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7 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

Spatial engagement - Poetics of Space at Dunedin Fine Art Center

The Dunedin Fine Art Center is far enough along in its $1.2 million renovation that visitors can start to see the results.


Related Topix: Dunedin, FL, Painting, Arts, Tampa, FL

9 hrs ago | BioSpace

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. Leases New Research Laboratory

Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. , a biotechnology company that is developing novel cancer immunotherapies based on tumor infiltrating lymphocytes , today announced that it has entered into a five-year lease agreement for a new research laboratory at University of South Florida Research Park in Tampa, FL.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Oncology, Medicine

13 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

Review: Richard Beckman's work at USF Contemporary Art Museum celebrates what was

We see only a few pages from one of sculptor Richard Beckman's journals, opened in a Plexiglas case for "Outside the Curve of Reason," an exhibition at University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum.


17 hrs ago | The Scarlet

John Templeton Foundation awards $1.45M to Clark University

Clark University has been awarded a $1.45 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study how universities around the world can help students find a strong sense of purpose.


Related Topix: University, FL, Clark University, Harvard University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Age

'Mum's brain could have tricked her'

When Jayde Poole left her five-month-old daughter in the car on a hot day, where the infant died from heatstroke, her brain could have tricked her into believing the baby was safe and asleep in her cot, a court has heard.


St. Petersburg Times

For love of the piano

Rebecca Penneys laughs with her students during a technique class during the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival at USF on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Tampa.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Interim chancellor named for USF Sarasota-Manatee

University of South Florida on Monday named an interim chancellor to replace Arthur M. Guilford at USF Sarasota-Manatee after he steps down July 31. Here is the news release: Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M.


Related Topix: Bradenton, FL

Sun Jul 20, 2014


The little girl who may hold the secret to aging

Mackenzee Wittke, a five-year-old Alberta girl with the body of an infant, might just hold the genetic key to how we age Every year, on her birthday, Mackenzee Wittke gets the same cake.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Tampa, FL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Salem News

Salem Saxon Scholarship Fund announces recipients

The Salem Saxon Scholarship Fund announced the recipients of the 2014 scholarships at its joint social on July 12 at the Salem Saxon Club.


Related Topix: University, FL, Kent State University, University of Dallas

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Lakeland's J.Burns' Pizza opens on Anna Maria Island

Matt Wade couldn't shake the nostalgia of the days he worked at J. Burns' Pizza Shop as a 15-year-old in Lakeland.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Lakeland, FL, Anna Maria, FL, Polk County, FL, Sarasota, FL

Hotel Interactive

Aloft Hotel Debuts in Downtown Tampa

Liberty Group and Starwood Hotels are proud to announce that the Aloft Tampa Downtown has made its debut in the heart of downtown Tampa, Florida, following a two-year adaptive re-use project that has transformed the former Mercantile Bank office building into the city's hippest hotel.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, University of Tampa

The Washington Post

We put a man on the moon, so why cana t we...?

Putting a man on the moon really opened a can of worms. More precisely, it gave us an overused preface to a widely varied phrase: "If we can put a man on the moon, why can't we a '' Here are a few memorable questions following that phrase, some serious, some not.


Related Topix: Blog News, Seinfeld, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Al Gore, Science / Technology, NASA, University, FL

Summit County Voice

4 years after Deepwater Horizon oil disaster, dispersant still found lingering in the environment

In 2012, University of South Florida scientists found oil remnants all along the Gulf Coast, often at levels that pose a potential risk to human health.


Related Topix: Environment, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Oil Spill

Seeking Alpha

Quiet Period Expiration For Minerva Biosciences IPO: Short-Term Buying Window

On July 26th, NERV's underwriters will likely release detailed positive reports, leading to at least a temporary rise in NERV prices.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Northwest News and Tribune

Lightning may be cause of Tampa apartment fire

A lightning strike apparently sparked a fire Wednesday at an apartment complex near University Mall in north Tampa, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue said.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Hillsborough County, FL

Sys-Con Media

All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches New...

All Children's Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine launched a new study that will focus on healthy infants and young children, looking at prenatal and early childhood factors that could influence health problems later in life.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, University, FL, Pediatrics, Family, Kids

Business Journal

Tampa bar offers IV drips, not liquor

A newly opened Tampa bar offers a powerful concoction, but those who are scared of needles may want to avoid it.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Business Journal

USF names new dean for College of Engineering

The University of South Florida has named Robert H. Bishop the new dean of the USF College of Engineering.


Related Topix: Marquette University, University, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

National Catholic Reporter

Voters in two states to consider legalizing recreational pot in 2014

When someone close to Teresa Miller developed an addiction to prescription pain medication in 2009, the Florida mom was so distraught she enrolled herself at the University of South Florida.


Related Topix: Florida, Drugs, Marijuana, Tampa, FL, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Tampa Bay Newspapers

New principal expects to help Thunderbirds take flight

Even before Lori Potenza could drive a car, she knew how to fly an airplane. Already she has earned a private pilot's license with an instrument rating.


Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, Pinellas County, FL, Tarpon Springs, FL, Pinellas Park, FL, Clearwater, FL