Termites are critical in natural ecosystems—especially in the tropics—because they are key players in wood decomposition. The world would be piled high with dead plants and animals without termites.
November 1, 2022Featured
The drastic shift to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic forced employees and managers to adapt their communication strategies. Communication is often cited as critical to remote worker success but has rarely been examined within a remote work context. New research, featured in Journal of Applied Psychology, examines how communication quality, communication frequency, and communication expectations relate to employee performance and wellbeing.
May 2, 2022Featured
Cancer is more than just a disease of the genes or a disease of unregulated proliferation. It is a speciation event where a cell lineage of the person goes from serving the person to becoming its ownnovel, single-celled pathogen.
January 21, 2022Featured
In 1994, more than 800,000 people were killed in Rwanda by ethnic Hutu extremists, a group targeting members of the minority Tutsi community and other political opponents, regardless of their ethnic origin.
September 1, 2021Featured
As researchers, we often think of back-translation, or translation checking as a burden, but back-translation can actually save lives! The multilingual (Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French, English) team at the University of South Florida (USF) has been working with Refugees from the Congo Wars (RFCWs) in the United States for six years.
April 16, 2021Featured
William Murray, Stathis Professor of Ancient Historyat the University of South Florida (USF) and a team of international researchers from the United States and Europe are working with the Sicilian Superintendency of the Sea to explore and map a rare debris field from a famous ancient naval battle between Rome and Carthage.
December 9, 2020Featured
The Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture in the Environment (IASCE) at the University of South Florida (USF) recently received a Collaborative Research grant from the National Science Foundation titled “The Ecological Context of Early Settlement in a Southern Peruvian Coastal Valley Circa 5000-1000 BP”.
One of the vibrant and active student organization at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, is the Society of Aeronautics and Rocketry (SOAR). Organized in 2010, their goal is to perfect the launching of rockets into space to put satellites into orbit for scientific studies. In the meantime, SOAR is actively involved in the design, building, launching and participating in competitions with winning results.
December 11, 2019Featured
For Howard, the film tells a story not only of discrimination but of activism. “Equality is not a given. People fought and sacrificed for those rights,” Howard pointed out, referring to fired gay employees such as Frank Kameny, who organized the first LGBT pickets in front of the White House in 1965.
July 22, 2019Featured
AMERICAN AND FRENCH COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH AIMS TO CHARACTERIZE THE CONTENT OF ROMAN AND LATE ROMAN POTTERY
Davide Tanasi, assistant professor of history at the University of South Florida and a team of researchers from across America and France recently embarked on a project that hopes to provide answers to help characterize the content of Roman and Late Roman amphorae, a tall Roman jar, likened to pottery, with two handles and a narrow neck.