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Speaking Refugees’ Language

When Jody McBrien, PhD, pursued her doctorate at Emory University in 2001, she came to fully appreciate how difficult refugees’ lives could be.

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Reducing Caregiver Burden

Watching caregivers early in her social work career struggling to take care of their loved ones left a lasting impression on Jane Roberts, ACSW, LCSW, PhD.

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Meeting Adversity

Examining resilience of entrepreneurs in developing countries could help stabilize economies worldwide Entrepreneurs in developing countries experience increasingly chaotic environments influenced by political and social upheaval.

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As a researcher and interdisciplinary chemist, Edie Banner, PhD, has delved into Costa Rica’s rainforests to unearth natural products with medicinal properties.

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Evaluating Risk

Two USF Sarasota-Manatee students have received a unique learning opportunity through a partnership with a Washington, D.C.-based consultant.

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Threat Response

An approach focused on cyber forensics coupled with graduates better prepared to tackle cybersecurity challenges is the best hope for getting ahead of hackers.

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Tourism Trends

The USFSM College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership (CHTL) focuses on preparing students for careers in Florida’s booming hospitality and tourism industry.

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Message from the Regional Chancellor

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Welcome to Research: USFSM, our annual publication showcasing the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s expanding profile as a research-active institution. Read More

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Recent Faculty Book Publications

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Featuring Amelia Foxwell USFSM ‘11, Psychology and Jason Krywko USFSM ‘07, Business Administration

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USFSM Student Showcase

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recognizes the outstanding work of its students each spring during the annual Student Showcase for Projects, Innovation and Research.

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From the Regional Chancellor

Welcome to Research: USFSM, our annual publication showcasing the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s expanding profile as a research-active institution where faculty and students actively engage in research in STEM fields, business, education, IT and cybersecurity, the arts, social sciences and hospitality and tourism.

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Building for the Future

The proposed Integrated Science and Technology Complex (ISTC) will be a catalyst for transformational experiences in and out of the classroom.

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Incredi-bull Critical Thinking

A university-wide initiative designed to enhance students’ critical thinking skills.

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Assessing Environmental Impact

Feng Hao, PhD, challenged his environmental policy class with assessing the environmental impact of commuters along a stretch of I-75.

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At the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, we embrace our role in the vibrant, diverse region we call home.

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