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Dr. David Hollander aboard the R/V Justo Sierra sampling in 2015 near the site of the 1979 Ixtoc-1 oil well blowout in Campeche, Mexico

Remembering David Hollander, PhD (1959-2020)

Our beloved colleague and friend David J. Hollander passed away unexpectedly at his home in Gulfport, FL on September 26th, from complications of COPD.

October 21, 2020Newsletter Articles

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

View from the Bridge

CMS Faculty and Staff

October 21, 2020Newsletter Articles

Steve Butcher

Fair Winds and Following Seas, Steve Butcher!

Steve Butcher retired after serving 20 years at the College of Marine Science. Enjoy the touching email Chad Lembke sent out the day before Steve retired at the end of July, plus a brief trip down the memory lane of Steve’s career.

August 17, 2020Blogs and Perspectives, Newsletter Articles

Dean Jackie Dixon bids farewell to USF Marine Science

Farewell from the Bridge

Dean Jackie Dixon bids farewell to USF Marine Science

June 16, 2020Newsletter Articles

Dr. Jyotika Virmani presenting about the XPRIZE at Visioneering, 2016

A Q&A with Alum, Dr. Jyotika Virmani

We caught up with Jyotika, who was previously the Executive Director of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE that involved a full-on gaggle of CMS alums, to hear more about the dawn of her illustrious new career chapter.

April 16, 2020Newsletter Articles

Jacqueline Eaby Dixon and Anne Von Rosenstiel

A Tribute to Mrs. Anne Von Rosenstiel

The University of South Florida and the College of Marine Science is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing (December 2019) of Anne Von Rosenstiel, who with her late husband Werner, was a constant supporter of USF and the College of Marine Science.

February 19, 2020Newsletter Articles

Laurie Scott, Director of Development

Greetings from the Development Office

We are very excited to have Laurie Scott join the USF College of Marine Science (CMS) as its new Director of Development.

February 19, 2020Newsletter Articles

Dr. David Palandro

A Q & A with Alum, Dr. David Palandro

Palandro earned his M.S. from the USF CMS in 2000, and his Ph.D. in 2006 under the advisement of Dr. Frank Muller-Karger.

February 19, 2020Newsletter Articles

From left to right, back row, Bea Combs, Jing Chen, Professor Al Hine, Mr. Jim Aresty. Front row: Mr. Jason Mathis, Ryan Venturelli and Jonathan Sharp. Not pictured: Ellie Hudson-Heck.

Von Rosenstiel Innovation Fund for Marine Science Awards

Congratulations to the inaugural Von Rosenstiel Innovation Fund for Marine Science Award winners: Ryan Venturelli, Jonathan Sharp, and Jing Chen!

December 10, 2019Newsletter Articles

Jacqueline Dixon, Dean, USF College of Marine Science

A Brief from Dean Dixon

Greetings from the College of Marine Science! We’re excited to restart our newly designed newsletter with this issue, and hope you enjoy it.

September 20, 2019Newsletter Articles

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