A new study from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and Eckerd College estimates the waters of Tampa Bay contain four billion particles of microplastics, raising new questions about the impact of pollution on marine life in this vital ecosystem.
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A prestigious ranking unveiled this week further solidifies the University of South Florida’s trajectory as the fastest rising university in America. USF is No. 31 among public universities in the U.S., according to the 2020 Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings.
Hundreds of residential students at the University of South Florida live in smaller, tight-knit clusters known as Living and Learning Communities. The program, led by USF Housing & Residential Education's Academic Initiative's team, gives students an opportunity to promote their learning alongside their peers while also benefiting from opportunities that extend beyond the classroom.
A therapeutic shoe engineered to improve stroke recovery is proving successful and expected to hit the market by the end of the year. Clinical trials have been completed on the U.S. patented and licensed iStride Device, formerly the Gait Enhancing Mobile Shoe (GEMS), with results just published in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.