Nelson Poynter Library Kicks Off Fall Research Colloquia

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library’s first fall Student Research Colloquium was held this week. To kick off the new semester, Andrew Hart, a graduate student working toward his MLA in Florida Studies, shared his research on stock car racing in Florida. “There is a lot of interest in racing at the professional level, but I wanted to look at the … Continue reading

Duke Energy to Invest $1 Million in USFSP Research Project

Duke Energy Florida has awarded USF St. Petersburg (USFSP) a one million dollar SunSense® grant that will fund research to explore the integration of storing solar energy in new battery systems. As part of the grant, a 100 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) system will be installed on the top of the University’s 5th Avenue South parking garage. Energy produced by … Continue reading

USFSP Establishes New Living/Learning Community

Twelve biology majors living on the second floor of USC are members of BioLife, a new living/learning community on campus. According to Norine Noonan, professor of biology, the administration approached her department earlier this year about forming the community because biology is USFSP’s largest single major. “The literature on learning communities is very clear that, when done well, they lead … Continue reading

New USFSP Grad Publishes Research in National Journal

For her senior honors thesis in 2013, Lauren Dellert began a research journey when she sought to discover the impact of beach renourishment on the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtles. This summer her work, “Effects of Beach Renourishment and Clutch Relocation on the Success of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Eggs and Hatchlings,” was published in The Journal of Herpetology. … Continue reading

USFSP Receives $10 Million Gift From Entrepreneur Kate Tiedemann

Largest Gift in University’s History Will Name the College of Business The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) announced today it has received a $10 million gift, the largest single gift in its history, to name the USFSP College of Business. Effective immediately, and with formal approval from the USF System Board of Trustees, the College becomes the Kate … Continue reading