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Carlton, Michel, Withers appointed to Campus Advisory Board at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus; Jain reappointed

The University of South Florida welcomed Lisa Carlton, Diana Michel and Ernie Withers to the Sarasota-Manatee Campus Advisory Board during its fall meeting on Wednesday. Board member Dr. Anila Jain, a distinguished alumna and longtime USF supporter, also began a new four-year term.

October 23, 2020University News

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USF researchers’ study reveals racial disparities in fear of police brutality

A recently published nationwide study by two University of South Florida professors indicates that blacks are five times more likely and Latinos four times more likely to fear police brutality than whites.

June 15, 2020Research and Innovation

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Nationwide protests highlight significance of continued research and education to prevent racism

USF researchers have spent decades studying the many facets of civil unrest. They’ve witnessed activists spark effective change, demonstrations lead to destruction and communities become wary of police. They’ve educated tens of thousands of students on significant moments of history and how such history tends to repeat itself. It’s a lesson playing out nationally in response to the death of George Floyd with protests erupting thousands of miles away from where he died in Minneapolis police custody.

June 3, 2020Research and Innovation

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USF Sarasota-Manatee Takes Personal Approach to Assisting Students During COVID-19 Crisis

The University of South Florida’s Sarasota-Manatee campus is taking extra steps amid the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure students have the support and resources they need to successfully complete their studies and earn their degrees.

April 7, 2020COVID-19, University News

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