Press Coverage

  • COVID-19 adds urgency to USF researchers’ high-tech solution to nursing home care crisisopen_in_new

    June 16, 2020 - Mirage News

    Nearly 2,400 nursing home workers also tested positive for the virus, and 10 workers have died from COVID-19 by mid-June, according to Florida Department Health data compiled by the Florida COVID-19 Hub at the USF Libraries GIS Unit of the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections.

  • Pandemic, protests pack brutal punch for Tampa’s University Areaopen_in_new

    June 2, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times

    At the edge of a major state university and institutions including the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, the neighborhood has struggled for decades. “What was groomed as a student living area became a place where the poorest people moved,” said Andrew Huse, librarian and archivist at USF.

  • COVID-19 Hub tracks coronavirus spread across Floridaopen_in_new

    May 28, 2020 - The Oracle

    On May 15, USF Libraries received a grant of $25,000 from the Truist Financial Corporation to establish the COVID-19 Research and Information Fund. The fund was created to support programs geared toward research on COVID-19. With the grant, the fund will be able to keep the platform up to date and keep it operational, according to Lori Collins, research associate professor and co-director of the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections.

  • Up and Comer, Meghan Cookopen_in_new

    May 22, 2020 - USF Libraries

    Meghan Cook has been a friendly face in the USF Tampa Library since 2018, where she makes up half of the Geosciences Research Platform Team (RPT). As the subject expert for Geosciences, she and her fellow RPT teammate, Matt Torrence, provide support for faculty and graduate students in the USF School of Geosciences in research discovery, publication, grant writing, teaching, and informed collection management.

  • USF engineers get National Science Foundation grant to study coronavirusopen_in_new

    May 21, 2020 - Tampa Bay Business Journal

    The National Science Foundation awarded the University of South Florida College of Engineering $200,000 to build a digital tool that will allow health professionals, researchers and government agencies to delve further in the coronavirus pandemic.