Top 5 Stories of March 2012

News with Impact: Top Five Stories of the Month

Stories from March focused on giving back to the community through health, research and education.



CAMLS Opens with Fanfare

Friday, March 30, 2012

University of South Florida and community leaders, joined by education, industry and simulation partners from around the world and national specialty society officials, gathered for the grand opening of the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa..

Global Reach


Spring Break Abroad

Monday, April 2, 2012

For some USF students, spring break meant studying abroad. Traveling on Education Abroad programs to Beijing, Istanbul and the Cayman Islands, students spent their break making the most of intensive, hands-on learning experiences.



Tweeting from the Depths

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

For years, University of South Florida marine scientists have relied on bright yellow underwater vehicles to patrol the Gulf of Mexico and report back to them important information on water conditions. But none of these space-age vehicles have made quite the splash as the newest member of the team: @Tavros02. Not only can this robot independently analyze what it is finding in the water’s depths, it is capable of using Twitter to report back what it’s learning about the waters it patrols.

Student Success


Graduate Tampa Bay

Monday, March 26, 2012

University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft joined the region’s education and business leaders Monday to publicly launch the Graduate Tampa Bay campaign, an initiative to increase the number of Tampa Bay area residents who have earned college degrees.



Life on Jupiter's Moon?

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Those speculating on whether Jupiter’s moon, Europa, might be harboring life in a vast ocean underneath a thick layer of ice might now have the answer: probably not, says a new study co-authored by a USF astrobiologist.