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Feature Story Dr. Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, Senior Advisor to USF President, DARE project lead

USF addresses systemic inequities using data from student, faculty insightsDashboards track diversity, anti-racism, and equity

As USF grows, its institutional commitment to excellence in higher education asks in earnest: "Best" for whom? How does the "USF experience" vary among its heterogeneous racial and ethnic populations? And how might the university bolster its services and redefine campus culture to improve the collegiate experience and provide better opportunities, both within and beyond the university walls, for all Bulls?

Feature Story Andy Klumb talks about his personal journey at a fundraiser for GLSEN Tampa Bay.

Help for local LGBTQ+ youth suffering during isolation of pandemicVirtual 2021 LGBTQ+ Youth Summit in March

Tampa Bay Area educators and advocacy groups are finding innovative ways to enhance support for LGBTQ+ teens, a particularly vulnerable population during the isolation created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feature Story Youth Farm participants Brice Lewis, Aiymere Sanchez, and Shantasia Northern help get the Fresh & Local Greenhouse project ready.

USFSP, local high school students collaborate on new urban hydroponic farm in South St. PeteFord Motor Co. awards grant to support the farm

USFSP college students and high school students from South St. Pete are collaborating on a unique social enterprise to bring fresh food to the community.

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Dr. S. "Aaron'' Laden, a retired pathologist in the Tampa Bay Area, looks for humor in the everyday vicissitudes of life. This week he compares facemasks to muzzles.

Feature Story A 3D scan of the historic Jackson House reveals the extent of the restoration work required.

Restoration of Tampa’s historic Jackson House gains tractionTampa Bay History Center hosts Florida Conversations: Jackson House Update

Restoration of the Jackson House, a historic boarding house once patronized by many well-known black musicians and public figures visiting Tampa, gets underway thanks to the perseverance of community members and generous donors.

Feature Story Shirah Bernarde getting ready to pitch NightCap.

UT student pitches product, secures deal on ABC’s Shark TankStudent entrepreneur invents NightCap

Worried that your drink might be surreptitiously spiked while you're out enjoying a night on the town? NightCap, a product created by a UT student and successfully pitched on Shark Tank, may be the solution.

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West Tampa is an historic Tampa neighborhood undergoing transformational change as new people and businesses move in. Traditionally defined by its working class, primarily Latin culture, the neighborhood is increasingly seen as a place of opportunity for a diversity of ...