The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) and Duke Energy invite you to attend the inaugural event of the Joint Institute for the Gulf of Mexico Studies:
An evening talk with Pulitzer Prize-winning author, historian and USFSP alum Jack Davis. Davis will speak on the current environmental challenges afflicting the Gulf of Mexico, the region’s unique geology and history and share stories from his book “The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea.” RSVP.
The Joint Institute brings together academia, government and industry to collaborate on joint research, disaster responses, economic development and the integration of marine and life sciences for the Gulf of Mexico.
Monday, October 8
USF St. Petersburg University Student Center Ballrooms
VETERANS COMING HOME
WUSF Public Media’s Florida Matters program will premiere three short documentaries and host a town hall discussion on what works when it comes to veterans returning home as they transition to civilian life. These documentaries are part of the national Veterans Coming Home campaign, which explores success stories, what makes coming home easier and the challenges veterans face returning to civilian life.
Tuesday, October 9
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
USF St. Petersburg University Student Center Ballroom
ARTHUR ASHE BIOGRAPHY
The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library is hosting Dr. Raymond Arsenault, the John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History at USFSP, to speak on his new book “Arthur Ashe: A Life.”
This is the first comprehensive biography of the tennis legend and civil rights icon, which charts Ashe’s transformation from a shy African-American boy from segregated Virginia to a cosmopolitan figure who transformed the world of sports and activism.
Wednesday, October 10
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
USF St. Petersburg Poynter Memorial Library
USFSP Homecoming is October 14th – 20th
From cardboard boat races to carnivals and football games, there is lots going on. To find out more information about Homecoming activities at USFSP, check out the Homecoming website.
STEM INQ LAB OPEN HOUSE
The launch of the USF St. Petersburg College of Education STEM INQ Innovation Lab is nearly here. This state-of-the-art facility will train the next generation of teachers and leaders in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
Come out to an Open House of the Lab during the St. Petersburg Science Festival on:
The St. Petersburg Innovation District is the professional home to hundreds of scientists and doctors, leaders in their fields world-wide but often unknown locally. A State of Science event seeks to change that, showcasing these individuals and their stories through a series of fast-paced, brief presentations.
Wednesday, October 10
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm with reception following
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Research and Education Building
The 8th Annual St. Petersburg Science Festival returns to campus this month. Scientists, environmental organizations and citizens will transform the north side of Bayboro Harbor’s waterfront into an immersive science, technology, engineering, art and math experience under the sun.
Saturday, October 20
10 am – 4 pm
USF St. Petersburg, Poynter Park, FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute