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USF History Students Win Top Honors at State-Wide Conference

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

On Saturday, March 23, USF students Stephen Naylor and Keith Simmons presented papers at the 2013 Phi Alpha Theta Regional History Conference. Even more impressive, both earned the conference’s top honors. The conference, held this year at the University of Florida, brings together undergraduate and graduate history students from across the state to present their research. Naylor’s paper, “The Changing Face of Argentine Immigration: The Ley de Residencia and the Impact of Darwinism in 19th Century Argentina,” won the award for Best Undergraduate Paper. Simmons won the Best Graduate Paper award for his talk, “U.S. Foreign Aid and Katrina.” Stephen Naylor is a senior history major at USF and plans to enter the USF M.A. program in the fall. Keith Simmons is a first year M.A. student, studying the history of U.S.-Latin American relations.

A Student’s Future Transformed by Undergraduate Research

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

Reflecting on his undergraduate experience at USF Physics major Ramon Alejandro Ruiz describes himself as  transformed from a simple college student to a dedicated researcher. He credits his success to dedicated mentors and the dynamic research environment at USF. Since joining the Functional Materials Lab in 2010, under the direction of Dr. Phan, Ramon has accumulated an impressive amount of research experiences ranging from co-authored publications to several conference presentations. Ramon’s next challenge is graduate school. He is currently culling through offers by Yale, Cornell, UC Santa Barbara and others. His accomplishments reflect the collective efforts of the entire USF community and we congratulate Ramon on his high academic achievement.

 

Summer Research Institute Florida Mental Health Institute- Apply Today!

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | 1 Comment »

The Florida Mental Health Institute (FMHI) at the University of South Florida is dedicated to research and education related to mental illness and related disorders.

SRI@FMHI
The Summer Research Institute (SRI@FMHI) is designed for students interested in building their research skills within the context of mental health to help them prepare for a Senior Thesis and/or graduate school.
Dates:
The SRI@FMHI is a ten-week program beginning May 30, 2013 and ending
August 7, 2013.
Click here for more information»

USF Undergraduate Researcher Wins Top Award!

Thursday, February 7th, 2013 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

Congratulations to Kenyaria Noble, recipient of the UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Scholarship Award. Kenyaria is one of only 15 students in the country to receive this distinguished award. Learn more about this Award

Fall 2012- Staff Senate Baked Goods Giveaway

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

On Dec. 10, 2012 the OUR participated in the end of semester Staff Senate Baked Goods Giveaway in support of Student Success. Students enjoyed a variety of goodies and learned about campus services and support.

NOAA Scholarships

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is pleased to announce the availability of scholarships (includes internships) to college sophomore students majoring in STEM disciplines related to oceanic and atmospheric science, research, or technology, and supportive of the purposes of NOAA’s programs and mission, e.g., biological, social and physical sciences; mathematics, engineering; and computer and information sciences.

Undergraduate Scholarships (for students who are currently sophomores):

Educational Partnership Program Undergraduate Scholarship: learn more

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program: learn more

Eligibility Requirements:

- US Citizenship

- 3.0 GPA

- Sophomore in college studying a NOAA science: atmospheric science, biology, cartography, chemistry, computer science, engineering, environmental science, geodesy, geography, marine science, mathematics, meteorology, oceanography, physical science, photogrammetry, physics, etc. at the time of application.

 

HS-STEM Summer Internship Program

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

OUR Director Named as Distinguished AAAS Fellow

Thursday, November 29th, 2012 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

OUR Director Dr. Richard S. Pollenz has been named as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers.
Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications. Read more about all of the 2012 USF AAAS Fellows.
Congratulations to Dr. Pollenz and all of this year’s fellows!

Exciting REU Opportunities!

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

 

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