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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

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