University of South Florida News
A USF researcher is partnering with the Florida Holocaust Museum to digitize several artifacts from its exhibit, “Beaches, Benches and Boycotts,” which highlights Tampa Bay’s troubled civil rights history. Online audiences will be able to interact virtually with the objects and learn about the region's racial and social disparities from the 1950s and 1960s.
November 20, 2020University News
USF Computer Science and Engineering receives grant to attract and retain more women computer scientists
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering received a three-year, $579,737 grant from the Center for Inclusive Computing at Northeastern University for funding evidence-based approaches to attract and retain more women computer science, information technology, and cybersecurity students.
First observed among British Expeditionary Forces in 1915, trench fever sickened an estimated 500,000 soldiers during World War I. Since then, the disease has become synonymous with the battlefield. But now, new research from an international team of scientists has uncovered evidence challenging this long-held belief.
November 4, 2020Research and Innovation
USF St. Petersburg campus awarded a $25,000 grant from Ford Motor Company Fund to fight food insecurity through urban farming
The USF St. Petersburg campus has received a grant through the 2020 Ford College Community Challenge to promote food security in South St. Petersburg by producing up to 150 pounds of fresh vegetables for the community each month.
November 18, 2020University News
A new research-based app developed at USF will soon be accessible to K-12 students and teachers in an effort to bolster a more multilingual society.
November 9, 2020Research and Innovation
November 19, 2020
Business Insider: The U.S. could be on track to hit 1 million daily coronavirus cases by the end of 2020, a new report finds
November 11, 2020
83 Degrees Media: Black Leadership Network at USF champions professional development, builds community
November 10, 2020
USF faculty and staff are deeply engaged in important work regarding diversity and inclusivity, including efforts to enhance supplier diversity, improve health outcomes in communities of color, create greater opportunities for underrepresented students to earn doctoral degrees in STEM fields, and improve police-community relations.