Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman’s book “Second-Class Daughters: Black Brazilian Women and Informal Adoption as Modern Slavery” earns award from the American Sociological Association
Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman is co-winner of the Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Book award for her second book, “Second-Class Daughters: Black Brazilian Women and Informal Adoption as Modern Slavery.”
Dr. Adriana Novoa advances research on the evolution of masculinity in 19th-century Argentina with Humanities Institute Grant
Grant recipient, Adriana Novoa, explores the realms of evolution, gender, and Latin American history as she conducts her research in Argentina. Armed with three decades of research experience, she now embarks on the journey to craft her second volume of work.
September 19, 2023Research
USF linguistics expert pivots course in response to his new study on artificial intelligence chatbots
After examining the ability of linguistic experts to differentiate AI from human-generated writing, Matthew Kessler is integrating more hands-on projects in his classroom.
September 7, 2023Research
First planner-in-residence class to receive award for collaboration with St. Petersburg Innovation District
An innovative planner-in-residence class that developed a neighborhood master plan for the St. Petersburg Innovation District will receive an outstanding student project award from the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association on September 6.
Memory screening program provides hands-on experience for students and important service to the community
Trained students have administered hundreds of confidential cognitive assessments to members of the community through a program that gives budding psychologists experience offering memory screenings.
The USF College of Arts and Sciences Family Study Center (FSC) shared its newest discoveries with an international gathering at the 18th World Association for Infant and Mental Health (WAIMH) Congress in Dublin, Ireland.
Steven Fernandez, associate professor in the School of Public Affairs, has served as a source of knowledge and information for ESRI (ArcGIS)—a GIS software company specializing in interactive mapping tools—for the past two years, meeting with the company every few months to assist in improving their 3D products and provide knowledge on what he’s teaching in his lidar courses. Now, they are using his work as examples of their company’s newest capabilities.
In early 2023, Hillsborough County awarded a grant to the USF College of Arts and Sciences Center for the Advancement of Food Security and Healthy Communities (CAFSHC) to serve as the research training and evaluation arm of an innovative endeavor to promote the local food system, called Homegrown Hillsborough.
USF geoscientist creates oceanic tracking model to urge investigators to revive search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight
The new method can reconstruct the drift path and origin of debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing over the Indian Ocean with 239 passengers onboard.
August 23, 2023Research
The Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology and Molecular Biology at the USF College of Arts and Sciences welcomes a more succinct and up-to-date name this academic year. It has officially been renamed the Department of Molecular Biosciences.
Five USF College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty members are being recognized next month with Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. “The faculty being recognized with these awards have demonstrated extraordinary success in their research and scholarly endeavors," said USF Research & Innovation Interim Vice President Sylvia Thomas.
Communication doctoral student Rana Elhendi’s paper, “‘The rubber band is already broken: An extended case study of UNDP transformative resilience framework in the context of Palestine,” has earned the Top Student Award from the International Communication Association’s Organizational Communication division.