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USF dean chosen for key marine sciences leadership position

USF dean chosen for key marine sciences leadership position

Tampa, Florida -- The University of South Florida and one of its leaders in environmental sciences are ensured to have a voice internationally in shaping the future of ocean research, technology, and educational programs for years to come.

Spring Break Mad Science Camp Enrichment Program

Spring Break Mad Science Camp Enrichment Program

Lithia, FL -- If you are looking to enroll your child in a campy for spring break this year, then look no further than the "world's fun science provider" at Fishhawk Ranch, where organizers say your child will have fun, and learn, all at the same time!

Spring Camp Program details are as follows:

Two USF Professors Earn Prestigious Sloan Fellowships

Two USF Professors Earn Prestigious Sloan Fellowships

TAMPA, Florida -- Two University of South Florida faculty members in biological oceanography and physics are among the 126 scholars and scientists in the United State and Canada who were named the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation research fellows for 2013. 

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida State Parks announces new, free mobile app

Florida-- Trees, lakes, trails, wildlife- they're all things that come to mind when thinking about Florida's parks. Techonology, smartphones and applications, howeverm are probably the last things to come to mind- until now!

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection's Park Services department has announced the launch of their new, free mobile application, which will serve as an interactive guide for users on the go at any of Florida's 171 parks, trails and historic sites. 

Excel at Excel

Excel at Excel

Tampa, Florida -- The Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library will be offering a free introductory class to Microsoft Excel.

The hour-long class will be offered on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 2:30 p.m.

Among the skills students will learn learn includes how to work with the layout, entering data and how to insert rows and columns.

The class size is limited to nine people, so sign up early on the day of the class. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at the library's Reference Desk.

FishHawk Computer Services offers Kid Online Safety Course

FishHawk Computer Services offers Kid Online Safety Course

FishHawk, Florida -- Worry about your kids using the computer?

Go see FishHawk Computer Services in Park Square! They can help keep your kids safe from potential online threats.

The course will be held at 16144 Churchview Drive Suite 210C. Call 813-777-3977 for more information.

Festival of Chocolate attempts two Guiness World Records

Festival of Chocolate attempts two Guiness World Records

Tampa, FL-- In its third year at MOSI, The Festival of Chocolate is going to make chocolate and science history. With approval from Guinness World Records, The Festival of Chocolate will make a dual World Record attempt for The World’s Largest Practical Science Lesson and The World’s Largest Cup of Hot Cocoa on Monday, Jan. 21, beginning at 2 p.m.