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St. Petersburg Science Festival returning to USF St. Petersburg

USF St. Petersburg students demonstrate how to create electricity from chlorophyll at last year's St. Petersburg Science Festival.

Creating electricity from chlorophyll at the 2012 St. Petersburg Science Festival.

The Third Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival, the largest community celebration of science in the Southeast, returns to USF St. Petersburg on Saturday, Oct. 19 with more than 100 hands-on exhibits along Bayboro Harbor. Once again this year, USF St. Petersburg science students and faculty will present exhibits and research, including a hydrogen-fueled model car, chlorophyll solar cells and creating … Continue reading

Internal Awards Program faculty grants announced, totalling nearly $80,000

Nearly $80,000 has been awarded to 10 USF St. Petersburg faculty members through the 2012 Internal Awards Program, Interim Regional Chancellor Bill Hogarth announced Friday. The program provides “seed money” through a competitive process. The money allows faculty members to lay the groundwork for proposals to external sponsors such as federal and state agencies. Nearly two dozen faculty members applied.  Each … Continue reading

Carvalho Knighton Honored by Valdosta State University

Story by Talia DeAngelo, Class of 2015 In the 15 years since Kathy Carvalho-Knighton received her bachelor’s degree from Georgia’s Valdosta State University, she has strived to positively influence her students and create opportunities for their professional advancement in science. Her efforts and achievements have earned her the inaugural Outstanding Alumna Award from the College of Arts and Sciences at … Continue reading