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Students conduct science at sea

Education and research combined for students aboard a five-day cruise on the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s R/V Weatherbird II.

September 21, 2023Student Research

Gilded mysteries unveiled: Ancient art meets nanotechnology in nanoscale goldbeating

Bridging the gap between ancient arts and modern technology, researchers from the University of South Florida, Clemson University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered that nanoscopic gold ingots can be compressed into 2D leaf forms, replicating the ancient process of goldbeating, but at the nanoscale.

August 25, 2023Research, Student Research

Hurricane hunting to beach erosion: USF prepares next generation for weather-related expertise

Students from across the state and nation are heading into the height of hurricane season more knowledgeable about the weather and climate. It comes from spending their summer at USF learning through a unique lens that only the Tampa Bay region could provide: hurricane hunters and beach ecosystems.

August 3, 2023Research, Student Research

Uncovering ancient history: USF team discovers 2,000-year-old Roman house during excavation in Malta

A team of researchers and six students from the University of South Florida have discovered a centuries-old house in exceptional condition during an excavation in Malta, a country located in the Mediterranean Sea.

July 26, 2023Global Research, Research, Student Research

From ponds to parks: USF researchers tackle environmental injustice in East Tampa

Students and faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Anthropology and the College of Engineering’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering gathered in a large ballroom at Ragan Park in East Tampa in late April to host a student film festival event featuring student films on oral histories the students collected from seniors and others in the community over the spring semester.

July 25, 2023Research, Student Research

USF student wins Guy Harvey Foundation Scholarship for marine science research

A University of South Florida student has received a $5,000 Guy Harvey Scholarship Award, an honor that recognizes university students studying marine science and ocean conservation.

June 5, 2023Student Research

From class project to county policy: How a student’s proposal led to free bus rides for all veterans

What started as a class project, where students tackle a local issue and present their solution to the relevant governing body, has resulted in free public bus rides for all Pinellas County veterans.

June 1, 2023Student Research

New Emerging Technology Lab will allow students to explore augmented and virtual reality in the classroom

USF's College of Education wants to ensure students know how to utilize the latest technology through a new Emerging Technology Lab being developed on the St. Petersburg campus.

May 18, 2023Innovation, Research, Student Research

Global classroom collaboration with Moldova wins international partnerships award

A global classroom experience that brought together USF students with peers in Moldova to conduct joint research while an international humanitarian crisis was unfolding nearby received the inaugural International Partnerships Award from two political science associations.

May 11, 2023Global Research, Student Research

The dreams of three mothers live on through USF student research scholarship

Three emeritus professors from the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences are carrying on their mothers’ legacies through the creation of The Moms Project, a mentoring and scholarship program for undergraduate students who conduct research in areas that their mothers were passionate about: substance use disorders, nutrition and positive aging.

May 9, 2023Student Research

CBCS students recognized for outstanding research projects

Multiple students in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences were honored at the Student Research Awards Luncheon hosted by USF Research and Innovation.

May 8, 2023Honors and Awards, Student Research

Undergraduate students awarded funding for research projects

Nine CBCS students have received Undergraduate Research Scholarship Awards through The Moms Project and Florida High Tech Corridor.

May 1, 2023Student Research


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