USF researchers shine light on “The Politics of Mental Health”
Graduate students and faculty members at the University of South Florida and colleagues tackle tough questions about mental illnesses and add new dimensions to discussions about the “politics” of mental health in a recently published special issue of the Journal of Medicine and the Person.
Dancing into the spotlight
University of South Florida senior Brooks Oglesby leaves audiences in peals of laughter as he dances about his apartment to catchy tunes.
Department of Communication to host Comm Day on April 11
On April 11, 2014 the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Communication will host its annual Comm Day celebration. There will be events all day for students, faculty and staff.
Holocaust eyewitness, subject of documentary, to speak at USF
At 87 years old, Warsaw Ghetto and Holocaust survivor Jerry Rawicki demonstrates the remarkable power of eyewitness testimony in a documentary to be shown at an event hosted by the College of Arts and Scienes at the University of South Florida.
CAS Trail Blazers host lecture on ‘Sports an Politics’
Modern science has revealed through research that it is very difficult to learn on an empty stomach.
The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Florida embraces this truth as they continue their 30-year-old tradition of feeding the minds and bodies of alumni and community leaders at its Trail Blazers lecture series.
Holocaust survivor documentary to premiere at USF
The University of South Florida College of Arts and Sciences will host the Tampa premiere screening of “Behind the Wall” at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 in the Marshall Student Center’s Oval Theater at the University of South Florida.
CAS alumnus develops mobile app
Most graduates do not linger on campus for long after graduating. Many alumni start internships, begin a career, or pursue graduate school.
USF graduate accepted into spring 2014 internship at Cannes Festival
Shelly Dulman, a 2013 communication graduate from the University of South Florida, was accepted into The Internship Experience component of the spring 2014 Creative Minds in Cannes Film Festival Program.
Deadline approaching for Dean's Office Internship Program
The College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office Internship Program is looking for interns for the upcoming spring semester. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2 to CPR 107. Interviews will take place on campus during Dec. 4-12.
New class aims to prepare students for life after graduation
Assistant Professor Jason Zalinger knew that he wanted to mentor his students so they could prepare for life after graduation. So, he spent the summer brainstorming ways to improve the confidence and direction of University of South Florida communication majors so that they feel confident moving forward into the next chapter of their lives.
Communication professor takes fresh approach to create Holocaust documentary
Jerry Rawicki, 86, left his hometown of Treblinka, Poland when he was 14 years old, after fighting in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and losing his mother and sister to the gas chamber in a concentration camp.
Student interest in Arabic leads to scholarship
For Sarah Sharfstein, a sophomore double majoring in anthropology and communication, it started with an interest in people and culture.
Deadline approaching for Dean's Office Internship Program
The College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office Internship Program is looking for interns for the upcoming summer and fall semesters. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on April 19 to CPR 107. Interviews will take place on campus sometime between April 25-May 3.
CAS Dean's Office to host internship information session
Do you love being behind a camera? Would you consider yourself a social media whiz? Do you love to write? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you should check out the information session for the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office Internship Program at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 in Cooper Hall (CPR) 355.
Making a career out of a hobby
Several days a week, you’ll find communication student Kelly Will out on the fields by Juniper-Poplar or over by Sycamore Drive signing in intramural sports players, training officials and handling minor injuries.
Cultural anthropologist to speak at USF
Life is a relationship of mixed feelings. As we learn and grow, we also age and, in the opinions of some, decay.
Interns needed for the College of Arts and Sciences
Are you a great writer? Do you love working with social media or behind a camera? The University of South Florida’s College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office is looking for enthusiastic and motivated students for their summer and fall internships. There will be an information session on Wednesday, April 4 at 5 p.m. in Cooper Hall (CPR) 471.
USF professor to lead discussion about Black History Month
How does Black History Month make Blacks and Whites feel about themselves? Shukree Hassan Tilghman aimed to find out as he posed the question, “Should Black History Month be ended?” The results are in his documentary “More Than a Month” that will be shown at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Pinellas County African American History Museum and Resource Center. The museum is located at 1101 Marshall St. in Clearwater, Fla.
Lecture to discuss politics, racism and the USDA
The University of South Florida Department of Communication will host the Second Annual Distinguished Alumni Lecture featuring Emmett Winn, Ph.D. at 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2011 in CIS 3020. Winn will discuss how politics and filmmaking converged in the early 20th century to promote a view of racism in the United States.
Professor analyzes impact of former MLB player
When HBO showed “The Curious Case of Curt Flood” Wednesday night, one viewer who considers himself one of the foremost experts on the late baseball player was paying close attention with an especially critical eye.
6 CAS professors named Outstanding Undergraduate Teachers
Six College of Arts and Sciences professors received the University of South Florida Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for the 2009-10 school year.
Communication professor wins distinguished award
Kenneth Cissna, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Communication, won the 2010 Distinguished Award for an Edited Scholarly Book from the Applied Communication Division of the National Communication Association NCA.
Three alumni discuss life after college
Three men, three different careers, three different lifestyles, but one foundation that allowed them all to grow — the University of South Florida. The three College of Arts and Sciences alumni, T.J. Nutter, Emilio Gonzalez and Howard Gruverman, were given a tour around their alma mater and took part in a panel discussing their career accomplishments and their experiences at USF.
CAS students win prestigious international scholarship
Two USF College of Arts and Sciences students have won the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, a grant for U.S. citizen undergraduate students to pursue academic studies abroad. The selection rate for this scholarship in the last nine years has been as low as 11 percent, making this a very competitive scholarship.
Preserving Holocaust oral histories
An internationally recognized ethnographer who studies and records human cultures, sociologist, and communication scholar, USF communication professor Carolyn Ellis has a long-standing interest in personal narratives of loss, trauma and emotionality in communication.