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USF architecture and water researchers partner with city of Tampa to mitigate the impact of extreme heat

USF architecture and water researchers partner with city of Tampa to mitigate the impact of extreme heat

The collaboration led to the creation of the city’s first-ever Heat Resilience Playbook, which includes 18 actionable steps to address the rising temperatures across Tampa and better protect its most vulnerable communities from the effects of extreme heat.

July 12, 2024Research and Innovation

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New paid internship program provides brewing arts students industry experience

In partnership with the Tampa Bay Brewers Alliance, the USF Brewing Arts program is launching a paid internship program designed for students to learn core skills in the art of brewing and understand business operations.

July 3, 2024Community Partnerships, Student Success

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USF research excursion features hurricane hunters preparing for historic Hurricane Beryl mission

Undergraduate students visiting USF as part of a summer research program got an unexpected and rare glimpse of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Hunters as they prepared to go on their first reconnaissance mission of the season.

July 2, 2024Student Success

Steven and Meghan Tauber

USF to receive $1 million gift from longtime faculty member and his wife

The University of South Florida announced a $1 million estate gift that will provide scholarships to students in the College of Arts and Sciences. The gift comes from Steven Tauber, a longtime faculty member and current vice provost for faculty administration, and his wife, Meghan.

June 26, 2024USF Foundation

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Mindfulness and managing emotions lead to better sleep

A University of South Florida-led study helps explain why focusing on the present moment can improve sleep, reduce stress and improve overall health.

June 24, 2024Research and Innovation

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Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 17, 2024Research and Innovation

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Students spending the summer at USF conducting ocean and weather research

More than 40 students from across the country are participating in the USF Research Experience for Undergraduates.The program provides experience in developing research skills required for graduate school and future careers.

June 10, 2024Student Success

USF using AI to help combat malaria

USF using AI to help combat malaria

Funded by the NIH, the project is an international effort that will establish a new research center in Africa to advance malaria research and deploy advanced smart traps for real-time identification of mosquitoes carrying the malaria parasite.

June 6, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF-led study finds hydrogen peroxide, vitamin C effective against melanoma

Researchers found that melanoma cells have more DNA damage and fewer antioxidant defenses compared to normal skin cells. When treated with hydrogen peroxide and vitamin C, melanoma cells showed even more DNA damage and higher cell death rates, while normal cells were protected.

June 3, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF names new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Spiller has more than 10 years of experience as an academic leader, having served most recently as the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

May 21, 2024University News

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National survey by USF researchers shows voter opinions on immigration and border security, impact of politics on mental health and election distrust

Researchers at the University of South Florida have released findings from a nationwide survey that measures attitudes related to key election issues. The survey, sponsored by Cyber Florida at USF, addresses how Americans feel about topics including immigration and border security, election distrust, the impact of politics on voters’ mental health and social media usage.

May 15, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF to receive $3 million gift to support writing and communication students

The gift from Honey Rand, a USF alumna, local public relations practitioner and author, will establish a creative writing retreat in the college’s Humanities Institute and support students who are studying writing and communication.

May 8, 2024USF Foundation

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