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Asst. Professor David Murphy in Antarctica

Doing Research in the Harshest Place on Earth - Antarctica

When it comes to learning how tiny sea creatures move through water, there is no place on Earth that David Murphy won’t travel to. That sense of purpose led the mechanical engineering assistant professor to the National Science Foundation’s Palmer Station on Antarctica’s Anvers Island for a week at the end of 2019, where he and other researchers studied the mobility and distribution of krill, small shrimp-like crustaceans that are plentiful in the Southern Ocean’s frigid waters.

January 29, 2020Research and Innovation

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New Book Reveals New Perspectives about the Holocaust and World War II

While the majority of history books and available materials about the Holocaust focus much of their attention on the events that took place in European countries, one researcher at the University of South Florida has set out to understand the impact it had on surrounding regions.

January 27, 2020Research and Innovation

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Richa Bisht – Boundless Bulls

As a National Merit Scholar, Richa Bisht had her pick of nearly any university she wanted. But, it was USF's endless resources and commitment to its students that sealed the deal on her becoming a Bull. Now she's in her first year of medical school at the Morsani College of Medicine and says coming to USF was a decision that has transformed her life.

January 27, 2020University News

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USF Students and Faculty Head to Iowa to Study 2020 Caucuses

Five University of South Florida students from communication, mass communication and political science disciplines will travel to Iowa next week to participate in a unique field research experience ahead of the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses.

January 23, 2020Research and Innovation

Karen Diaz-Serrano, a doctoral student in the College of Arts and Sciences, works packing boxes at Feeding Tampa Bay

USF Partners with Feeding Tampa Bay to Open New Center Focused on Food Security

In an effort to address the role of food insecurity on health and well-being, the University of South Florida is set to open its new Center for the Advancement of Food Security and Health Communities (CAFSHC).

January 17, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The University of South Florida’s annual celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will honor King’s dream and vision with community service, a luncheon and a lecture, with events starting Saturday, Jan. 18.

January 16, 2020University News

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Five USF Faculty Members Recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

From chemistry to computer science and clean water, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.

January 15, 2020Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, University News

Large tabular icebergs located between Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf and the A-68 ice island, which calved off of the Larsen C last year, as seen on a NASA Operation IceBridge mission on Oct. 16, 2018.

New Iron Release Pathway Discovered in Antarctic Sediment Core Study

Scientists at the USF College of Marine Science, in collaboration with scientists in Korea, have discovered a new pathway by which reduced iron may be sourced to the oceans in normal climate conditions. They report their results in Nature Communication.

January 15, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF’s Online Programs Rank Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News and World Report

The University of South Florida delivers several of the best online graduate programs in the nation, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report.

January 14, 2020University News

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Neuroscientists Discover Brain Pressure Controls Eye Pressure, Revealing New Avenues for Glaucoma Treatment

Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure – a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma.

January 13, 2020Research and Innovation

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Perspective: Benefits of a Consolidated College of Arts and Sciences at USF

The student success movement at the University of South Florida will be consolidated across three campuses, managed by a team of caring professionals charged to deliver equitable and high-quality programs, practices, policies, and technologies to all undergraduate students.

January 9, 2020University News

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Pretrial Publicity Hinders Prosecutors’ Ability to Prove Guilt

Media coverage is more likely to influence jurors to vote for acquittal than for conviction. This new finding challenges arguments that pretrial publicity is of greater concern to defendants due to their Sixth Amendment right to a fair trial.

January 9, 2020Research and Innovation

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