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SELECT: What the USF College of Medicine and Tampa Bay has to offer

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

As you start your journey to becoming a doctor, check out what the SELECT program at the University of South Florida College of Medicine has to offer.

USF Health Has Your Back

Thursday, July 7, 2011

USF Health teams up with Tampa Fire Rescue to study lower back injuries.

Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

Monday, September 19, 2011

The College of Pharmacy ceremony symbolizes the deep commitments to professionalism and ethics.

Hope & Kalongo

Thursday, April 14, 2011

USF Student Body President Cesar Hernandez participates in a documentary focusing on orphans in Kalongo, Uganda.

Life at the University of South Florida

Friday, September 09, 2011

The University of South Florida is located in the bustling Tampa Bay region – just minutes away from the beach, amusement parks and a thriving downtown.

A Healthy New Year

Thursday, December 22, 2011

USF’s Exercise is Medicine experts weigh in with tips for the new year.

New Chancellor for USF Poly

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

David Touchton is named new interim Regional Chancellor for USF Polytechnic, charged with mandate for independence.

Helios STEM Program

Monday, December 19, 2011

USF College of Education receives $430,000 to help transform middle school STEM teacher preparation.

N.I.T.E. Walk Increases Campus Safety

Friday, December 16, 2011

The campus safety audit is performed by student volunteers, faculty and staff, Physical Plant and University Police.

Studying Pathways to Tech Jobs

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

USF receives a NSF grant to support research looking at the effectiveness of STEM education in high schools and community colleges.

Engineers Develop Wireless Emergency Reporting System

Friday, December 16, 2011

Researchers in the College of Engineering recently were issued a patent that creates a Reverse 911 call to mobile phones.

Start Your Engines

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Electric car chargers, funded through a DOE grant, are installed on campus near the Marshall Student Center.

College of The Arts Dean Appointed

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

James S. Moy's global leadership experience extends from Hong Kong to Canada.

AAAS and USF Announce 2011 Fellows

Friday, December 09, 2011

Four USF professors received the honor: Yogi Goswami, Robert Tykot, Michael Zaworotko and Alan Hevner.

GRAMMY Nomination

Monday, December 12, 2011

The School of Music's Professional Choral Institute is in the running for Brahms' German Requiem CD.

Occupy Reproduction

Friday, December 09, 2011

Signs used at Occupy movements across the globe were reproduced and displayed outside the Marshall Student Center.

Economist McPherson Honored

Thursday, December 08, 2011

USF honors Michael McPherson with an honorary doctorate for his achievements in pushing for student success.

Modern Day Renaissance Man

Friday, December 09, 2011

USF student-athlete Chaz Hine was honored in NYC as a National Football Foundation Scholar.

New CBCS Dean Named

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Julie Serovich brings two decades of administrative and research success to USF’s College of Behavioral and Community Sciences.

USF Prof. Testifies Before Congress on Gulf Science

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

USF Professor Robert Weisberg testified Wednesday on the shortcomings in scientific capabilities needed to restore the Gulf ecosystem after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Library Evacuation Over

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Floors 3,4, and 5 evacuated while bomb squad checks antique memento from a World War II collection.

USF to Honor Humanitarian Paul Farmer

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The Florida native, recognized for his work in treating the poor, will receive an Honorary USF Doctorate in Humane Letters at Friday's commencement.

A Study in Determination

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

USF graduate Christopher Lehman overcomes dual disabilities to earn a bachelor's degree in psychology.

USF In The News

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

A visit from ABC Action News was broadcast live and may result in expanded coverage in the future.

USF System Commencement

Monday, December 05, 2011

Ceremonies will be held from Dec. 9 -12, including a Friday event for the Tampa campus at the St. Pete Times Forum.

Children's Art: "WE LIVE HERE" Dec. 16

Friday, December 02, 2011

Opening reception Dec. 16 for exhibition by state org. on arts and disability and partners.

Graphicstudio: For the Love of Art

Friday, December 02, 2011

The digital version of the USF Magazine Winter 2011 edition is live, covering Graphicstudio and world-renowned artists like Christian Marclay.

USF Prof. Named AAAS Fellow

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Business scholar Alan Hevner is recognized for his varied research in areas like database systems and computer science.

USF is Tampa Bay

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

USF will use a branding tactic to "tag" the university as being located in the Tampa Bay region.

New Morsani College of Medicine

Thursday, December 8, 2011

USF announced Thursday the renaming of the College of Medicine to honor Frank and Carol Morsani.

USF Men's Soccer in Elite Eight

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Bulls face off against Creighton at 2 p.m. Saturday in Omaha in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship.

Top 5 Stories of November 2011

Thursday, December 01, 2011

This November was all about USF's first Marshall Scholar, sustainability efforts, sharks and healthy living.

Film Legend a Hit

Monday, November 28, 2011

Werner Herzog impressed a SRO crowd at USF with a showing of his latest documentary and a Q&A that followed.

Powerful Writers

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

See how first-year students are turning words into action Nov. 30. Launches Anew

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

USF researcher leads effort to connect researchers to a new source of support: You.

Preparing Students for Leadership

Monday, November 21, 2011

College of Education faculty secure $1.2 million grant from US Education Department.

Dressing for Success for Free

Monday, November 21, 2011

SIFE’s Suit-A-Bull drive begins Nov. 21, runs through Nov. 30.

"Smart Pot" Water Challenge

Monday, November 21, 2011

The Patel Grand Challenge launches with a competition to create an inexpensive and easy to use water purification system.

First a Goldwater, Now a Marshall Scholarship

Monday, November 21, 2011

Jean Weatherwax receives a Marshall Scholarship to study in London. This is significant. Read to find out why.

New Leader for Edu. Partnership

Friday, November 18, 2011

Donna Elam will direct an effort to harness USF's expertise to benefit Hillsborough County Public Schools.

Regional Strategy for Higher Ed

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The presidents at USF, HCC, PHCC and SPC form consortium to expand the region’s educated workforce.

Unite 4 the Fight Text Challenge

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

USF business and marketing students put on a text message challenge to raise money for pediatric cancer research.

Diabetes Center Opens at USF Health

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

USF Health marks World Diabetes Day by opening a new Diabetes Center and announcing $60 million in research grants.

International Recognition

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

USF Prof. Pat Rogers, a leading Alexander Pope scholar, receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bucharest.

Searching for Sharks

Monday, November 14, 2011

USF students join Mote Marine Laboratory for an excursion into the Gulf to fish for sharks.

New Brazilian Link

Monday, November 14, 2011

USF is selected by the Institute of International Education Program promoting expanded exchanges in Brazil.

Voices From Mariel Show Nov. 10

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Screening Thursday at 7 p.m. features Diversity and Inclusion Director Patsy Feliciano.

Education in Action Luncheon

Thursday, November 10, 2011

USF College of Education hosts 15th Annual event at Florida State Fairgrounds Nov.14.

Cinephiles Delight

Thursday, November 10, 2011

German filmmaker Werner Herzog comes to USF Nov. 19 to discuss new work in progress.

Veterans' Friendly Gathering

Thursday, November 10, 2011

USF, ranked 5th in nation as a "Best for Vets" college, recently hosted a group of Tillman Military Scholars, a USF Veterans' Services event.

Cybersecurity Checkup

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Research by two USF political scientists found a need for preventive measures and dialogue when it comes to cybersecurity.

No Poly Independence Now

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

The Board of Governors set a list of criteria that needs to be met before USF Poly can entertain independence.

Dissecting the Occupy Movement

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Four USF professors discuss social movements and how the Occupy Movement fits in.

Remarks by USF President Judy Genshaft

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Remarks by University of South Florida President Judy Genshaft to the Board of Governors, Nov. 9, 2011.

Norwegian Tragedy Talk Nov. 14

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Noted Norwegian anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen speaks at USF Nov. 14.

Bonding on the Low Ropes Course

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Groups strengthen communication and problem-solving skills in the Low Ropes Course program at USF Riverfront Park.

Countdown to International Education Week 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Join USF World for presentations, lectures and festivities November 14 - 18.

Yeh Awarded Gates Grand Challenge Grant

Monday, November 07, 2011

From commode to clean water, USF's Yeh wins Gates Grant to make usable byproducts from waste.

Global Water Expertise at Patel School

Friday, November 04, 2011

Kala Vairavamoorthy is the founding director of USF's Patel School of Global Sustainability.

ROTC Training Builds Camaraderie

Friday, November 04, 2011

More than 400 students turned out for the early morning march around the Tampa campus.

USF's First Food Waste Audit

Friday, November 04, 2011

The audit, at Juniper-Poplar, indicates USF students waste less food than the national average.

Conference Focuses on Students

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Faculty, staff and students gather to share ideas and celebrate progress during second annual Student Success Conference.

Graphic Novel in Works

Thursday, November 03, 2011

USF students are creating a photo graphic novel that capitalizes on the current popularity of vampires and zombies.

Legendary USF Pianist Remembered

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Four School of Music faculty are headed to Carnegie Hall for a tribute concert to Robert Helps.

Armenian Genocide Talk Nov. 4

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Genocide and human rights experts discuss denial and national security issues regarding the Armenian Genocide.

Top 5 Stories of October 2011

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

USF News is compiling a Top 5 list of articles published each month that align with USF's major strategic initiatives. Enjoy.

Student Success in the Sciences

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

USF's membership in prestigious NSF body can benefit all students taking STEM courses.

Social Media Scavenger Hunt a Hit

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

During USF Homecoming Week, students won hundreds of prizes in the campus-wide Social Media Scavenger Hunt.

Exercise is Just a Click Away

Monday, October 31, 2011

A new online video library from Campus Rec shows how to work out muscles for maximum benefit.

Florida Water Choices Event Nov. 1

Friday, October 28, 2011

Water Choices IV event at USF aims to solve water challenges in Florida.

Across the Pond

Friday, October 28, 2011

USF stages its first European Exposition, opening new academic and research opportunities.

Slowing the Battery Drain

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

USF researchers in the College of Engineering were issued a patent that will extend battery life of a GPS-enabled device.

Sharing Their Success

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

USF Kosove Society students extend one generous couple's legacy through academic excellence and community service.

Arctic Sights and Sounds

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A snowy owl joins USF researchers aboard the USCGC Healy as they return from the Bering Sea.

USF to Host GOP Pres. Debate

Monday, October 24, 2011

The debate, on Jan. 23 in a small theater, will be moderated by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams.

International Fest Nov. 15

Monday, October 24, 2011

USF Student Government to Host Second Annual International Fest on Nov. 15.

Arrest Made In Robbery

Sunday, October 23, 2011

The robbery of a USF student prompted University Police to issue an alert Saturday night. Arrest made Sunday a.m.

USF Student a DOE Ambassador

Friday, October 28, 2011

Stephanie Martell selected to be a student ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Biotech Company Relocating to St. Pete

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Company utilized a USF patent in helping to develop its therapies to treat cancer and infectious diseases.

Studying Survivor Testimonies

Thursday, October 21, 2011

USF graduate students are using the IWitness beta program to study Holocaust testimonies in the Shoah Foundation archive.

In Her Shoes

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event brings out many to support women and pledge to end gender violence.

"Happiness Machine" Visits USF

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The Coca-Cola Company surprises students with give-aways as part of its Open Happiness campaign.

Special Report: USF in Europe

Friday, October 28, 2011

The global future of higher education began to take shape this month in England, with USF holding a European Expo in London.

Life in Lagos

Monday, October 17, 2011

The USF research team in Nigeria, including Professor and History Department Chair Fraser Ottanelli, spend time exploring some of the different markets in Lagos.

USF Celebrates its 15th Homecoming

Monday, October 17, 2011

Weeklong celebration begins Monday, continues through the weekend.

From Tropics to Poles: Groundbreaking Soil Study

Monday, October 17, 2011

Global soil study reveals true diversity of life; new species discovered.

USF Tillman Military Scholars Gather

Thursday, October 13, 2011

USF Tillman Military Scholars participate in foundation's three-day conference.

USF Social Media Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, October 13, 2011

USF students will have the chance to win hundreds of prizes for interacting with the University on social media sites.

USF Partners with IHMC

Thursday, October 13, 2011

The two parties will cooperate on research ranging from cyber security to underwater vehicles.

Iran and Saudi Arabia: Natural Rivals?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

USF Middle East expert says the relationship between the two countries is getting more strained and delicate.

Christian Marclay: Return Engagements

Thursday, October 13, 2011

One of "The 10 Most Important Artists of Today."

Anthropologists on the Offensive

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Scholars strongly react to Florida's governor singling out anthropology as a worthless degree.

The Zone for Art Innovation

Thursday, October 13, 2011

USF's Graphicstudio provides a home to the world's leading contemporary artists to produce groundbreaking work. Benefit sale Friday.

October Brings Zombie Events

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

This month brings midterms, Halloween costumes and the zombie apocalypse.

INTO USF Blossoms

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Nearly 600 students from 33 countries are enrolled in the program that prepares them for a degree program.

USF Scientists in the Arctic

Friday, October 07, 2011

USF scientists aboard the USCGC Healy are in the Arctic region studying ocean acidification. Read the blog and view photos.

White House Reception

Thursday, October 06, 2011

USF's Paul Dosal, Donna Parrino and Cesar Hernandez represent USF at Hispanic Heritage Month events.

Steve Jobs' Legacy Lives at USF

Thursday, October 06, 2011

USF was one of the first universities to partner with Apple on iTunes U, adopt technology for teaching.

Migrant Workers and Education

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

An Oct. 14 panel discussion at USF hopes to shed light on migrant workers’ struggle for education.

USF Students Protest Tuition Hike

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

A group of students expressed their concerns about a 15 percent tuition increase put in place this year.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

A number of events are scheduled for October to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Returning to Asaba

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

USF professors return to Nigeria as part of an effort to create a memorial for the Asaba massacre.

Penny Hoarders Unite

Thursday, September 29, 2011

A USF student creates a blog to share oddball money-making side jobs, and there are many of them.

Patenting Body Armor

Thursday, September 29, 2011

USF graduate is working on a new type of body armor that is both strong and flexible.

Cybersecurity Month

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

USF's cyber professionals are participating in October's National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Restoring the Gulf

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A Pew Gulf of Mexico report calls for a more inclusive oil spill restoration plan to aid recovery.

Grand Opening

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Sept. 27 for the new Interdisciplinary Sciences Building.

Examining Florida's Education System

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

The Conditions of Education Report provides an important foundation to be used in examining and setting K-12 school policy.

New Dean for University College

Monday, September 26, 2011

A national leader from the University of Texas at Austin is appointed founding dean of USF's University College.

Digitizing the Help Desk

Friday, September 23, 2011

Student Affairs launches USF InformaBull, a Facebook page that serves as a virtual help desk for students.

USF Physicists Discover Super-Elastic Shock Wave

Friday, September 23, 2011

A new simulation technique allows discovery of super-elastic behavior in shock-compressed solids.

Interdisciplinary Sciences Event 9/27

Friday, September 23, 2011

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. in front of the main entrance.

Freedom Riders Wins Emmys

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Based on USF professor's award-winning book, the documentary captured three Emmy Awards.

Milani Talks About Freed Hikers

Thursday, September 22, 2011

USF's Mohsen Milani says the American hikers became a pawn caught in the middle of Iranian politics.

USF Athletics Positioned Well

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

As athletic conferences shift, USF officials say USF Athletics is a great asset to conference membership.

Princeton Review Gives USF Program High Marks

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The USF Entrepreneurship Program is named among the top 25 graduate programs in the U.S.

USF Magazine Goes Digital

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The new digital design of the USF Magazine debuts this fall and includes interactive features and adapts to most devices.

ResearchOne: Skating Into Innovation

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Part skateboard, part briefcase, a USF graduate highlights innovation and entrepreneurship with the Skatecase prototype.

Historic Donation for Engineer Training

Monday, September 19, 2011

Agilent Technologies Inc. makes a $25.9 million in-kind donation, the largest ever received by USF.

Bulls Win Big

Saturday, September 17, 2011

USF QB Daniels has a big day as the Bulls go to 3-0 after toppling Florida A&M.

Medicinal Plant Lecture Oct. 20

Thursday, September 15, 2011

A lecture on the use of native American medicinal plants will be held Oct. 20 at the USF Botanical Gardens.

Impacting Holocaust Education in Florida

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

USF genocide expert Edward Kissi tapped to serve on statewide task force on Holocaust education.

Lee Roy Selmon Tribute

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

View a video tribute to USF's former athletic director Lee Roy Selmon, who died suddenly at age 56.

FleX House on D.C. National Mall

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

USF is part of Team Florida, competing against other universities creating energy-efficient housing.

Special Report: USF ResearchOne 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Office of Research & Innovation presents the 2011 ResearchOne with events throughout the year.

New Grant Promotes Intelligence Careers

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

A $720,000 grant will help provide training to students interested in careers in the intelligence community.

Your Thoughts on 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2011

As remembrance events abound, USF News wants to hear from you about your thoughts on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

USF Students Design 9/11 Memorial

Friday, September 09, 2011

School of Architecture students designed a memorial that will be constructed on Madeira Beach and dedicated on the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.

USF Remembers 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2011

From a remembrance ceremony to other events on campus, students and faculty are making sure USF never forgets 9/11.

Text of President Judy Genshaft Fall Address Sept. 7, 2011

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Text of President Judy Genshaft Fall Address Sept. 7, 2011

Computer Store Tech Fair Sept. 23

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Students will be able to try out new products and get the chance to win free gadgets and software.

Moving Service Honors Selmon

Friday, September 09, 2011

USF President Judy Genshaft announces the athletics headquarters will be renamed in Lee Roy Selmon's honor.

Lee Roy Selmon Dies

Sunday, September 04, 2011

A great football player, a true gentleman and the spark to USF athletics dies after being hospitalized Friday.

Satisfying Watch Party

Saturday, September 03, 2011

Students turned out at the baseball complex to watch the USF Bulls stomp Notre Dame. View the slideshow.

9/11 Anniversary Event Upcoming

Thursday, September 01, 2011

USF will hold a remembrance ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Rounding Up Success

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Thousands of USF students turned out for the annual Round Up event, part of the Week of Welcome celebrations.

Partnerships Will Shape USF Future

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

USF President Judy Genshaft cited great wins for the university and emphasized the power of partnerships in her Fall Address.

USF Awarded $11 Million for Gulf Spill Research

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The College of Marine Science is selected as one of eight centers nationwide for continued studies of the 2010 BP oil spill.

Stitching a Design Winner

Monday, August 29, 2011

USF’s School of Architecture sponsoring a design competition connecting Tampa’s downtown with the Hillsborough River.

Now Serving: Healthy Food

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

The newest USF Dining Hall Champion’s Choice offers healthy meals for multiple dietary needs.

A Winning Team of Bulls

Friday, August 26, 2011

USF's Media Innovation Team brings home 10 Telly Awards, recognizing their work with video story-telling.

The Third Decade Begins

Friday, August 26, 2011

Latino Scholarship Program welcomes new cohort and first former scholar as sponsor at 20th anniversary celebration.

Endowment for Adult Learners

Friday, August 26, 2011

The endowment will provide scholarships to adult students who had to interrupt their educational studies.

USF Foundation Sets Record

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Foundation received $111 million in donations for the USF: Unstoppable Campaign this fiscal year.

USF Goes Retro

Thursday, August 25, 2011

SISTUHS, Inc. welcomed new and returning students with a 80s and 90s throwback party, all part of W.O.W.

Quidditch Team Seeks New Muggles

Thursday, August 25, 2011

The USF Quidditch team is gearing up for the World Cup this November and needs talented new players.

Milani Discusses Libya Turmoil

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

An expert in Middle East affairs, the USF professor provides insight into the fall of the Gadhafi regime.

Rays Night

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

The University of South Florida celebrated Tampa Bay Rays night recently. View a photo gallery of the event.

"Cool School"

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

USF is ranked as one of Sierra Magazine's "Cool Schools" for its focus and practices supporting sustainability.

Frequency of Volcanic Eruptions on Rise

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The ash-fall events impacting northern Europe are increasing, a USF study spanning the past 7,000 years concludes.

The Writing Center at USF

Monday, August 22, 2011

The campus resource helps students structure their writing, improving the end result and sometimes a course grade.

Unity Festival

Monday, August 22, 2011

A number of student organizations participated in the Right Connections Unity Festival, part of Week of Welcome.

First Day of Class

Monday, August 22, 2011

USF welcomes its most academically-talented freshman class. Enrollment overall is about 47,000.

Campus Recreation Grand Opening

Friday, August 19, 2011

Take tours, see demonstrations and enjoy giveaways during the Monday Grand Opening of the renovated Campus Recreation Center.

Wilcox Addresses Faculty

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Provost cites USF’s accomplishments and faculty’s commitment to excellence and strategic initiatives in Fall Address.

Countdown to New School Year

Thursday, August 18, 2011

USF students and staff came together at the Marshall Student Center to kick off the 2011-2012 school year.

Bulls Move In

Thursday, August 18, 2011

USF students moved into their residence halls Wednesday with the help of the Bull Haul tradition.

Grab Some Grub

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Find out where and when you can get free food during the USF Week of Welcome celebration.

Creative Haiku

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Send in your best haiku about the start of the new school year and USF Week of Welcome. Be creative and have fun.

Bulls In Focus: Week of Welcome

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

See if you've got game. We want your photos from Week of Welcome celebrations. We will post on USF Life Tumblr blog and on

Growing Traditions at USF

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

USF welcomes new and returning students this week with events that have become annual traditions.

Reaching Milestones

Monday, August 15, 2011

Alumni and friends return Aug. 18 for the Latino Scholarship Program's 20th anniversary celebration at the School of Music.

Humanizing Tampa's Urban Core

Monday, August 15, 2011

The vision of USF architecture students for downtown Tampa's open spaces on exhibit through Aug.18.

Special Report: Exercise and Healthy Living

Monday, August 15, 2011

The renovated Campus Recreation Center, which opens Wednesday, features state-of-the-art equipment.

Special Report: Week of Welcome 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

Nearly 150 events pack this year’s Week of Welcome celebrations, beginning Wednesday.

A Grand Entrance

Monday, August 15, 2011

Improvements and changes to USF's main entrance on Leroy Collins Blvd. are geared toward enhancing student safety.

Emergency Siren Test at 6 p.m. Today

Friday, August 12, 2011

Testing of the emergency siren system has been moved up a week to 6 p.m. today. For testing purposes, Westminster Chimes are used.

Interdisciplinary Marvel

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The new Interdisciplinary Science building, the tallest academic building on campus, will open later this month. View photos.

Touring Tampa

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

New faculty at USF took a bus tour of the area Monday, and stopped by Ybor City for a historic lunch. View the photos.

Studying Culture

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

The first Genshaft/Greenbaum Passport Scholarship recipients savored their opportunities in Costa Rica and Canada.

Logical Choice

Friday, August 05, 2011

A USF College of Business professor is honored for his work in supply chain and logistics management.

First Graduates

Friday, August 05, 2011

A dozen students in USF's School of Global Sustainability receive the first Master's Degrees in Global Sustainability.

Counting Sparrows

Thursday, August 04, 2011

A wide-ranging international study involving a USF biologist sheds new light on how invasive species thrive.

USF System Summer Graduates Top 2,900

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Ceremonies will be held Saturday afternoon at the St. Pete Times Forum in downtown Tampa.

Reaching New Heights

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The USF High Ropes Course is a 55-foot high interactive course that helps groups build teamwork skills in a fun way.

Evolutionary Steps

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

New research involving a USF geologist shows the earliest humans moving from tropical forests to grasslands.

Holocaust Studies

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

A USF instructor attended a fellowship in New York to learn about how to teach the Holocaust responsibly and effectively.

Experiencing India

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

USF students filmed their four weeks spent studying wellness traditions on the other side of the world.

Picturing Medieval Venice

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Art historian Helena Szépe's prestigious ACLS Fellowship supports work on illuminated manuscripts.

Tragedy to Triumph

Monday, August 01, 2011

This summer's outstanding graduate has overcome being a victim of human trafficking to excel in school and in the community.

Summer Commencement Advisory

Friday, July 29, 2011

Dragon Boat Races downtown may make parking at the St. Pete Times Forum for graduation ceremonies a challenge.

Examining the Origin of Foreign Aid

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The work by USF historian Julia Irwin mixes history and science and is rewarded with the prestigious Unterberger Prize.

President Genshaft Comments on USF System

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

USF President Judy Genshaft said she remains "fully committed to the success of Polytechnic and the entire USF System."

The Next Generation of Health Leaders

Monday, July 25, 2011

Medical students selected for emotional intelligence arrive at USF Health for innovative MD leadership program.

College of Engineering In Top 10 With Minority PhDs

Monday, July 25, 2011

College of Engineering is a top 10 producer of African American and Hispanic doctorates.

Student Researchers Discuss Disasters

Monday, July 25, 2011

Three USF undergraduates will present the results of their nine-week study on hurricanes and other disasters.

Exploring Alternative Medicine

Friday, July 22, 2011

A study abroad course in India had USF student Tiffany Piquet confronting her preconceptions of non-conventional medicine.

USF Dining is Styrofoam-Free

Thursday, July 21, 2011

On-campus dining now uses plastic, reusable containers which promotes a healthier environment and saves the university money.

USF Launches Tumblr Site

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The blog will showcase the wide range of creativity from the USF community.

WWII Veterans Honored

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

A USF student and Army veteran escorts a WWII veteran to Washington, D.C. to visit war memorials as part of an "honor flight."

Helping Children With Trauma

Thursday, July 14, 2011

USF assistant professor is utilizing a new therapy technique to help children suffering from PTSD.

On Curt Flood: Credit or Blame?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

From HBO documentary to forthcoming book by USF assistant professor, the late baseball star draws attention as the Father of Free Agency in Sports.

USF Trustee To Head Fifth Third Bank

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Brian Lamb, a USF alumnus, has been named the new market president for Fifth Third Bank in Tampa Bay.

Calling The Countdown

Friday, July 08, 2011

USF Alumnus George Diller delivered the final countdown to the Space Shuttle Atlantis, which will mark the end of the shuttle program.

Draper and USF

Friday, July 08, 2011

As Draper Lab expands its space at USF Research Park and adds staff, its relationship with USF is in full bloom.

Draper Connects In Space

Friday, July 08, 2011

Space shuttle’s last flight is the end of an era for USF partner Draper, but signals the start of new ventures to come.

Finding Sustainability

Thursday, July 07, 2011

A national gathering of environmental engineering and science professors to focus on advancing global sustainability initiatives.

USF Housing Application Updated

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Students applying for on-campus housing can now choose "transitioning" as one of their gender options.

Fourth of July Abroad

USF students and Army ROTC cadets Stephanie Germeroth and Kyle Hartley participated in a flag-lowering ceremony at the Florence American Cemetery and Memorial in Florence, Italy.

Dancers Want to Fly

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Members of the Verlezza Dance company in Ohio travel to USF to test out the second prototype of the Rolling Dance Chair.

USF's Top Social Work Educator

Friday, July 01, 2011

Asst. Professor Iraida Carrion is recognized with local and state professional awards for her work and compassion.

Gulf Beaches Study Continues

Friday, July 01, 2011

The Biology chair at USF has received a grant to continue studying the oil spill's impact on beach critters.

Racing in Costa Rica

Thursday, June 30, 2011

USF graduate student Melissa Whitney is studying public health in Monteverde, Costa Rica, this summer, where she and other students participated in an 11.6 km race.

Have You Ever Traveled Abroad?

Monday, June 27, 2011

USF students are traveling all over the world through study abroad. Let us know where you've been in our poll!

Accreditation at USF Sarasota-Manatee

Monday, June 27, 2011

The accreditation comes after an intensive review process by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

USF Goes to Metrocon

Monday, June 27, 2011

USF students dressed up as favorite characters from animes, movies and videogames for Florida's largest anime convention.

Designs on Tampa's Riverwalk

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

USF urban design students are focusing on a potential jewel in downtown Tampa, the evolving Riverwalk. Watch the video.

Yosemite Adventure Rocks

Friday, June 24, 2011

A pilot course at USF had students braving the American wilderness without technology, but with reflection.

Helping Hearing and Speech Impaired

Friday, June 24, 2011

USF helps Tampa Bay residents through partnership with the Deaf and Hearing Connection for Tampa Bay.

Campus Rec Center Renovation

Friday, June 24, 2011

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the USF Campus Recreation Center construction project. View the video.

USF Chief Operating Officer Named

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

USF President Judy Genshaft announces retired Air Force colonel will join the university's senior leadership team.

USF 9th Worldwide Among Universities in U.S. Patents

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

The Intellectual Property Owners Association ranking puts USF in the elite entrepreneurial class.

Changing Seas Documentary

Monday, June 20, 2011

USF's oil spill research to be featured in a public television series beginning Thursday with a sneak preview and web chat.

Stop! Fill Water Bottle

Monday, June 20, 2011

Typical drinking fountains around campus are being upgraded to include an easy, water bottle filling device.

A New Chinese Eco-City

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Designs by USF architecture students focus on sustainability with an eye on impending environmental and food crises.

Interdisciplinary Passages

Friday, June 10, 2011

A new class brought together students in architecture, dance and video to create collaborate works of art.

Laser Focus

Friday, June 10, 2011

USF will be a training center for a laser scanning system that is revolutionizing archaeological and historical exploration.

Problems in Paradise

Friday, June 10, 2011

A USF field school in the Costa Rican highlands marks a decade of health research on a changing population.

Elite Accreditation for Research

Friday, June 10, 2011

Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program graduates make the case by going on to faculty and postdoctoral positions.

Landmark Treasures

Friday, June 10, 2011

The discovery of a noted Tampa architect's lost drawings will benefit students and the community.

Sun Dome Renovations

Thursday, June 09, 2011

USF System trustees approve the plan to extend life of popular icon another 30 years.

Another Reason to Hate Mosquitoes

Thursday, June 09, 2011

A USF research project finds that the "flying syringes" are packing a multitude of viruses.

Peacekeeping in the Americas

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Maj. Gen. Luis Visot recently traveled to Brazil for Peacekeeping Operations – Americas 2011 involving 16 nations.

Going Global with Prestigious Scholarships

Monday, June 06, 2011

More than a dozen awards send USF students to Africa, Asia, Europe and South America.

Cold Case Tampa Bay

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

USF graduate students investigate and develop profiles of five unidentified bodies in the Tampa region.

IBL Symposium Honors Founder

Friday, June 03, 2011

A tribute to Juel Smith and sharing of multi-disciplinary research on Africa made for a successful event.

Building USF's Profile in India

Friday, June 03, 2011

USF has opened a new office in Delhi that will focus on recruitment, research and building partnerships.

Pie Challenge Fun

Thursday, June 02, 2011

Faculty and staff took a pie in the face as part of the festivities to celebrate the USF Faculty & Staff Campaign. Check out the photos.

Storm Chaser

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

With the start of the 2011 Hurricane Season June 1, read about one USF expert who investigates how storms are interconnected.

USF's Hurricane Experts

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

USF faculty knowledgeable in hurricane science, research and impact provide expertise to media outlets.

Going Places Blog

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Hundreds of USF students are traveling this summer to study and immerse themselves in new cultures. Follow some of their stories in our blog.

Nibbling Thoughts on Food

Friday, May 27, 2011

Ethics of Food Production course does a deep dive into the food industry, changing habits and some gardening tips.


Friday, May 27, 2011

Undergraduate researchers compare content on to the end-of-semester USF student evaluations.

Gulf Monitoring System Sought

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Florida Institute of Oceanography and USF are pushing for a system that will gauge the health of the Gulf of Mexico.

Mind If We Challenge Your Manhood?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

USF stud study by two psychology faculty members is causing an emotional stir across the world.

Black Life Symposium June 2

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

The free public event will honor IBL founder Juel Smith and share multi-disciplinary research on Africa.

USF Academic Progress Rate Up

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

USF jumped up in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate report, highlighted by the football program's big improvement.

Heart of Darkness or The Hunger Games?

Friday, May 23, 2011

USF student Courtney Pollard argues some contemporary young adult fiction has the same literary value as the Classics.

Presidential Impression

Friday, May 23, 2011

Cesar Hernandez, former USF Student Body president, fits in a White House visit during his summer travels.

Nation’s Top Engineering Educator

Thursday, May 19, 2011

USF Professor Autar Kaw to receive the 2011 National Outstanding Teaching Medal from the American Society for Engineering Education.

Examining What Fuels Deadly Rip Currents

Monday, May 16, 2011

USF research may result in better safety forecasts and more lead time to warn swimmers.

Music Courses for High Schoolers

Monday, May 17, 2011

School of Music online courses are open to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Research Universities Ranked

Monday, May 16, 2011

New edition of Top American Research Universities ranks USF 27th in the nation.

Solar-Powered House Begins to Rise

Monday, May 16, 2011

Groundbreaking ceremonies for the FleX House kick start the construction cycle this summer.

USF World Takes Shape

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Karen Holbrook, Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation & Global Affairs, talks about her vision for USF World.

Inspiring Undergraduate Writers

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

The undergraduate literary journal "thread," which just published its fifth edition, is garnering more and more interest.

Vinegar v. Fad Dieting

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Undergraduate researcher studies the use of vinegar for weight loss after seeing its effects in her own family.

A Fresh Start for Haiti?

Monday, May 09, 2011

USF's Kersuze Simeon-Jones places current developments into a historical framework as new president takes office May 14.

Hosting EducationUSA Advisors

Monday, May 09, 2011

The advisors, who promote U.S. higher education to international students, are from countries around the globe.

USF Commencement Video

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Watch a repeat video of USF Graduate Commencement Ceremonies at the Tampa Convention Center and St. Pete Times Forum.

Globalization Focus of Diversity Summit

Thursday, May 05, 2011

The recent event highlighted a world without borders and the need to foster critical thinking.

Commencement Celebrations

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Two events Thursday highlight USF commencement celebrations being held at multiple locations this year.

USF's Milani Offers Insight on al Qaeda's Future

Monday, May 02, 2011

An expert on the Middle East, professor Mohsen Milani discusses the death of Osama bin Laden.

Students React to the Death of bin Laden

Monday, May 02, 2011

USF students discussing the death of Osama bin Laden express reactions ranging from excitement to skepticism.

Focus on Urban Water Use

Monday, May 02, 2011

USF's Kala Vairavamoorthy to deliver prestigious Cambridge University lecture on urban water security.

Special Report: Death of Osama bin Laden

Monday, May 02, 2011

Read reaction from USF students, hear and read faculty experts discussing bin Laden's death and vote in our online poll.

Social Media Drives bin Laden Coverage

Monday, May 02, 2011

News of the death of Osama bin Laden spread across social networking sites late Sunday night.

Can Art Change the World?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

In an effort to communicate and challenge assumptions and prejudices, USF students present powerful exhibit.

Hands-On Work Experience

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Participants in the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day experience science and stardom.

The Wait is On

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

USF freshmen and sophomores are waiting to hear on acceptance to the Fulbright UK Summer Institutes Program.

Students Sing Praises of New Space

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Musicians-in-training give their (high note) impressions of the new USF School of Music building.

Diversity Summit on Changing World Apr. 26

Monday, April 25, 2011

Eighth annual Diversity Summit features Cisco executive Anabelle Pinto and remarks by Tampa Mayor Buckhorn.

Leaving a College Fine-Tuned

Monday, April 25, 2011

USF College of the Arts Dean Ron Jones heads to Memphis to be president of the Memphis College of Art.

USF Virus Hunters Tackling Plant Disease

Friday, April 22, 2011

DNA sequencing of the lowly whitefly will give scientists an edge in fighting crop damage.

Remembering Amy Leah Ryan

Friday, April 22, 2011

A scholarship is established in memory of USF senior Amy Leah Ryan, who died recently in a swimming accident.

South Korea Bound via Fulbright

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Honors College history major Ryan Walsh earns English Teaching Assistantship beginning this summer.

Robotic Search Effort in Japan

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Football-size robots will search underwater in earthquake, tsunami ravaged areas.

Student Body President Makes 24

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Cesar Hernandez completed his 24-hour political speech Wednesday, which was followed by more talk by students.

USF Marine Science Continues Focus on Spill

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

A year after the spill, scientists seek answers to lingering questions on environmental impact, better monitoring systems.

USF Hosts First Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

After five years in the making, the USF Farmers Market has become a reality, offering fruits and vegetables and more.

Unified Attack on Oil Spill Aftermath

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Florida and Gulf neighbors join forces in marine science research collaborative to better study the Gulf of Mexico.

Science in the Spotlight

Monday, April 18, 2011

USF researchers remain in demand as independent voices on the oil spill impact.

USF Winter Guard Captures Fifth Place

Friday, April 15, 2011

The competition in Ohio, which is the sport of indoor color guard, featured more than 11,000 participants worldwide.

Pure Genius at USF Undergraduate Research Symposium

Friday, April 15, 2011

Hundreds of people filed through the Marshall Student Center Friday to view and talk about the projects. See the slideshow.

USF Students Raise Money For Japan Relief

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Fundraisers are being held to raise money for shelter, food and clothing for those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami.

CSI: USF Edition

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Forensics research is at the forefront of some student undergraduate research projects this year. See the exhibits Friday morning at the Marshall Student Center.

A Milestone for Sea Slugs

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

USF study on a slug that turns sunlight into energy lands in Britannica's "Book of the Year."

USF Launches Social Media Page

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

The web page provides users with a one-stop resource for all USF-related social media content.

A Poem Lovely as a Tree

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

USF Botanical Gardens features a new "Poetry Garden," which opens Saturday with a poetry reading.

Research Talent Showcased Friday

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

USF's Undergraduate Research Symposium will feature a record-setting 170 projects at the Marshall Student Center.

USF Study Finds Common Fungicide Lethal for Frogs

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Researchers trying to determine the cause of worldwide amphibian declines turn to popular fungicide.

USF College of Marine Science Lecture Series April 14-15

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Four eminent scholars explore ocean resources and share perspectives on fisheries, oil, the coastline, and energy.

Invasive Species Examination

Friday, April 08, 2011

A USF researcher is among an international team trying to recast how scientists study and explain invasive species.

Earth Day Celebration Upcoming

Thursday, April 21, 2011

With new distinctions in national rankings of environmentally-responsible universities, USF celebrates Earth Day.

About Cuba's Cigars and Black Maids

Friday, April 08, 2011

British historian Jean Stubbs and Cuban poet and novelist Pedro Perez Sarduy will be at USF Apr. 14.

Something Special Inside

Friday, April 08, 2011

Architecture, construction and landscaping come together at the new School of Music to celebrate a special sound.

Take Back the Night April 13

Thursday, April 07, 2011

The annual event, including candlelight vigil, is a pro-active way to speak out against sexual violence.

USF Student Body President Wins Top Honors

Thursday, April 07, 2011

The presentation by Cesar Hernandez on immigration policy takes top honors at an international event in Dubai.

USF's Goldwater Scholar

Friday, April 08, 2011

Nation's most prestigious science award goes to electrical engineering student Jean Weatherwax.

Acting Creative

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

USF Honors College One-Act Play Festival thrills the audience and inspires students and would-be playwrights.

Email From China

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

USF senior Samantha Ashworth is spending a year abroad in China. Read her email sent to faculty and students about her experiences.

Musical Opening

Monday, April 04, 2011

View photos from the recent opening of the new School of Music by USF News photographer Aimee Blodgett.

Atomic Learning Forum April 5

Monday, April 04, 2011

USF community invited to information session Tuesday April 5.

USF Quidditch Team Takes Third at Swamp Cup

Friday, April 01, 2011

USF students competed against other Florida teams in a “muggle-fied” version of the popular Harry Potter sport.

USF's Holbrook to Chair ORAU

Friday, April 01, 2011

USF's Karen Holbrook is new chair of the Oak Ridge Associated Universities Board.

Can a Black Man Be a Feminist?

Friday, April 01, 2011

USF professor explores the role of men as feminists and being sympathetic to women’s issues.

Severe Weather Settles Down

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Storm warnings are history as we head into Friday. USF issued a statement on classes due to Thursday's weather. Watch USF webcam.

School of Music Unveiled

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

One of the most elegant and acoustically significant buildings in higher learning, the School of Music features a 30-ton acoustical cloud in its 485-seat concert hall.

A Lost City No More?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

USF Professor Philip Reeder is part of a team that may have discovered the location of the legendary city of Atlantis.

Italian Industrialist Rivolta Mar. 29

Monday, March 28, 2011

Piero Rivolta, a novelist and poet, will discuss his manifesto, "A Need for Poetry – A Manifesto."

iPad Improvisation at USF

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

USF students and faculty marry technology with music and dance, using the iPad to bring the message home.

2011 Chinese Bridge Competition

Monday, March 28, 2011

College and high school students recently competed in a Chinese language competition complete with performances.

We Want Your Photos

Friday, March 25, 2011

Do you take cool photos? We want to see your best of the USF campus. Send them in and they may be published in the USF Magazine.

Tongue Lashing

Friday, March 25, 2011

A USF scientist unlocks the cold-case mystery of high-performance toad tongues in chilly weather.

Colorful Murals Accent School of Music

Thursday, March 28, 2011

Artist Janaina Tschäpe, whose relationship with USF dates back to 2004, painted two murals at the entrance to the new School of Music.

USF to Host Top Student Ceramic Artists

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Conference is expected to draw more than 5,000 artists, educators, collectors and ceramics aficionados.

The Sound of Music

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

USF's new School of Music, dignified and modern and acoustically wonderful, is harmonious from your eyes to your ears.

USF Graduate Programs Score High

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

U.S. News & World Report's latest graduate school guide ranks several USF programs among the top in the nation.

Author Rebecca Skloot Mar. 29

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

The best-selling author will autograph copies of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks following talk.

Keynote Speaker Geoffrey Canada Talks Education

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

During a USF conference, the Harlem Children's Zone director spoke of his deep concern for the future of children.

Special Report: Grand Opening

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

USF's School of Music, an acoustic marvel with classrooms, practice rooms and a grand auditorium, opens Thursday.

USF's Piano Man

Monday, March 21, 2011

Svetozar Ivanov was given the task of choosing the coveted Steinway grand pianos for the new School of Music.

Water Crisis is Personal

Monday, March 21, 2011

From Sri Lanka to Tampa, Kala Vairavamoorthy continues to focus on the need for clean water for all.

Everything Old is New Again

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A mashup of 18th Century Literature and modern technology results in a new online journal about early women authors.

USF Geologist Says Planning Helps Avert Disasters

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Design standards for power plants and other facilities should take into account location and past seismic activity.

They Call it Match Day

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Watch the Match Day celebration for USF College of Medicine students, who find out where they will serve their medical residency.

A Cooler Spring Break

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

In areas across the country, dozens of USF students are spending spring break helping others and giving back to communities. Read their blog posts.

USF Students Leaving Japan

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Update: USF officials are arranging to bring home six USF students studying in Japan. The students are not in danger; action follows U.S. State Department recommendation.

View the New Baseball Complex

Monday, March 14, 2011

With seating for more than 3,200 people, the new USF Baseball Stadium is gorgeous and green. View the slideshow.

Autism Staff Gives Back

Monday, March 14, 2011

As part of Giving Back Day, USF staff spent time helping paint a house for Habitat for Humanity.

Patel Center Celebration

Friday, March 11, 2011

More than 100 people turned out for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the Patel Center. View the photo slideshow.

USF Watching Deadly Quake

Friday, March 11, 2011

Six USF students in Study Abroad program were not impacted by the disaster.

Bulls Bow Out of Big East Tournament

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

The USF basketball team falls to Cincinnati in the second round of the Big East Tournament, 87-61.

FIO Director Hogarth on Capitol Hill

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Former dean of USF's College of Marine Science talked to a subcommittee about overfishing in U.S. waters.

Language Lovers Unite

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

The second annual USF/Tampa Workshop on Syntax, Semantics and Phonology will take place at the USF Library.

Middle East Turmoil

Monday, March 07, 2011

USF professor Mohsen Milani, an expert on the Middle East, weighs in on the historic shift happening in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere.

Herstory Panel on Women In Workplace

Monday, March 07, 2011

The Tuesday event will include Tampa’s police chief, the city’s first woman plumber and business leaders.

Lee Woodruff Featured Speaker

Monday, March 07, 2011

USF, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital and the American Red Cross host daylong conference Mar. 10.

USF Car Enthusiasts Meet

Monday, March 10, 2011

The new group, focused on showcasing modified cars and learning, meets every other Friday on campus.

Black History Month and More

Friday, March 04, 2011

USF researchers say there is more to experience and explore around Black history than what can be covered in a month.

USF Graduate School Celebration

Thursday, March 03, 2011

USF Graduate School celebrates 30 years of providing professional development to graduate students.

USF Partners with Jackson Laboratory

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Jackson Laboratory-Florida will be housed in Sarasota County and will have labs and offices at USF Health complex in Tampa.

One Pencil Can Help Bring Peace

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Honors College course uses social media to change perceptions about Afghanistan and help its children.

Good News For Spring Breakers

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

USF geologist has found that the beach cleanup in the Florida Panhandle has cleared visible tar balls and buried oil.

Rock For Autism

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

USF freshman created charity and holds benefit concerts to raise money for and bring awareness to autism.

Speaking of Stuttering

Monday, February 28, 2011

The King's Speech, which won four Academy Awards, is viewed as an inspirational film to overcoming adversity.

Youth Day for Kids Who Stutter Feb. 26

Friday, February 25, 2011

Third Annual "Speech Party" offers fun and information to children who stutter, parents and role models.

USF President Genshaft, Steven Greenbaum Donate $1 Million

Friday, February 25, 2011

Passport Scholarships will open new educational doors for USF System students who want to travel abroad.

Children's Festival Mar. 5

Friday, February 25, 2011

USF Benefit for Slain Tampa Officers

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Psi Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta recently honored Tampa Police Officers David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab, who died in the line of duty.

USF Health Research Day Friday

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Event showcasing the work of graduate and postgraduate students will be held at the Marshall Student Center.

Visions of the Antarctic

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

USF researcher's photos of the icy continent depict the wild art of science.

First Confucius Classroom in Florida

Monday, February 21, 2011

Thurgood Marshall Fundamental Middle School will host Confucius Classroom, opening up exchange opportunities.

USF, Dutch Experts Examine Urban Water Issues

Monday, February 21, 2011

Resilient Tampa Bay conference looks at preparing the region for water emergencies, including storm surge and urban flooding.

USF Researchers Show Need for Better Gulf Tracking

Monday, February 21, 2011

In a published article, USF researchers say the nation needs a better, more integrated system to track the Gulf of Mexico oil spill or other disasters.

Candidate Forum at USF Sunday

Friday, February 18, 2011

Tampa mayoral and city council candidates will attend a forum Sunday at the USF Marshall Student Center to meet students and the public.

New Mass Comm Director Sees Bright Future

Friday, February 18, 2011

Fred Pearce joined USF after nearly two decades at the University of Alaska.

USF Student's Invention

Friday, February 18, 2011

Tune in to the Discovery Channel on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. to see Calvin Sutton's invention featured on the show "Pitchmen."

Energy Companies Helping Fund Solar House

Friday, February 18, 2011

But more contributions are needed to get the FLeX House built for the national Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, D.C.

Pooch Puffer Top USF Young Innovators Winner

Monday, February 14, 2011

A panel of celebrity judges picked the winners from a field of students from around Tampa Bay.

Cars By The Billions

Monday, February 14, 2011

UC-Davis professor visits USF Thursday to talk about cars, pollution and the world's motoring future.

The Story Behind Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 10, 2011

USF professor sheds light on the popular holiday and traces its roots back to the third century.

Campus MovieFest Comes to USF

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Expect to see USF students and faculty filming five-minute films around campus for the world’s largest student film festival.

Steinways In The House

Sunday, February 06, 2011

On its way to becoming a Steinway School, the USF School of Music took possession of its first delivery of the celebrated instruments. Watch the video.

USF Microbiologist Silences Critics

Sunday, February 06, 2011

Dismissed by corporate lawyers as "junk science," professor's work tracking poultry pollution is now proven.

Student Support Services

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Student Support Services and Freshmen Summer Institute help incoming freshmen navigate new university surroundings.

Sustainability Gold

Monday, February 07, 2011

Sustainability and environmentally-focused initiatives on campus have earned USF a coveted "gold" rating.

USF Foreign Students Eye Middle East Struggle

Thursday, February 03, 2011

The students are watching the protests and historic change with a mix of pride and anxiety.

Young Inventors Got Ideas

Thursday, February 04, 2011

Eight-year-old contestant in USF’s Innovation Express Your Inventors Contest makes good with pain-free solution.

Reading Program Value

Thursday, February 03, 2011

Professor calls progress unprecedented as TUNEin to READING shows gains ranging from 27 to 214 percent.

Black Emphasis Month Ongoing

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Black Emphasis Month at USF features many Greek-sponsored events and has something for everyone.

Hate Crimes Examined

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

USF and SUNY-Albany researchers explored the post-9/11 spike in hate crimes, but found some curious results.

Navy Week Flight Photos

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Two Navy SH-60 helicopters came to campus Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011 as part of Navy Week celebrations.

Justice Movements In the Americas

Monday, January 31, 2011

An event beginning Wednesday at the Patel Center will explore social movements and new politics emerging in the Americas.

USF and Pat Tillman Foundation

Thursday, January 27, 2011

The program, named after the former NFL player, provides scholarships for veterans and their dependents.

Helicopters Touching Down Thursday

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Helicopters with the U.S. Navy will land at USF's Fowler Field around 1 p.m. Thursday as part of Navy Week.

Mailer Review Focuses on Two "Literary Warriors"

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The two celebrated writers never spoke face-to-face, but curiously observed each other from a distance.

MLK III Lecture Discussed

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A packed ballroom at the Marshall Student Center heard the slain civil rights leader's son's lecture. Listen to what students said.

Severe Weather Warning

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Tampa Bay region is expected to be hit with severe weather this evening and tonight. Tonight's Tampa campus classes are open.

Hillsborough Students Benefit from Africana Studies Event

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Students spoke to native Africans, learned customs and experienced African fine arts. View slideshow.

Two New USF Trustees Named

Friday, January 21, 2011

Northern Trust executive Stephanie Goforth and Watson Clinic CEO Dr. Louis Saco are USF College of Business alumni.

"Green" Patel Center Opens at USF

Friday, January 21, 2011

USF's Patel Center for Global Solutions is designed and built to be efficient, respectful of strained natural resources and green.

Chef Duff Goldman at USF Jan. 26

Friday, January 21, 2011

Reality TV star chef Duff Goldman visits campus as part of the University Lecture Series.

Solar House Competition Heats Up

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The student team is fine-tuning the house design and fundraising efforts are underway to cover the cost of the project.

Carnegie Foundation Classifies USF a Top Research University

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

USF's campuses in St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland also receive first-time classifications.

USF Offers Bike-Share Program

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Campus Recreation offers a bike-share program for students for on-campus or off-campus riding.

USF's Third President Dies

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

John Lott Brown is credited with overseeing USF's transformation into an emerging research university.

Stampede of Service User-Gen Pics

Monday, January 17, 2011

Are you in these pictures? Check out photos from Saturday's Stampede of Service event to benefit the community.

Acclaimed Journalists, Filmmakers Document USF's Oil Spill Exploration

Friday, January 14, 2011

Naomi Klein and Jacqueline Soohen document in articles and film a December research cruise aboard the R/V Weatherbird II.

AAAS Fellows Announced

Friday, January 14, 2011

The distinguished recognition for science advancement is bestowed upon individuals by their peers.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Honored with Week-Long Celebration

Thursday, January 13, 2011

USF's week-long celebration concludes at 7 tonight with a lecture by Martin Luther King III at the Marshall Student Center ballroom.

USF, Leavitt Settle Lawsuit

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The University of South Florida and former football coach Jim Leavitt settle lawsuit over his firing.

A Survivor's Story

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Haitian teacher Jean Francois Dujour survived the Jan. 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake and is now forging a new future at USF.

Demystifying Economics

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The study of economics is critical since it weaves through everyone’s life and every aspect of society.

USF Week of Welcome Underway

Friday, January 07, 2011

The spring semester Week of Welcome celebration puts some new twists on old traditions.

Brogan, Parker Visit USF

Thursday, January 06, 2011

The officials were briefed on strategies underway in Tampa and St. Pete tied to the New Florida Initiative.

Solar Power Plant Coming to USF

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

With the goal of making solar power affordable and available 24/7, USF professor D. Yogi Goswami and his team are building a plant on campus.

Sith and Jedi Battle on USF Campus

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

A Star Wars live action role play group recreates battles on campus, but also helps out in the community.

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