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'The numbers don't surprise me at all' - low minority participation in Alzheimer's trials similar to research in other areas
While research from the CDC projects Alzheimer's cases are expected to double to 3.3% of the U.S. population ages 65 and older by 2060, minority communities expected to see the largest increases make up a small number of trial participants.
We’re taking another look at student discipline numbers based on race and how researchers at USF are using a research study to try and get to the bottom of those glaring disparities.
USF Zimmerman School students create COVID-19 vaccination campaign being implemented by professional business organization
The Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC) is in the process of implementing a COIVD-19 vaccination campaign created by students in the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications.
National network to connect researchers and concerned citizens working to preserve historical Black cemeteries
Across the nation, a number of African American burial grounds and cemeteries have been lost to history, neglected and even paved over during urban development. Now a national network for historical Black cemeteries has launched to raise awareness about the history and present condition of such sacred places to ensure what remains is preserved.
USF places second in the state’s 2021 performance-based funding standings, leads all universities in several key metrics
The University of South Florida is once again among the leaders in the State University System’s performance-based funding scores for 2021, according to data released today during a meeting of the Florida Board of Governors (BOG).
USF mental health expert helps craft legislation signed by Gov. DeSantis that addresses inequities in health care
Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed legislation guided by Kyaien Conner, associate professor of mental health law and policy, that addresses health disparities across the state.
A team of University of South Florida professors and doctoral students created the Black Cemetery Network website at blackcemeterynetwork.org to serve as a hub for the movement to bring dignity to those cemeteries.
In an effort to create an action plan to dismantle racial hierarchies on college campuses, representatives from four universities in the St. Petersburg area, including the USF St. Pete campus, are forming a consortium to address racial disparities.
After years of dwindling Black student enrollment, the University of South Florida is on track to welcome the most diverse freshman class in its history.
With a focus on bringing truth to light and giving a voice to the community, the University of South Florida held its third and final Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity (DEIO) town hall meeting Friday.
Stetson College of Law, University of South Florida—St. Pete campus, St. Pete College and Eckerd College are a part of a consortium and plan to participate in a work shop later this month called Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation for guidance on how to develop an action plan.
Following the death of George Floyd last May, administrators at colleges and universities scrambled to issue statements condemning the murder and vowing that they would use the incident as a moment to address systemic racism on their own campuses.