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Accomplishments & Awards

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MFA Student Releases Debut Adventure Book

Destiny Howell, an MFA student in the Department of English at the University of South Florida (USF) recently released a debut book titled High Score.

November 1, 2022Accomplishments

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Steering the Course: Implementing Research-based Practices to Promote Student Success in STEM

In late August 67 STEM faculty from USF and Hillsborough Community College gathered for a workshop/luncheon to celebrate their teaching successes and to extend the vision for future improvements.

November 1, 2022Accomplishments

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USF Communication Professor Tapped to Speak on Disinformation in Brazil

In late July, prior to the start of elections in October, Dr. Scacco visited Brasilia, Manaus, and São Paulo to meet with journalists, journalism students, researchers and academics, and news organizations to discuss best practices for election news coverage, navigating president-press relations, ensuring press freedom, and emphasizing the democracy-focused frame in news stories.

November 1, 2022Accomplishments

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CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF PHDS IN PHILOSOPHY AT USF

The Department of Philosophy at the University of South Florida is celebrating the 30thanniversary of the first Ph.D. it awarded, and is pleased to acknowledge and honor the careers of the three who were the first to receive the degree.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

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ENGLISH PROFESSOR PUBLISHES TWO NEW BOOKS OF POETRY FOCUSED ON CLIMATE, ENVIRONMENT

Heather Sellers, a professor in the Department of English at the University of South Florida recently published two new books of poetry – Field Notes from the Flood Zone (two editions) – which addresses issues of climate change and the environment.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

Eric Winsberg

THE INTERSECTION OF PHILOSOPHY, COVID, AND MORALITY OF SCIENCE

In a 24-minute film "Moral Models: Crucial Decisions in the Age of Computer Simulation" Professor Eric Winsberg—widely recognized for bringing the study of computer simulation to philosophy of science—shares his views on COVID-19 models, including their moral significance and influence on society.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

Jody McBrien

SIGS PROFESSOR HARNESSES EXPERTISE, INTERDISCIPLINARY BACKGROUND IN FURTHER RESEARCH WORK

Dr. Jody McBrien, Professor in the School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies at the University of South Florida (USF), is a 2021-22 Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) International Affairs Fellow (IAF) for Tenured International Relations Scholars.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

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USF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF INSTRUCTION JOINS CNN TO DISCUSS RUSSIA/UKRAINE CRISIS, GLOBAL IMPACTS

Dr. Tatsiana Kulakevich, a Research Fellow in the USF Institute on Russia and Assistant Professor of Instruction in the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, appeared on CNN to discuss Russia’s imminent invasion of Ukraine, in a segment that aired on January 29, less than a month before Russian troops entered the country.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

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USF Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Fellowship to Study Economics at UC Berkley

Patrick Collard, a University of South Florida (USF) alumnus, who graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in quantitative economics and a bachelor’s of arts degree in mathematics, was recentlyawarded fromThe Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a $90,000 graduateschoolfellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States. Collard is among 30 New Americans selected from a pool of over 1,800 applicants.

May 2, 2022Accomplishments

Aisha Durham

AISHA DURHAM WINS PRESTIGIOUS MARSHA HOUSTON AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION

Aisha Durham, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Affiliated Associate Professor in the Departments of Humanities & Cultural Studies, Women's & Gender Studies, and Africana Studies at the University of South Florida, recently received the inaugural Marsha Houston Award from the National Communication Association (NCA).

January 21, 2022Accomplishments

Anjuliet Woodruffe

ANJULIET G. WOODRUFFE WINS PRESTIGIOUS DONALD P. CUSHMAN MEMORIAL AWARD FROM THE NATIONAL COMMUNICATION ASSOCIATION

Anjuliet G. Woodruffe, doctoral candidate and graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Communication at the University of South Florida, recently received the 2021 Donald P. Cushman Memorial Award from the National Communication Association (NCA).

January 21, 2022Accomplishments

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DR. FALLON GOODMAN DELIVERS TALK ON SOCIAL ANXIETY IN THE MODERN WORLD

Recently, USF Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Fallon Goodmandelivered a TEDx talkdiscussing what social anxiety is, why it’s increasing across the globe, and the costs to our health.

January 21, 2022Accomplishments

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