New USF Magazine Available
TAMPA, Fla. (March 15, 2010) – The Winter 2010 issue of USF Magazine is now available online. Click here to read these feature stories, and more.
This issue’s cover story is all about the launching of the public phase of USF’s most ambitious fundraising campaign to date – a $600 million campaign to strengthen the academic experience, enhance facilities, and support students and faculty.
“In Their Own Words”
Working with the USF Libraries Holocaust and Genocide Center and the Florida Holocaust Museum, students in Carolyn Ellis’s Communicating Illness, Grief and Loss class are documenting the lives and memories of the region’s youngest survivors of the Holocaust.
Under the direction of professor James Mihelcic, 17 USF graduate students are serving people in impoverished parts of the world as are part of the Master’s International Peace Corps program. The feature includes fascinating excerpts from the blogs of students currently stationed in Panama, Central America and Mali, West Africa.
· An unexpected discovery leads to the development of a new anti-depression drug that could positively impact millions of lives.
· USF’s ROTC and World Languages programs partner to promote cross-cultural understanding through the study of language and culture.
· USF St. Petersburg graduate students complete fieldwork while helping restore Crescent Lake.
· The Corporate Mentor Program in USF’s College of Business pairs first-generation business students with local business leaders.