USFSP Partners With Police on New Internship

Police work is different these days. Like so many fields, law enforcement is developing ways to use new technologies to increase effectiveness and efficiencies. The St. Petersburg Police Department is using technology to improve public safety perception, prevent or deter crime and  enhance the City’s social capital overall. Research skills, data mapping and analysis have become critical to the work. … Continue reading

City Improvements Continue on 6th Avenue

Bike Lane to Be Widened, Landscaped Medians Added The City of St. Petersburg continues its work to improve 6th Avenue South. The curb on the south side of the street is being removed in preparation for a widened bike trail that will run along 6th Avenue South between 1st Street South and 3rd Street South. This project will include the … Continue reading

Tampa Bay Times Shines Light on USFSP Strategic Plan

Two articles in the Tampa Bay Times aimed a spotlight at USFSP’s Strategic Plan, which will be presented for approvals to USF System President Judy Genshaft, the Campus Board and the USF Board of Trustees later this summer. The first piece ran on the Times front page on Monday, June 22, and focused on USFSP’s efforts to shape its brand … Continue reading

USFSP to Host “Leonardo Da Vinci Symposium”

Lead by Physics faculty, Leon Hardy, Ph.D., USFSP will host a “Leonardo Da Vinci Symposium: Applications of Physics to Biology & Medicine” at Nelson Poynter Memorial Library on Friday, July 18. The symposium, presented by students enrolled in Dr. Hardy’s summer bio-physics course, will feature a series of conversations on the application of physics to the life sciences, to include … Continue reading

USFSP Nominated for Good ‘Burger Awards

The St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce has launched its annual Good ‘Burger Awards and there are two great reasons to vote this year: Among the nominees are USFSP (Education) and Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska (MVB — Most Valuable Burger). A good ‘Burger, says the Chamber, is a business, organization or individual in greater St. Pete making a positive impact in … Continue reading