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3 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Students touched by Vietnam veterans' stories

Armwood High School senior Caitlen Edwards knew three certainties when she enrolled in the History of the Vietnam War elective class last fall.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, World News, Vietnam, Riverview, FL, Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

10 News to present gubernatorial debate

WTSP 10 News and the Tampa Bay Times will partner with the University of South Florida to present a statewide televised gubernatorial debate this The debate will be broadcast on most CBS stations throughout Florida and will also be streamed live on wtsp.com.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

11 hrs ago | Gawker

Universities Are Starting to Crack Down on Graduation Selfies

In the name of dignity, the University of South Florida has issued a notice to graduates asking them to refrain from selfies and other teen-like behavior, including strolling , while picking up their diplomas.

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Related Topix: University, FL

13 hrs ago | SCC Observer

'Do, build, succeed'

Two students from the Lennard High School Robotics Club had the seniors living at SunTowers sitting on the edge of their seats while listening to the students describe the robots they had built and the awards they had won.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Ruskin, FL, Family, Kids, Crystal River, FL

13 hrs ago | SCC Observer

College grad heads for missionary training

By PENNY FLETCHER A year ago Sacia Mullins of Ruskin was finishing her last year at the University of South Florida, where she majored in theater and minored in psychology.

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Related Topix: Ruskin, FL, Education Etc., Family, Kids

22 hrs ago | WFLA-AM Tampa

USF to graduating seniors: No selfies on stage

The University of South Florida has a message for new graduates who will cross the stage at next month's commencement ceremonies: Leave the mobile device in your pocket.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bradenton.com

Ware's Creek lot improvement discussion continues

The problem with the Ballard Park area of the historic Ware's Creek subdivision is -- there isn't a Ballard Park.

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Related Topix: Palmetto, FL

American Library Association

ALCTS Virtual Preconference focuses on creating successful scholarly...

The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services will present a three-day virtual preconference designed to inform and inspire attendees to "just say yes" to developing or expanding scholarly communication programs on their own campuses and to identify content recruitment opportunities for library-supported publishing and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pop/Rock, The Association, Oregon State University, University, FL, Tampa, FL

Balloon Juice

You're losing me

The Medical Loss Ratio is a simple ratio. It is the sum of money spent on claims by an insurance company plus the sum of money spent on a few quality improvement and medical management programs divided by the sum of money collected as premiums.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, US News, Liberal Political News

Medical News Today

Respiratory syncytial virus infection prevented in mice

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bradenton.com

Four years later, BP oil spill still reverberates

Fires burn around the site of the BP Deepwater Horizon rig site in the Gulf of Mexico, June 19, 2010.

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Related Topix: Oil Spill, Manatee County, FL, Offshore Drilling, Sarasota, FL

Bradenton.com

MCAT to offer free service Friday

Manatee County Area Transit will offer free service from 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday on Try Transit Day.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Sarasota, FL, Bradenton, FL, Palmetto, FL

St. Petersburg Times

First batch of late U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young's files arrives at USF library

A dozen boxes might be enough to contain the detritus of an average career. For late congressman C.W. Bill Young, who spent more than four decades representing Pinellas County in Washington, D.C., the paper trail extends a little farther.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Libraries, Bill Young, Pinellas County, FL

Business Journal

Former USF administrator gets top post at Texas school

The new chancellor and president of The Texas Woman's University is Carine Feyten.

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Related Topix: Texas Woman's University, University, FL, Tampa, FL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Community colleges think big; too big, say some universities

In a high-ceilinged classroom, bright sun poking through the blinds and reflecting off the whiteboard, eight students lug heavy textbooks to their desks and prepare for this afternoon’s lesson: It’s an unusually small group for a bachelor’s degree-level course in biology.

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Related Topix: Saint Petersburg College, University, FL, Colorado State University

Nature Neuroscience

PhD Studentship

Who we are The Roskamp Institute is devoted to understanding the causes of, and finding the cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders and addictions.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Alzheimer's, Biology, Science, New College of Florida

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Medical Daily

How Food Texture, Or 'Oral Haptics,' Influences Our Perception Of Calories

Why are we drawn more to creamy ice cream or buttery mashed potatoes instead of crunchy carrots or dry granola bars ? A new study shows that the texture of foods can influence they types of food we are drawn to, as well as our perception of the amount of calories we're eating.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, University, FL

St. Petersburg Times

A son preserves history through his father's iconic photos

In the mid 1980s, retired Navy Cmdr. Gerald "Jerry'' Pulley began mailing boxes filled with pictures to his son, Donn Pulley.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Missouri, Home Listing, Home, Libraries

St. Petersburg Times

Say cheers to USFSP startups; Eckerd gets grant for cancer study

A fundraiser will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. April 26 to raise startup money for four "social enterprises" developed by MBA students at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Archaeology

Revolutionary War Tunnel Preserved in South Carolina

Firefighters wearing breathing equipment are assisting a team from the University of South Florida with the exploration of a siege tunnel dating to the Revolutionary War.

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Related Topix: Ninety Six, SC

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