Posts Tagged ‘2020’

Q&A with Casey Welch

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Casey Welch is vice president for external affairs and governmental relations at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus. He serves as the official liaison between the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus and government entities and oversees the campus’ community engagement and corporate partnership activities.

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UNI Award Spotlights

University of South Florida Nexus Initiative (UNI) awards offer faculty the opportunity to advance current human understanding and address pressing societal needs through collaboration with global partners in research and scholarly and innovative efforts

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At the University of South Florida, we believe that inviting our community partners to join us in the educational process benefits both our students and our region.

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Terrorism: Fear vs. Worry

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Murat Haner and Melissa Sloan recognized that the body of research into issues related to terrorism was vast when they launched a study of their own.

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Illuminating Safety

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While plenty of quantitative research exists to establish the relationship between crime rates and poorly lit areas, few studies have offered the promise of helping direct precisely where streetlights should be located to curb criminal activity.

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Music of Hate Crime

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The gunman drove to the front door of the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand, entered the building and fired indiscriminately for about five minutes during afternoon prayers, killing 41 people.

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New Pathways to Knowledge

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In a sparse classroom in the mountainous city of Iringa in central Tanzania, Sunita Lodwig met with a group of high school students and teachers for three months in 2016.

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Acting Your Age

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Valerie Barnes Lipscomb’s groundbreaking research into ageism in modern drama and theatre is rooted in the premise that age is performative—that we really do “act our age”—and that nowhere is that more clearly evident than on the stage.

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Section: Aging & Healthy Living

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With the number of residents 65 and older expected to represent more than 26 percent of its population by 2025, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Florida has more older adults than any other state.

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