News Category: College of Arts & Sciences

Student Ruby Ramos conducts research at the biology lab that opened in early May.

USF Sarasota-Manatee to open second biological laboratory

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 27, 2015) – USF Sarasota-Manatee has received a $50,000 grant from the Selby Foundation to support construction of a second modular laboratory for biological research. The grant,...


Students Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will study in South Korea this summer.

Study abroad trip will mark anniversary for USF Sarasota-Manatee pair

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 19, 2015) – While most students are enjoying a dip in the pool or simply a break from studies, Moe Maung and Kathy Vu will spend their...


Interns Zach Nemitz and Ruby Ramos take turns looking at bacteria through a microscope.

USF Sarasota-Manatee lab looks to control mosquito population

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 12, 2015) – Dr. Aparna Telang’s research lab is taking shape after the modular building arrived in late January at USF Sarasota-Manatee’s north parking lot. Two incubators,...



USF Sarasota-Manatee researcher: Band class more than just music

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 7, 2015) – Dr. Susan Fulton and her husband, John, were talking about budget cuts to school band programs a couple years ago when Fulton was struck...


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Sarasota County Joins Global Network of Age-Friendly Communities

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 6, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has joined an initiative to help Sarasota County enter a network of more than 250 cities and communities worldwide promoting...


Left to right: Regional Chancellor for USF Sarasota-Manatee Dr. Sandra Stone, Outstanding Graduate Award Winner Colleen Bankuty and USF System President Dr. Judy Genshaft at Sunday's commencement.

USF Sarasota-Manatee grads look to Career Services office for next step

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 4, 2015) – Michael Aemisegger Jr. is set to start an accounting job next week. Jessica Mahon has already lined up an insurance sales position. And Will...


Crews continue work Friday on the new basketball court at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee athletic courts project nears completion

SARASOTA, Fla. (May 1, 2015) – Finishing touches were made a month ago to the volleyball court and in matter of weeks the basketball court will be ready for play....


Left to right, Vince Buckwalter, Mark Miller, Mark Marshall and Mike Townsend of Stryker.

Musician relishes journey, finds new calling at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 29, 2015)  – Anyone kicking around Sarasota’s club scene 20 years ago might remember the band Stryker. Scratch your memory a little harder and you might recall...



Ajax Building Corp. establishes scholarship for USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015)  – Ajax Building Corporation, which for years contributed to projects across the USF System, has donated an initial $5,000 to establish a scholarship fund at...



USF Sarasota-Manatee Will Hold 63rd Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 3

SARASOTA, Fla. (April 28, 2015) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) will hold its spring commencement exercises at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the Bradenton Area...