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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF student spending the holidays aboard global research ship in the Antarctic

When Hannah Hunt signed on for a two-month global research project in the Amundsen Sea in the Antarctic, she knew that meant she wouldn't be spending the holidays with family and friends. She also knew she couldn't pass up the opportunity.

December 23, 2023Student Research

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USF researchers find online shoppers more likely to click ads with curvy designs, resulting in higher sales for retailers

As shoppers scramble this week to grab their last-minute gifts before the holidays, University of South Florida researchers have discovered a trend among those making online purchases.

December 19, 2023Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Assistant Professor Molly Hamm-Rodriguez named Concha Delgado Gaitan Fellow

USF College of Education Assistant Professor Molly Hamm-Rodriguez has been named a Concha Delgado Gaitán Presidential Fellow by the Council on Anthropology and Education, a section of the American Anthropological Association.

December 13, 2023Honors and Awards

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Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors

Two University of South Florida faculty members, recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions in drug delivery and medical engineering, and diagnosis and treatment for challenging diseases, especially Alzheimer’s and cancer, are among the 2023 Fellows elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

December 12, 2023Honors and Awards

Alison Barlow and Lakshmi Shenoy

USF Research Foundation Board directors recognized among Tampa's '25 People to Watch' in 2024

The Tampa Bay Business Journal named USF Research Foundation Board Directors Alison Barlow and Lakshmi Shenoy to its '25 People to Watch' in 2024. The list recognizes Tampa Bay business leaders who will be newsmakers in the coming year.

December 11, 2023Honors and Awards

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USF Research Park Chief Operating Officer Allison Madden elected to AURP Board

Allison Madden, Corporate Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the USF Research Park, was recently elected to a second three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).

December 7, 2023Honors and Awards

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Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas named vice president of research & innovation

At the USF Board of Trustees meeting on December 5, 2023, President Rhea Law and Provost Prasant Mohapatra announced that Dr. Sylvia Wilson Thomas has agreed to take on the permanent role of Vice President for Research & Innovation.

December 6, 2023Innovation, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Undergraduate Research Initiative commits $110K to support more than 70 USF students

The Florida High Tech Corridor and USF Research & Innovation will deploy $110,000 for the second year in a row to support more than 70 students in undergraduate research programs at the University of South Florida.

December 5, 2023Student Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Study reveals crucial role of herbivorous fishes and sea urchins in restoring coral reefs

A new study by Dr. Lindsay Spiers (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) and Professor Thomas Frazer (College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida), published in PeerJ Life & Environment, presents crucial findings on the feeding preferences of herbivorous fishes and the sea urchin Diadema antillarum in Little Cayman.

December 1, 2023Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Does Tampa Bay have a shot at being a hub for tech business?

Tampa Bay's mission to become a global tech hot spot had made great strides of late. One notable advantage, says one executive, comes from a talent pool without an "extensive entitlement" mindset.

December 1, 2023Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF business students benefitting from first-of-its-kind app, Peabj

The need to help business students find people to collaborate with on projects is where "Peabj" comes into play. It's an app being used by business students at USF to build professional connections.

November 27, 2023Innovation


USF team gets ready to race in the ‘World’s Toughest Row’ across the Atlantic

Following 2 1/2 years of intense training and extensive preparation, a team led by a USF biology professor will row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

November 22, 2023Innovation


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