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Conference Focuses on Race and Place

Published by on February 11, 2014

The USF Institute on Black Life’s three-day gathering looks at the legacies of racial segregation in housing, mobility and more.     TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 5, 2014) – A national conference, “Race and Place: Cultural Landscapes of Black Life in America,” sponsored by the USF Institute on Black Life will be held at... Read full article

Biking for Veterans

Published by on May 16, 2013

USF student Kiersten Downs will bicycle from San Francisco to Washington to support veterans transitioning to university life. By Katy Hennig USF News TAMPA, Fla. (May 8, 2013) – Kiersten Downs is a veteran, activist and athlete and her passion for encouraging and inspiring fellow student veterans is a powerful... Read full article

School leftovers don’t go to waste

Published by on May 14, 2013

At the Learning Gate Community School in Lutz, students are learning the importance of recycling food waste. Robert Bair, who is Ph.D. student, and Dr. Daniel Yeh, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at USF, have introduced innovative practices to integrate the school’s waste into a renewable energy source. It takes... Read full article

Touring Tampa’s History

Published by on April 17, 2013

For the month of April, Dr. Barbara Berglund featured her “Urban Public History” class in the “Do the Local Motion!” program. The program is run through Downtown Tampa Partnerships, which puts on tours for the public in Tampa’s urban areas. As a way to combine learning with community engagement, Dr.... Read full article