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Religious studies students learn how to grow their own food at USF's Botanical Gardens.

Turning Passion into Edible Purpose; Religious Studies Instructor Promotes Food Sovereignty

Locally grown food holds a special meaning for Dell deChant, associate chair and master instructor in the USF Department of Religious Studies, whose life-long research has led him from studying religious culture to contemporary issues around food and community, specifically food sovereignty.

USF researcher, Erin Kimmerle, PhD, examines bone fragments potentially belonging to Amelia Earhart

USF Forensic Anthropologist Testing Human Remains Believed to Potentially Belong to Amelia Earhart

USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle is featured in a documentary produced by National Geographic about aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean during an attempt to fly across the world.

Prahathees Eswara, PhD, an assistant professor in the University of South Florida’s Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology

USF Researcher Awarded NIH Outstanding Investigator Grant for Understanding and Limiting Bacterial Proliferation

Prahathees Eswara, PhD, an assistant professor in the University of South Florida’s Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, has recently been awarded an Outstanding Investigator grant from the National Institute of Health. He is the first faculty member from USF to receive this prestigious award.

USF research team excavating historic site in Safety Harbor

USF Archaeology Class Digs Up Florida’s Native American History

University of South Florida archaeologists are digging into one of Florida’s oldest native landmarks in hopes of unearthing insightful clues about the Tocobaga native people in Safety Harbor.

USF Professor David Johnson with film producer, Josh Howard in front of a their theatrical release, The Lavender Scare

Film Based on Book Written by USF History Professor Highlights Homophobic Firings During the Cold War

Crusade against homosexual federal workers featured in new documentary based on USF history professor’s award-winning book.

A map showing the current location of several tectonic plates

‘Suture Zone’ to Blame for Mysterious 2014 Earthquake Felt Across Florida

New research from University of South Florida seismologists has uncovered the unexpected source of a 2014 earthquake felt across southern Florida – an anomaly for a state that historically has almost no seismic activity.

A graphic rendering of asteroids headed to Earth

Defending Earth from Asteroids

In the desert of Arizona, robotic telescopes search the sky for asteroids on a collision course for Earth. It’s an effort that could one day avoid a catastrophe on a planetary scale, and a project that a University of South Florida graduate student is helping to strengthen.

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Data From Recent Study Identifies Possible Genetic Modifier Linked to Sickle Cell Trait Athlete Deaths

A recent study published in Southern Medical Journal, led by researchers from the University of South Florida and Arizona State University, identifies a genetic variation known to affect sickle cell disease symptomology.

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