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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-led geosciences team discovers Ancestral Puebloans survived from ice melt in New Mexico lava tubes
A lava tube in the El Malpais National Monument yields centuries-old insights of survival in the face of harsh climate change.
November 18, 2020Research and Innovation
USF forensic anthropologist leads renewed effort to help solve Hillsborough County cold case homicides
Erin Kimmerle, associate professor of forensic anthropology and executive director of the Florida Institute for Forensic Anthropology and Applied Science at USF, is collaborating with the Hillsborough County Sheriff and Medical Examiner’s offices to help solve several cold case homicides.
November 17, 2020University News
Scientists at the University of South Florida have reached a new milestone in the development of two-dimensional supramolecules – the building blocks that make areas of nanotechnology and nanomaterial advancement possible.
April 14, 2020Research and Innovation
USF organic chemistry instructor, Solomon Weldegirma, PhD, takes on video production so that his 1,000-plus students can successfully complete the spring semester during the COVID-19 stay at home mandate.
April 7, 2020Research and Innovation
Low-income teenagers were more likely to eat cheese sandwiches during school lunch and be bullied because of it according to a recent study conducted by USF researchers. The study was designed to learn about the ways in which teens face food scarcity and on what changes they would like to see.
March 9, 2020Research and Innovation
Erin Kimmerle, a forensic anthropologist who worked to account for dozens of children buried at a notorious Florida reform school, will receive the 2020 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
February 3, 2020Honors and Awards
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
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
From chemistry to computer science and clean water, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.
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
Eight undergraduate seniors and juniors from the University of South Florida (USF) have been selected for a challenging and rewarding research program funded by the National Science Foundation. The objective of the project is to develop a renewable energy source based on a novel scientific concept, with the goal of making basic commodities accessible to rural and tribal villages in Africa.