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Dr. Steven C. Currall Becomes USF's 7th President

New University of South Florida President Steve Currall’s first day on the job was a busy one, featuring visits to all three USF campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. Currall spent time with students, faculty members and regional business leaders as they begin to work together to sustain USF’s momentum as a thriving, preeminent research institution.

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USF Researchers Begin New Investigation at Dozier Site

A research team from the University of South Florida is beginning to examine portions of land near the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. this week, after a contractor recently discovered 27 anomalies during routine cleanup work.

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USF Scientists Helping Preserve Apollo Mission's Legacy

As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, National Public Radio’s Science Friday is highlighting imperiled space heritage and the research being done to save these significant sites. USF's Lori Collins, PhD, is featured for her team's work digitally preserving NASA's Launch Complex 34.

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USF College of Nursing student Avrie Bianco helps a youth camper as part of the Peds to Succeed program, a new community partnership initiative between the College of Nursing and the Tampa Police’s R.I.C.H. Houses program.

Partnering for a Pediatric Pathway to Success

The University of South Florida’s College of Nursing launched a new community outreach initiative this summer that pairs pediatric nursing students with at-risk youth in neighborhood community centers.

Before and after photographs of two sites within the study area. (Top) Site 1 shows photographs from 2011 (left) and 2016 (right). The photo reveals a thinning of tree stands and loss of canopy cover at both sites. Credit and Copyright: Benjamin Dimmitt

Coastal Forests in Crisis

A study led by Matt McCarthy, a postdoctoral scholar at the USF College of Marine Science, shares “pictures that tell a thousand words” for concern about the health of forests along Florida’s Gulf Coast. Scientists have predicted this area could lose upwards of 50% of its coastal forests by 2100—and the current study underscores how these changes are already visible today.

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