugollawe Anandakiththi)

Guest speaker Rev. Dr. Kapugollawe Anandakiththi set to discuss UNESCO World Heritage Site Sigiriya

Theravada Buddhist monk and Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Rev. Dr. Kapugollawe Anandakiththi, will be the guest speaker during an event that will highlight Sigiriya – a 5th-century plateau-top palace situated in Sri Lanka’s serpentine geological zone.

February 28, 2024Community Engagement, Events

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