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USF Professors Lend Expertise to Cutting-Edge Medical Alert System

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

A pair of USF professors from seemingly disparate disciplines are helping to further develop and refine a new medical alert system with state-of-the-art potential.

USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic Holds Annual Fundraiser

Thursday, January 08, 2015

BANDaids for BRIDGE combines students’ passion for health care with entertainment.

USF Improves in National Rankings for Online Learning

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The University of South Florida features three programs ranked inside the Top 30 nationally.

USF Earns National Recognition for Commitment to Community Engagement

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The University of South Florida has earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Spring 2015 Week of Welcome

Monday, January 05, 2015

The Week of Welcome (WOW) is a campus-wide program that aims to make students feel at home.

USF Sounds of the Season

Friday, December 19, 2014

View a Holiday Video Message from University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft.

Winter 2014 President's Video Newsletter

Friday, December 19, 2014

University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft delivers a video message to the USF community on accomplishments and achievements system wide.

Jeff Vinik Unveils Tampa Waterfront District Vision

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik's recently unveiled vision for redeveloping downtown Tampa includes the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health Heart Institute as economic development anchors.

For the Love of The Arts

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

USF Dean James Moy is on a mission to help the world discover the hidden gem that is the College of The Arts.

Transcript Winter 2014 Newsletter

Thursday, December 18, 2014

USF System President Judy Genshaft's Winter 2014 Video Newsletter

USF 2014 Year In Review

Friday, December 19, 2014

The University of South Florida had a remarkable year of research and accomplishments; take a look back at a few highlights from 2014.

USF Alumni Association Names Fall 2014 Outstanding Graduate Award Recipients

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The University of South Florida Alumni Association has named three fall 2014 Outstanding Graduates, one for each regional institution of the USF System.

USF Professor Analyzes Largest Western Mediterranean Sample of Obsidian Artifacts Ever

Monday, December 08, 2014

Anthropologist Robert Tykot has studied over 6,000 pieces of the volcanic glass.

Diversity Matters at USF Systemwide

Monday, December 08, 2014

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity’s open house Dec. 12 welcomes everyone who wants to know more about its services to the USF community.

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition Earns National Designation

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The partnership is a collaboration between the University of South Florida, the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County and TECO Energy.

Adolescents and Obesity

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

USF researcher says obesity affects more than teens’ physical health; social life can be diminished as well – in some cases.

What Helps and Hinders Underrepresented Engineering Majors?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

A USF team led by College of Education Professor Gladis Kersaint will research this question with support from a $1.5 million NSF grant.

It's On Us USF

Friday, November 21, 2014

The University of South Florida launched the national It's On Us campaign against sexual assault highlighted in a campus wide video message.

Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

After last year’s great success in USF’s Black Box Theatre, “Out of The Box” showcases actors’ musical theatre talent in Theatre 2 Nov. 21 and 22.

USF College of Marine Science Awarded $20.2M for Gulf Oil Spill Research

Friday, November 14, 2014

Funding will continue international effort to study impact of 2010 Deepwater Horizon Spill.

Embedding Computer Games in Books

Thursday, November 13, 2014

College of Education Professor Glenn Gordon Smith’s patented innovative reading strategy is helping struggling readers and improving science education in Hillsborough County Schools.

New Student Memorial Unveiled

Monday, November 10, 2014

The new memorial will eternalize the names of students who passed away during their enrollment at USF and students and alumni who passed away while serving in the military.

USF Athletics Posts Best Graduation Success Rate In Program History

Monday, November 03, 2014

Bulls program improves six points for 83% graduation success rate; Football among seven programs to post highest GSR in program history.

R/V Weatherbird II Sets Sail to Deploy "Message in a Buoy"

Monday, November 03, 2014

Students from The Canterbury School of Florida joined USF's College of Marine Science and NOAA on an expedition aboard the research vessel to take part in ocean observation program.

USF Hosts Medal of Honor Recipient

Friday, October 31, 2014

USF's Veterans Week ceremony spotlights keynote speaker United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Master Sergeant Leroy Petry (Ret.)

Fall Dance Concert’s Global Connections

Guest and USF faculty choreographers bring international experience and worldviews to exciting program of new dance works.

Targeting Human Trafficking

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The conference that brought together military, law enforcement, social service providers and academic experts shared a wealth of important information, paving the way for further collaboration.

USF College of Marine Science to Host Events as BLUE Ocean Film Festival Sweeps St. Petersburg

Thursday, October 30, 2014

World Champion Swimmer Keynote at WLP Event

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Dare To Be, the theme of 9th Annual USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) Symposium, inspires many to give back.

LGBT Movement Update Event

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

“Gay Landslide! Victories for Human Rights: Four Decades of Progress,” Oct. 30 features USF alum, attorney Mitchell Katine, Tampa Commissioner Kevin Beckner and USF Assoc. Prof. Sara Crawley.

USF Partners With HCC to Offer New Degree in Nursing

Monday, October 20, 2014

The University of South Florida College of Nursing has partnered with Hillsborough Community College, in a first-of-its-kind partnership, to offer a concurrent bachelor’s degree in nursing.

USF Community Unites Against Gender Violence

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi and local survivor Melissa Dohme headline Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event aimed at stopping violence against women.

USF College of Marine Science Unveils “Current Collections”

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

St. Petersburg’s newest public art display, a sculpture created with marine debris from local waterways, installed downtown in Poynter Park.

USF Researchers Travel To Historic Cemetery In Philadelphia

Thursday, October 16, 2014

University of South Florida anthropologists discover an unexpected find during an excavation with the assistance of Pennsylvania authorities.

Four USF professors receive Excellence in Innovation Award

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Award recognizes exceptional achievement in technological innovation and entrepreneurial success.

University of South Florida Earns Prestigious Cybersecurity Designation

Monday, October 13, 2014

USF is only the second institution nationally to receive the recognition for the first time under new, tougher standards.

USF Announces a New Name for College of Business

Thursday, October 10, 2014

Longtime USF supporters Pam and Les Muma give $25 million, the single largest individual gift in the university's history, to the USF College of Business.

USF Sun Dome Dazzles With Artistic Expression

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The recently renovated USF Sun Dome is a focal point for USF athletics, concerts and events, and offers more than a typical venue.

Sharing Big Ideas on Media and Youth Activism

Sept. 30, 2014

Young people using social media don't deserve to be called "slacktivists," says this semester's Humanities Institute Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, renowned media critic, Henry Jenkins.

USF Breaks Records for New Patents, Licenses and Startup Companies

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

High-impact research and a culture of innovation support University of South Florida's success.

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

Friday, September 26, 2014

USF System President Judy Genshaft taps Dr. Sandra Stone, Dalton State College Vice President for Academic Affairs, to lead the growing institution.

USF Researchers Identify Two More Sets of Dozier Remains

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thomas Varnadoe, 13, and Earl Wilson, 12, will be the second and third children recovered from unmarked graves to be returned to family members.

USF President: Record Research Grants at $428M, New Initiatives for Coming Year

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

President Judy Genshaft’s Fall Address Features Highlights, Look Ahead

Text of the 2014 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 24, 2014

Common Reading Experience Author on Campus Friday

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Kristen Iversen will speak Friday evening at a free event after a day of meetings with students, faculty and staff.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage on Campus

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Free events take place Sept. 25, Oct. 1, 2, 3 and 30; awards, music, dance, a spelling bee and a conference.

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity at USF

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity, FC2, will be located at the University of South Florida's Tampa campus and will create an information hub for Cybersecurity education, research and innovation.

Theatre School Alumni Among Tampa Bay’s Best

Monday, September 22, 2014

Creative Loafing’s critics and readers chose favorites in the weekly’s Best of the Bay issue, theatre community weighs in with more wins and nominations.

U.S. SouthCom Gen. John F. Kelly to Keynote International Conference on Human Trafficking

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Lt. Gen. Martin Steele (Ret.) and leading law enforcement, human rights leaders and academics take part in Oct. 1-3 conference; free and open to the public.

USF Entrepreneurship Program Ranked 13th Nationally

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

USF's graduate program is the only Florida university listed among the nation's best entrepreneurship education programs in Entrepreneur magazine.

A World Health Organization First for USF and for Florida Comes to COPH

A new WHO Collaborating Center is the only one of its kind to combine public health, social marketing, anthropology, engineering and commercial marketing.

USF Interns Experience Life in the Big City

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Two University of South Florida undergraduate students gained real world experience by spending their summer interning in New York City.

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Six Inventors

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Shyam Mohapatra, University of South Florida professor and pioneer of applied biomedical nanotechnology, was one of six exceptional inventors inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame.

USF Engineering Graduate Takes Busch Gardens By Storm

Friday, September 12, 2014

USF engineering graduate Jeff Hornick develops mechanical skills into designing and building roller coasters for theme park.

Primatologist Jane Goodall Visits USF

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Legendary Scientist Jane Goodall spent the day at the University of South Florida sharing message of conservation with students of all ages.

Antarctic Team Discovers Mechanism for Massive Ice Shelf Collapse

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Research published in journal Science sheds new light on 2002 collapse of an Antarctic ice shelf the size of Rhode Island and implications for global sea-level rise.

USF's Student Success Program Highlighted As "Best Practice"

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

In a national report by the Center for American Progress the University of South Florida is recognized as a leader in student success development.

USFSP Receives $10 Million Gift From Entrepreneur Kate Tiedemann

Friday, September 05, 2014

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) announced it has received a $10 million gift, the largest single gift in its history, to name the USFSP College of Business.

The Resort at Longboat Key Club and USFSM Announce Leading-Edge Partnership

Friday, September 05, 2014

Innovative regional partnership through the launch of a new training program designates the resort as the official “teaching hotel” for the College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership.

Walk Wise, Bike Smart and Drive Carefully

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida is conducting the third annual USF Bulls Walk and Bike Week educational campaign.

USF Showcases Student Innovation

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The University of South Florida's Cirque du Student Success put the spotlight on some of its best and brightest student innovators and inventors.

Inventing the Dance “Micro Tour”

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

USF Dance’s Andee Scott creates unique collaboration to introduce new dance work; “Sola” premieres Aug. 29 & 30 and goes on the road.

Latino Scholarship Program Celebrates 23rd Anniversary

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

With 30 new incoming students, the total of Latino Scholarship recipients comes to 102 this year; alumni now number 380.

Building Bridges with Laughter, Music and More

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A year-long engagement with Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern culture through comedy, music, theatre and film, begins Aug. 28, 29 and Sept. 8.

USF Student Transportation Initiatives Set for 2014 Football Season

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

USF introduces discounted Student Tailgate Zone parking passes and enhanced Bulls Blitz buses to and from Raymond James Stadium.

WOW 2014 Celebration

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Week of Welcome is now a week of memories, take a look back at this year's events.

What's New On Campus

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Find out what's new on campus from study spaces, to an upgraded pool, public art installations and fun new wraps on the Bull Runners.

Sharing the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

A $2 million grant is supporting a multidisciplinary collaboration with Université d’ Etat d ’Haiti researching ways to mitigate the disease among Haitian adolescents.

USF Alumni Association Announces 2014 Alumni Award Recipients

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Daytona International Speedway president, former Tampa mayor, commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection to be recognized.

USF Ranks in Top 10 “Cool Schools” for Campus Sustainability

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Sierra magazine ranks American colleges and universities according to their environmental practices, green initiatives, and the caliber of sustainability-focused education.

USF Researchers Identify First Set of Unnamed Dozier Remains

Thursday, August 07, 2014

George Owen Smith, 14, will be first unidentified body recovered from 55 unmarked graves to be returned to family.

Center for Drug Discovery and Innovation to Continue Antarctica Studies

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

University of South Florida's CDDI partners on $1.7M grant for continued marine research.

Commencing Upon New Paths

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

With choosing USF came scholarship awards, an internship at The Tonight Show, the Cannes Film Festival, helping kids, travels around the globe, of course, and very bright futures for five graduating seniors.

Anticipation Building for USF Football Season

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The kickoff of the 2014 USF football season is six weeks away and coaches and players are training and prepping for the August 30th opening game at Raymond James Stadium.

Piano Festival Continues Through August 1

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Free recitals and master classes at the School of Music highlight a week focused on the iconic instrument under the direction of noted musician/educator Rebecca Penneys.

USF Names New Dean for the College of Engineering

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Space navigation engineer Robert H. Bishop selected to lead the University of South Florida's College of Engineering.

USF Obtains NSF Grant for 3D Virtual Reality Research

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

USF recently acquired the CAREN virtual reality system, a powerful tool that helps people with disabilities increase their independence and reintegrate into the community.

OACAC 2014 Comes to Tampa Bay

Friday, July 11, 2014

The University of South Florida, University of Tampa and Eckerd College hosted the 2014 Overseas Association for College Admission Counseling (OACAC) Conference.

Bulls in Brazil - World Cup and More

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

The USF in Brazil program provided students with a variety of unique experiences with soccer’s biggest spectacle in the background.

Florida Scientists: Fish Skin Lesions, Oil Residue Decline in Years After Gulf Oil Spill

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Scientists studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the health of fish in the Gulf of Mexico have found strong evidence that an outbreak of skin lesions and oil residue signatures discovered in fishes a year after the spill may be related to the catastrophe.

USF’s Iraq Expert Called on to Explain Iraq Crisis and American Response

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

University of South Florida Professor Derek Harvey is an expert commentator on the complex and dangerous situation in Iraq.

Meeting With Nobel Laureates

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Graduate student Jasmine Oliver, in the USF-Moffitt medical physics program, is headed to Germany for prestigious annual Lindau gathering.

Information and Inspiration Flow at USF’s First Annual TRIO Day

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

TRIO programs from USF, Rollins, Palm Beach State, Edison State and Santa Fe Colleges, and Alabama’s Troy University take part in a “family gathering.”

USF Graduate Creates a Healing Combination

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Alicia Billington, USF's first M.D./Ph.D. graduate, combines her passion for medicine and engineering, inventing an algorithm to improve patient care.

Audubon Documents Donated

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Audubon Society collection donated to USF Libraries chronicles heroic efforts to save Florida’s bird colonies.

Grit Better Than GRE for Predicting Grad Student Success

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

An article by a USF professor and colleagues at Vanderbilt University argues there's a better way to select Ph.D. students than the GRE.

USF Library Undergoes Renovation in Preparation for the Fall Semester

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

By the beginning of the fall 2014 semester, the first floor of the USF Tampa Library will be a newly improved modern and practical space for students to achieve academic success.

USF Ranks 12th Among Universities Worldwide for U.S. Patents

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

USF is in the top 15 in the world for the fourth year in a row.

University of South Florida Announces New Dean of the Honors College

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Fulbright College Professor Charles Adams, from the University of Arkansas, will lead continued innovation and excellence in undergraduate education, research, global engagement and accelerated programs for student success.

Newest Tillman Scholars Named

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Making it an even dozen at USF, three former service members are honored with highly competitive and prestigious scholarship for military veterans.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Awards USF $1.2 Million to Advance Student Success in Science

Thursday, May 29, 2014

The grant will create summer STEM Academy to prepare students for success.

Recognition for One of USF’s Finest

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

USF Police Detective Greg Givens is honored by ABC Action News’ Taking Action Against Domestic Violence project.

PRIDE in Polk County

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

USF’s three-year teacher training program has brought a significant injection of diversity to Polk County public schools.

Summer 2014 President's Report

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Transcript: Summer 2014 President's Report

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

23 Graduate From Award-Winning Teacher Training Program

Friday, May 09, 2014

Coursework embedded in field experience at Title I schools prepares new teachers for diverse student populations.

Revolutionary USF Technology Wins Prestigious Cade Prize

Friday, May 09, 2014

A team from the College of Engineering captured the prize with its ground-breaking water, energy and nutrient generator.

Patel College Awards First Eminent Scholar Award to Global Climate Champion

Monday, May 05, 2014

Patel College awards first Eminent Global Scholar in Sustainability award to climate leader

Campus Weather Update

Friday, May 02, 2014

Many Reasons to Cheer

Thursday, May 01, 2014

From high school dropout and teen mother to school district administrator, a USF doctoral graduate is making her family, friends and colleagues proud.

USF System to Confer Record Nearly 6,500 Degrees

Monday, April 28, 2014

Spring commencement ceremonies across the University of South Florida System are scheduled for May 2- 5.

All in the Family

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

A dad and his two children each took different paths at USF and wound up celebrating during this year's Spring Commencement ceremonies.

International Scientific Team Discovers, Names Oldest Pterodactyloid Species

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Preparing for Manned Missions to Mars, USF Student Trains on Hawaii Volcano

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Engineering student Anne Caraccio is participating in a NASA-sponsored project led by the University of Hawaii that simulates the rigors of living on the red planet.

USF Tennis Takes American Athletic Conference

Monday, April 21, 2014

USF's men's and women's tennis teams rally with impressive wins to take home top honors.

USF Forum Focuses on Future of International Research Collaboration

Monday, April 14, 2014

Event brings together researchers, government officials to focus attention on value of global partnerships

25 Under 25

Monday, April 14, 2014

The 25 Under 25 program recognizes outstanding undergraduate students from USF's College of Business.

An Oath of Dedication

Monday, April 14, 2014

A record 125 new physicians graduated from USF’s Morsani College of Medicine, promising to improve the quality of life for patients.

Chasing Away College Debt

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Just by paying attention to spending and saving tips, students can win monetary prizes while gaining financial literacy with Bull2Bull.

Speaking Through Dance

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A USF professor is using dance to convey powerful messages on important social issues.

Student Success: USF Students Garner National, Global Honors

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

A wrap-up of USF students and national, international honors

Designing Hot Ideas for a Cold Climate

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

A class trip to Ottawa for a tour and presentation to city officials relates drawing board ideas to concrete settings.

Poet Connects with Audiences

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Award-winning Poet Li-Young Lee concludes public appearances tonight as part of his Distinguished-Scholar-in-Residence visit this week.

USF Women's Basketball Plays in WNIT Semi-Finals Tonight

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

After splitting the season series in Rutgers' only year in The American, USF will face off with the Scarlet Knights Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the Sun Dome

Southeast Premiere Begins

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

USF is part of national roll-out of a new play about Florida’s Black Seminoles and Native Americans who walked the Trail of Tears; now playing in Theatre 2.

Distinguished Poet in Residence

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

National Poetry Month at USF features award-winning Poet Li-Young Lee with two public appearances during Distinguished-Scholar-in-Residence visit this week.

A New Film Festival is Born at USF

Monday, March 31, 2014

The April 5 festival gala and screening of winning entries will showcase the emergence of a new genre that unites dance and film.

USF Professor Awarded Major French Civilian Honor

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The French Consul General in Miami presented Professor Gaëtan Brulotte with the Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques.

Three USF Students Earn Prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The awards mark an unprecedented achievement for USF and the Goldwaters awarded this year in Florida.

City Celebrates 'USF Day' in Temple Terrace

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Rutgers Professor’s USF Lecture to Shed Light on Dark Matter

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Rutgers University professor Charles Keeton, an astrophysicist who has won international acclaim for his working in understanding the cosmos, will speak at USF April 3 on how invisible dark matter can be used to discover other galaxies.

Holocaust Eyewitness, Subject of Documentary, to Speak Next Week

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Free screening and discussion April 3 with Warsaw Ghetto Uprising survivor and USF professor who filmed his return to Poland after 70 years.

USF To Hold Spring Football Game

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Director of Athletics Mark Harlan announced the Bulls will hold their annual Spring Game, March 29, at Corbett Stadium on the USF campus.

USF Cricket Team Wins its First National Competition

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

USF's cricket team is the winner of the American College Cricket national championship.

It's A Match!

Monday, March 24, 2014

Match Day is the annual ritual when senior medical students across the country learn where they will spend their residency.

Modeling Study Adds Evidence that Oil Compounds Traveled to West Florida Shelf

Thursday, March 20, 2014

A new study from USF College of Marine Science finds currents drove oil from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill toward Florida, impacting the health of fish.

State Rewards USF, UCF and FIU Collaboration with $8.5M in Grants

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Florida’s Board of Governors awards a new consortium of USF, FIU and UCF $8.5 million for two projects that align university degrees with workforce needs.

Bulls and the Brave

Monday, March 17, 2014

The USF Women's Volleyball team recently traveled to MacDill AFB to play seated volleyball with wounded warriors.

USF College of Business Ranked Ninth Nationally for Veterans Education

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Military Times lists USF as the only Florida school in the top 10.

USF President Genshaft Names Mark Harlan as Director of Athletics

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Harlan will be responsible for 19 men’s and women’s teams competing in the American Athletic Conference.

USF Students Trade Tanning on Spring Break to Taking Action in the Community

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Bulls Spring Break is means hard work for students who seize it as an opportunity for service.

USF Historian David Johnson Wins Prestigious National Humanities Center Residential Fellowship

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

David K. Johnson, an Associate Professor at the University of South Florida’s Department of History, has been named a Fellow at the prestigious National Humanities Center for the 2014-15 academic year.

President Genshaft: Statement on Florida Legislature Passage of In-State Tuition for Veterans

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

President Judy Genshaft thanks the Florida House of Representatives and Senate for passing legislation providing in-state tuition for military veterans.

Sent to the Rescue

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

USF Naval ROTC alumni briefly reunited during Typhoon Haiyan disaster relief in the Philippines.

AIST Scanning Cape Canaveral

Monday, March 03, 2014

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

Bulls Honor Captain Nick Wolf in Special Way

Friday, February 28, 2014

USF Baseball Honors Nine-year Old Cancer Patient With Pirate Takeover During Recent Game.

Test of USF's Emergency Systems on Wednesday

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A test of USF’s Emergency Notification Systems will be conducted on Wednesday, February 26th, at 11 a.m.

JPMorgan Chase Selects USF for Grant Supporting Student Vets

Friday, February 28, 2014

The University of South Florida Receives $235,750 from JPMorgan Chase to Fund Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

A Carnegie Hall Cliffhanger

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The clock is ticking on fundraising efforts to send the USF Wind Ensemble to perform at the legendary concert hall next week; preview concert at USF is Thursday.

Blue Heart Campaign: Sad Hearts Represent Sad Truth

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Blue Heart Campaign, an international initiative to spread awareness of and encourage action against human trafficking, is taking place at USF

USF Young Inventor appears on Jimmy Fallon Show

Monday, February 24, 2014

USF Police Receive New Life-Saving Equipment

Friday, February 21, 2014

17 AED devices donated to USF police will be placed in patrol cars.

USF Engineering EXPO

Friday, February 21, 2014

USF Engineering EXPO allows students hands-on fun with science, technology, engineering and math.

“Monuments Men” Author Speaks at Tampa Theatre Feb. 27

Friday, February 21, 2014

At this free USF-sponsored event, Robert Edsel illuminates events depicted in the popular movie with more fascinating details.

USF President Genshaft Names Lockwood as Senior VP for USF Health

Thursday, February 20, 2014

National Academy member to lead USF Health and Morsani College of Medicine.

Award Winning Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Historian and National Humanities Medal Winner Jacquelyn Dowd Hall will share her knowledge of Southern women and dissident lives Feb. 24 – 28.

See Alternate History Sci-Fi Master Feb. 18 and 19 in Rare Visit.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Two free events feature Harry Turtledove and include a Q & A session, book signing and panel discussion.

Embracing the Human Side of Medicine

Monday, February 17, 2014

A promise of humanism helps medical students transition to third year.

Bestselling Author Nicholas Sparks to Lecture Thursday

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Feb. 13 event is free and open to the public.

USF Advanced Visualization Center WIns National Honor

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Science and the National Science Foundation present the winners of the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.

A Message to the Community from USF President Judy Genshaft:

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Black Heritage Month at USF

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Appreciation, inspiration and scholarly inquiry are highlights.

Conference Focuses on Race and Place

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

The USF Institute on Black Life’s three-day gathering looks at the legacies of racial segregation in housing, mobility and more.

Choreography Dazzles at Spring Dance Concert

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

The works of noted choreographers and rising stars showcase outstanding talent in dance.

What Makes Florida So Special?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Marine Science Professor Albert Hine Writes Book on the Geologic Formation of Florida.

USF Psychologist: Childhood Depression May Lead to Heart Disease by Teen Years

Thursday, January 30, 2014

USF to Run Influential Sunshine State Survey of Floridians

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Students take active role in developing questions on key Florida issues for upcoming elections

Ahoy! Two USF Students Receive Sea|mester Scholarships

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Working with USF Education Abroad two USF sophomores, Mandy Good and Jonathon Burroughs, have received scholarships to take part in Sea|mester programs.

Villages Health Center Opening

Monday, January 27, 2014

USF Engineering Alum Devin Walker Named to Forbes' 30 Under 30 List

Monday, January 27, 2014

Devin Walker, a 2012 graduate with a master’s degree in chemical engineering and COO of Trash2Cash, has landed on this year’s list in the energy and industry category as someone to watch.

USF Researchers Find Additional Bodies at Dozier School for Boys

Monday, January 27, 2014

Researchers from the University of South Florida have located and excavated the remains of 55 people in a graveyard at the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys – five more bodies than previous fieldwork had indicated might be there and 24 more burials than official records indicate should be there.

USF Forensic Sketch Helps Solve Murder

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Local law enforcement officials call on USF anthropologists for assistance with a forensic sketch.

Stampede of Service 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

About 2,500 University of South Florida students visited more than 40 sites throughout Hillsborough County on the morning of Jan. 18 as participants in Stampede of Service, USF’s largest annual community service project and tribute to the work and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

USF Partners with Cybersecurity Certification Leader to Bridge Workforce Gaps

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

USF Graduation Rate Reaches 63 Percent

Friday, January 17, 2014

63 percent graduation rate is an institutional record and marks a 15-point jump from just five years ago.

Moving in Harmony

Thursday, January 16, 2014

A world of motion and dance revolves around professor of theater, acting and movement.

Woolard to Retire June 2015

USF Athletic Director Doug Woolard will retire in June 2015 and will assist in the transition to a new athletics director.

MLK Week at USF

Thursday, January 16, 2014

A day of service starts a week that also features a vigil in the plaza named for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and University Lecture Series speaker, actor Hill Harper.

Bollywood Stars Visit USF

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Patel College hosted global stars Priyanka Chopra and Anil Kapoor for tree planting ceremony.

USF Students Help Bring the MLK Dream Alive in Hillsborough County

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Annual tradition of Stampede of Service will draw 2,500 students to community projects.

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.

New Direction

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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

Bike America Finale

Monday, August 05, 2013

USF student veteran's cross country journey is complete. View a video and slideshow of her finish.

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