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Study, Work and Play in Downtown St. Petersburg.

Sunken Gardens

Sunken Gardens. Picture courtesy of Trip Advisor.l

Attending college is an important step in most teenagers and young adults lives. There are a few important factors in deciding where to spend the next few years of your life. As an undergrad I made my choice based on a few factors: The academic programs being offered, distance from my immediate family, the school that would give me the best … Continue reading

A look at art in our backyard

Welcome to USF St. Petersburg!

Welcome to USF St. Petersburg!

Take a walk off University of South Florida St. Petersburg’s campus and you are in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. Surrounded by the beautiful waters of the Gulf, the city houses some amazing galleries and museums and the best part is that they are all a quick bike ride off campus. The Dali Museum The building itself is a … Continue reading

New Dali Museum series, The Genius Next Door, to feature USF St. Petersburg professors

The Dalí Museum is hosting a new monthly series of stimulating conversations with USF St. Petersburg professors. Called The Genius Next Door, the series will give audiences a chance to ask questions, exchange ideas and discuss cutting-edge research with intellectual leaders from USF St. Petersburg. Frank Biafora, dean of the USFSP College of Arts and Sciences, will act as the … Continue reading

USFSP and Dali Museum to explore deepening ties

Dali museum

Dali museum

USF St. Petersburg and the Dali Museum have entered into a formal memorandum of support aimed at deepening the ties between the two institutions located blocks apart along the downtown St. Petersburg waterfront. The goal is to increase collaboration between the university and the museum across all disciplines the way Salvador Dali approached his work. Although Dali is best known … Continue reading

Art and Science Converge with Dali Lecture Series

Story by Talia DeAngelo, Class of 2015 A series of lectures led by Deby Cassill, USFSP professor of biology, and Peter Tush, curator of education at the Dali Museum, merge concepts in art and science through discussions on selected pieces of Salvador Dali’s work. At the next lecture on Thursday, Oct. 13, Cassill and Tush will focus on Dali and … Continue reading