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USF researchers release social media findings from statewide 2020 presidential election survey

Researchers with the University of South Florida have released the results from a statewide survey that measures Floridians’ use of Facebook to engage with the presidential election, as well as their attitudes regarding the political information they encounter online.

October 27, 2020Research and Innovation

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High-profile homicide trial to showcase evidence recreated at USF

The digital reconstructions of three human skulls created at the University of South Florida are being used as evidence in a high-profile murder trial in California.

October 26, 2020Research and Innovation

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Carlton, Michel, Withers appointed to Campus Advisory Board at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus; Jain reappointed

The University of South Florida welcomed Lisa Carlton, Diana Michel and Ernie Withers to the Sarasota-Manatee Campus Advisory Board during its fall meeting on Wednesday. Board member Dr. Anila Jain, a distinguished alumna and longtime USF supporter, also began a new four-year term.

October 23, 2020University News

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Successful USF guaranteed admissions program renewed with eight state and community colleges

Program supports access to higher education in the Tampa Bay region by providing students with another pathway into USF.

October 23, 2020University News

Christian Wells, director of the USF Center for Brownfields Research & Redevelopment and professor of anthropology, speaks at an event in Tampa, FL.

EPA administrator announces launch of USF-led project to address local revitalization efforts through workforce development

The USF Center for Brownfields Research & Redevelopment is launching a program designed to clean up contaminated neighborhoods while creating jobs for residents.

October 22, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF researchers release findings from statewide 2020 presidential election survey

Researchers with the University of South Florida have released results from a statewide survey that measures attitudes and opinions regarding the 2020 presidential election and the current political climate.

October 20, 2020Research and Innovation

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Sleep health dictates success of practicing mindfulness

Sleeping an extra 29 minutes each night can be the key to improving mindfulness, a critical resource that has benefits for daily well-being and work performance.

October 19, 2020Research and Innovation

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Matter of Pride: LGBTQ+ History in USF Special Collections

In the LGBTQIA+ community, June represents the ongoing strides being made to fight for equality, create awareness, build acceptance, and celebrate accomplishments. October is dedicated to LGBTQ+ History, founded by Rodney Wilson in 1994, and acknowledges the growth and history of the community.

October 16, 2020University News

Ocean mapping activities being conducted on the west Florida continental shelf by the USF College of Marine Science staff aboard the research vessel Weatherbird II operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography.

USF and NOAA to launch world-class cooperative ocean mapping center

The University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science has been awarded a five-year, $9 million cooperative agreement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Coast Survey to launch the Center for Ocean Mapping and Innovative Technologies.

October 16, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF researchers exploring what human physiology can tell us about how animals cope with stress

How we respond to stress has been a source of scientific research since the term was introduced more than 70 years ago. While the analysis of human stress response has provided valuable insight, new work from University of South Florida researchers is offering a novel perspective on how other vertebrates may regulate flexibility in coping with stress.

October 15, 2020Research and Innovation

USF researchers hold up a mosquito and smart phone to demonstrate their new artificial intelligence technology that will help fight mosquito-borne diseases.

USF researchers develop new technologies to fight mosquito-borne diseases

USF researchers have been awarded a $900,000, four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to fight mosquito-borne diseases. Ryan Carney, assistant professor of integrative biology, and Sriram Chellappan, professor of computer science and engineering, will lead a multi-disciplinary effort to collect data through smartphone apps such as NASA’s GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper.

October 13, 2020Research and Innovation

Ana Hernandez taking environmental samples in a USF residence hall

Environmental testing in residence halls a key element of USF’s COVID-19 mitigation efforts

Every week, University of South Florida Housing & Residential Education (HRE) staff swab hundreds of high-touch areas across the university’s housing facilities. The effort is part of USF’s multi-faceted approach to monitoring and mitigating the spread of COVID-19.

October 13, 2020University News

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