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Transcript: Winter 2012 President's Report: A Video Message for the USF Community

Friday, January 25, 2013

Giving the Gift of Life

Thursday, December 20, 2012

A USF student – mother and grandmother - thanks her rescuers after collapsing outside a classroom at the C.W. Bill Young Hall during finals week.

Tracking Deadly Fungus

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

USF researchers have found that a deadly amphibian pathogen can also infect crayfish.

Charter Fellows

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Five USF faculty are named Charter Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, honoring inventors and innovators.

Sun Dome Spectacular

Thursday, December 20, 2012

View a slideshow of some of this year's concerts and events at the Sun Dome since it reopened after substantial renovations.

Graduating Fun

Monday, December 17, 2012

View photos and see what people were saying about the weekend’s commencement ceremonies.

Recognizing a Tampa Icon

Thursday, December 13, 2012

USF "Founding Father" John Germany will receive the President's Fellow Medallion at Saturday's commencement.

Herd of Thunder in London

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The USF marching band will perform on the global stage as part of London's New Year's Day Parade.

Weekend Graduation Ceremonies

Thursday, December 13, 2012

John Germany, David Touchton and Purdue's Joseph Francisco will receive special recognition during the events.

Full Report on Dozier School for Boys

Monday, December 10, 2012

USF researchers release report finding additional graves at school in Marianna, Florida.

Additional Graves Located at Former Reform School

Monday, December 10, 2012

A report by USF researchers notes 19 additional grave sites and discrepancies in records on how some youths died.

Community Volunteering

Friday, December 14, 2012

Each Friday evening, a group of USF students help feed the homeless in downtown Tampa.

Welcome Home Willie Taggart

Saturday, December 08, 2012

USF has named Willie Taggart its head football coach. Taggart comes to USF from Western Kentucky where he was the head coach for the past three years.

Community Stepping Stones

Friday, December 07, 2012

USF's involvement in Sulphur Springs teaches the value of community art as it helps enrich and transform lives.

Museum Insights

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

USF students put their art studies knowledge to the test in an exhibition featuring works from the USF Graphicstudio.

Resources During Finals Week

Thursday, December 06, 2012

The Marshall Student Center and Library will feature extended hours, review sessions, activities and more during exam week.

USF-Exeter Relationship Extended

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Already a strong partnership, the two leading research universities will explore opportunities for greater cooperation.

Flags at Half Staff Honor Pearl Harbor Dec. 7

Thursday, December 06, 2012

University Presidents Unite

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

USF President Genshaft joins others in pledging not to raise tuition if legislators support $118 million investment in higher education.

Adventures in Arashiyama

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

USF student Sierra Young visited an area of Kyoto while studying abroad in Japan. Read more about her experiences and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Top 5 Stories of November 2012

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

USF faculty members were recognized in November for their achievements and innovations.

Educating Against Genocide

Monday, December 03, 2012

USF Professor Edward Kissi is involved in an effort to implement Holocaust and genocide education for nations across the globe.

Examining Atrocities

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Visiting expert Avital "Tali" Nates talked about South Africa's efforts to teach young people about the Holocaust and genocide.

A Look Back at the BP Disaster

Monday, December 03, 2012

New papers by federal scientists detail the scientific challenges and lessons learned during the Gulf Oil Spill.

Middle East, Central Asia Focus of Conference

Monday, December 03, 2012

The USF Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies is hosting scholars to discuss critical issues in the region.

New USF.edu Coming Dec. 7

Monday, December 03, 2012

The new main website will feature USF-branded templates, new content and enhanced functionality.

AAAS Names 15 USF Fellows

Thursday, November 29, 2012

From climate change to blueberries, USF faculty expertise is recognized by the international organization.

Touring Sydney

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

USF student Victoria Screnock visited St Mary's Cathedral while studying abroad in Australia. Read more about her adventures and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

For Serious Foodies Only

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A new certificate in Food Studies appeals to those with a consuming interest in how the world nourishes itself.

"End Date" Nears

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Expect the hype to intensify as the calendar draws closer to Dec. 21, 2012, the so-called Maya doomsday.

Sampling Other Countries

Monday, November 26, 2012

The USF International Festival featured information on travel abroad and a window into other cultures.

USF Professor Receives Awards

Monday, November 26, 2012

USF marine science professor wins mentorship award and is named a fellow of Paleontological Society.

Bulls’ Offense Heats Up Too Late in Loss at Cincy

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Floyd is efficient, but Murray scores USF's lone TD in fourth quarter of a 27-10 loss on Friday night.

Road to the Bullitzer

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

USF students in the First Year Composition course have an opportunity to compete for the top writing prize.

Taylor Named to NAFSA Board

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Marcia Taylor, USF World's director of International Services, is appointed to the regional board of the leading international education organization.

Shape Shifting Invention

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

A USF engineering professor is developing a new flexible surface technology that could be applied to a number of industries.

Corwin Talks Conservation

Monday, November 19, 2012

The popular conservationist showcased a bunch of animals while delivering on his message of conservation.

Black Friday Morphing into Thursday

Monday, November 19, 2012

USF marketing experts see the unofficial shopping holiday intruding even more on Thanksgiving in coming years.

Bulls Finish Off Non-Conference Play at Miami

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Demetris Murray's 100-yard rushing performance was not enough for USF to overtake Miami Saturday at Sun Life Stadium.

Corwin on Campus

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Popular conservationist Jeff Corwin is appearing at USF as part of the University Lecture Series.

"Chem-E-Car" Competition

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

USF students competed in a national competition that runs model cars fueled by chemical reactions.

USF Professor Receives Prestigious Award

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Autar Kaw receives the highest undergrad teaching honor from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and CASE.

2012 International Photo Competition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

View a slideshow of the winning photographs from USF World's annual photo competition.

Student Philanthropy Honored

Friday, November 09, 2012

The USF Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement is Philanthropic Service Organization of the Year.

USF Graduate to Compete in Miss America Pageant

Friday, November 09, 2012

Aniska Tonge, who graduated in the spring, holds the title of Miss Virgin Islands 2012.

USF Fall Dance Concert

Friday, November 09, 2012

View video of a behind-the-scenes rehearsal of one of the dances featured in the event; find performance dates and ticket information.

Top 5 Stories of October 2012

Thursday, November 08, 2012

USF researchers and students made great strides in October, from a genetic discovery to thriving international programs.

Ethics Bowl Challenge

Thursday, November 08, 2012

The USF Ethics Team is in St. Petersburg this weekend to match wits with other institutions in the Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl.

Hundreds Rock the Watch Party

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

View a video and photo slideshow of Tuesday's election night "Tailgate Watch Party" at USF's Marshall Student Center.

Social Media Collection

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

View the photos, video and comments people made on social media sites during Tuesday's USF Watch Party.

Election Night Epicenter

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

USF's election night Watch Party featured food, fun, lots of media interaction, cheerleaders, Bulls Radio and, of course, an appearance by Rocky.

Celebrating Holidays

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

The USF Office of Multicultural Affairs hosted a recent event to recognize the different holidays that cultures celebrate.

Election Day Questions?

Monday, November 05, 2012

Here’s a quick overview of what you need to know to vote.

Election Night Tailgate Party on Tap

Monday, November 05, 2012

USF student organizations are putting the finishing touches on preparations for Tuesday night's Watch Party at the Marshall Student Center.

Florida Voting System Under Scrutiny

Monday, November 05, 2012

USF political expert Susan MacManus says any legal challenge to a close election will focus on election reforms in place.

Defense Stifles UConn in 13-6 Win

Saturday, November 03, 2012

Watson's interception deep in USF territory helps the Bulls get back on the winning track at home despite Daniels leaving with an ankle injury.

Front Row Tampa Bay: Diabetes and Alzheimer's Research

Friday, November 02, 2012

USF doctors were featured in a segment focusing on the university's diabetes and Alzheimer's research and treatment.

Front Row Tampa Bay: USF CAMLS

Friday, November 02, 2012

USF Health was featured in a segment focusing on the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation.

USF Ranks High for Minority Graduation Rates

Friday, November 02, 2012

Studies show USF continues to make strides in awarding degrees to students from underrepresented groups.

USF Honors Fulbright Scholars

Friday, November 02, 2012

The university held a celebration breakfast to highlight scholars and kick off International Education Week.

Front Row Tampa Bay: Veteran's Reintegration

Thursday, November 01, 2012

USF's efforts to assist with veterans reintegration was the focus of a segment.

Living Legend

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Muriel Siebert, first woman to sit on the New York Stock Exchange, speaks at USF Nov. 9.

Election Night Fever Heats Up

Thursday, November 01, 2012

USF student organizations are expecting a healthy turnout for the Tailgate Watch Party on election night.

Front Row Tampa Bay: Leadership Spotlight - Judy Genshaft

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

USF President Judy Genshaft was featured in a segment focusing on different aspects of the university.

Front Row Tampa Bay: Last Word - Doug Woolard

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

USF Athletic Director Doug Woolard was featured in a segment focusing on the university's athletic programs.

Sightseeing in Japan

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

USF student Sierra Young visited Nara, where she witnessed a wedding procession. Learn more about her adventures in Japan and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

USF Police Dept. Receives Reaccreditation

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The department has received accreditation since 2000.

USF Hosts Former Iranian Hostage

Monday, October 29, 2012

The visit by former U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Limbert falls on the 33rd anniversary of the Iranian Hostage Crisis.

USF Offense Shines in 37-36 Loss to Orange

Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Bulls rack up 552 yards of total offense before Syracuse goes ahead with 3 seconds to play.

Thinking Transatlantic

Friday, October 26, 2012

Germany is at the center of an essay contest, film screening and roundtable discussion in November.

Real-Life Foundations for a Magical World

Friday, October 26, 2012

Learn about the Renaissance beliefs that helped form a basis for the Harry Potter novels.

USF Researchers Identify Gene Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Discovery will help aid prevention measures for ailment that affects 30 million Americans.

USF Homecoming on Social Media

Thursday, October 25, 2012

See what USF students are saying on social media during Homecoming Week celebrations.

Election Night “Tailgate Watch Party”

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The event at the MSC on Nov. 6 will be broadcast live by the BBC and WUSF. Join Rocky, Sun Dolls and USF Cheerleaders.

Great Collaborations

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Oktoberfest, put on Friday by the College of Arts and Sciences, promotes interdisciplinary research and scholarly endeavors.

Benefiting from International Conferences

Monday, October 22, 2012

Three USF undergraduates present their research at an international congress in Mexico.

Homecoming Through the Years

Monday, October 22, 2012

In honor of this week's Homecoming celebrations, see user-submitted photos from past USF Homecoming events.

Popular Author Connelly Talks Shop

Monday, October 22, 2012

A couple of hundred USF students turn out to hear the author talk about always being in a position to be inspired.

Writing Commons – An Online Textbook

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A resource of peer-reviewed articles about writing, Writing Commons is the brainchild of USF English Professor Joe Moxley.

Bulls Downed by Cardinals

Saturday, October 20, 2012

USF drops a 27-25 decision to Louisville to start the second half of the season.

VP Nominee Ryan Visits USF

Friday, October 19, 2012

Paul Ryan stops by the USF Alumni Center to talk with students and faculty about innovation and entrepreneurs.

The Tropics and Global Climate Change

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Stony Brook University, USF researchers and partners publish findings in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

VP Nominee Ryan at USF Friday

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Paul Ryan will discuss entrepreneurship with USF students, faculty and alumni.

Front Row Tampa Bay: USF College of Marine Science

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The USF College of Marine Science was featured in a segment focusing on the College's research efforts in the Gulf and beyond.

National Parks Connection

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

USF anthropologist Antoinette Jackson will work to enhance ethnography programs at U.S. National Parks.

USF hosts Rory Kennedy Nov. 8

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

The documentary filmmaker, daughter of RFK, to talk about latest film "Ethel."

USF Community Solutions Webinars

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Upcoming webinars features USF experts on community initiatives and care.

Engineering Firm Supporting Student Success

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Alumni-founded HSA Engineers & Scientists has donated $100,000 to further a renovation project at Engineering II building.

Emotional Tally

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

A USF alumnus documents her battle with cancer through her artistic expression in a collection now on display at Moffitt Cancer Center.

Lakeland Honors Genshaft

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The Lakeland City Council proclaimed Monday "Dr. Judy Genshaft Day" in Lakeland.

Front Row Tampa Bay: USF College of Business

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

The USF College of Business was featured during a roundtable discussion on business partnerships.

Klein Talks Politics

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Nationally recognized journalist Joe Klein talks about his work with students in the Honors College.

Preventing Suicide Workshop

Monday, October 15, 2012

Timely two-day workshop shares best practices in the face of sobering statistics.

USF Straw Poll Favors Obama

Monday, October 15, 2012

President Obama receives more than 60 percent of the vote by USF students, who say economy, jobs and education are top issues.

Housing Agreement Announced

Monday, October 15, 2012

USF announces student housing partnerships with 4050 Lofts and Campus Club Tampa.

Walking the Walk

Friday, October 12, 2012

USF men walk in heels to show support for women and take a stand against domestic violence and sexual assault.

Hairspray Performances In October

Thursday, October 11, 2012

The School of Theatre and Dance and School of Music presents the Broadway musical in Theatre I.

International Initiatives Thriving at USF

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

International student enrollment and the number of students studying abroad are each up more than 20 percent this fall.

"Father of USF" Sam Gibbons Dies

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The long-time Tampa Congressman is credited with being the key driver to starting the University of South Florida.

Sam Gibbons Timeline

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A look back at the life of statesman Sam Gibbons.

Student Debt Crisis Forum

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

A forum at the Marshall Student Center will examine the cost of higher education, student debt and debt solutions.

Temple Blocks USF's Comeback Attempt

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Temple came away with a 37-28 win over the Bulls Saturday in Philadelphia.

International Friendship

Friday, October 05, 2012

USF student Jessica Valceus (far right) has met students from Sri Lanka, Fiji and Haiti while studying in Australia. Find out more about her experiences and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Featured Speaker

Friday, October 05, 2012

The University Lecture Series seeks to inspire and promote engaging discourse through its choice of speakers.

Our Constitution's Rocky Start

Thursday, October 04, 2012

With the election season is full swing, USF political scientist examines some disagreements among the Founding Fathers.

Skating Her Case

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

USF President Genshaft showcases the patented Skatecase during an innovation conference at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

"Shadow Debate" Part of Presidential Race

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

As Obama and Romney square off Wednesday night, the real debate may take place in the social media universe.

Patels Create $12M Endowment for Patel College of Global Sustainability

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Donation will expand on globally-leading work of researchers and students to build a better future for the developing world.

Smart Pot Finalists Named

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The grand challenge is to develop a low-cost water container that can produce safe drinking water in developing countries.

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Kickoff Thursday

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Part of the celebration, which includes entertainment and food, is recognizing six honorees who contribute to Latino culture.

Meet the "Fat Kid Rules the World" Author

Monday, October 01, 2012

Young adult fiction writer K. L. Going will be on campus for speech and book signing Oct. 2.

Reliving Homecoming

Monday, October 01, 2012

Submit your photos from past Homecoming events to be featured on the USF website and social media sites.

Top 5 Stories of September 2012

Monday, October 01, 2012

Students showed off their artistic sides in September, and the USF community celebrated new awards and rankings.

Bulls Hang Tough in 30-17 Loss to No. 4 FSU

Saturday, September 29, 2012

USF cut its deficit to 13-10 in the third quarter and kept it close before a record crowd at Raymond James Stadium.

Fall Family Weekend 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

View our slideshow of students and their families enjoying the Fall Family Weekend activities.

Evolving Field of Behavioral Epigenetics

Monday, October 01, 2012

USF biologists publish a new guide about the role of epigenetics in how species adapt to new environments.

Learning the Movie Business

Thursday, September 27, 2012

USF English Professor Phillip Sipiora helps his students get involved in feature films, both in front of and behind the camera.

Fighting Global Poverty

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

USF's Nourish International chapter helps a medical clinic in Peru as part of its mission to assist underdeveloped communities.

Meeting Growing Demands

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

New PhD program will prepare students for educational leadership careers.

Horse Festival in France

Monday, September 24, 2012

USF student Lindsay Berstling visited a festival of horses, ponies and donkeys in Rennes, France. Read more about her adventures and those of other students on the study abroad blog.

USF Entrepreneurship Program Shines

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine rank USF's interdisciplinary program among the top 25 programs in the nation.

USF's Comeback Attempt at Ball State Falls Short

Saturday, September 22, 2012

The Bulls took the lead late in the fourth quarter but eventually fell to BSU, 27-31.

Panhellenic Blog Celebrates Success

Friday, September 21, 2012

The blog, started by a member of USF's Panhellenic Executive Board, hopes to combat stereotypes around sororities.

Research Awards Exceed $411 Million

Thursday, September 20, 2012

The record research total was announced during Wednesday's Fall Address by President Genshaft.

TODAY Show Challenge

Thursday, September 20, 2012

USF competed in the show’s College Challenge, which was won by the University of Tennessee.

Student Success and Innovation

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

In her Fall Address, President Genshaft said USF will continue its laser focus on student success initiatives, innovation and research.

TODAY’s Here Today!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Break out the beachwear! Everyone’s invited to the Tropical Paradise-themed welcome event.

USF 2012 Showcase Video

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Partnership Awarded $1 Million Grant

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The federal grant, awarded to a USF-led partnership, will be used to launch new companies and create jobs.

Text of the 2012 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 19, 2012

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Text of the 2012 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 19, 2012.

The Unique Centre Gallery

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Located in the Marshall Student Center, the gallery showcases student exhibits.

Scholarship Surprise

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

USF Trustee Jordan Zimmerman and President Genshaft surprise essay contest winner with scholarship award.

TODAY, here at USF?

Monday, September 17, 2012

To bring on an “invasion by Kathie Lee and Hoda,” it’s up to you…

Highly Animated

Monday, September 17, 2012

The School of Art and Art History’s new animation lab features state-of-the-art equipment and software.

USF's New Academic Year Rings in Higher Rankings

Friday, September 14, 2012

Fall semester shows positive trends across a range of student measures.

American Flags at Half-Staff

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Read a message from President Barack Obama.

Bulls Drop First Game of Season Against Rutgers

Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Bulls' Big East opener ends in a 23-13 loss to the Scarlet Knights.

Class Traditions

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The incoming freshman Class of 2016 recently got together for a class picture at the soccer stadium. View a slideshow of how it happened.

Bull Market Fun

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Each Wednesday, the open-air shopping experience takes place outside the Marshall Student Center.

USF Joins UN-Habitat Partnership

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

The Patel School becomes the North American Representative in the UN's new research, strategy partnership on future cities.

Frontier Forum Kicks Off with Futurist

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Physicist Michio Kaku, a Discovery Channel contributor, will be speaking at MOSI Sept. 26 as part of the lecture series.

Investigating Invasive Species

Monday, September 10, 2012

A USF study finds behavior and stress hormones at play as the invasive house sparrow spreads to new territory.

Miracle Finish for the Bulls

Saturday, September 08, 2012

The Bulls pulled off a miracle in front of a mountainous terrain with a soaring pass from B.J. Daniels to Andre Davis.

Faculty Focus

Friday, September 07, 2012

"Homegrown Humanities," a new discussion series aimed at showcasing books published by USF faculty, kicks off Sept. 12.

Top 5 Stories of August 2012

Thursday, September 06, 2012

August was about making an impact, from scholarships and student achievements to sustainability and studying the effects of climate change.

Italian Food for Thought

Thursday, September 06, 2012

USF's Italian Program and its director emphasize the significance of food – in theory and practice.

Looking Back: Week of Welcome

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Relive this semester's celebration by reading what students posted on social media sites about WOW.

Taking on the World

Friday, August 31, 2012

Four professors join forces to go on a literary journey.

Successful Opening

Friday, August 31, 2012

New state-of-the-art SMART Lab puts into practice new approach to math learning.

College Colors Day

Friday, August 31, 2012

View a slideshow of Bulls fans sporting green and gold in honor of the annual College Colors Day celebration.

USF's Dedication to Veterans

Friday, August 31, 2012

USF dedicates Veterans Achievement Center with support from Birdies for the Brave.

Toward Global Citizenship

Friday, August 31, 2012

Enhancing USF's expanding global focus was at the center of the university's first Global Citizenship Conference.

Powerful Community Support

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

A large crowd turns out for the Latino Scholarship Awards ceremony at the USF School of Music.

Noted Statesman Speaks on Iran's Nuclear Efforts

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

USF Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies hosts Thomas Pickering as part of its National Security Lecture Series.

All Politics is Local

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

USF's Susan MacManus, a top expert on Florida politics, is at the top of her game with the RNC in Tampa.

Thousands Rally for Ron Paul

Sunday, August 26, 2012

The USF Sun Dome was the scene of a Sunday afternoon rally for the Texas congressman.

Provost's Faculty Address

Friday, August 24, 2012

USF Provost Ralph Wilcox calls for a focus on student success as the Fall 2012 semester gets underway.

USF Highlighted in Front Row Tampa Bay

Thursday, August 23, 2012

The online program will be broadcast for four days, coinciding with the Republican National Convention.

Update: USF Campuses Reopen Tuesday

Monday, August 27, 2012

After being closed Monday due to TS Isaac, all USF campuses - Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota-Manatee and Lakeland - will reopen as scheduled Tuesday.

WOW and Move In Day

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Move In Day was in overdrive Wednesday, and Week of Welcome kicked off with a balloon drop at the Marshall Student Center.

The RNC in Tampa

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

View reports on how USF, its faculty, students and staff are interacting with the Republican National Convention.

Integrating Global Awareness

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Indira Nair is the keynote speaker at USF's first Global Citizenship Conference Aug. 22.

USF Faculty Experts

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

USF faculty members are available to the media to comment on a host of issues, trends and emerging topics of interest.

The 'On Point' Blog

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Read blog posts from top thinkers at the University of South Florida commenting on news of the day and other trending topics.

Week of Welcome on the Web

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

See how you can use social media to connect with the university and fellow Bulls during Week of Welcome celebrations.

Outstanding Accomplishments

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Latino Scholarship Awards program celebrates its 21st anniversary in a ceremony Aug. 23.

Campus Siren Test

Thursday, August 16, 2012

USF Emergency Management will be testing the campus siren at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20. The Westminster Chimes will sound. This is just a test.

Slideshow: Art of the Poison Pens

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Consortium to Tackle PTSD

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Draper, USF join top research institutes to form national consortium to address the trauma crisis caused by PTSD.

Art of the Poison Pens

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A former USF dean puts his collection of political cartoons on display in time for the RNC in Tampa.

Nature Study Examines Ocean Health

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

A new index provides the first global assessment combining natural and human dimensions of sustainability.

Sustainable, Clean Transportation

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

USF, Hillsborough EPC and TECO Energy join forces to promote the use of clean energy in Tampa Bay.

A Cooler 'Cool School'

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

USF rockets up the Sierra Magazine rankings in sustainability by creating a greener campus.

USF Study: Frogs Getting Sick from Climate Change

Monday, August 13, 2012

Project confirms cause-effect relationship between temperature fluctuations and disease-induced frog mortality.

Adventures at Sea

Monday, August 13, 2012

A Florida science teacher joins USF researchers continuing their study on the impact of the Gulf oil spill. Follow the blog.

New Faculty Tour Tampa

Monday, August 13, 2012

View a slideshow of the new faculty luncheon held at The Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City.

Minstrelsy's Many Faces

Friday, August 10, 2012

The history and use of "blackface" in the evolution of African American entertainment revealed through rare USF Libraries collection.

Summer Commencement Scenes

Thursday, August 09, 2012

View a slideshow from the University of South Florida summer graduation celebration.

Slideshow: USF Botanical Gardens Weather Information

Thursday, August 09, 2012

View the slideshow of photographs from the USF Botanical Gardens.

'Proud to be a Bull'

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Commencement's Outstanding Graduate Demelza Hays is passionate about the opportunities and education she received at USF.

USF Faculty Experts

Thursday, August 09, 2012

The University of South Florida in Tampa, Fla., is a global research university dedicated to student success. Faculty experts are available to the media to discuss a host of issues, trends and emerging topics of interest.

Pinning USF Winners

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

See who won the first-ever USF Pinterest contest, Pinning USF.

Bulls Football Camp Preview

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Check out what’s happening at the USF Bulls football preseason camp.

Public Art on Campus

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

View our slideshow of public art on the USF Tampa campus and vote in our poll for your favorite piece.

Graduating Socially

Monday, August 06, 2012

USF students and their families share their excitement online, collected here.

Fringe Festival Performance

Friday, August 03, 2012

The cast and creators of What the Heart Remembers are in Scotland for performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fine Achievement

Friday, August 03, 2012

A USF graduate finds success after struggling during his first attempt at college.

University Police Wins Award

Thursday, August 02, 2012

The award notes the department's work in traffic safety enforcement and education.

Top 5 Stories of July 2012

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

In July the USF community explored different cultures at home and abroad, while students developed skills for competitions.

USF System Summer Commencement

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The Summer Graduation Ceremonies will be held Saturday at the USF Sun Dome, beginning at 9 a.m.

USF Researchers Measure Beach Loss

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Pinellas County beach surveys before and after Tropical Storm Debby show significant sand loss.

Commencement Connections

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

USF graduates can use social media to connect with the university during commencement ceremonies this weekend.

Passion Play

Monday, July 30, 2012

Members of USF Racing use their love of car racing and engineering skills to produce a winner.

Brain Workout

Monday, July 30, 2012

Older adults can take part in a USF study that is showing benefits in fight against cognitive decline.

Olympics 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

USF students and staff share their Olympic moments.

USF World Joins Going Global

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The international resource and career portal offers travel guides and career options around the world.

Reaching Out – Magnificently

Friday, July 20, 2012

USF's Confucius Institute connects China to the community on and off campus through various events.

USF Partners with Foursquare

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The university is partnering with the location-based social networking site on the launch of a new feature.

Rock Camp On a Roll

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The summer program at USF's School of Music is helping to define a new way to teach music education.

Summer Scenes on Campus

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Summer scenes are in full bloom throughout the University of South Florida campus. View the slideshow.

USF Student Video Contest Finalist

Monday, July 16, 2012

Mark Araya's video about safe and smart driving is competing for a $25,000 scholarship top prize.

Fifteen Minutes with Dr. Oz

Friday, July 13, 2012

USF Health volunteers rally for the health screenings offered to Tampa Bay residents as part of the "Dr. Oz 15-Minute Physical."

Sightseeing in Singapore

Thursday, July 12, 2012

USF student Krystal Hill visited the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum during her layover in Singapore. View video clips of her adventures traveling to Malaysia on the Going Places blog.

Teaching Assistant Pioneer

Thursday, July 12, 2012

A USF doctoral student is the first to participate in a unique teaching experiment with Hillsborough Community College.

FIO Head Tapped for Interim Post

Thursday, July 12, 2012

USF System President Genshaft appoints William Hogarth as interim USFSP regional chancellor.

"Pinning USF" Contest Guidelines

Friday, July 13, 2012

Users interested in participating in the university's first-ever Pinterest contest can find complete guidelines here.

USF Launches Pinterest Page

Friday, July 13, 2012

Fans of the university are encouraged to create USF-themed pinboards for a Pinterest contest.

Siscoe Appointed Interim VP for Student Affairs

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

She promises programs, services, and initiatives “to aid all Bulls in their success.”

Two Top Scholars

Monday, July 09, 2012

A Fulbright postgraduate research grant and a Florida Gubernatorial Fellowship round out impressive list of top scholars this year.

Florida's Social Worker of the Year

Monday, July 09, 2012

USF's Florida Kinship Center Director Anne Strozier earns local and state-wide recognition for her work.

Mentor Program Highlights

Friday, July 06, 2012

USF's College of Business Corporate Mentor Program provides networking between students and professionals.

Top 5 Stories of June 2012

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Discover the extent of the USF community in June, from local elementary schools to cultures on the other side of the world.

Miss USF Competes for Miss Florida Crown

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Bionqua Lynch, a senior biology major, credits the contest with helping her develop communication skills.

Federal Bill Could Benefit FIO

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Fines from BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill could mean tens of millions of dollars for Florida marine research.

Tigers in Thailand

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

USF student Lea Bates visited the Tiger Kingdom while on a tour of Chiang Mai. Read more about her study abroad experience and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Bear Wanders Through USF, Captured at Busch Gardens

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

The black bear was first spotted on the USF campus around 1 a.m. Tuesday. It will be taken back to Apalachicola National Forest.

Building a Global Business

Thursday, July 05, 2012

A former USF student is growing an international business around translating languages.

FIO and Coast Guard Forge Alliance

Friday, June 29, 2012

The Florida Institute of Oceanography and the 7th Coast Guard District sign an agreement on disaster response.

New Certificate in India Studies

Thursday, June 28, 2012

USF World introduces broad multidisciplinary curriculum with study abroad component, open to all majors.

Zero Tolerance: A Pathway from School to Prison?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

USF researchers explore the criminalization of in-school behavior and over-representation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system.

Learning from the Pros

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Local preschoolers learn about weather systems from USF graduate students and weather experts.

Kevin Banks Takes VP Post at Morgan State

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Popular assistant vice president hailed for helping make USF "a place to enjoy all that the university has to offer."

A Message from USF President Judy Genshaft

Monday, June 25, 2012

In support of USF Students, a great education is balanced with affordability and access.

USFSP Regional Chancellor to Step Down

Monday, June 25, 2012

Margaret Sullivan, regional chancellor since 2009, will step down Aug. 2.

Watch Weather in Hillsborough County

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby is whipping up a mess of weather in the Tampa Bay area. Check the National Weather Service for alerts and warnings.

USF Well Represented at MovieFest

Friday, June 22, 2012

Four films from USF are competing in this year's Campus MovieFest Hollywood event.

Fairest Pepper of Them All?

Friday, June 22, 2012

USF Botanical Gardens tropical plant fair and sale July 14-15 includes a pepper beauty contest.

Stuttering Conference in St. Pete July 4–8

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The annual conference provides an opportunity for USF researchers to jumpstart new research direction.

Water Works

Thursday, June 21, 2012

A host of USF engineering students have visited the Netherlands to study water issues and adapting to changing climate.

USF Among Leaders in Patents

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Intellectual Property Owners Association ranks USF in the elite list for the second year in a row.

Exploring the Middle East

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

USF student Stephanie Anderson visited cultural sites in Jordan, including Ajloun Castle. Read more about her experiences and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

New USF Foundation Board Members

Friday, June 15, 2012

Leiweke, Riddle and Valiente agree to serve as leaders for the foundation.

WUSF Receives Edward R. Murrow Award

Thursday, June 14, 2012

WUSF Public Media received a first place Edward R. Murrow Award in the audio documentary, large market category.

USF Trustees Act on Tuition Increase

Thursday, June 14, 2012

At Wednesday's meeting, USF Trustees approved a measure that would result in an overall increase of 9 percent.

Scientific Superheroes

Thursday, June 14, 2012

USF's own Scientific Superheroes have unleashed a video series that pushes learning to a whole new level.

Voice of a Generation

Monday, June 11, 2012

USF professor, collection recognizes literary and social value of young adult novels.

Professor Named Jefferson Science Fellow

Monday, June 11, 2012

Professor Rajan Sen will serve as USF’s first Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. State Department.

Researching up a Storm

Friday, June 08, 2012

Students gain skills while researching hurricane issues of preparation and recovery this summer.

Recognizing Design Competition

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

[re]Stitch Tampa, a design challenge for Tampa’s downtown, to receive Tampa City Council commendation.

Weathering the Storm

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The National Weather Service has recognized USF as a StormReady Community.

Rewinding Classes

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A pilot Classroom Capture project paves the way to revolutionizing courses and supporting student success.

Two Tillman Military Scholars Selected

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A USF history major and medical student receive the award, named in honor of Pat Tillman.

Reacting to Advertising

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

A USF business professor is working with a research team to analyze how people respond to advertising.

Top 5 Stories of May 2012

Monday, June 04, 2012

The USF community focused on reaching out to others in May, including an effort to identify graves as well as a program to assist high school students.

Gilman Scholars on Rise

Monday, June 04, 2012

This year marks a record number of Gilman Scholarships awarded to USF students wanting to sharpen global skills.

Office of National Scholarships A Busy Place

Monday, June 04, 2012

USF's best students are earning increasing number of highly regarded national scholarships.

Building a Better Evacuation

Friday, June 01, 2012

USF transportation researchers patent new technologies to turn cell phones into storm and emergency aids.

Professional Growth and Volunteerism

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Two USF graduates are launching a mentorship program this fall through the High Hopes in High Heels organization.

USF’s Experts on Hurricanes and Weather

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Professors knowledgeable in hurricane science, research and impact available for potentially busy season.

USF Weather Center Launches

Friday, June 01, 2012

Check the daily weather and forecast with our live webcam and readings taken at the USF Botanical Gardens.

USF Students in Peru

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Members of the USF chapter of Nourish International will help build a medical clinic this summer.

Gilman Winners Head Overseas

Monday, June 04, 2012

The large number of study abroad scholarship winners puts USF "in a different league."

Upward Bound's Rebound

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The program, which helps high school students excel and prepare for college, graduates latest class and receives new funding.

Wiencek Reappointed College of Engineering Dean

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Second term will focus on enhancing student success, expanding research in computation and bio-engineering.

Lost in the Woods

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

USF researchers are searching grounds at an old state reform school for boys to identify the location and number of graves on the property.

TB Reported at USF

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

The student on the Tampa campus is undergoing treatment and is recovering in isolation.

La Dolce Vita, 101

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Gabriella Ganugi fuses Italian history, architecture and culture into an educational experience.

USF Library, Other Areas, Slated for Improvements

Friday, May 18, 2012

The library's second floor will be transformed into a learning lab with 300 computer workstations.

Banking on Higher Profile

Friday, May 18, 2012

USF students gain top-level introduction to the World Bank from U.S. Executive Director Ian Solomon.

Infosys Leader Makes Impact

Friday, May 18, 2012

N.R. Narayana Murthy spent a whirlwind day at USF, receiving top honors and reflecting on the importance of sustainability.

Common Fungicide Wreaks Havoc on Ecosystems

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

USF study shows need to reevaluate fungicide safety, researchers say.

USF Launches New Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Noted author Christopher de Bellaigue featured at first event May 21.

Soft Power, Smart Strategy Needed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Experts at USF conference say lasting security is in sustainable water, economic development.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Monday, May 14, 2012

International business leader N. R. Murthy spends the day engaging USF students and is presented USF's Global Leadership Award.

Shifting Sands of Education

Friday, May 11, 2012

Education summit at USF looks at improving the availability and delivery of post-secondary degrees to young adults.

Spintronics Steps Forward

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Researchers show how to "set" the spin for spintronics applications important to faster electronic devices.

When Small Business is Big Business

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

USF's Small Business Center is focused on helping companies grow and succeed in a changing global environment.

Commencement Highlights

Monday, May 07, 2012

Take a look back at commencement in the newly renovated Sun Dome. More than 6,000 USF students received degrees.

Emerging Roles for Global Corporations

Monday, May 07, 2012

During USF event, a Coca-Cola sustainability manager talks about his company's focus on providing water.

Students Design Personal Health Systems

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

In a new course offered by USF, students designed products to benefit medical patients and health-conscious individuals.

Learning From the Pros

Friday, May 04, 2012

Educators hope to encourage students to pursue careers in STEM fields by taking them on field trips with real-world experience.

The Role of Warships

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

After 30 years of research, historian Bill Murray uncovers new perspectives on ancient naval warfare.

Projecting Knowledge

Friday, May 04, 2012

A new learning experience is touted that incorporates a game environment and utilizes spatial recognition.

Visot Named to Army Reserve Leadership

Thursday, May 03, 2012

In civilian life, Luis Visot has headed up the Joint Military Leadership Center at USF since 2004.

ROTC Commissioning Ceremonies

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Ceremonies for Army, Navy and Air Force are all taking place this week on the Tampa campus.

Top Honors for International Business Leader

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

N.R. Narayana Murthy to receive Global Leadership and Free Enterprise Awards May 14.

USF Students Voice Concerns

Thursday, May 03, 2012

U.S. Sen. Nelson meets with USF students to discuss debt, the DREAM Act and other issues.

Extreme Focus

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

USF's Advanced Visualization Center gives students and faculty a new way to look at learning.

Sun Dome Reopens

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The Sun Dome is unveiled May 1, 2012 after undergoing extensive renovations, both inside and outside.

Global Leaders at USF

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Sir Steve Smith of England and Italian entrepreneur Gabriella Ganugi to receive recognition during commencement exercises.

Top 5 Stories of April 2012

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Explore new strides in research, and learn more about USF's outstanding student employees and scholars in this recap of the best of April.

USF Commencement Weekend

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Commencement exercises and ceremonies for the USF System continue through Monday. Check the schedule.

USF Receives Top Accolade for Environmental Action

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Second Nature recognizes USF's climate leadership and sustainability efforts with national award.

Graphicstudio Receives NEA Grant for Exhibition

Monday, April 30, 2012

The exhibition will be held next year and will include a partnership with the Tampa Museum of Art.

Speed Mixer Record

Thursday, April 26, 2012

USF students and participants set a new Guinness World Record for speed dating during an event on campus.

Take Back The Night

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The sixth annual speak-out against sexual violence at the Tampa campus attracted nearly 300 students.

Deep Freeze Discovery

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

USF physicists discover a "new recipe" for solid state refrigeration, bringing efficiency to the process.

Undergraduate Research Redux

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Three USF students are featured in this look back at the recent Undergraduate Research event. Watch the video.

Kente Award Honors

Monday, April 23, 2012

USF's Joyce Russell and Sam Wright will be honored for their distinguished careers and service.

USF's Top Tier Fulbright Scholars

Friday, April 20, 2012

Five USF students are among the recipients of the most competitive postgraduate scholarships.

Winter Guard Brings Home Silver Medal

Friday, April 20, 2012

The 25-student team took second place in a competition against more than 400 teams from around the world.

1 Apple a Day

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Two USF students open up a local grocery store on Nebraska Avenue to serve a low-income area.

Tree Plantings Celebrate Earth Day

Friday, April 20, 2012

Trees donated by the Arbor Day Foundation and a local tree nursery will be planted around campus Friday.

Hillsborough Commission Honors Genshaft

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

USF President Judy Genshaft receives an award for promoting good government in her fight against state budget cuts.

Conference on Post-War Afghanistan

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

USF event puts spotlight on whether a sustainable, healthy economy and environment is possible for Afghanistan and the region.

Cactus a Natural Oil Dispersant

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

USF researchers study a natural alternative to the chemical dispersants used in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill.

USF Symphony Orchestra Takes On A Challenge

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

USF students will perform Gustav Mahler's 3rd Symphony, an intricate and awe-inspiring work, on April 20 and 22.

Research and the Undergrad

Monday, April 16, 2012

USF's Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium puts the best of discovery on display for all.

Live Below The Poverty Line

Monday, April 16, 2012

Four USF students took on a worldwide challenge to subsist on $1.50 a day for five days to experience the struggles of those living in extreme poverty.

Challenging Event

Monday, April 16, 2012

View the photo gallery of USF faculty and staff attempting to ride a mechanical bull.

Presidential Visit on Trade

Friday, April 13, 2012

USF officials attend Obama's visit to the Port of Tampa where he stumps for expanded trade opportunities.

USF Enters Elite Class in Research Expenditures

Thursday, April 12, 2012

The new rankings by the National Science Foundation places USF in the top 50 among all U.S. universities.

Computer Skills Translate to Campus Job

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Computer science major Michael Keane practices classroom skills at two field-related jobs on campus.

Preparing for a Career in Higher Education

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Kari Foley uses skills learned in the classroom to plan events, help with budgeting, and work with clients.

Making a Career Out of a Hobby

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Kelly Will hopes to snag a professional career in sports with her experience working at USF.

Tutoring Mutually Beneficial for Students

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Engineering student Abigail Lambert keeps her calculus skills sharp and debt at bay by tutoring.

Career Peers: Students helping students

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Denise Aiyedatiwa strengthens her own interviewing and resume-writing skills by sharing her knowledge with other students.

Real-World Restaurant Experience

Monday, April 09, 2012

USF business student Kyle Polglaze learns the ins and outs of restaurant management working his on-campus job at Aramark Dining Services.

Serving Our Community

Sunday, April 08, 2012

USF is named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its work in the community and the region.

Classroom at Sea

Friday, April 06, 2012

A USF Marine Science professor shares information on the expedition with USF students and the world via Skype.

Environmental Passion

Friday, April 06, 2012

USF student Shaza Hussein wins coveted Udall Scholarship award, the first ever for the university.

Special Report: USF Celebrates National Student Employment Week

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Activities will take place April 9 - 13 across campus to recognize the benefits of working on campus.

Top 5 Stories of March 2012

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

View slideshow on student's travels abroad, a video of CAMLS grand opening and read the tweets from a twittering robot. The best of March is here.

Spring Break Abroad

Monday, April 02, 2012

USF students travel to China, Turkey and the Cayman Islands to experience in person what they've learned in the classroom.

All About the Apocalypse

Monday, April 02, 2012

Science fiction writers and USF professors teamed together to address misconceptions about the Mayan Apocalypse. Watch the video.

USF Joins "Walk to the Moon" Challenge

Monday, April 02, 2012

This is no moonlight stroll, but a seven-week contest to log enough walking miles to get to the moon.

CAMLS Opens with Fanfare

Sunday, April 01, 2012

More than 700 people turn out to celebrate the grand opening of the transformative health center in downtown Tampa.

Eye of the Bull

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Rocky reacts to his top-ten ranking of NCAA Tournament mascots.

Poetry Matters at USF

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

National Poetry Month is cause for major celebrating with readings, workshops, a film screening and more.

Robots Take the Stage

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

USF School of Theatre & Dance presents Karel Capek's R.U.R. ("Rossum's Universal Robots") in April.

Support for Trayvon Martin Expressed

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

More than 100 USF students participated in events to support Trayvon Martin and bring attention to the improper handling of the case.

"Water Hero"

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Impeller magazine names USF Patel Center's Vairavamoorthy to an elite list of people devoted to solving water issues.

USF Lectures in April

Monday, March 26, 2012

The public is invited to free lectures by LGBT advocate Chaz Bono, reporter Lara Logan, and USF professor Dr. Christian Wells.

Tweeting from the Depths

Monday, March 26, 2012

USF's solar-powered, underwater robot is able to analyze ocean conditions, report back to humans on land.

Diversity – Reality, Not a Buzzword

Friday, March 23, 2012

Inspiring 9th Annual Diversity Summit at USF attracts 200 for workshops, Columbia Restaurant president's keynote address and more.

Aftermath of a Killing

Friday, March 23, 2012

USF students and faculty react to the killing of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, and the depth of racism in America.

A Warm Welcome Home

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Watch a video of the USF pep rally to welcome the USF men’s basketball team home after its run in the NCAA Tournament.

USF Bulls Show Their Spirit

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

The USF community comes out to celebrate the men's basketball team and its NCAA tournament run.

USF Men's Basketball Pep Rally

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Celebrate the USF Bulls' NCAA Tournament run at noon, Wednesday, March 21 at the Marshall Student Center Amphitheatre.

Students React to New Smoking Policy

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Students, faculty, staff and visitors can now only smoke on campus in designated smoking areas.

Mayan Doomsday Just a Myth

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Archeological evidence was taken out of context, asserts USF professor Christian Wells.

Sustainability Challenge

Monday, March 19, 2012

USF is a finalist in a competition to find the most innovative climate leaders in higher education.

World-wise Dean for College of Business

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Moez Limayem’s appointment as dean continues the globalization of a college and university.

Bulls Fall Short in Big Dance

Sunday, March 18, 2012

The USF Bulls had a good ride in the NCAA's Big Dance, but came up just short against Ohio.

Do You Believe?

Saturday, March 17, 2012

The Bulls continue the post-season run, busting the bracket in the Big Dance by topping Temple Friday night.

Message to Prospective Students

Thursday, March 15, 2012

USF President Judy Genshaft has a message for prospective USF students and their family members.

Genshaft Thanks Community

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

USF President Judy Genshaft talks about the community's support and has a message for incoming students. Watch the video.

Bull-licious

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The USF Bulls Men's Basketball team advances to the next round of the NCAA tournament Friday in Nashville, Tenn.

Florida Hospital and USF Health Partner in Key Specialties

Monday, March 12, 2012

The alliance brings the latest medical advancements to local communities.

Bulls Give Back

Monday, March 12, 2012

USF students engage with communities through alternative spring breaks.

Special Report: Bulls Big Dance 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

While the USF Bulls' time in the NCAA tournament has come to an end, you can still relive the games and excitement.

Change is in the Air!

Friday, March 09, 2012

USF launches its designated smoking areas on March 20, part of an effort to create a healthier environment.

Visit by Chinese Emerging Artist

Monday, March 12, 2012

Brilliant contemporary painter and sculptor Jia Aili spent time at USF's Graphicstudio and presented a recent lecture.

Visions of the Apocalypse

Monday, March 12, 2012

Maya prophecies and Science Fiction meet at USF in a three-day event by the Humanities Institute.

Leading WWI Scholars Come Together

Monday, March 12, 2012

The March 16-17 conference features a parade of academic and military experts on the first world war.

Heath Big East Coach of the Year

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

USF men's basketball coach receives award from the Big East Conference.

Dean Kennedy Returns to Research and Teaching

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

After nine years as dean of the College of Education, Colleen Kennedy will step down in June.

Successful Spanish Fair

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Crowds turned out for an immersion in Spanish language and culture, complete with songs and meaningful discussions.

USF Confucius Institute Event a Success

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

More than 200 teachers and school officials turned out for the second annual USF K-16 Chinese Conference at the Patel Center.

Life on Jupiter's Moon?

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

A chemical analysis of a vast ocean on the moon shows life most likely doesn't exist, says a report co-authored by a USF astrobiologist.

March 5: President Genshaft Details Progress on State Budget

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

USF Nursing in Top 25 Ranking

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

USF College of Nursing is among the top 25 nursing schools nationwide receiving National Institutes of Health research funding.

Transforming Healthcare

Friday, March 02, 2012

The Spring 2012 issue of the USF Magazine is live, featuring a cover story on USF Health’s CAMLS in downtown Tampa. View the digital version.

Top 5 Stories of February 2012

Thursday, March 01, 2012

The focus in February was on partnerships, including a new MBA program, research on red tide and opportunities at Busch Gardens.

USF Trustees Continue the Budget Fight

Thursday, March 01, 2012

At its meeting Thursday, the board said proposed budget cuts remain high and lobbying still needs to be done.

USF Children’s Festival March 3

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The event features learning games, tame animals from Busch Gardens, "exergaming," funhouse photo booth and more.

2012 USF Student Body Elections

Monday, February 27, 2012

Polling stations will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, through Thursday, March 1.

Body Stories Trailer

Monday, February 27, 2012

The production, part of USF Theatre and Dance’s BRIT program, will be held from Feb. 29 to March 4.

Taking it to the Streets of London

Monday, February 27, 2012

USF's Herd of Thunder is invited to march in world's largest New Year's Day parade in London.

Language Aficionados Gather

Friday, February 24, 2012

The Third Annual Tampa Workshop on Theoretical Linguistics March 8-10 draws national and international participants.

Gold Standard

Friday, February 24, 2012

USF's Interdisciplinary Sciences building is awarded Gold Certification for sustainability.

Higher Education and Florida's Economy

Friday, February 24, 2012

A new economic impact study says contributions "are increasingly important to the welfare of all citizens."

Florida Senate Passes Budget

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The Senate and House have about two weeks to forge an agreement on a budget proposal that will be sent to Gov. Scott.

Lee Roy Selmon Athletics Center

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

USF's Athletics Center is named after NFL Hall of Famer and community icon, who died suddenly last year.

Friendly Competition

Thursday, February 23, 2012

USF's ROTC branches compete in Commander's Cup to help develop partnerships between branches.

Working in TEAMS to improve patient safety

Monday, January 09, 2012

USF Health TEAMS Center provides training for health professionals.

Tallahassee Meeting

Tuesday, February 20, 2012

USF President Judy Genshaft and state Sen. JD Alexander met Feb. 20 in Tallahassee to discuss proposed cuts to USF's budget.

N.I.T.E. Launches Blue Heart Campaign

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The students promoted a U.N. campaign to bring awareness to human trafficking by wearing blue felt hearts.

Get Fit This Week

Monday, February 20, 2012

USF Campus Rec is celebrating health and wellness during Fitness Week 2012 with a series of healthy events. Check the schedule.

Dispelling Immigration Myths Feb. 22

Monday, February 20, 2012

Green Card Stories author and a panel of experts discuss "The Face of Immigration and Reform."

BANDaids for B.R.I.D.G.E.

Monday, January 08, 2012

Morsani College of Medicine students raise money by showcasing talents.

USF Student Smiles Brightly

Monday, February 20, 2012

USF's student newspaper profiles Andrea Rodriguez, whose photograph is featured in USF promotional materials.

Rays outfielder a hit at USF diabetes sports camp

Monday, February 06, 2012

Kids coached by Sam Fuld and other athletes who share their daily challenges of living with type 1 diabetes.

Feb. 20: President Genshaft Provides Budget Update

Monday, February 20, 2012

President Judy Genshaft was in Tallahassee Monday to meet with legislative leaders about USF's budget.

2012 Spring Dance Concert

Friday, February 17, 2012

Tickets are available for USF Dance's production of six works by USF students and faculty.

USF, Tampa Bay Lightning Launch MBA Program

Thursday, February 16, 2012

The partnership creates a sport and entertainment management MBA degree at USF's College of Business.

Spirit of American Ingenuity

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The first USF National Academy of Inventors conference will be held Thursday and Friday at the Embassy Suites.

Provocative Suggestion

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

USF professor will facilitate a conversation about a documentary on Black History Month at the African American History Museum Feb. 21.

A Joint Attack on Red Tide

Monday, February 13, 2012

USF College of Marine Science is working with scientists in Mexico to study the toxic algae, track its migration.

President Genshaft Addresses Budget Cuts

Monday, February 13, 2012

State Budget Impact on USF

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Florida Senate is scheduled to review its budget this week. President Genshaft met with Senate leaders Monday. See the latest.

The Sweet Smell of Inventions

Saturday, February 11, 2012

The hugely popular Young Innovator Competition celebrates new inventions at its 4th annual event.

USF and Busch Gardens: A Good Partnership

Friday, February 10, 2012

USF and Busch Gardens are a little more than a roller coaster away from each other. Some students intern there, and some find a career.

No 'W' in GRAMMY

Sunday, February 12, 2012

The School of Music's Professional Choral Institute collaboration with Seraphic Fire comes up short as winners announced Sunday.

Powerful Anti-Slavery Painting

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Historian Peter Wood's visit to USF concludes Thursday after sharing insights about Winslow Homer's long-missing artwork.

Student on Tampa Campus Reported to Have TB

Thursday, February 09, 2012

The student has begun TB drug therapy, is recovering in isolation, and no longer poses a health risk to others.

USF Students Develop Apps for Windows Smartphones

Friday, February 10, 2012

Four USF students meet Microsoft's North America president to show off their app development.

Inclusion Teacher Conference

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

USF will host the International Inclusive Teacher Education Research Forum from Feb. 13-16.

Billfish Studies

Thursday, February 09, 2012

A USF Biology PhD student is awarded a coveted Guy Harvey Scholarship to continue her research.

Inventive Coolness

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Students will showcase original inventions at the Young Innovator Competition Friday evening at USF's Patel Center.

Accreditation for English Language Program Renewed

Monday, February 06, 2012

Certifying organization adapts its rules to accommodate USF program that "broke the mold."

Darwin's Birthday Event Feb. 9

Friday, February 03, 2012

Renowned science educator Eugenie Scott to discuss Florida's 'critical thinking' bills during lecture.

Dance Event Preview

Thursday, February 02, 2012

The premier of "And the Ashes Felt Like Rain" begins Friday and goes through Sunday at the Theatre Arts building. Watch the trailer.

Top 5 Stories of January 2012

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

The GOP Primary Debate was huge in January, along with SOS, human rights, a NASA internship and a possible benefit of cell phone exposure.

In Search of a Career

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Hundreds of USF students and alumni turn out for a Career Fair at the Marshall Student Center Wednesday.

Human Rights Conference on Center Stage

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The USF community turns out to participate in thought-provoking sessions and research from more than 50 scholars.

USF Hosts "Freakonomics" Author

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Journalist and radio and TV personality Stephen Dubner will present a lecture at the Tampa Theatre on Feb. 16.

USF Welcomes the World

Monday, January 30, 2012

International student recruitment and education organization selects Tampa campus for its yearly gathering.

Social Media Breakdown: GOP Debate

Monday, January 30, 2012

Foursquare check-ins by candidates and a YouTube video were the highlights of the social media efforts surrounding the debate.

Alzheimer's Mice Respond to Cell Phone Exposure

Monday, January 30, 2012

A new study suggests potential for electromagnetic treatment against Alzheimer's disease.

Mailer Review Focuses on Author's Wife

Monday, January 30, 2012

Norris Church Mailer – inspiration and luminary in her own right – is highlighted in the latest issue of the Norman Mailer journal.

USF Transportation Center Gets $3.5m Grant

Monday, January 30, 2012

NCTR is competitively selected as a national University Transportation Center by the U.S. DOT.

Exploring the C-SPAN Campaign Bus

Monday, January 30, 2012

The 45-foot interactive bus, complete with computer kiosks, aims to teach about politics and C-SPAN.

Marine Science Consortium Adds Members

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Florida Institute of Oceanography, focused on research and learning and hosted by USF, grows by six new members.

C-SPAN Comes to Campus Monday

Friday, January 27, 2012

C-SPAN's Interactive Campaign 2012 bus makes a stop between Sessums Mall and Library.

Sharing Research on Violence and Human Rights

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A group of international scholars will gather at USF for a three-day conference beginning Monday.

USF Students React to GOP Debate

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Students left the watch party with mixed feelings about the debate and the candidates.

The Debate at USF: An Exercise in Free Speech

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

From on the streets to on-stage, the GOP Debate exemplified a university's role in nurturing free speech.

USF Post-Doc Program "A Real Credential Booster"

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

In challenging times, provost's initiative provides a welcome new path to professoriate, professions.

USF's Klasko Attends State of Union Address

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Dr. Stephen Klasko was invited to President Obama's address by First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor.

Riverwalk is Bulls Country

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

New cell phone guided tour made possible by USF Students in Free Enterprise and friends launches Jan. 25.

Diplomats Visit USF

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ambassadors from Britain and France spend time at USF and attend the GOP Debate in Theatre I.

Special Report: GOP Debate 2012

Monday, January 23, 2012

View coverage of the presidential primary debate event, information on the candidates and vote in our interactive polls.

Debate Live Stream

Monday, January 23, 2012

Watch a live stream of GOP Presidential Primary Debate, beginning at 9 p.m. The debate goes to 10:30 p.m.

Debate Watchers Include British and French Ambassadors

Friday, January 20, 2012

The two chief diplomats will be on campus Monday for various events and are expected to attend the GOP debate.

GOP Debate: Bulls In Focus

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

We want to capture how you are experiencing debate fever on the USF campus. Send in your photos.

Winning Florida Important to Candidates

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Florida's population, diversity and electoral votes make it an important prize for politicians.

Stampede of Service Floods Neighborhoods

Thursday, January 19, 2012

More than 2,600 USF students volunteered with various Tampa Bay organizations during the popular day of service.

Make a Bee Line Saturday

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

USF Botanical Gardens hosts monthly classes, beginning Saturday, with Advanced Master Beekeeper Gary van Cleef.

Social Media and Politics: A Good Mix

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

USF expert says politicians can't overlook social media tools as a way of reaching voters and donors.

A Boon for Jobseekers

Friday, January 13, 2012

More than 200 USF students are participating in IBM's Lotusphere's College Day at Disney World Jan. 16.

NASA Internship Benefits USF Student

Friday, January 13, 2012

A USF mechanical engineering student spent last semester helping NASA develop new technologies for a space rover.

USF Online Education Receives High Marks

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Graduate education and engineering programs earn spots on U.S. News & World Report rankings of best online education opportunities.

MLK Jr. Celebration Jan. 12-19

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The week features Raymond Arsenault, Rev. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Marc Lamont Hill and a free "Freedom Riders" screening.

$2.5 Million for Principal Preparation

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

FLDOE funds College of Education job-embedded program in four school districts.

More than 3,000 Stampeders Expected

Thursday, January 05, 2012

USF student volunteers will assist over 48 Hillsborough organizations during Stampede of Service.

Top 5 Stories of December 2011

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

A GRAMMY nomination, electric vehicle chargers and the new Morsani College of Medicine all made headlines in December.

WIN Foundation Focuses on Domestic Violence Awareness

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

The USF student organization helps raise awareness of domestic violence and holds fundraisers for a local women's shelter.

USF Students Study Mock Crime Scenes

Thursday, January 05, 2012

USF forensic anthropology students work with law enforcement agents as part of a training exercise.