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Academic Enrichment

Academic Enrichment Calendar
Provost Wilcox invites you to participate in academically enriching USF events during the month of April. View the upcoming events and register.

Research Documentation Compliance
Monday, 04-05-2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Virtual - T
Are you a novice researcher? Have hopes of one day running a clinical trial? Or are you interested in ensuring your research subjects are protected? Attend this workshop facilitated by Wendy Duncan (with the Research Integrity and Compliance office) and learn how to develop a study that is easily replicated! This workshop will help students understand how to ensure the quality of their study while staying compliant with the regulations that are behind document compliance.

Journey from Researcher to Entrepreneur Workshop
Monday, 04-05-2021, 2:00 - 3:00 PM, Virtual - T 
Do you have a great idea for solving a problem but are not sure of what to do next? Are you passionate about getting your research out of the lab where it can help people? If so, you should consider starting your own company! It’s not that hard. The USF Technology Transfer Office helps students in every college patent, license & create startups based on their research or other ideas. Join us for this Research Week event, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research.

Thrive N Shine-Undergraduate Research Journal Workshop
Monday, 04-05-2021, 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Virtual - T
Are you looking for an opportunity to publish your research with THRIVE, an Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of South Florida? If yes, you should attend and meet our editors, ask any questions, and learn about Thrive's submission requirements!


Undergraduate Research Conference
Tuesday, 04-06-2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Virtual - T
RSVP to attend the 2021 Undergraduate Research Conference and/or 1pm live awards ceremony, and support your peer undergraduate scholars


Open Bystander Training
Tuesday, 04-06-2021, 5:00 - 6:30 PM, Virtual - T
Each session equips USF students with the tools and confidence to effectively intervene to decrease instances of interpersonal violence on USF's campus. Learn how to step in and prevent violence, safely!

How Market Research Helps You Chart Your Entrepreneurial Journey Workshop
Wednesday, 04-07-2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Virtual - T
This virtual workshop provides an overview of the campus Student Innovation Incubator, and how students with business ideas are selected into the incubator. Workshop participants will be familiarized with the National Science Foundation (NSF) I Corps program and how this 6-week program allows students to conduct market research to gain a better understanding of the industry, identify specific customer needs, assess the competition. Join us for this Research Week event.

REU Talk
Wednesday, 04-07-2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Virtual - T
What are REU’s and why should you participate in an REU? This workshop provides an overview of Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU’s) at USF and beyond. In addition to learning about what they are, participants will learn how to find the REU that fits their research goals and how to apply to participate. Attendees will be given concrete examples of current REU’s and how these experiences can successfully enhance your undergraduate experience. Join us for this Research Week event.

What now? What’s next?: How Your Research Experiences Impact Your Career Workshop
Wednesday, 04-07-2021, 2:00 - 3:00 PM, Virtual - T
This workshop will discuss ways in which research experiences plays into competitiveness for graduate school, prestigious national awards, and gives an edge even for professional pursuits after college is over. Dr. Basu will cover topics on how to navigate the 21st century landscape, how publications stemming from research helps create impact, how to use your campus research to seek-and-apply to Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) outside USF. Join us for this research week event

The Undergraduate Student Research Experience Workshop
Thursday, 04-08-2021, 1:00 - 2:00 PM, Virtual - T
If you missed the March 2nd workshop, you have a second chance to catch Sandra Justice discuss how undergraduate researchers can get engaged in research. Students as early as their freshman year are encouraged get involved in research. Across USF, research teams include faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. This team approach provides a model for mentoring and invites creative ideas from the team to help move the research forward. Join us for this research week event

Research Week Event: Lightening Talks
Thursday, 04-08-2021, 3:00 - 5:00 PM, Virtual - T
The University of South Florida St. Petersburg Campus Nelson Poynter Memorial Library has collaborated with the Office of Undergraduate Research to host this research week Lightening Talk Event. Lightening talks are 5- minute presentations of faculty research. Attend and learn about the amazing research efforts of current faculty members who have mentored USF students in research projects.


Legislative Internship Program Taking Applications
Legislative Internship Program (LIP) students work 9 hours per week in the offices of federal, state and local legislators or think-tank/policy agencies (all actively involved in solving regional issues) while also enrolled in an academic Legislative Seminar. Students receive a $300 scholarship for participating in LIP. Some placements are in downtown Tampa, while others are located across the USF region. This opportunity is open to all undergraduate majors on all three campuses, and generous scholarships are available.  For more information and to apply, visit