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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

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

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

Participants of the Journalism & Democracy Program and attendees at the recent CAS Democracy and Citizenship Series pose with keynote speaker journalist Rosental Calmon Alves (center). (Photo by Corey Lepak)

The Center for Sustainable Democracy hosts Brazilian journalists for a two-week immersion program at USF

The Center for Sustainable Democracy, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, welcomed Brazilian journalists to USF for the Journalism & Democracy Immersion Program.

February 27, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Journalist Rosental Calmon Alves spoke at the CAS Democracy and Citizenship Series to share his personal experiences as a Latin American journalist, the rapid spread of disinformation, rise of political polarization, and impact on press freedom. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Democracy and Citizenship Series: Navigating Latin America's democracy and press freedom challenges in an era of disinformation

CAS and the Center for Sustainable Democracy welcomed Rosental Calmon Alves, Knight Chair in International Journalism and director of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin, for a Democracy and Citizenship Speakers Series discussion.

February 22, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Colson Whitehead and CAS Interim Dean Magali Michael discuss Whitehead’s Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, “The Nickel Boys.” (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Frontier Forum features two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead

The College of Arts and Sciences welcomed two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead for a discussion of his novel, "The Nickel Boys," as part of the signature lecture series Frontier Forum held at the Marshall Student Center on Feb. 7.

February 22, 2024Community Engagement, Events, Featured

Kendrick Williams of USF’s Joint Military Leadership Center moderated a panel featuring MSG LeVon Sains, Senior Military Science Instructor, GySgt Darius O. Robinson, Assistant Marine Officer Instructor, SSgt. Dominque Robinson, SSgt Jordan M. Barnes (student) and OC Justus Betts (students) for a discussion of ROCT at USF. (Photo by Corey Lepak)

Institute on Black Life annual conference illuminates Black military experiences

The USF Institute on Black Life (IBL) co-hosted its annual conference with the USF Office of Veteran Success to explore this year’s theme: “Black Life and the Military.”

February 13, 2024Community Engagement, Events

Joe Askren

USF Sarasota-Manatee faculty will direct online brewing arts certificate program

The University of South Florida has named Joe Askren director of the Brewing Arts program, creating an opportunity to expand partnerships between the College of Arts and Sciences and the Muma College of Business.

January 30, 2024Community Engagement, Events

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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.