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Kayla Freed of Kayla's Kitchen talks with Jason Jazzar due to interest in her baking products at the Innovation Expo at the Synapse Summit in Tampa.

Young entrepreneurs get started in Tampa Bay Area

Millennial and Gen Z entrepreneurs capitalize on local opportunities as the Tampa Bay Area entrepreneurial ecosystem grows.

Uncommon Finds

Independent local retail: A key ingredient of urban quality of life

The Tampa Bay Area has many opportunities to invest in local retail, but are we smart enough to do it? Learn what more is needed from Retail Consultant Alex English.

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For Good: Who can Tampa Bay Area leaders of nonprofits call when they need answers?

For more than two decades, the Nonprofit Leadership Center has been helping Tampa Bay Area nonprofits thrive through ups and downs in the local economy.

Debbie Livorsi, a senior biology scientist at USF, conducts malaria research inside the lab at the Interdisciplinary Research Building at USF in Tampa.

War on malaria: USF researchers wage battle against global disease

Research at the University of South Florida is gaining global attention because it may play a role in the development of new treatments for malaria.

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Filmmaking in Tampa Bay Area ekes out a living

Despite agreeable weather year-round, a broad pool of talent and a multitude of diverse settings, securing funding for local filmmaking remains a tricky proposition.

Paul Sanberg, left, listens as Cédric Denis-Rémis, vice pres., of development, at PSL University in France gives a talk at the Young Universities Summit.

Young universities from around globe gather at USF in Tampa to share experiences, strategies

The University of South Florida hosts the first-ever Young Universities Summit in North America, which is attended by representatives from 88 universities in 41 countries. Learn more about why it matters.

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Tampa Bay Wave leads conversation around value of diversity in tech

A tech diversity panel meeting in Tampa grapples with strategies for recognizing, addressing and overcoming bias.

The Gulf by Jack E. Davis

Book excerpt: The Gulf by Pulitzer Prize winner Jack E. Davis

The 2018 Pulitzer Prize in History was awarded in April to University of Florida History Professor Jack E. Davis for his nonfiction book “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.” Read an excerpt.

Erich Huang talks about how data science can improve healthcare.

Business analytics: USF forum highlights health, machine bias and more

The University of South Florida looks at the good, the bad and the ugly of computer technologies at a Business Analytics Forum.

Herding Cats and Coders

Book excerpt: Herding Cats and Coders by Greg Ross-Munro

If you're a non-techie feeling like you're drowning in a world of tech, this book may help you better understand and bridge the communications gap. Read an excerpt.

(L-R) Kalyn Kearney and Amber Gatto, student presenters from USF, at the 7th annual National Academy of Inventors.

Tampa Bay Area inventors: Growing community gains respect

Local inventors are gaining momentum: A team from the University of South Florida represents the area at the National Academy of Inventors Student Innovation Showcase in Washington, D.C., and a Valrico-based nonprofit makes plans for its Florida Invention Convention in St. Petersburg.

Donald Morrill, author of Beaut

Book excerpt: BEAUT by Don Morrill of Tampa

University of Tampa creative writing Instructor Donald Morrill won the 2017 Lee Smith Novel prize for BEAUT, his story of Jill Lundgrove, the unforgettable protagonist of Beaut. Read an excerpt.

Phillips Development project for Skyway Marina District

Beyond downtown: St. Pete's newest emerging neighborhoods

The Innovation District and the Skyway Marina District are among newly branded St. Petersburg neighborhoods that aim to spread enthusiasm and excitement for downtown into other parts of the city.

(L-R) Hayden Stokes of Tradebank of Tampa Bay talks with Djimo Serodio of Just Grow at the 2018 New Venture Expo at the University of Tampa.

UT growing, showcasing new and innovative businesses in downtown Tampa

The University of Tampa’s 2018 New Venture Expo highlights the creative and innovative business endeavors of 54 exhibiters in downtown Tampa.

Mike Owen and Donna Glann-Smyth marry near a ghost orchid-bearing tree in the Fakahatchee Preserve State Park.

Book excerpt: Son of Real Florida by Jeff Klinkenberg

“HOO-TEEHOO!” If you hear that call, you'll know it's time to gather round for A Swamp Wedding as told by a Son of Real Florida. Read more.
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