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Forensic Imaging (May 26, 2014)
USF's Erin Kimmerle (center) & NCMEC's Joe Mullins (right) assist a student in the forensic imaging workshop.

A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression, to help identify suspects and...

 
NCMEC's Joe Mullins age progresses a photo in the forensic imaging workshop.

In April 2013, a body was found in Sumter County, and investigators turned to the USF Forensic Anthropology Lab for help in identifying it.
On this week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7, we take a look at the forensic imaging tools the...

 
Forensic Imaging / Biomedical Research Roundtable (May 19, 2014)
USF's Erin Kimmerle (center) & NCMEC's Joe Mullins (right) assist a student in the forensic imaging workshop.

A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression, to help identify suspects and...

 
USF & Moffitt reps (left table) and local lawmakers (right table) at a biomedical research roundtable at the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Biomedical research has a multi-billion dollar presence in the Florida economy, thanks in part to federal funding. But those funds are threatened by previous sequestration cuts and possible new ones.

A recent roundtable gave a trio of Bay...

 
Healthcare Innovation Competition / USF Graduation (May 12, 2014)
The 12 teams of students from 8 universities who took part in the 2nd Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition (photo courtesy Candace Kaw)

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top and took home the 10-thousand...

 
USF Students celebrate their graduation at a May 3 ceremony at the USF Sun Dome.

The University of South Florida awarded over six-thousand degrees during spring commencement – a new record for USF. Among the highlights were a family with three graduates – a father and two of his children – and the final time names of...

 
Healthcare Innovation Competition (May 5, 2014)
The 12 teams of students from 8 universities who took part in the 2nd Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition (photo courtesy Candace Kaw)

It’s “Shark Tank” – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology. Find out who came out on top and took home the 10-thousand...

 
USF students Andrea Little and Hector Angus pitch 1Apple grocery chain at the State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition

From a Google Glass application for people with cognitive and physical disabilities to a grocery store chain that sells healthy food in low-income neighborhoods, some of the best student developed healthcare technology is being developed in the...

 
Miles for Moffitt (April 28, 2014)
Runners start at the 2013 Miles for Moffitt (photo courtesy Miles for Moffitt)

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars, with all of the registration...

 

Runners and walkers are stretching their legs and tying their shoes as they prepare for Miles for Moffitt, coming up Saturday, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost one and a half million dollars—...

 
Miles for Moffitt / Bionic Arm Surgery Update (April 21, 2014)
Runners start at the 2013 Miles for Moffitt (photo courtesy Miles for Moffitt)

7,000 walkers, runners & wheelchair racers are expected to take part in the 9th Annual Miles for Moffitt, May 10th on USF’s Tampa campus. In its first eight years, the event has raised almost $1.5 million dollars, with all of the registration...

 
Josalyn Kaldenberg and Dr. Doug Letson meet with reporters

Three years ago, Moffitt Cancer Center and Shriner’s Hospital teamed up to perform a surgery that gave then 8-year-old Josalyn Kaldenberg of Iowa the nation’s first expandable prosthetic arm. Now, Josalyn and her family have returned to Moffitt...

 
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