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When Colorado biology student Melissa Buckley was evaluating graduate schools, she liked USF and Moffitt Cancer Center, thinking them good institutions for the research she planned to do. But equally important was Buckley’s impression of the Tampa Bay region. "It seemed like a young, upcoming area. I liked the vibe,'' says Buckley. "I love the beach. Pass-a-Grille is my favorite.'' Heidi Toomy, fellow ARCS scholar doing coral reef research at USF’s Marine Science Program for her graduate studies, agrees. "I fit the St. Pete lifestyle. I live two miles from downtown and I can finish an experiment and be out kayaking within 30 minutes,'' says Toomey. Buckley and Toomy are the first award recipients of the newly established ARCS (...