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USF helping develop comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Tampa Bay

USF helping develop comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Tampa Bay

USF researchers are collaborating with community members and leaders across Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando counties to develop a plan that could reduce greenhouse gases up to 63% by 2050 if Tampa Bay.

March 12, 2024Research and Innovation

President Rhea Law and TPA CEO Joe Lopano

USF and Tampa International Airport sign agreement to enhance collaboration and partnership opportunities

USF and Tampa International Airport have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, placing a greater importance on working together to identify research and growth opportunities, form partnerships, develop talent pipelines and engage in other collaborative efforts.

January 16, 2024Community Partnerships

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Sharing hope and sustainability strategies in Ghana

In an effort to address water sustainability, USF graduate student Nathan Lafata is teaching students at Ghana National College about biodigesters, a living system in which organic material decomposes through microbes to create methane and fertilizer.

August 10, 2023Community Partnerships, Student Success

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Physicians, anthropologists and marine biologists start at the soil in launch of program to address nature’s impact on human health

Linking human health to the environment, a growing team of scientists is working together to enhance the impact of microbiomes in a new multifaceted venture called the USF Metropolitan Food Project (MFP). The goal of the project is to address how environmental changes impact food nutrition, and in turn, human health and the risk of viral pandemics.

January 26, 2022Research and Innovation

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Internship program pairs students with socially and environmentally responsible businesses

The University of South Florida is launching a new student internship program that will train students how to work with and help certify businesses who want to meet the highest standards for social and environmental operations and leadership.

April 13, 2021University News

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