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AIST Scanning Cape Canaveral

Monday, March 03, 2014

Researchers from the Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies work to digitally document the historic launch sites.

USF Professor Reflects on State Department Fellowship

Monday, January 06, 2014

USF Engineering Professor Rajan San served as a U.S. State Department Jefferson Fellow

Statement on ASA Boycott

Monday, January 06, 2014

USF's Rocky Wins Capital One Mascot Championship

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Rocky is victorious among the nation's mascots in the Capital One Mascot Championship.

December 20, 2013

Friday, December 20, 2013

A video message from USF President Judy Genshaft

Week of Welcome Spring 2014, Jan 6-10

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Week of Welcome kicks off Jan. 6 with a full slate of activities for new USF students.

Transcript: Winter 2013 President's Report

Friday, December 20, 2013

A Video Message for the USF Community

USF Ranks 15th in the World in New U.S. Patents

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

USF is among the world's top producer of new U.S. Patents according to The National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

USF Celebrates Golden Milestone in Fall Commencement 2013

Monday, December 16, 2013

New Direction

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Transferring to USF has proven to be a smart move for mass communications major Wey Lin.

Vet's Success Sets Example

USF’s Office of Veterans Services smoothes the transition from service member to student to graduate.

Celebrate 50th Anniversary of First Graduating Class with Reunion, Commencement Events

Monday, December 09, 2013

Friday and Saturday events begin special weekend for USF commencement and Golden Anniversary of Charter Class graduation.

USF Inventions Featured at Smithsonian Innovation Event

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Two inventions born at USF join a prestigious lineup of innovations featured in the Smithsonian's “Innovation: Brainstorms, Big Ideas and the Creative Future” in Washington, D.C.

University of South Florida Surges in National Research Rankings to No. 43

Monday, December 02, 2013

The University of South Florida moved up to No. 43 in the federal government’s ranking of research spending among both public and private institutions – a 10-place improvement that came in a year when higher education research spending across the nation was largely stagnant.

USF Moves Forward in Cybersecurity Center Plan

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

USF advances plan to create the Florida Center for Cybersecurity

USF Unstoppable Campaign Sets Billion Dollar Goal

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

The USF Foundation, in conjunction with the USF System, announces a five-year extension of the record-setting USF: Unstoppable Campaign, complete with a new goal of $1 billion.

Good Times for Mailer Studies

Monday, November 25, 2013

The new Mailer Review joins two major books devoted to the famed author; includes a short story Mailer wrote while a college student.

Gathering an Outlaw's Best - In Part

AAAS and the University of South Florida Announce 2013 Fellows

Monday, November 25, 2013

Six USF faculty members at the University of South Florida in Tampa have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAAS and the University of South Florida Announce 2013 Fellows

Monday, November 25, 2013

Six USF faculty members at the University of South Florida in Tampa have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

USF Researchers Show Invasive Sparrows Immune Cells Sharpen as They Spread

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Researchers find the immune systems of house sparrows at the edge of the species’ range in Kenya were more attuned to finding dangerous parasites than birds from older sites in the same country. These differences may help keep invading birds from becoming sick in new areas where pathogens are more likely novel.

USF Research Opens Student Innovation Incubator to Launch Inventions

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Student Innovation Incubator provides workspace and a collaborative business environment for USF students from all graduate and undergraduate disciplines to create and grow new businesses.

Marshall Criser III Named Chancellor of the State University System of Florida

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Board of Governors named Marshall Criser III chancellor of the State University System of Florida.

USF Part-time MBA Ranked No. 1 Among State Universities

Thursday, November 14, 2013

USF's program is 31 spots higher than previous rankings.

Miller Appointed Vice President for Student Affairs

Thursday, November 14, 2013

2013 International Photo Competition Winners

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

13 winners in five categories were chosen from over 400 entries.

Veterans Day

Friday, November 08, 2013

A message for Veterans from USF System President Genshaft.

More From the Brass Section

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Trombones and Trumpets sound off Nov. 10, 12 and Dec. 3; the whole Wind Ensemble performs Nov. 24.

Jet Car Racing Engineer

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

USF engineering student speeds toward career in jet car racing.

Passions in Motion

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

See some of the best in dance at USF’s Fall Dance Concert showcasing faculty's innovative choreography and outstanding students’ professionalism.

DeLuca Named Inaugural Director of USF Summer Institute

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Cynthia A. DeLuca has been appointed the founding director of USF's new Summer Institute as the university implements a plan to enhance summer education offerings and experiences.

Conference on Latino/a Issues

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Immigration reform may have stalled in Congress, but this and other important legal concerns fuel discussion at Nov. 8 event; free for USF students.

Remembering Veterans

A number of events in November honor and serve veterans; plus a visit from Gold Star Mothers.

Tubas, Trombones and Trumpets, Oh My!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wind instruments take center stage in concerts and recitals during November and December.

Study Abroad in Florida

Monday, October 28, 2013

Marine science students visit diversity of exotic locations on around-the-state tour of Florida's rich aquatic ecosystems.

Dwayne Scheuneman Named Lightning Community Hero

USF St. Petersburg's Dwayne Scheuneman is honored by the Tampa Bay Lightning as one of the team's Community Heroes.

New Program to Provide Seed Capital to USF Start-ups

Monday, October 28, 2013

USF incubator companies can tap up to $50,000 to get products to market faster

All About Mailer

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Mailer archivist and biographer, J. Michael Lennon shared insights; USF professor’s new book is on bookstore shelves; and the new Mailer Review in now available.

Three USF Authors at TBT Festival

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Times’ Festival of Reading features English Department faculty members Phillip Sipiora, Ira Sukrungruang and Karen Brown.

Early-Life Exposure of Frogs to Herbicide Increases Mortality From Fungal Disease

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A new USF study shows the herbicide atrazine increased mortality from chytridiomycosis, a disease causing worldwide amphibian declines

Illuminating the Colonial Immigrant Experience

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Caryl Phillips spent a full and rewarding week with USF students and faculty.

A Message from President Genshaft on the Passing of Congressman Bill Young

Few individuals have had a greater influence on the development of the University of South Florida and our rapid upward trajectory as a great American public research university than Congressman Bill Young. He lived a remarkable life dedicated in service to our country and the people of the Tampa Bay region, and he will be remembered as an iconic figure throughout the USF System.

USF Researchers: Dredging, Causeways in Tampa Bay Have Altered its Health

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Two new studies by USF researchers show that large scale infrastructure in Tampa Bay have had a significant impact on the state of the Bay, altering salinity and the exchange of water with the Gulf of Mexico.

USF Homecoming Week Features Dozens of Events

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Homecoming 2013 starts Oct. 21 and Includes Parade, Carnival, Philanthropic Activities, USF Bulls Football Game.

Young Bulls In The City

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Some young alumni of the College of Business have ventured to New York City to try their luck in the Big Apple.

Spanish Philosopher Remembered

Monday, October 14, 2013

Three-day forum honors the life of Maria Zambrano, fierce opponent of Francisco Franco.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events Continue

Monday, October 14, 2013

There’s more to do today through Oct. 16.

Watch President Genshaft and Rocky's Homecoming Video

Monday, October 14, 2013

USF System President Judy Genshaft and Rocky have a special message about Homecoming Week 2013.

3D Printing the Past

Friday, October 11, 2013

3D printing brings ancient history right to the classroom.

‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer Dolvett Quince to Visit USF Monday

Thursday, October 10, 2013

NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” Trainer Dolvett Quince will be speaking as part of the University Lecture series at 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 11, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.

Distinguished Novelist, Essayist and Playwright on Campus

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Caryl Phillips will visit classes and appear at two public events the week of Oct 14.

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2013

Friday, October 04, 2013

Inspired by the idea that you cannot understand the experiences of others until you have walked a mile in their shoes, USF men marched to end violence against women.

Stress and the AP/IB Student

Wednesday, October 8, 2013

USF researchers looked into the impact of the pressures on high-achieving students transitioning to high school - and were surprised at what they found.

The Power of Love

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

USF graduate student applies research to needs of Tampa’s Just Elementary School; earns We Deliver Award.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Mark your calendar for special events on Oct. 2, 8, 10 and 15.

Scene-Stealing Designs

Thursday, September 26, 2013

USF's costume design students helped raise funds for the Tampa Museum with their couture creations.

Fall Family Weekend, Sept. 27-29

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Bring your families to campus this weekend for a inside look at what life at USF is all about.

College of Nursing in New Effort to Transition Veterans to Careers

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

USF's College of Nursing is awarded $1.25M for a new program to speed military medics to new careers in nursing.

Triumphant Return & Kickoff

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Monday Night Jazz at USF begins with trombonist Tom Brantley and the USF Jazztet.

USF Week of Wellness

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Fun, friends and activity is focus of Week of Wellness.

USF Graduate's Career Rockets Forward

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A graduate of USF's College of Engineering is part of a Draper Laboratory project on a NASA moon mission.

Chickenpox Case on Campus – Monitor Your Health

Friday, September 20, 2013

Case of chickenpox identified on the USF Tampa campus.

Fall 2013 President’s Report: A Video Message for the USF Community

Monday, September 23, 2013

Improving Climate Change Education

Thursday, September 19, 2013

NSF grant allows USF to develop climate change education program for Hillsborough County high schools.

University of South Florida Research Funding Tops $413 million

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The record research total was announced during President Judy Genshaft’s Fall Address.

Text of the 2013 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 18, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

USF Partnership Bridges Academic Medicine and Managed Care

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Magic Johnson encourages improved care for central Florida HIV/AIDS patients.

USF Professor Creates Health Self-Management Video Game

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

USF College of Nursing Professor Dr. John Clochesy will attend a White House conference where the technology will be featured.

Nursing Partnership to Study PTSD Therapy for Veterans

Thursday, September 12, 2013

USF College of Nursing partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to study innovative therapy.

WUSF is Golden—Thanks To You!

Friday, September 13, 2013

The station, which has been a fixture in the Tampa Bay area’s broadcast scene, celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Kindergarteners as Apprentice Citizens

Monday, September 23, 2013

Prestigious Spencer Foundation grant supports civic engagement study of kindergarteners in the U.S. and Ghana.

Unprecedented Rate and Scale of Ocean Acidification Found in the Arctic

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Receding ice exposes seawater to carbon dioxide, driving ocean acidification.

A Possible End to Racial Profiling?

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

USF criminologist Lorie Fridell is implementing a grant-funded training program for police personnel.

USF Re-Emerges Among U.S. News' Top "Up-and-Comers"

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Annual list includes USF for the third time in four years.

Updated: Suspect in Off-Campus Crimes in Custody

Friday, September 06, 2013

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office confirms suspect Charlie Christopher Bates is now in custody.

A Message to the USF Community Regarding Sept. 6 Events

Friday, September 06, 2013

Members of the USF community affected by Friday's off-campus incident are encouraged to reach out for assistance.

Bull In A China Shop

Friday, September 06, 2013

Take a look behind the scenes of the Capital One Mascot Challenge Film Shoot.

Another Record-Setting Class Enters USF

Thursday, September 05, 2013

This fall’s overall student profile also reflects an increase in total campus enrollment, including a big jump in international students.

USF Leads National Clinical Trial Focusing on Friedreich's Ataxia

Thursday, September 05, 2013

The study is testing the drug EPI-743 as a potential first treatment for the rare debilitating neuromuscular disease.

USF Team Uncovers Burials at Boot Hill

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Anthropologists worked through Labor Day weekend to excavate the first two graves at the former Dozier School for Boys. View a video and slideshow of their efforts.

University Lecture Series Fall 2013 Lineup

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Secrets blogger, Biggest Loser trainer and award winning actress to visit Tampa campus.

USF Dean Julie Serovich awarded $3.3 million grant

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Serovich to study decision to disclose HIV status to family members, which has been linked to improved health outcomes.

Latino Scholarship Awards 2013

Friday, August 30, 2013

Impressive community support funds 100 current students and aided 352 alumni.

2013 Latino Scholarship Awards Recipients

Thursday, August 29, 2013

U.S. Justice Department Awards USF Researchers Grant for Dozier School Project

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The National Institute of Justice approves more than $420,000 to return children’s remains to families and proper burial.

USF’s Own Glass Explorer

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Likening himself to a real life avatar, Joseph Evans is taking USF with him on his journey declaring, “Glass is Freedom.”

Med Students Sorted Into Harry Potter-Style "Houses"

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

MD freshmen help build a program that makes a growing school feel smaller.

More Than Pipe Dreams

Monday, August 26, 2013

USF graduate spent the summer as an intern working on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).

We've Arrived

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Week of Welcome celebration and events to kick-off academic year.

New USFSM Labs at Mote Marine

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Partnership opens new doorway to exploration.

Top Score for Sustainability

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

USF is the only university in Florida named to the Princeton Review's annual "Green Rating Honor Roll."

Week of Welcome

Monday, August 19, 2013

The campus-wide tradition aims to make new and returning students feel at home.

USF Fan Fest 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Take a look at photos from the 2013 USF Fan Fest held at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday.

Simple Coat, Honored Symbol

Friday, August 16, 2013

A record-size class of new MD students celebrates a milestone in their educational journey.

Summer in Central America

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

NSF-funded REU in Costa Rica crosses cultures and disciplines.

A Perfect Fit

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Multidisciplinary field school in Costa Rica suits one student’s varied interests to a tee.

USF Awarded $4.2 Million to Help Uninsured Get Health Care

Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services navigator award is the largest in Florida, and second nationwide.

Get On The Bus

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Join Coach Willie Taggart and the USF Bulls for the 2013 Football Season.

College of Public Health Awards First DrPh Degree

Monday, August 12, 2013

Diabetes awareness advocate Nicole Johnson first to receive doctor of public health degree from USF.

Science on Speed Dial

Friday, August 09, 2013

USF marine biologist, Gulf scientists in rapid response to Hercules gas blowout.

USF Summer Commencement Saturday

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

USF System to confer degrees for 1,500 students in 100th commencement ceremonies.

Florida Cabinet Approves Additional USF Research at Dozier

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

USF research team could begin excavations later this month.

Bromeliad BASH at the Botanical Gardens

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

USF's Botanical Gardens will host the annual Bromeliad BASH on Aug. 10.

Abroad in Brazil

Monday, August 05, 2013

USF student Alvaro Ruiz spent a month studying abroad in Brazil. Read about his experiences and those of others on the Going Places blog.

USF Names New Chief Marketing Officer

Aug. 1, 2013

Tom Hoof comes to USF after nearly a decade with Tampa Bay Rays

Seeking Award Nominations

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy is looking for this year’s Community Leadership Award recipient.

A Rewarding Summer

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

USF’s Upward Bound program trains a special group of high schoolers in college-level research methods and mental health first aid.

UPDATE: USF Police Department Alert

Monday, July 29, 2013

USF Police received a report Monday of a carjacking on the Tampa Campus. The car has been recovered, and a suspect has been apprehended.

USF Professor Driving Force in Caribbean STEM Education Initiative

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Teachers and students from 12 nations visit USF in week of learning and training.

Visiting Elan Valley

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Students led by USF Professor Dr. Jennifer Collins are studying physical geography and environmental science in the United Kingdom this summer.

Inaugural Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Festival featuring acclaimed pianist takes place July 21 - Aug. 4 at USF School of Music.

USF historian Michael Decker nominated for 2013 Notable Book Award

Friday, July 19, 2013

The Byzantine Art of War explores the military history of Byzantium.

USF Student Takes Lead in Study Finding Widespread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in NY River

Monday, July 22, 2013

Study focused on disease microbes found in Hudson River, implications for rivers elsewhere.

Fairy Tales and Princess Stories

Friday, July 19, 2013

USF's first Massive Open Online Course begins Aug. 5.

USF Student Helps Great Britain Win Gold Medal

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Demi Stokes added another shining achievement to her soccer resume when she helped Great Britain win the gold medal at the World University Games.

Stories to Tell

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Theatre Professor Fanni Green is conducting workshops to help people share their personal and community-related experiences

TB Reported at USF

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

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

USF gets $1 M federal grant to increase enrollment and renewal outreach in Florida Kidcare

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Florida Covering Kids & Families program awarded two-year grant from Department of Health and Human Services.

USF Surpasses $600 Million USF: Unstoppable Campaign Goal

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

USF hails the positive impact the campaign will have within the USF System for generations to come.

Keeping an Eye on Tropical Storm Chantal

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Be prepared for hurricane season.

Racing Forward

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

USF student will compete in the 33rd National Veterans Wheelchair Games.

USF Students Stand Out at Warrior Forge

Monday, July 08, 2013

Two ROTC Cadets attend the 2013 U.S. Army Leader Development and Assessment Course.

USF Physicist Finds New Combinations Advance Solid-State Refrigeration

Monday, July 08, 2013

Civil Rights Beyond the U.S.

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Latin America’s African descendants’ struggles for civil rights are the focus of a planned ground-breaking project.

Piano Memories

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

USF researchers are teaching piano as a means of studying its impact on cognitive performance in adults and children.

Unique PTSD Treatment for Children

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Positive initial results for USF professor’s innovative treatment for children with PTSD used at Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.

Homecoming Update

Monday, July 01, 2013

Plenty of activities are planned for the annual event, which begins Monday, Oct. 21 with a kickoff pep rally.

Getting Started

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Members of the Class of 2017 begin their USF careers during summer orientation. View a slideshow of incoming freshmen as they tour campus and learn about Bull pride.

Engineering Dean Wiencek Heading to VCU

Monday, July 01, 2013

Wiencek will become senior vice provost for administration and strategic initiatives at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Sustainable Thinking

Friday, June 28, 2013

High school students participating in one of USF’s Pre-College Programs learn about the environment, sustainability and renewable resources.

Mixing Tracks in the Shadow of USF

Friday, June 28, 2013

The owners of a nearby recording studio – USF alumni and successful entrepreneurs – continue to have strong ties to the university.

Urban Scholars Program Success

Thursday, June 27, 2013

About 40 foster children spent time this week on the USF campus learning about STEM fields as part of the first Mind & Body Camp.

Sharper Focus on Graduation Rates

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Higher education organizations and institutions, including USF, line up in support of a new proposal to change how graduates are counted.

The Heart of University Beat

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The person behind the popular WUSF news segments enriches his life with volunteering.

USF Tillman Scholars

Monday, June 24, 2013

Three USF students named Tillman Military Scholars all want to pursue medical degrees and help other veterans.

Cuban Video Artists at CAM

Monday, June 24, 2013

A Cuban living room environment is the setting for watching unique videos on contemporary life in Cuba.

Klasko to Lead Prominent Philadelphia University and Hospital System

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Dr. Stephen Klasko is leaving USF Health to lead Thomas Jefferson University and its hospital system in Philadelphia.

A Message From President Genshaft

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Evolving Food

Monday, June 24, 2013

A USF assistant librarian has researched the evolution of food in Tampa, including the Cuban sandwich, as a way to look at the city’s history.

Dance Festival Highlights

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Hosted by USF, the 2013 Florida Dance Festival exposes dance students to different teaching methods.

Exploring Singapore

Monday, June 17, 2013

Read about the adventures of Jordin Vorisek and other USF students as they study abroad this summer on the Going Places blog.

"The Right to Know"

Friday, June 14, 2013

DNA samples were taken from relatives of children who died at the former Dozier School for Boys who want to know the truth of what happened there.

Prestigious Scholarships Announced

Monday, June 17, 2013

USF’s latest group of awardees – all high achievers – come from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds.

USF Student Named to Education Advisory Board

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Kendra Gaunt was selected to serve on the Student Advisory Board for Pearson, a leading education firm.

School Supplies for Eager Students

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

A USF student wants to start a drive to send used textbooks and school supplies to a school in Jaipur, India.

Summer Recreation

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

From golf at The Claw to swimming at USF’s indoor swimming pool, there are plenty of opportunities to indulge in fun exercise this summer. View a slideshow of some of those activities.

Searching for Cures

Monday, June 10, 2013

Specimens from the Antarctic’s diverse marine community provide a rich resource for early-stage drug discovery at the USF Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation.

Tampa Area Under Storm Warning

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Tropical Storm Andrea will bring heavy rains and flooding to the region before making landfall north of Tampa Thursday evening.

CAMP Students Going Places

Thursday, June 06, 2013

Two students in USF’s College Assistance Migrant Program are selected for a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and an internship with a U.S. Senator.

Hurricane Preparedness

Tuesday, June 04, 2013

USF faculty experts are ready to provide information on hurricanes ranging from storm surge to socioeconomic impact.

Solving a 3.5 Billion-Year-Old Mystery

Monday, June 03, 2013

A USF researcher is part of a team that determined life-producing phosphorus was carried to Earth by meteorites.

Studying Ancient Diets

Monday, June 03, 2013

New studies involving USF researchers show early humans like Lucy fed from the Savanna, not the forest.

Documents Related to former Dozier School for Boys

Monday, June 03, 2013

Carnegie Hall Bound

Friday, May 31, 2013

The USF Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the renowned hall in New York City next year.

Helping Small Businesses Win

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Two award-winning clients highlight the value of USF’s Small Business Development Center to businesses and entrepreneurs.

Water Systems Review

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Students from around the world gathered at USF’s Patel College of Global Sustainability for a one day seminar examining water resource management techniques.

Connecting Living and Learning

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

USF Housing will offer two new living learning communities in the fall around global citizenship and education.

Virtual Campus Modeling

Friday, May 24, 2013

Students this summer will be using sophisticated 3D scanners to virtually map the USF Tampa campus.

Studying the Noble King Mackerel

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A USF graduate student is researching how the king mackerel, a popular recreational fish, feeds and at what speed.

One-of-a-Kind Experience

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

USF students participate in the prestigious Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference to engage in geopolitical discussions and networking.

Student Affairs Leader Announced

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Thomas Miller is appointed interim vice president for Student Affairs as a national search gets ready to launch.

Upward Bound = College Bound

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

USF’s Upward Bound program, the largest in Florida, boasts a 100 percent college acceptance rate this year.

Forging Urban Solutions

Monday, May 20, 2013

USF hosted the UN-Habitat Partner University Initiative meeting that focused on solutions to problems caused by rapid urbanization.

Focusing on STEM

Friday, May 17, 2013

USF’s latest partnership with the Helios Education Foundation aims to put 80 subject-specific teachers in Hillsborough middle schools within four years.

Genshaft Honored

Thursday, May 16, 2013

USF President Judy Genshaft receives the Betty Castor Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Trade Center Tampa Bay.

‘Gameifying’ Data

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The unique project by USF students involves a Kinect game they hope will help combat obesity in children.

Inside Iran Politics

Thursday, May 16, 2013

USF’s Mohsen Milani, an expert on Iran, weighs in on the upcoming Iranian presidential election in an essay in Foreign Affairs journal.

Torres Named New USF College of Education Dean

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

National leader brings record of success to efforts to shape an exciting and distinctive vision for the college’s future.

Rowing for a Cause

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

USF Bulls try to set a world record for continuous rowing while raising money for Quantum Leap Farm.

Underwater Exploration

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

USF student Abbey Wakely identified different types of coral while studying abroad this summer in Belize. Read more about her adventures and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Double Commencement

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

A couple who met in the military overseas graduates together from USF’s College of Public Health.

Top Five

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

USF ranks fifth in the nation in the 2013 top Master’s International programs for the Peace Corps.

Choir Performance

Monday, May 13, 2013

The Gulf Coast Youth Choirs will be performing Saturday at the USF School of Music Concert Hall.

Bulls Capture First Big East Title

Saturday, May 11, 2013

One run was all the Bulls needed to seize their first-ever Big East tournament title at home Saturday 1-0 against Notre Dame.

Transcript: Spring 2013 President's Report: A Video Message for the USF Community

Friday, May 10, 2013

Reversing School to Prison Pathways

Friday, May 10, 2013

USF Professor Brenda Townsend Walker’s research identifies ways to help redirect disenfranchised African American males.

Impacting Diversity in Polk County

Thursday, May 09, 2013

USF students are involved in Project PRIDE, which aims to boost the number of male and minority teachers in elementary education.

Biking for Veterans

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

USF student Kiersten Downs will bicycle from San Francisco to Washington to support veterans transitioning to university life.

Focus on Urban Futures

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

USF Patel College of Global Sustainability will host May 10-12 a UN-Habitat forum to examine solutions to developing healthy communities.

Fully Online MPA Degree

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

A July deadline is set for applying to the new public affairs master’s degree program at USF’s School of Public Affairs.

‘Seahorse Lady’

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

The Aquarist Club at USF recently hosted a talk by Beth Privett, who raises seahorses on her farm in Riverview.

Supporting Graphicstudio

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Ann McKeel Ross and her husband Jay have been long-time supporters of USF’s world-renowned art research atelier.

Award Finalists

Monday, May 06, 2013

The WUSF Newsroom is a finalist in several categories in the SPJ South Florida Chapter’s Sunshine State Awards.

Commencement Scenes

Friday, May 03, 2013

USF Commencement Ceremonies were held weekend of May 3 in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee.

Activating a Community

Friday, May 03, 2013

SACD professor and students at USF present design ideas to boost profile of Bradenton’s Village of the Arts.

USF Men’s Golf Takes Title

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The USF Men’s Golf team wins the Big East tournament title, and the accomplishment is featured in NYC’s Times Square.

Power Restored at USF

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Power has been restored on the USF Tampa campus. Outages had occurred throughout the campus Wednesday morning. Check here for latest information.

Working for Equality

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

The 9th Annual LGBT Community GALA event featured a keynote address by Allyson Robinson.

Making History at Fantasy of Flight

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Noted World War I expert Jack Tunstall describes the beginnings of modern air warfare in his role as Scholar-in-Residence.

Undergraduate Research Shines

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Nearly 300 students presented during the recent USF Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium.

Commencement Ceremonies Held May 3, 4, 5 and 10

Monday, April 29, 2013

About 6,000 degrees will be awarded to USF students in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee.

The Business of Ballroom Dancing

Monday, April 29, 2013

USF students in the College of Business turn to the dance floor to become comfortable in the corporate world.

USF Appoints Chief Diversity Officer

Monday, April 29, 2013

Jose E. Hernandez will lead the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and will promote proactive and strategic initiatives.

Photographing Malaysia

Friday, April 26, 2013

Going Places blogger Jessica Eberl provides daytime and nighttime photos of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Read about other adventures of USF students studying abroad.

Support for Young Leaders

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Women in Leadership & Philanthropy celebrates its Faculty Research Award recipient and scholarship awardees.

Top Physics Researcher

Thursday, April 25, 2013

USF student receives admission to top physics programs and hopes his future work will “find solutions to biological problems.”

Kente Awards 2013

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The event will recognize Les Miller and Dr. Dexter Frederick, along with awarding four “Ike” Tribble Scholarships to students.

Highest Research Productivity

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

USF’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology program ranked highest in the nation for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

USF Hosts Graduate Research Symposium

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Graduate students from eight universities compete and network during the statewide symposium at USF.

Looking at Global Challenges

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

USF student Guillermo Rodriguez writes about his experience attending the Clinton Foundation's Global Initiative University conference.

USF Noted for Construction Projects

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Associated Builders and Contractors honors the top construction projects on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Regional Champions

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Enactus USF impresses judges with its innovative projects; next stop, the nationals in Kansas City, Mo.

Critical Research in the Gulf

Friday, April 19, 2013

Three years after the Gulf oil spill, USF researchers are deciphering the impact and looking to protect the Gulf.

Sustainability Focus

Friday, April 19, 2013

A recent Graduate School Challenge Grant project takes a local approach to the growing problem of food waste.

Take Back the Night

Friday, April 19, 2013

Hundreds of USF students participated in the annual event that brings attention to sexual violence.

“In the Next Room” Closes Sunday

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The USF School of Theatre & Dance presents the Broadway production that was nominated for three Tonys.

Pets and a Miniature Horse

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Wellness USF brings pets to campus to help reduce the stress students feel during finals week. View video and slideshow.

NPM@USF: Epic Finale

Monday, April 22, 2013

National Poetry Month at USF concludes this week with leading poets in special events in various settings.

Celebrating Arbor Day

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The USF Patel College of Global Sustainability and the City of Tampa team up to mark National Arbor Day with tree planting.

3+3 Program Trims Time to Law Degree

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

USF and Stetson University College of Law sign a new agreement that shortens the path for qualified USF undergraduates.

Pulitzer Winner

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Daniel Ruth, USF alum and adjunct professor, wins a Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing.

Ultimate Talent

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

USF students shine during the first annual Ultimate Bull Talent Show during USF Week.

Ghanaian/British Philosopher Speaks Thursday

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Kwame Anthony Appiah is this year’s Frontier Forum lecture series speaker.

Earth Day Celebration

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Earth Day Tampa Bay 2013 celebration will be held Saturday at the USF Botanical Gardens.

Tokyo Excursion

Monday, April 15, 2013

USF student Melanie King saw Mount Fuji while visiting Lake Kawaguchi and Tokyo. Read more about her adventures studying abroad and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

USF Fast 56 Awards Recognize Growing Alumni Businesses

Monday, April 15, 2013

Inaugural event identifies and celebrates thriving alumni-owned or led businesses around the world.

Ceremony Spotlights Outstanding Faculty Members

Honorees include professors recognized by the most prestigious national and international academic and professional organizations.

Legend Has It

Friday, April 12, 2013

More than 1,000 students turned out to hear popular Grammy Award winner John Legend talk about education and community engagement.

Spectrum of Research

Friday, April 12, 2013

USF Students will present a record 290 projects at the Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium on Wednesday.

New Housing Partnerships Announced

Monday, April 15, 2013

USF has new agreements with two student apartment complexes, The Province and Avalon Heights.

New Tradition

Thursday, April 11, 2013

USF celebrates the inaugural Student and Supervisor of the Year Award to mark National Student Employment Week.

Solid French Connection

Thursday, April 11, 2013

A farewell visit from the Consul General of France in Miami includes a lecture and presentation of one of France’s highest civilian awards.

USF Botanical Gardens Festival

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The 24th Annual Spring Plant Festival will be celebrated Saturday and Sunday with talks, workshops and more.

Diversity Summit Highlights

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

USF Trustee Brian Lamb was the keynote speaker at this week’s Diversity Summit, which also featured workshops and a dance performance.

Snapshots from Vienna

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

USF senior Christa Roe is interning for United Nations Affairs in Vienna, Austria. View a slideshow of what she's doing this semester.

USF Week Underway

Monday, April 08, 2013

From a kickoff event Monday to a talent show to an evening with John Legend, USF Week offers a variety of happenings.

Masters of Weird

Monday, April 08, 2013

Jeff and Ann VanderMeer, known as the Masters of Weird, recently lectured at USF about writing, publishing and science fiction.

UP Notification

Friday, April 05, 2013

University Police is notifying the USF community that a planned protest will involve empty holsters.

Celebrating Student Employees

Friday, April 05, 2013

USF is honoring student employees with a series of events during National Student Employment Week.

Invasion of the Giant Mosquitos

Thursday, April 04, 2013

USF St. Pete researcher says the mosquitos, larger than a dime and packing a painful bite, could invade the area soon.

Diversity Summit Tuesday

Friday, April 05, 2013

The annual event features a keynote address by USF Trustee Brian Lamb, workshops, dance performance and a video on bullying.

Teaching Success

Thursday, April 04, 2013

The four U.S. Professor of the Year Award recipients share their teaching stories during the USF Student Success Conference.

Choose a Better Word

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

The Housing & Residential Education campaign is aimed at having people avoid using words or phrases that can offend others.

Distinguished Poet

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-winner Jorie Graham read from her critically-acclaimed work "PLACE" as part of her week-long visit to USF.

Going Beyond Agra

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

USF alumna Demelza Hays visited the Taj Mahal and attended a Fulbright Conference while studying in India as a Fulbright Scholar. Read about her adventures throughout the country and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Hockey Meets Dance via USF

Tuesday, April 02, 2013

Pre-game entertainment at Tampa Bay Times Forum features original choreography in a locker room set.

Former Mali Ambassador to Speak

Friday, March 29, 2013

USF's Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies hosts Vicki Huddleston, who will speak on Mali and Islamist militants.

USF Trustee Named

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Nancy Hemmingway Watkins, a USF alum, is named to the USF Board of Trustees on Thursday.

Enterprising for Good

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Enactus USF students teamed up with local Cub Scouts on a beach cleanup as part of a national competition.

Sen. Nelson Tours Dozier Site

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Sen. Bill Nelson was joined by USF researchers Wednesday at the former Dozier School for Boys.

Water Issues on Tap

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

The EPA's water chief announces a blueprint for tech innovation during a visit to USF Wednesday.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Featured

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

During her visit to USF, renowned poet Jorie Graham will present a poetry reading and discuss the importance of the craft.

"Haru Matsuri" Ushers in Spring

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The "Spring Festival" hosted by the USF Japanese Club featured exhibitions on dance, martial arts, games and food.

Immigration and Criminal Gangs

Monday, March 25, 2013

USF and visiting scholars will explore issues related to juvenile gangs known as maras in Central America.

Women's Basketball to Face California Monday Night

Monday, March 25, 2013

The 10th-seeded Bulls advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and will face second seed California Monday at 9:45 p.m. Eastern Time.

Bulls Stun Texas Tech in NCAA Tourney

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Orekhova scores 20 points and the Bulls make clutch free throws down the stretch to secure USF's first NCAA tournament win Saturday in Lubbock, Texas.

Now Playing: The Gasparilla Film Festival

Thursday, March 21, 2013

USF students are fully involved in the downtown Tampa festival by volunteering for various events and discussions.

Apple Recognizes USF's Innovation

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The university is presented with an Apple Distinguished Program award for the Anytime, Anywhere Learning initiative.

A Spanish Fiesta

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The fair at the USF College of Education celebrating Spanish culture attracted students, faculty and community leaders.

Beyond Words

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

A USF video uses dance to communicate how destructive bullying and cyberbullying can be in society.

New Regional Chancellor in St. Pete

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

USF System President Genshaft appoints Penn State Brandywine Chancellor Sophia T. Wisniewska as USFSP Regional Chancellor.

USF Health Match Day

Friday, March 15, 2013

USF Morsani College of Medicine's Class of 2013 find out where their careers are taking them in this annual event unique to medical students.

Forensic Imaging Workshop

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Law enforcement officials spent a week at USF learning new imaging techniques to track missing children, help solve cold cases and hunt criminals.

Next Stop: Oxford or Cambridge

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Christie Campla's May graduation will punctuate a remarkable journey from Pell grant recipient to prestigious, postgraduate scholarship.

Focus on Research

Friday, March 15, 2013

USF junior Kenyaria Noble has received a prestigious scholarship to continue her research on aging.

A Different Spring Break

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

USF students participate in Bulls Service Breaks to travel the country and learn about social issues.

Preserving Florida's History

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Spring 2013 issue of the USF Magazine is live, featuring a cover story on efforts to digitize and preserve centuries-old documents that tell the story of the Spanish Colonial period. View the digital version.

USF Technologies on Display

Friday, March 08, 2013

The Dance Chair and SkateCase will be featured at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office/Smithsonian Institution event.

Bradenton’s Riverwalk

Friday, March 08, 2013

USF's School of Architecture and Community Design provides bold ideas to make the jewel of the city's waterfront shine.

"Grandmother Power"

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Activist and author Paola Gianturco to speak at USF about her latest book, "Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon."

Ice Cream Talk

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield says business and giving back to the community can be a tasty, beneficial mix.

Dixon Appointed to Marine Board

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Jacqueline Dixon, dean of the College of Marine Science, is named a trustee for the Consortium for Ocean Leadership.

Clean Air Technologies

Monday, March 04, 2013

A discovery by USF and KAUST chemists could be a breakthrough in developing new tools for cleaner air and energy production.

Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder on Campus

Friday, March 01, 2013

Jerry Greenfield will speak Monday evening at the Marshall Student Center as part of the University Lecture Series.

Genshaft Receives Award

Monday, March 04, 2013

USF President Judy Genshaft is presented with the AGHE's 2013 Administrative Leadership Award.

Student Success Conference Making History

Friday, March 01, 2013

All four 2012 U.S. Professor of the Year honorees to participate in annual event celebrating student achievement at USF.

Tutor-a-Bull Program Pays Dividends

Thursday, February 28, 2013

USF students tutor middle and high school students to help kids and receive teacher training in the process.

USF Receives Sen. Simon Award

Thursday, February 28, 2013

NAFSA's Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization recognizes USF's international programs and focus.

Gen. Kelly Speaks at Summit

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Southern Command's Gen. John Kelly says sequestration will diminish drug-fight capabilities and response to disasters.

Bernard Lectures on Aging

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

National Institute on Aging official to lecture at USF about research on aging and policy.

Children’s Festival at USF March 2

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

College of Education's annual event includes Busch Gardens Live Booth, exergaming, computer learning games and more.

CEOs Impart Wisdom

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Women business leaders, part of the Committee of 200, spent the day sharing experiences and ideas with USF students.

Variety Abroad

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

From monkeys on campus at the College for Higher Tibetan Studies in India to tips on how to purchase a bicycle in Japan, the Going Places blog is filled with interesting stories from students studying abroad.

Titus Andronicus

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The School of Theatre and Dance presents its 2013 British International Theatre Endowment production. Watch the trailer.

Business Leaders Share Insights

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Members of the Committee of 200, representing top women business leaders, participated in panel discussions with USF students.

Peace Corps Opportunities

Monday, February 25, 2013

USF is one of only 39 universities in the country that have a Peace Corps office on campus.

TEDxUSF Slideshow

Monday, February 25, 2013

View a slideshow of Friday night's event at the School of Music, with the theme "On the Edge of the Future."

Distinguished Historian's Visit

Friday, February 22, 2013

Nell Irvin Painter, the Humanities Institute's inaugural Distinguished Scholar in Residence, will give her final public talk Feb. 26.

It’s the 41st Engineering EXPO

Friday, February 22, 2013

Gone are the days of the baking soda volcano. At a 21st century science fair it takes a Tesla coil to get everyone electrified.

Boil Water Notice Lifted

Friday, February 22, 2013

Tampa water customers are urged to follow a precautionary boil water notice for the next 48 hours.

New Dean of Students Named

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Michael A. Freeman brings decades of student development experience to his role at USF.

Helping Out Abroad

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Members of USF's Kosove Society spent a recent holiday weekend helping care for children in Panama.

Pioneering Inventors at USF

Thursday, February 21, 2013

MIT's Robert Langer delivers the keynote address to nearly 200 innovators attending the National Academy of Inventors Conference.

Climate Check

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Climate change was discussed during the National Climate Assessment meeting held at the Patel Center.

Top Historian Lecture

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

"The History of White People" author Nell Irvin Painter to speak at USF Feb. 26.

USF Professors Earn Prestigious Sloan Fellowships

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Cameron Ainsworth and Jiangfeng Zhou are the only faculty from Florida universities to receive the award.

USF Students In Tally Today

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

It's USF Day in Tallahassee, with students expected to talk about the university and meet with legislators.

TEDxUSF is Here

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Friday night's event at the School of Music, with the theme "On the Edge of the Future," will feature nine speakers.

Grandmother Power

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Acclaimed photojournalist, activist and author Paola Gianturco appears March 7 to discuss latest research on “grandmother power.”

Staying Fit

Monday, February 18, 2013

USF's Fitness Week offers fun events and the motivation to make exercise a part of the daily routine.

George Washington's Early Home

Monday, February 18, 2013

USF historian's new book, "Where the Cherry Tree Grew" explores the changing fortunes of Washington's Ferry Farm homestead.

USF Hosts Inventor's Conference

Monday, February 18, 2013

Prominent speakers highlight the program of the two-day National Inventors Conference, which will be at USF this week.

Spring Dance Concert

Friday, February 15, 2013

View a trailer of the annual event presented by DanceUSF and is held in Theatre I on the Tampa campus.

Special Report: Battling Red Tide

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

USF scientists work to learn more about the harmful toxic blooms in the Gulf of Mexico that can adversely impact people, marine organisms and wildlife.

UPDATE: Boil Water Notice Lifted

Friday, February 15, 2013

A precautionary boil water notice issued Friday was lifted Sunday afternoon after testing completed.

Blending Music and Art

Thursday, February 14, 2013

USF SYCOM students create original music to complement or respond to the Open Score exhibit at the Contemporary Art Museum.

Sci-Fi Expo Delights Crowd

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

The event at Juniper-Poplar drew science fiction enthusiasts who played games and displayed their artistic talent.

Sifting Out the Crumbs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A Cereal Sifter device captured the top prize in the 5th Annual USF Young Innovators Competition.

Black Heritage Month at USF

Monday, February 11, 2013

Keynote addresses highlight a series of events on campus during February that celebrate Black Heritage Month.

Examining Elder Abuse

Friday, February 08, 2013

More study is needed to fully understand the complex issue impacting older adults, researcher says in USF lecture.

Questioning Muslim Terrorism

Friday, February 08, 2013

USF's Citizenship Initiative presents Charles Kurzman on "Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists"

USF Pre-College Begins Registration

Thursday, February 07, 2013

The academic summer 2013 programs for high school juniors and seniors expose students to university-level learning.

Collaborative Approach Recognized

Thursday, February 07, 2013

USF's Ghana Scholars Program receives an award for its innovative initiatives from the Institute of International Education.

Jewish Studies Lecture Feb. 20

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Distinguished scholar Jonathan D. Sarna speaks on the topic: "When General Grant Expelled the Jews."

Jumpstarting a Career

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

USF's Career Fair offers an opportunity for USF students and alumni to meet exclusively with businesses.

Rocky Photo Shoot Contest Guidelines

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Users interested in participating in the Rocky Photo Shoot Contest can find complete guidelines here.

Win a Photo Shoot with Rocky

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Twitter users who tweet a nomination for USF in the Shorty Awards could win a photo shoot with the famous mascot.

Benefiting Students

Monday, February 04, 2013

USF signs an agreement with four colleges to make sure students receive credits for associate degrees.

Calling Women to Action

Monday, February 04, 2013

USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy screens documentary “Miss Representation” and discusses challenges facing women.

USF Research at Closed School Praised

Friday, February 01, 2013

Sen. Bill Nelson wants the excavation work at the shuttered Dozier School to continue in an effort to provide closure for relatives.

iBuddy Program Promotes Friendships

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Started by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the program strives to help international students adjust to college life here.

Support for Veterans

Thursday, January 31, 2013

USF student Kiersten Downs will bike cross-country this summer to support student veterans and the USF chapter of SVA.

Student-Athlete Success Soars

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

USF's inventive Anytime, Anywhere Learning initiative for student-athletes is named an Apple Distinguished Program.

Recognizing Oppression

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

USF's Tunnel of Oppression event raised awareness and reflection on types of oppression occurring in the world.

Post-Disaster Shelter Innovation

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Two architecture alumni and the USF Patent Office joined forces to bring the world a potential answer to disaster relief housing needs.

The Rise of the iPadist

Friday, January 25, 2013

The iPad quintet Touch performs a multimedia extravaganza with dancers, actors, singers and poets. Audience is encouraged to bring their iPhone, iPad and join in.

Arab Spring Expert to Speak

Thursday, January 24, 2013

The lecture, which will examine the Arab Spring phenomena, is hosted by the USF Humanities Institute.

Post-Election Analysis

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

An essay by USF's Susan MacManus is in a new collection examining the 2012 presidential election: Barack Obama and the New America.

Focus on Sustainability

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

USF researchers will use a NSF grant to lead an international team looking at revolutionary ways to turn wastewater into usable products.

Through Their Lens

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Take a peek inside USF's Stampede of Service event through a slideshow and photos and comments posted online by students.

Outstanding Faculty Members Recognized

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Honorees include professors recognized by prestigious national and international academic and professional organizations.

Celebrating Community Engagement

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Thousands of USF students take part in USF's Stampede of Service, an annual community service project.

A Warm Fulbright Welcome

Friday, January 18, 2013

Fulbright scholarships and travel abroad are the focus of a night of discussion and a one-woman performance on growing up in South Africa.

Coach Talks Game Plan

Friday, January 18, 2013

Former NFL coach Herm Edwards delights the crowd with a lecture on success, planning and opportunity.

New Year’s Eve in the Himalayas

Friday, January 18, 2013

USF alumna Demelza Hays visited Tirthan Valley while studying in India as a Fulbright Scholar. Read about her adventures and those of other students on the Going Places blog.

Bridging the Immigration Divide

Friday, January 18, 2013

An anthropology research project leads to a book, a website and a job for a recent USF graduate.

SOS on Saturday

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Thousands of USF students are expected to participate in USF's Stampede of Service, an annual community service project.

ESPN Analyst Lectures Wednesday

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Former NFL coach Herm Edwards to deliver a passionate, motivational speech as part of University Lecture Series.

Exploring South Africa

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The one-woman show, exploring post-Apartheid South Africa, will be followed by a Q & A with the performer and a discussion on Fulbright scholarships.

USF a National Leader for Online Learning

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Annual analyses of the university's online offerings earn accolades from the Guide to Online Schools and U.S. News & World Report.

USF Nominated for Shorty Award

Monday, January 14, 2013

Use Twitter to vote for USF to win the title of best use of social media by a college.

"Outlaw Novelist" to Speak Jan. 23

Monday, January 14, 2013

James Carlos Blake, a USF alumni and chronicler of outlaw life, returns to USF to speak and receive an award.

Book Explores Why Children Kill Parents

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

USF Professor Kathleen Heide, a leading expert on parricide for more than 25 years, explores the topic through interviews with offenders.

Week of Welcome Underway

Monday, January 07, 2013

USF's Spring semester has started, and with it comes Week of Welcome, featuring a host of social, academic and informative events.

USF Named "Best Value" University

Monday, January 07, 2013

The university's ranking by Kiplinger's Personal Finance soars 30 places from 2011 to 2012.

Kudos for new "Mailer Review"

Friday, January 04, 2013

The latest issue features a previously unpublished short story by Norman Mailer and work of noted writers and scholars.

Kaywell Award Winners Named

Thursday, January 03, 2013

The award, presented to young adult authors and advocates of the genre, is named after a USF College of Education professor.

Bomb Threat at Library

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Autism Conference in January

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

USF's Autism Center, which works with schools, businesses and others, observes its 20th anniversary as it prepares for a statewide conference.

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