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College of Public Health graduate student, Miriam Escobar, helps track COVID-19 exposure.

Identifying the ‘At-Risk’: USF Faculty and Students Helping Stop the Spread of COVID-19

More than 60 USF students and faculty members are dispersed across the state of Florida to assist the Florida Department of Health in identifying people who’ve come in contact with someone who’s tested positive for the coronavirus. They’re focused on finding those considered ‘high-risk’, meaning someone who may have attended the same gathering, or were in close proximity.

March 30, 2020University News

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.

October 16, 2019Campus Life

USF students volunteering at a local community garden last semester as part of the Week of Welcome activities.

Nearly 2,000 USF Students to Participate in Community Service Projects on Saturday, January 13

Inspired by MLK, the annual Stampede of Service event benefits dozens of sites and organizations across Hillsborough County.

January 8, 2018Campus Life

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