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Nine USF students received Fulbright U.S. Student Program Awards

Nine University of South Florida (USF) students have big plans this year. They have been awarded grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to spend the 2019-20 academic year abroad teaching English, undertaking an independent research project, and pursuing graduate study. Eight of the nine recipents are current graduate sudents or recent graduate alumni. Congratulations!

Current Graduate Students:
Adrian Iordache (Music Education)
Brittany Perry (Medical Sciences)
Faye Ricker (Geography and Environmental Science and Policy)
William Serrano-Garcia (Electrical Engineering)

Graduate Alumni:
Jaclyn Dell (Psychology)
Sophia Eyerman (Applied Linguistics: English as a Second Language)
Renèe Fonseca (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology)
Allyson Hoffman (Fine Arts)

Read more about this year's recipients here.

Doctoral student selected for post-doctoral fellowship at Arizona State University

Tara Nkrumah, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program, has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology at Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz.

Dr. Bahr elected to serve on the Executive Committee of CSGS!

Associate Dean Ruth Bahr has been elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Council of Southern Graduate Schools. Her term runs from 2018 - 2021. Congratulations, Dr. Bahr!

USF Theses Makes ProQuest's 25 Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses

The Office of Graduate Studies would like to congratulate Jocelyn Camacho and Nicholas David Smith for having theses recognized as being among ProQuest's 25 Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses during June 2018. These theses were one of the most-accessed of 2.1 million full-text graduate works across all subject areas, based on total PDF downloads in the ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global database.

The Tattoo: A Mark of Subversion, Deviance, or Mainstream Self-Expression?
Camacho, Jocelyn N., University of South Florida, 2014, M.A.
Subject: Criminology
Subject: Educational Psychology (Also most accessed in Mach 2018)

An Application of the Dual Factor Model of Mental Health in Elementary School Students: Implications for Social Functioning and Psychopathology
Smith, Nicholas David W., University of South Florida, 2020, Ed.S.