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USF-based archaeologists help uncover lost African American cemetery in Clearwater

More than two dozen grave shafts have been discovered at a lost, but not forgotten African American cemetery in Clearwater. Among the team of researchers who took part in the effort are USF-based archaeologists helping to give a community the chance to memorialize those still at rest under layers of dirt, time and development (USF Newsroom).

February 25, 2021Research

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

The Global Virus Network, a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing disease in humans and some animals, today announced that USF Health, at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., will serve as GVN’s Southeast United States Regional Headquarters (USF Health).

February 23, 2021Health, Research

Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast US Regional Headquarters

The University of South Florida Health is the first regional headquarters named by Global Virus Network to support the coalition's global headquarters (EurekAlert!).

February 23, 2021Health, Research

USF Researchers Present Progress and Promise of COVID-19 Seed Grant Projects

Less than a year into their research, several projects from the first round of USF's COVID-19 Rapid Response Seed Grant Program have advanced to create new technologies to detect and fight the virus, as well as insights into the impact of the pandemic in our communities (USFRI News).

February 22, 2021Health, Innovation, Research

USF epidemiologists analyze the prevalence of COVID-19 variants in Tampa Bay

Researchers in the USF College of Public Health are conducting genomic sequencing of positive pooled samples to determine the prevalence of COVID-19 variants in Tampa Bay. This data will be utilized to project how emergent variants could influence the course of the pandemic (USF Newsroom).

February 19, 2021Health, Research

Innovations Magazine highlights groundbreaking research and new initiatives on USF’s St. Petersburg campus.

Learn how the campus adapted to college life in the age of COVID-19, how our community acted to address the nation's painful history of racism to create a better future, how cutting-edge research on climate change is helping local communities brace for its impacts and more (USF St. Petersburg campus)

February 18, 2021Innovation, Research

$1 million gift to USF will advance lung research

The University of South Florida announced a $1 million gift to the USF Foundation that will fund research into pulmonary fibrosis to detect and prevent severe lung scarring (USF Health).

February 17, 2021Health, Research

USF named one of the nation’s top 10 producers of Fulbright scholars

The University of South Florida is one of the top producers of Fulbright scholars in the United States for 2020-21, according to a new list released by the U.S. Department of State and first published by the Chronicle of Higher Education (USF Newsroom).

February 17, 2021Honors and Awards, Research

USF Program Seeks to Help Nurses Facing Pandemic Fatigue

A new training program at the University of South Florida is designed to help nurses deal with the stress of the coronavirus pandemic (WUSF).

February 17, 2021Health

USF student-built satellites launched into orbit by SpaceX

A recent SpaceX launch took three satellites built by University of South Florida students to space on a communications mission (Fox 13).

February 17, 2021Innovation, Research, Student Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Professors Ferreira and Saddow Earn Prestigious AIMBE Honors

USF Molecular Medicine Professor Gloria Ferreira and College of Engineering Professor Stephen Saddow have been chosen as new Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, one of the nation’s most prestigious organizations recognizing leaders in medical and biological engineering innovation.

February 15, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Five USF Faculty Elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors has named to its new class of Senior Members five USF faculty members who have devoted their careers to inventing high-tech tools for a myriad of applications and blazing a trail for the next generation of innovators.

February 11, 2021Honors and Awards, Innovation, Research

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