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Ken Leung and Ben Faehn learn to program a robot from Professor Ron Smith at HCC.

Future jobs in the Tampa Bay Area: Prepare for change driven by robots, tech, etc.

Technological advances are changing the way we live, work and play. Here’s what you need to know to proactively plan for your future in Florida and elsewhere.

Jennifer Collins at USF

What will climate change mean for Florida?

Learn from local experts, including Charles Paxton of the National Weather Service and USF Professor Jennifer Collins, co-authors of "Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine.''

Kelsey Burgess and Jonathan Manigo assist TBTI companies and greet visitors.

USF Connect: Bridging academia and tech business

Starting an innovative business? Want to build a relationship with a university? Explore opportunities with USF Connect in the USF Research Park.

Color St. Pete at the Arts Conservatory for Teens to encourage local and global unity.

For Good: Arts Conservatory for Teens changes lives forever

If all the world’s a stage, the nonprofit Arts Conservatory for Teens prepares St. Petersburg youth to take it by storm.

VPK class at Reddick Elementary.

Opportunity knocks: Shaping the future of Wimauma

As growth expands to Hillborough County’s SouthShore, Wimauma is working to control its destiny in five key areas: transportation, public safety and security, affordable housing and healthcare, education resources for children, youth and adults; and recreational facilities for children, youth and families. Here’s a look at how they’re doing.

Florida Soul by John Capouya

Book excerpt: Florida Soul, From Ray Charles to KC and the Sunshine Band by John Capouya

Did you know that the international hit "The Twist" originated in Tampa? Or that Sam & Dave ("Soul Man") came out of Miami? In his latest book, Florida Soul, University of Tampa Journalism Professor John Capouya tells the history of soul music in Florida. Read an excerpt here.

Cyber security

Local cybersecurity concerns grow along with attacks

Florida ranks among the top states in the nation for the number of Internet crime victims. Here’s what you need to know to better protect yourself.

John Kuhn, an Associate Professor for  the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

USF patents: Local scientists pursue innovations to make our lives better

How does research being done at USF in Tampa matter to you and your family? See the progress professors and students are making in converting waste to energy, and to prevent and treat strokes, Alzheimer’s disease, paralysis and more.

Elaine Liftin

Commentary: Local business community can fill void as public school funds dwindle

Elaine Liftin, President and Executive Director of the Florida Council for Educational Change, calls on private business leaders to partner with public schools to ensure quality in the face of budget cuts.

Innovation Fusion at FIBA

Innovation Fusion showcases local talent, global diversity in Tampa

The Tampa Bay Area has the talent and raw materials to succeed in the global innovation marketplace, Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik tells a sold-out community gathering at Tampa’s Bryan Glazer Family JCC.

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Historians trace roots of South Hillsborough County communities

If you or your family members have roots in South Hillsborough County, historians at Hillsborough Community College want to hear from you.

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Los historiadores trazan las raíces de las comunidades del sur del condado de Hillsborough

Si usted o los miembros de su familia crecieron en el condado de South Hillsborough, los historiadores de Hillsborough Community College quieren saber de usted. 

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UF research center in Hillsborough County picks food for your table, plants for your yard

From plant breeding research to selecting which food varieties land in your favorite restaurants and grocery stores, from laboratory specimens to neighborhood yards, agriculture around the globe benefits from work being done at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research and Education Center just north of Wimauma.

Florida's Minority Trailblazers

Book excerpt: Florida's Minority Trailblazers by Susan A. MacManus

Florida's reputation as an "immigrant magnet'' is played out in the state's rich political history.

Cafe el Escorial in Old Havana

Tips for visiting Cuba: Tampa arts group shares insights

So you want to go to Cuba, but you don't know what to expect? See images and read impressions from a Tampa group that recently visited the island just 90 miles south of Key West, Florida.
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