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Intervention Becomes First to Successfully Reduce Risk of Dementia

Thursday, November 16, 2017

10-year study led by USF’s Jerri Edwards concludes computerized brain training program reduces risk of dementia 29 percent.

USF Office of Supplier Diversity Holds Lunch & Learn Series

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

University of South Florida Launches New 360 Degree Virtual Reality Campus Tour

Thursday, November 16, 2017

New virtual tour lets viewers explore the campus in Tampa, meet student guides and discover USF’s unique amenities

Harry Belafonte to speak at USF on Jan. 16

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The student-run University Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

USF Tampa Leads All Florida Universities in Student Fulbright Award Winners

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The 10 Fulbrights are among the 66 competitive national awards received by USF students during the 2016-17 academic year, the most in university history.

Pam and Les Muma Announce $15 Million Gift as USF Celebrates Reaching its USF: Unstoppable Fundraising Campaign Goal of $1 Billion

Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Mumas, whose landmark philanthropy has made a transformative impact on the University of South Florida, announced a new major gift of $15 million to benefit three areas of the university they already support: business, athletics and health.

New Fund at USF Honors Veterans of Past Wars, Provides Financial Support to Current Student Veterans

Friday, November 10, 2017

John Jacoby, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, is the first recipient of the Next Greatest Generation Fund created by the Office of Veterans Success at USF

Local Quilts of Valor Foundation honors military service of veterans Frank Morsani, USF nursing students

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Philanthropist and community leader Frank Morsani was among those presented with a quilt from Quilts of Valor Foundation volunteers during an emotional recognition ceremony Nov. 6

Florida Center for Cybersecurity Hosts Annual Conference

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida holds its 2017 Annual Cybersecurity Conference at the Tampa Convention Center.

Invention Generates Power, Cleans Water Using Untapped Source

Monday, October 30, 2017

University of South Florida engineering professor wins $1.14M grant through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to solve water and sanitation crisis worldwide.

USF Alumni Connection Helps Correct Teen’s Craniofacial Anomaly

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

WUSF TV’s Legacy One of Educational Outreach, Community Service

WUSF TV first signed on the air in September 1966 to provide University of South Florida students with distance learning and educational programming.

College of Public Health Hosts Free Flu Shot Drive

Friday, October 20, 2017

Doctor Discusses USF Health Relief Efforts in Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Back from last week’s trip to Puerto Rico, USF Health’s Dr. Asa Oxner discussed her recent experience treating patients and assessing critical medical needs in outlying rural areas of the island.

USF Professor Receives $5.5 Million Grant to Improve Young Children’s Social and Emotional Competence while Reducing Challenging Behavior

Monday, October 16, 2017

Dr. Lise Fox of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences will lead a national team of experts who will work directly with states and local programs.

College of Engineering Brings the Robotics Universe to USF

Friday, October 13, 2017

ROBOTICON 2017 on Oct. 7-8 provided a chance for 1,500 student technology enthusiasts from across Florida to enjoy a weekend of robotics competition.

Hackers are watching, but you can deter them with these simple steps

Thursday, October 12, 2017

In the eyes of hackers, your online presence at work and at home are not separate. But there are easy ways place barriers and protect both your USF and your personal accounts.

USF International Development Engineering Program Receives Water Charities Grant

Monday, October 09, 2017

The grant will help to reduce lead levels in drinking water in Madagascar.

USF Hosts Business Exhibition, Strengthening Supplier Diversity Program

Friday, October 06, 2017

More than 70 exhibitors participated in the all-day event at the Marshall Student Center, which connected owners of diverse businesses to key purchasers within the USF system and its prime contractors.

USF newest living community formally opens first phase

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Community gathers to celebrate the new facilities.

3D Imaging to Help Protect American Heritage Sites from Hurricanes and Natural Disasters

Thursday, October 05, 2017

USF researchers will perform scans Oct. 16-18 at national monuments Castillo de San Marcos and Fort Matanzas in St. Augustine, Fla.

USF College of Engineering Researcher Tracks The Movements of Sea Butterflies and Oil Spills

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Fluid mechanics and animal biomechanics characterize David Murphy's scientific inquiries.

USF Names New Senior Associate Vice President and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Paul Atchley, PhD, will play a key role in providing a world-class student experience for the 30,000 undergraduates enrolled at USF Tampa.

Faculty Receive NSF Grant to Detect Cyberbullying

Monday, October 02, 2017

A University of South Florida research team has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF)grant to explore a different approach to detecting cyberbullying in the digital communications of young adolescents.

University of South Florida Provides Aid to Puerto Rican Hurricane Victims

Monday, October 02, 2017

Twelve USF Health doctors will travel to Puerto Rico over the next few months, while USF invites 240 Puerto Rican medical students to finish this semester in Tampa.

USF Event to Examine the Intersection Between Mental Health and Criminal Justice Systems

Friday, September 29, 2017

The in-depth discussion will explore several topics surrounding proper treatment for people who suffer from serious mental illness and receive long-term jail sentences

USF System to Waive Out-of-State Fees for Students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Impacted by Recent Hurricanes

Friday, September 29, 2017

BFSA Holds Annual Welcome Breakfast

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Each fall semester the Black Faculty and Staff Association welcomes new black faculty and staff of the University with an annual breakfast of recognition.

USF Honors Vinik Family Generosity by Naming Program After Couple

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

USF Muma College of Business names its Sport & Entertainment Management program after Tampa Bay business leaders and philanthropists Jeff and Penny Vinik

Cell Phone Users to Help Protect Water Supply

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

USF engineers will use data and information posted to social media to help municipal planners take a more comprehensive approach in addressing challenges to our water supply

Despite Recent Deaths, Evacuating Nursing Homes in Natural Disasters Isn’t Always the Safest Option

Friday, September 22, 2017

USF Professor Kathryn Hyer testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging that evacuation is not always the best option for frail older adults

CARD-USF Joins FIRST WORDS® Project in Promoting Screening and Intervention for Autism in Children Under 2

Monday, September 25, 2017

USF Researchers Awarded $5 Million Grant to Continue Studying 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Thursday, September 21, 2017

USF College of Marine Science researchers will continue studies on how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has impacted the environment and how future environmental disasters might be better mitigated

Incoming Freshman Class Helps USF Break Several Records

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The 2017-18 freshman class is the strongest academic and most diverse group of incoming students in school history.

Construction Officially Begins on New Facility for Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

USF leaders, friends and supporters from across the region gather to mark the start of construction for the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

University of South Florida Tampa continues to climb in U.S. News and World Report rankings

Monday, September 18, 2017

Helping One Another: USF Comes Together for Hurricane Irma

Friday, September 15, 2017

Before, during and after the storm, many offered helping hands and shelter

Inaugural Class of the Muma College of Business Doctor of Business Administration Program Getting Ready to Graduate

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

USF student earns Medal of Honor Foundation scholarship

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Alex Walker is one of eight in the U.S. to earn the national award in 2017.

Video/Text of the 2017 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Hurricane Irma: Updates for USF System

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

New information

USF’s University Lecture Series Fall Lineup Promises Inspiration, Goosebumps and Laughter

Friday, September 01, 2017

The University Lecture Series is free and open to the public

Honors College’s New Students Take First Steps in Collegiate Academic Journey

Friday, September 01, 2017

USF leaders and deans march with more than 500 students in convocation procession

USF System Launches Enhanced Supplier Diversity Program

Thursday, August 31, 2017

New website makes it easier for small businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans to connect with opportunities at USF

Tampa Bay Bicyclists Keep Pedaling with New Bike Share App Feature

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

USF Doctors Perform Unique Procedure To Save Patient With Infected Pacemaker Wires

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

USF Health electrophysiologists use AngioVac to carefully remove infections from pacemaker wiring without triggering cardiopulmonary arrest

Florida Inventors Hall of Fame To Hold Induction Ceremony Sept. 8

USF professor who coinvented DSL and first scientist couple among top innovators honored

World’s Oldest Italian Wine Just Discovered

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Chemical analysis on ancient pottery, led by a USF professor, could dramatically predate the commencement of winemaking in Italy.

Rodent vs. Elephant: Does Size Impact Immunity?

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

National Science Foundation grant supports USF researchers' new study with Lowry Park Zoo

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Donors play a key role in student success, as the Latino Scholarship Program awards over $260,000 to 127 students, at the 26th Annual Latino Scholarship Awards.

Following USF Week of Welcome 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Check out all the WOW happenings!

A Message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Students fill USF's newest living community on move-in day

Thursday, August 17, 2017

On move-in day, USF opened a new on-campus housing complex, called The Village, where more than 870 students moved into two new residence halls.

Five tips for a smoother transition into college life

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

USF students look back at five things they wish they knew during their freshman year – to help new students transition into USF.

Genshaft Announces USF Reaches the Benchmarks for “Preeminence”

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

During her annual fall address, USF System President Genshaft also revealed a record research year and a fundraising milestone

Archeologists Uncover New Economic History of Ancient Rome

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

University of South Florida researchers are the first to successfully excavate the Roman villa of Durreueli at Realmonte, located off the southern coast of Sicily

USF Researchers Use High-Tech Tools to Record Changes in Massive Collapse Sinkhole

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Led by Lori Collins, the team is creating a 3D reconstruction of the scene above and below the surface

Medicaid Coverage Brings More Silence to Hearing Impaired

Monday, August 07, 2017

A study led by University of South Florida audiologist Michelle Arnold is the first comprehensive review of state-level Medicaid coverage for hearing aids.

Failure to Attempt Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Results in Up to $820 Million Wasted in Health Care Costs

Monday, August 07, 2017

A recently published USF College of Pharmacy study finds that using metformin to treat patients with prediabetes would save approximately $20 per patient each year, resulting in $820 million yearly savings in health care costs.

USF to Share Results of Feasibility Study Regarding an On-Campus Football Stadium

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Further studies to be conducted prior to any decisions regarding a new stadium

Home sensor network technology helps older adults live healthier

Thursday, August 03, 2017

USF College of Engineering researchers create home monitoring system technology to help detect movement and activity in a home environment – empowering older adults to become the drivers of their own health.

USF System to Award 2,700 Degrees at Two Summer Commencement Ceremonies on Aug. 5

Monday, July 31, 2017

Notable graduates include Garrett Bowleg, a female engineering student from the Bahamas who wants to be a role model for young women in STEM fields in her home country; and RoseAnne Garcia Bowers, a life-long education and community leader in Tampa Bay to receive an honorary doctorate in education.

What Does It Take to Maintain the Bull Topiary? Hand Shears, Pool Noodles, Spoons — and Pride

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thousand of students, faculty and staff walk by the topiary in front of the Marshall Student Center everyday, but have you ever stopped and wondered what it takes to maintain this mossy bull?

Researcher Behind “Fake Grouper” Sensor Creates “Red Tide” Detector

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

John Paul, PhD, USF distinguished professor at the College of Marine Science, is lead inventor of Red Tide Chek, the first hand-held device to detect red tide in the field

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Finds Amyloid PET Scan Leading to Better Alzheimer’s Disease Management

Monday, July 24, 2017

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is participating in a nationwide study looking at whether Medicare should cover the costly amyloid PET scan

USF biologists find frog’s future health influenced by gut microbes as tadpoles

Thursday, July 20, 2017

University of South Florida biologists have found that a crucial window in the development of tadpoles may influence a frog’s later ability to fight infectious diseases as an adult.

Only the Beginning: Diversity is one of USF’s greatest strengths - recent awards help spotlight success

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The University of South Florida (USF) System remains a national model for attracting and retaining the most diverse students and faculty, and for defining best practices for supporting, mentoring, training and elevating those striving to advance, teach and lead. But we are not stopping there.

USF System launches Supplier Diversity Program to bridge campuses and diverse business community

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The initiative helps ensure smaller businesses and those owned by minorities, women, and veterans have ample opportunity to compete for those same opportunities.

USF Researchers, City of St. Petersburg Bring 3D Archeaology and Virtual Reality to Local Parks

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Using the latest technology in 3D laser scanning and imaging, artifacts from several sites in the Tampa Bay area are being documented by the USF Libraries Digital Heritage and Humanities Collection.

University of South Florida to Receive National Award for Excellence in Student Retention and Graduation Rates

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

USF will be one of three universities honored later this month with a Retention Excellence Award at a national conference on student recruitment, marketing and retention in Denver, Colorado.

Hands On USF: Professional Preparation for Students Whose Life’s Work Will Be Bridging Hearing, Deaf Worlds

Thursday, July 06, 2017

Hands on USF offers interpreting services for the deaf both on campus and throughout Central Florida.

USF Researchers Present Studies on Missing Person Cases, At-Risk Youths to Pasco Sheriff’s Office

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Presentations were made by representatives of USF's SPRUCE Lab, short for Social & Psychological Research for Understanding Crime Etiology.

USF System Places Second in State University System Performance-Based Funding Scores

Thursday, June 22, 2017

USF System is first in Florida in the percent of bachelor’s and graduate degrees awarded in programs of strategic emphasis and the percent of graduates employed. The Board of Governors also reconfirms USF as Emerging Preeminent

Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New Downtown Building

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa was recognized by the USF Board of Trustees last week with the naming of its medical library.

USF Alumni Support Refugee Path to Citizenship

Watching as the foreign nationals took their citizenship oath were several USF alumni, who as members of the Tampa Bay Refugee Taskforce supported these refugees on their path to citizenship.

USF Student Veteran Awarded Tillman Military Scholarship

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Former Green Beret aims for NASA career with a computer engineering degree

Summer Vacation and Screen Time: USF Researcher Offers Advice for Balancing Kids' Safety, Privacy

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Associate Professor of Cybersecurity Education Nathan Fisk studies the history of childhood and internet use among kids.

University of South Florida Earns Cybersecurity Research Designation

Monday, June 12, 2017

USF receives designation as a National Center for Academic Excellence in cyber defense research.

USF Researcher Joins NASA Deep-Sea Mission

Friday, June 09, 2017

NASA NEEMO 22 space analog simulates mission to Mars.

USF Researchers Among Presenters at Pasco County Anti-bullying Event

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Topics included the use of storytelling in combatting bullying, cyberbullying and creating positive relationships in schools.

Reaching New Heights: USF is 5th Leading Public University in U.S. Patent Ranking

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions

Anthropology Professor, Students Create Reading Materials to Help Refugees Learn English, Adjust to Life in America

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Students conducted oral histories to create a book of refugee stories that will be used by CARIBE, an English-language program for refugees.

2017 Hurricane Season Follows Year of Extremes

Thursday, May 25, 2017

USF-authored study finds that 2016 season was the second-longest on record.

New Research Vessel to Impact Marine Research Across Florida

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The R/V W.T Hogarth will support the research of over two dozen institutions and agencies across the state.

USF Graduate Student Inspired to Make a Difference

Monday, May 22, 2017

Following in an Icon’s Footsteps, USF Grad Students Prove Good Neighbors Can Also Be Good Science Teachers

USF Research BootCamp Convenes Third Class of Female Scholars

Monday, May 22, 2017

The BootCamp helps participants make progress on their doctoral dissertations or plan their research agendas.

Summit Celebrates USF's Innovation and Economic Development Efforts

Monday, May 22, 2017

USF and business leaders dedicate time capsule, tour new Florida Inventors Hall of Fame exhibit

USF Partnership With Local Zoo Helps Save Manatees

Friday, May 19, 2017

The USF College of Public Health is working with Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo to make a difference for a "threatened" species.

USF Names Victoria Rich as New Nursing Dean

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The University of South Florida has appointed Victoria Rich, PhD, as the new dean of the USF College of Nursing and senior associate vice president for USF Health.

U.S. military to improve communication using USF technology

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Engineering students contracted to create satellite payloads for U.S. Special Operations Command

Alum makes largest contribution in USF Sarasota-Manatee’s history

Monday, May 15, 2017

Bill Mariotti was enrolled at USF when his father plunged through a skylight at a demolition site, prompting swift changes at the family business, including a decision by Mariotti to delay college...

Three USF Honors College Students Awarded Frost Scholarships, Receive Full Scholarships to Study at Oxford

Monday, May 15, 2017

USF students earn three of the nine Frost Scholarships awarded this year; USF ties UF for most in the state

USF Graduate Blends Interests in Art, Engineering to Recreate the Venus de Milo

Friday, May 12, 2017

To print her replica of the iconic Greek statue, USF graduate Tina Piracci built what is believed to be the largest 3D polar coordinate ceramic printer in the world.

USF Now Affiliated with Worker Rights Consortium

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Worker Rights Consortium is an independent labor rights monitoring organization.

Study Finds Mosquito-Borne Viruses Like Zika Could Be Spread at Lower Temperatures, Potentially Expanding Impact

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

University of South Florida researchers play key role in pinpointing optimal temperature for mosquito-borne disease transmission.

USF engineering students take oath of ethics for their profession

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Induction into the Profession ceremony welcomes engineering students to their careers.

Muma College of Business Grad Student Brings Own Brand of Inspiration to Commencement

Monday, May 08, 2017

Of the thousands of graduates crossing the USF Sun Dome stage this weekend to receive their diplomas, Sam Bridgman's steps may be the most poignant.

New Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery Will Provide Professional Preparation Opportunities for Arts Students

Monday, May 08, 2017

Bachelor of Fine Arts students will display their work in the space.

USF Calls the Tampa Bay Region to Action After Last-Minute Legislative Change to Preeminence Threatens to Take Millions of Dollars Away

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Change would shift funding intended for USF directly to UF and FSU, hurting Tampa Bay.

USF engineering students demonstrate prototypes at MOSI [video]

Thursday, May 04, 2017

USF mechanical engineering students demonstrate their projects to peers and the general public at MOSI.

USF Police Corporal Receives Drug-Free World Hero Award

USF Police Corporal Scott Parker has been named one of five recipients of the prestigious “2017 Drug-Free World Hero Award.”

USF scientist one of 14 world-changers named 2017 National Geographic Emerging Explorers

Monday, May 01, 2017

Groundbreaking research by USF evolutionary biologist and epidemiologist Ryan Carney uses virtual reality to help paleontologists learn more about dinosaurs.

USF helps make Tampa an autism-friendly city

Center for Autism & Related Disabilities (CARD) at USF is partnering with City of Tampa to make the city inclusive and autism-friendly.

Brothers to Graduate With Common Goal: Provide a Better Life for Immigrant Parents

Friday, April 28, 2017

From the fields of Immokalee, Fla. to the Sun Dome commencement stage, the three Guzman-Ramos brothers will all graduate from USF with bachelor’s degrees this Saturday, May 6.

USF System to Award 6,000 Degrees in Spring Commencement Ceremonies, May 5-8

Friday, April 28, 2017

Approximately 6,000 University of South Florida System students will receive their degrees during commencement ceremonies May 5-8.

50th Anniversary: Communication Sciences & Disorders Celebrating Growth, Research, Life-Changing Work

Thursday, April 27, 2017

USF's Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders will mark its golden anniversary throughout the year, culminating with a special event in October.

USF Medical Student Awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Anna Cheng is the first student at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to receive the prestigious fellowship.

USF Uses Grant to Map, Estimate Environmental Benefits of Nearly 10,000 Trees on Campus

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

USF tree mapping effort has documented nearly all of the trees on the entire campus.

Update on Responsibility Center Management

Friday, April 21, 2017

Budgeting method for USF Tampa will enter its second phase on July 1.

Milken Institute Ranks USF in Top 20 of American Universities for Technology Transfer

Friday, April 21, 2017

Report: USF surges to 19th, up from a 74th place standing in 2006

Seven Years Later: BP Oil Spill Settlement Funding New Way to Manage Fish Populations

Thursday, April 20, 2017

A new technique developed by researchers at the USF College of Marine Science is paving the way in discovering where a wide range of species spawn

World Trade Center Architect to USF Students: "Have Faith in Your Dreams"

Thursday, April 20, 2017

World-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind recently toured USF's School of Architecture and Community Design and met with students, sharing with them practical advice and inspirational words.

Protecting Our Water: USF Biological Oceanographer Tracks the Oil

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Though seven years have passed since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill dominated Floridians' attention, the event is still on the surface of Steve Murawski's mind nearly every day.

USF Researchers Unveil Interactive Website, Marking 7 Years Since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

"Beneath the Horizon" examines ongoing research of the disaster's long-term impact

USFSP hosts annual STEM Business Summit

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

USF and local businesses work together to build a better workforce, at the 2nd annual STEM Business Summit.

Public invited to Jeffrey Toobin's April 27 lecture on "Secret World of the Supreme Court"

Monday, April 10, 2017

Toobin will offer a unique look at the inner workings of the Supreme Court and how the current administration may shape the court's future.

College of Engineering Celebrates Engineering Excellence at its Annual Event

Monday, April 10, 2017

Five alumni were among the those who received Engineering Excellence Awards at the College of Engineering's third annual Engineering Honors event held April 8

USF Ranked No. 7 in the U.S. among “Golden Age Universities”

Friday, April 07, 2017

WLP presents Faculty Research Awards to women researchers across USF System

Monday, April 17, 2017

Data and Case Management Drive Student Success at USF

Monday, April 10, 2017

USF College of Marine Science Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Anniversary events include seminars and plenaries that are free and open to the public, as well as a lecture by USF alumni David Mearns, an expert on shipwrecks and air crash investigations.

USF Researcher to Present Findings at Prestigious Neurosciences and Music Conference

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Jennifer Bugos, PhD, has been invited to share work on cognitive benefits of musical training at conference that this year takes place at Harvard University.

Hundreds Attend Florida Business Analytics Forum to Hear Latest Developments in Data Collection, Analytics and Creativity

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

The mantra that data never sleeps was hammered home during the inaugural Florida Business Analytics Forum at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business on April 4

USF College of Marine Science Celebrates Clam Bayou Marine Education Center During 50th Anniversary Events

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

More than 500 children and adults visit the USF College of Marine Science Clam Bayou Marine Education Center each year to take part in community service and educational programs.

TEDxUSF Speakers Encourage Audience Members to Live Limitlessly

Friday, March 31, 2017

TEDxUSF speakers spoke of surviving cancer, turning adversity into positive change, and noninvasive ways of diagnosing and treating neurological disorders.

Composer to Debut Piece that Breaks New Ground Both Professionally and Personally at USF on April 2

Thursday, March 30, 2017

USF Assistant Professor of Composition Dr. Baljinder Sekhon's latest work is "Six Movements for Piano and Percussion Ensemble: Death Is An Adviser."

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

Thursday, March 30, 2017

USF study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact

USF, Florida Public Archaeology Network partner with City of Tampa to survey city’s oldest cemetery

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

USF Department of Anthropology and USF-affiliated Florida Public Archaeology Network have partnered with the City of Tampa to generate a comprehensive survey of historic Oaklawn Cemetery.

From Artificial Tears to Anti-Glare Screens: Five Tips for Workplace Eye Wellness

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Dr. Lisa Gamell, a board-certified ophthalmologist and associate professor at USF Health's Morsani College of Medicine, shares five tips for taking care of your eyes at work.

Medicine, engineering researchers use facial expression software to help measure pain felt by newborns

Friday, March 24, 2017

The research may lead to a new technology to help health care practitioners more precisely gauge if a baby is experiencing pain, or simply needs a diaper change.

Academy Award Winner Viola Davis to Speak at USF on April 4

Friday, March 24, 2017

The lecture is free and open to the public, though seating is limited.

USF’s Richard Gitlin elected to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Engineering professor to be recognized for innovative research and development in digital communications, broadband networking, and wireless systems

Awards Recognize Exemplary Contributions to USF Student Success

Outstanding USF faculty, staff and students who contributed to a record-breaking year for the university’s student success initiative were recognized March 21

Bulls for Kids helps make Dance Marathon History

Over twelve hundred students arrived in clusters of colors to take took over USF’s Marshall Student Center and dance non-stop, for 12 hours. This is USF’s 15th annual Dance Marathon event organized by Bulls for Kids- the largest student-run philanthropy.

Lucky match! USF senior medical students learn where they will spend their residencies

Friday, March 17, 2017

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition.

USF Graduate Program Ranked No. 2 in the Nation by U.S. News and World Report

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

New rankings list USF STEM and USF Health graduate programs in the Top 50 for all U.S. public universities.

USF health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance in academia

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF

Bulls Cheer on Bolts at USF Lightning Night

Friday, March 10, 2017

Peace Corps Festival Celebrates USF’s Growing Global Service Commitment

Monday, March 06, 2017

USF System President Judy Genshaft announces four new Coverdell Fellowship Programs at USF

The Air Force ROTC at USF

Two days a week, the Air Force ROTC cadets at the University of South Florida are up before the sun rises, participating in a physical training routine. That is just the beginning of their day however, as the afternoon brings class and studying as they work towards a college degree.

USF Recognized as #1 in Florida and #6 in Nation for Black Student Success

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

New report analyzes nearly 700 institutions nationally, highlights USF's achievements

USF Leads the Nation as the Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

Thursday, February 23, 2017

President Judy Genshaft to Receive Donna Shavlik Award at ACE2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Dallas trauma surgeon, USF alumnus returns to speak about race relations through life journey

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Brian H. Williams, MD, FACS, a 2001 graduate of the Morsani College of Medicine and associate professor of surgery at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, who spoke about race relations and how they have impacted his life.

2016 Taxes: Increased Failure-to-File Penalties and Money for Teacher Training Among Key Changes

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

USF Accountancy Instructor Luke Richardson shares notable changes to 2016 tax code.

Sloan Foundation Selects USF Biologist as 2017 Research Fellow

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Brad Gemmel named one of 126 outstanding rising scientific stars by prestigious organization

The excitement of science is shared with 10,000 school students at Engineering Expo 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

USF, The Florida Orchestra Partner to Give Student-Composers Invaluable Career Preparation Opportunity

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Members of The Florida Orchestra recently performed five student compositions. One of the works will be premiered during the orchestra's Masterworks Series in May.

USF Connect Seminar Offers Attendees Tips for Preventing New and Old Means of Identity Theft, Fraud

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A recent USF Connect seminar featured representatives of Regions Bank, who shared tips for helping small business owners protect themselves against credit and identify fraud.

USF Engineering EXPO Features Thousands of K-12 Students Interacting with Over 60 Science Exhibits

Monday, February 13, 2017

Elementary, middle and high school students from across the Tampa Bay Region will converge on the USF campus Feb. 17-18 to immerse themselves in visual experiments as they learn about science and technology.

Software 'Boot Camp' offers high-demand skills, better prepares students for workforce

Friday, February 10, 2017

Elementary and Middle School Students Pitch Inventions in USF Young Innovator Competition Friday

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Ninth annual event recognizes area students for original ideas.

University of South Florida Announces Sale of WUSF-TV’s Broadcast License in FCC Auction

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

USF kicks off month-long events for Black Heritage Month

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Breaking the Musical Mold

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

George Pennington has always been interested in "breaking the mold" for the way music is traditionally played and taught. As a member of Touch, USF's iPad Band, and a Harry S. Truman Scholarship nominee, Pennington is getting a chance to make his mark.

USF Researcher Develops Therapeutic Vaccine to Combat Alzheimer’s Disease and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Friday, February 3, 2017

New Nature Study: Bird lovers help scientists discover secrets of beak evolution

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Arbor Day Foundation Honors USF with 2016 Tree Campus USA® Recognition

Friday, February 03, 2017

USF Researcher Examines Psychophysiological Responses to Racism, Sexism and Effects on Heart Health

Friday, February 03, 2017

Kristen Salomon's research shows a strong link between discrimination and cardiovascular risk

Three University of South Florida Professors Elected AIMBE Fellows

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering recognizes the nation’s top medical and biological engineers.

Keeping the beat going across USF

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

A message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Monday, January 30, 2017

Public Invited to New York Times Best-selling Author’s Lecture at USF on Feb. 9

Friday, January 27, 2017

Yaa Gyasi will discuss the complex racial landscape of America's past and present.

USF College of Education Professor Receives National Educator of the Year Award for Impact on Students with Learning Disabilities

Thursday, January 26, 2017

David H. Allsopp recognized with the 2017 Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award

Student Community Service Day, Lecture Series Event Lead USF MLK Commemorative Week Activities

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Approximately 2,000 students to participate in Stampede of Service on Sat., Jan. 14.

Physician-Scientist Dr. Sam Wickline Arrives to Lead USF Health Heart Institute

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

As the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute, he will be instrumental in helping design, build, equip and staff the Heart Institute to be co-located with the new Morsani College of Medicine in downtown Tampa.

USF Awarded EPA Grant to Help University Community Area Plan New Uses for Former Brownfield Sites

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

USF was one of 19 institutions and municipalities – and the only recipient in Florida – awarded the EPA grants this year to engage the community and conduct planning activities for cleanup and re-use of brownfield sites.

USF College of Engineering and USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Partner to Create a Department of Medical Engineering

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The new department will be home to USF’s growing biomedical engineering program.

USFSP Announces $5 Million Gift, Names Business College Building

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

USF Sarasota-Manatee Welcomes Veterans’ Center

Friday, May 27, 2016

Charlie Strong Named Head Coach of USF Football

Sunday, December 11, 2016

#BlackLivesMatter Co-Creator Alicia Garza to Speak at USF on Jan. 17

Monday, December 19, 2016

The student-run University Lecture Series is free and open to the public.

University of South Florida Marine Science Researcher Awarded $1 Million Grant for New Study on Oil Spill Impacts

Friday, December 16, 2016

Dr. Steven Murawski earns the largest of three grants awarded by the National Academies’ Gulf Research Program.

USF Medical Students Take to the Streets to Serve Patients Where they Live

Friday, December 16, 2016

The Tampa Bay Street Medicine Project (TBSM) was founded more than two years ago to provide much needed health care and advocacy for a homeless population often neglected.

Expansion at Tampa Bay History Center will house combined map collection, the largest in the Southeast

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Two prominent collections of maps that helped early explorers navigate both land and waterways of Florida – along with the maritime and tool artifacts they left behind – are being combined and will be housed in a new addition of the Tampa Bay History Center, creating the only research library of its kind in the Southeastern United States and one of only nine in the nation.

United Nations Organization Selects USF College to Lead the First Global Sustainable Tourism Observatory in the United States

Monday, December 12, 2016

USF’s Patel College of Global Sustainability will be one of 16 observatories in the world.

National Academy of Inventors, University of South Florida Announce New Fellows

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Faculty members and a notable alumnus selected for the honor representing the highest professional distinction for academic inventors.

USF System celebrates a great 2016

USF Earns Federal Grant to Launch ‘Seed Tampa Bay’ Early Stage Investment Fund

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

New fund will be positioned to support regional startup companies.

USF System to Confer 4,500 Degrees During Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 9-11

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

National higher education leader, retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral will each receive special recognition this weekend.

USF’s Black Faculty and Staff Association helps students succeed with mentoring program

Monday, December 05, 2016

Students meet their mentors at the second annual Mentor/Mentee Match program.

USF Nationally Recognized as a Bicycle Friendly University

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

USF named a Silver Bicycle Friendly UniversitySM by the League of American Bicyclists.

Revature and USF Launch No-Cost Online Coding Program for Students and Alumni

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Partnership offers a no-risk pathway to high-demand technology careers.

USF Scientists, Law Enforcement From Across Florida and Other Government Agencies Partner to Host “Missing in Florida Day”

Monday, November 28, 2016

First of its kind event in Florida to be held on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Five USF Faculty Members Named Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Monday, November 21, 2016

USF was among leading institutions worldwide in naming new researchers to the prestigious scientific society.

USF Center for Entrepreneurship Rank Tops in the Southeast, 10th in the Nation

Friday, November 18, 2016

USF is the only Florida university included in Entrepreneur Magazine’s national rankings.

New Report: USF’s Innovation Enterprise Infuses $400 Million Yearly into Florida’s Economy

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The USF System’s innovation and economic development efforts generate more than $400 million in statewide impact each year.

A Message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Thursday, November 10, 2016

University of South Florida Nationally Recognized for Innovative Approach to Student Retention

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Case management and effective use of data help drive improvements in retention rates.

USF faculty recognized for outstanding scholarly achievements

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

USF faculty members were recognized for their outstanding achievements in teaching, research and service at the 2016 Faculty Honors and Awards Reception.

Two Speakers Announced for USF’s University Lecture Series

Monday, November 07, 2016

Wesley Clark will speak on Nov. 9 and Laci Green will speak on Nov. 15.

New Ranking Names USF the Nation’s Top College for Veterans

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The prestigious recognition by Military Times highlights USF’s initiatives to help student veterans achieve success.

Largest campus housing project in USF history unveiled

Monday, October 31, 2016

USF is home to the largest public-private partnership in the history of the State University System – a new student housing project called the Village that will be home to more than 2,000 students. USF System President Judy Genshaft unveiled the details and the renderings Oct. 27 at the Marshall Student Center.

National Science Foundation Provides $1.5 Million Grant for USF Students in Technology-related Programs

Friday, October 28, 2016

The grant is designed to remove financial barriers and increase the number of graduates in STEM fields.

USF Hosts Discussion on the Effects on Incarceration on Offenders, Families & Communities

Monday, October 31, 2016

People from around the Tampa Bay community gathered to listen to experts discuss the nation's mass incarceration issue.

Cold Cases Revived with Forensic Artists at USF

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

USF forensic anthropologists hosted a week-long course culminating in the Art of Forensics event.

Third Annual Cybersecurity Conference

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Florida Center for Cybersecurity at USF held its third annual cybersecurity conference at the Tampa Convention Center.

USF Researchers Featured in Student Conservation Film

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Two USF College of Marine Science researchers and a College of Engineering professor take part in student film selected for Blue Ocean Film Festival.

USF Joins Statewide Program Encouraging Adults to Return to College

Monday, October 24, 2016

Program targets Floridians who have earned some college credits, but not a degree.

USF Launches Enhanced Guaranteed Admission Program with Regional Florida Colleges

Friday, October 21, 2016

FUSE pilot program syncs courses and advising between institutions for pathways to increased degree success.

USF Announces Record Year for Technology Transfer

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

The University of South Florida has set a new institutional record, with 133 license and option agreements executed in FY 2016.

Cybersecurity Conference Features Live Cyber Competitions, Discussion of New and Emerging Cyber Threats

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

On Oct. 25, leading local and national experts will hold panels on protecting personal and other sensitive information.

USF Statement on Big 12 Decision

Monday, October 17, 2016

General Election Straw Poll at USF

Friday, October 14, 2016

With Election Day just weeks away, University of South Florida students will conduct a straw poll from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17.

USF Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series to Host NFL and MLS Executives

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Executives from the National Football League and Major League Soccer will have a candid conversation about the business of professional sports.

Castor, Shimberg honored by USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy

Thursday, October 13, 2016

USF Health benefactors Betty Castor and Elaine Shimberg received honors at USF’s 11th annual Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Fall Symposium, held Oct. 6 at the Hilton Tampa Downtown.

Roboticon Takes Over USF Sun Dome

Friday, October 14, 2016

In its 4th year, FIRST Roboticon moves to the University of South Florida.

How I Got to College: Marlon Ausby Jr.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

USF incoming students share their "How I Got to College" stories in U.S. News and World Report guidebook articles.

How I Got to College: Magnus Hanevik

Thursday, September 29, 2016

USF incoming students share their "How I Got to College" stories in U.S. News and World Report guidebook articles.

John F. Germany Park Dedication

Monday, October 03, 2016

The legacy of John F. Germany is recognized at a scenic park on the USF Tampa campus.

Meet the Dean

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Interim Dean of the USF College of Education, Roger Brindley, leads the academic mission of USF, giving educators inspiration to continue to share knowledge for future generations.

Meet the Dean

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Dean James Moy oversees the USF College of The Arts, leading the music, art and architecture schools in synchronized creativity.

Meet the Dean

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

USF College of Graduate Studies Dean, Dwayne Smith, has a background in forensic science and actively conducts research in numerous areas related to criminology.

Meet the Dean

Monday, September 21, 2016

Dean Kevin Sneed, PharmD, is the founding Dean of the USF College of Pharmacy, leading the program to become one of the most successful in the country.

The Path to Preeminence

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

During her annual fall address, USF System President Judy Genshaft announced new research record and best freshmen class.

During Annual Fall Address Genshaft Announces New USF Research Record, Best Freshman Class in School History

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Genshaft’s speech also highlights USF’s focus on achieving “Preeminent” status

Text of the 2016 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

2016 Week of Welcome President's Walk

Friday, September 02, 2016

Handshakes and smiles from Pres. Genshaft help new students feel welcome.

USF System campuses remain closed on Friday

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Due to Tropical Storm Hermine all classes are cancelled for Sept. 2.

Power Outage: August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

USF System Campuses are closed on Thursday

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Due to Hurricane Hermine all classes are cancelled for Sept. 1.

USF WOW 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Week of Welcome (WOW) at the University of South Florida kicked off the fall semester with Freshmen Move-In Day and the new year balloon drop celebration.

University of South Florida Psychology Professor Plays a Key Role in NASA’s Year-long Simulated Trip to Mars

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

USF researcher says living a full year in a secluded habitat allows crew members to experience a variety of social and psychological challenges they might experience on a three year trip to Mars and back.

American Fisheries Society Recognizes Bill Hogarth with Top Conservation Award

Monday, August 22, 2016

Florida Institute of Oceanography Director’s long, impactful career lauded.

Continuing To Make History

Friday, August 19, 2016

Incoming medical class makes history for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.

USF Marine Scientists Analyze Mysterious New ‘Death Zone’ in Northern Gulf of Mexico

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Green hazy water, white coatings on coral and sponges causing die-off on reef usually full of color and active marine life.

Meet the Dean

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, loves every aspect of public health and encourages the community to be more involved in education.

Stress Bites! USF Researchers Study Mosquito/Bird Interactions

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and spread more West Nile virus.

USF Researchers Studying Red Tide Expect No Major Outbreaks on Florida’s West Coast This Year

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Scientists who have developed red tide prediction models based on previous research, have published two new studies detailing their optimistic outlook.

Meet the Dean Series

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Learn more about the University of South Florida deans in this video series.

Study Provides a New Method to Measure the Energy of a Lightning Strike

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

By investigating “fossilized” sand cylinders made by lightning strikes, sometimes thousands of years old, a University of South Florida professor provides a unique history of lightning and the energy contained in a single strike.

USF System Confers Nearly 3,000 Degrees in Aug. 6 Commencement Ceremonies

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

USF trustee Harold Mullis and internationally-recognized nursing innovator Loretta Ford received special recognition.

USF-led Marine Science Research Group to Begin 40-Day Expedition Studying Gulf of Mexico Oil Spills

Monday, August 01, 2016

Team will board the R/V Weatherbird II for the longest research cruise to date in a six-year plan to fully understand 2010 and 1979 oil spills.

USF College of Education Faculty Member Among First Group of Fulbright Cybersecurity Scholars

Monday, July 25, 2016

Nathan Fisk received a Fulbright award to study alongside other experts in the field of cybersecurity at the London School of Economics this fall.

USF Researchers Find Dangerous Bacteria After Sewage Spills

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bacteria equipped with genes that can transfer antibiotic resistance adds to the public health threat of a spill.

Federal Grant to Help USF Muma College of Business Train Tech Workers

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Faculty will design month-long boot camps to improve the skills of young adults and low-wage workers in the Tampa Bay area.

USF System President Judy Genshaft Awarded APLU’s 2016 Malone International Leadership Distinction

Monday, July 18, 2016

Prestigious award recognizes success and impact of USF’s international programs.

USF Student Carries Out Prestigious Internship Deep in the Everglades

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Krista Gutierrez, a first-generation student, is one of three people selected from an international group of applicants for the internship.

A Message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Sunday, July 10, 2016

USF Graduation and Retention Rates Garner National Recognition

Thursday, July 07, 2016

In an analysis of 1,100 schools, USF ranks first nationally in student success.

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Ready To Take Clinical Trials On The Road

Friday, July 01, 2016

Groundbreaking traveling “clinic” designed to bring the latest clinical drug trials to senior communities across Florida.

U.S. Department of Justice Adopts USF Professor’s Training Program, Aiming to Reduce Law Enforcement Biases

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Program developed by Dr. Lorie Fridell trains law enforcement agents to recognize their biases and use that knowledge to create a stronger, fairer criminal justice system.

USF Researchers Win International Technology Award

Monday, June 27, 2016

Interdisciplinary project also receives two National Science Foundation grants.

USF Designated as “Emerging Preeminent” by the Florida Board of Governors

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The new designation marks a significant milestone for USF, placing the institution in an elite new category of Florida universities and providing millions of new dollars for targeted research investments.

USF Student Veteran Awarded Tillman Military Scholarship

Thursday, June 16, 2016

USF recipient aims to help other veterans with a career in health sciences.

In unity, USF community gathers to remember

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Students, faculty and staff gathered in the heart of USF to honor and remember the victims of the recent tragedy in Orlando.

A Message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Sister Cities Agreement Unites Partners in Innovation

Thursday, June 09, 2016

USF System Campuses Will be Open and Classes Will Resume as Scheduled on Tuesday, June 7th

Monday, June 06, 2016

Brian Lamb Elected New Chair of the USF Board of Trustees

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Jordan Zimmerman chosen as new vice chair.

Florida Institute of Oceanography and USF System Host the “Keel Laying Ceremony” for a New State-funded Marine Research Vessel

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Vessel will support marine science research for more than two dozen institutions and agencies across the state.

USF Researchers Find Spatial Scale Changes Ecological Processes Driving Disease

The research team examined how human activities drive distributions of West Nile virus, Lyme disease, and a fungus causing worldwide declines of amphibian populations.

Integrating for the future of health

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The USF Physicians Group partners with 4 leading medical groups to form the Tampa Bay Health Alliance.

USF Communication Professor Analyzes Bullying

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Keith Berry, who serves on a national anti-bullying task force, analyzes personal stories of bullying to better understand how the problem shapes identities and relationships among young people.

University of South Florida Scientists Discover Antarctic Sponge Extract Can Help Kill MRSA

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

New findings may provide opportunity for developing new drugs to fight dangerous bacteria currently highly resistant to treatment.

Two USF Faculty Members Recognized as National Leaders in the Transportation Field

Friday, May 13, 2016

College of Engineering faculty named to Top 10 list.

USF System Spring Commencement Complete With the Conferring of Over 6,500 Degrees

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

USF System President Judy Genshaft presided over ceremonies held May 6-9.

USF Professor Studying Relationship Between Causes of Alzheimer’s and CTE, a Disease Found in Athletes with Head Injuries

Monday, May 09, 2016

Researcher says football players’ brain injuries leading to CTE may start with a ‘planted seed,’ then spread.

USF modular dwelling technology wins Cade Museum Prize People’s Choice Award

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

AbleNook earns the audience vote at the 7th annual competition.

USF System to Confer Over 6,500 Degrees in Spring Commencement

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

USF System President Judy Genshaft to preside over ceremonies May 6-9.

Tree Planting at USF Arbor Day Celebration to Help Launch Larger Environmentally-Friendly Project

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Elementary school students will help plant trees on Tuesday, May 3.

Student Researchers From USF Recognized

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

USF's Student Research Awards celebrates excellence in research.

Incoming Florida Senate President’s Listening Tour Visits USF

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

State leaders met with USF System President Judy Genshaft, Provost Ralph Wilcox, university trustees, faculty members and students to discuss a variety of key issues.

USF Alumni Association Announces Spring 2016 Outstanding Graduates

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Puppies, Free Massages and Discounted Food Help Relieve Finals Stress at USF

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Students will relax with pet therapy dogs from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 28.

Six Years After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, USF Researchers See Path Forward

Monday, April 18, 2016

Four important lessons learned will help future responders and researchers.

Two USF Honors College Students Awarded Frost Scholarships, Will Study at Oxford

Monday, April 18, 2016

USF students earn two of the nine Frost Scholarships awarded for postgraduate study at Oxford.

USF-Developed Disaster Relief Technology in “Final Four” for $50,000 Cade Museum Prize

Friday, April 15, 2016

AbleNook LLC selected from over 100 teams statewide to advance to the final round on April 30.

USF College of Education announces State Farm gift to Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education

USF Physical Therapy launches $1.3M study to test effectiveness of targeted exercises in preventing back injury among Tampa Bay firefighters

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Trial to assess the effectiveness of a worksite exercise regimen targeted to reduce the risk of low back injury and disability in firefighters.

USF Students to Compete at NASA Rocket Competition

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Competition winners could be awarded up to $50,000 and have their work used in future Mars explorations.

USF Researcher: Certain Type of Training Can Improve Driving Skills of Older Adults

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Although vision issues, physical limitations and other health problems are associated with driving limitations, declining cognitive performance may be the strongest indicator of declining driving skills.

USF System Hosts STEM Summit

Monday, April 04, 2016

Preparing students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) was at the center of the first Tampa Bay STEM Summit 2016.

USF Week Kicked-Off in Style, Continues with the Ultimate Bull Talent Show and Free Bullstock Concert.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Campus tradition includes a number of events celebrating USF pride such as the Ultimate Bull Talent Show, Rocky's Birthday Bash, the University Lecture Series, Bullstock and many more.

University of South Florida Researchers Discover Ways to Improve Red Tide Predictions

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Marine scientists also find reasons why some years for red tide are worse than others.

USF Undergraduate Student is Project Lead for Two Green Installations Coming to Campus

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

USF Senior John Pilz is the creator of two project proposals that were accepted by the Student Green Energy Fund.

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Three to University of South Florida Board of Trustees

Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and one reappointment to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees.

USF System to Host Tampa Bay STEM Summit Addressing Growing STEM Skills Gap and Workforce Needs

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Hitching a Ride on Comet 29P

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Two USF researchers gather data useful for testing models of how the solar system formed and also how comets become active so far from the Sun.

USF System Remains Among High Performing Universities in Florida

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Sustained excellence expected to translate into millions of dollars in additional state funds.

USF Researchers Receive $9 Million Grant to Develop Strategies to Treat Age-related Hearing Loss

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Boosting the hormone aldosterone and developing brain/ear-training sounds are two keys to five-year research project.

USF Health ranks high in Blue Ridge reports

Friday, March 11, 2016

USF Pediatrics is ranked #1 in the nation for NIH funding.

Merry Lynn Morris of USF Honored as Lightning Community Hero

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

USF Among Nation’s Leaders in Fulbright Scholars and Peace Corps Volunteers

Recognition reflects the University of South Florida's rapidly growing reputation as a globally engaged university dedicated to student success.

USF Marine Scientists Featured in Film ‘Dispatches from the Gulf,” Narrated by Matt Damon

Friday, February 26, 2016

Film about the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill explains USF’s critical role in documenting the spill’s impact on the Gulf of Mexico.

Five USF Research Teams Awarded $50,000 Grants to Develop Cybersecurity Solutions

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Grants from the Florida Center for Cybersecurity focus on topics important to national security.

Research Relationships Matter

A new general agreement supporting work that links USF and Brazil grows out of one scholar’s efforts to challenge the typical researcher/subject dynamic.

Unsung Heroes of Mentoring

Helping students came naturally to this trio of mentors whose caring personalities have made them stand out in the USF African American community.

Upping the Ante on Support

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

USF’s Black Faculty and Staff Association is increasing its support for some of the students who may need them most.

Mentoring Out of Love

Retired USF staffer Wanda Mundy is still connected to students whose lives she touched in her role as an informal mentor.

Soccer Legend Abby Wambach and “Humans of New York” Creator to Speak at USF

Tuesday, February 24, 2016

The lectures are both free and open to the public.

Dancing in the City of Lights

Immersion in the cradle of western dance civilization and French culture makes for a dazzling semester of dance in Paris.

"A Midsummer Night’s" Dreaming at the Beach

Shakespeare’s most popular play is reimagined at this year’s BRIT Program production that includes young cheerleaders, basketball players and beach party ravers.

USF Night at the Lightning

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The University of South Florida partnered with the Tampa Bay Lightning for the first USF Night at Amalie Arena.

New York Times Best-Selling Author Laura Schroff to Speak at USF Event

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Schroff, the author of “An Invisible Thread,” will discuss homelessness, poverty and hunger.

K-Cup Hydroponic Garden invention wins USF Young Innovator Competition

Monday, February 15, 2016

Other winners included a navigating tee-shirt for the blind and a basketball jump shot training device.

Leroy Collins Blvd. Traffic Advisory

Sunday, February 14, 2016

NASCAR's Matt Kenseth and Joie Chitwood Visit USF

Friday, February 12, 2016

Two of professional car racing's stars visited USF and spoke with students about the business and engineering of the sport.

USF is First in Florida, Third Nationally with Seven NSF Innovation Corps Team Awards in 2015

Thursday, February 04, 2016

By helping turn faculty research into commercial products, the I-Corp teams are key for economic development.

USF Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Planning & Management is elected chair of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

USF Geologists Studying Recent Historic Volcano Eruption in Nicaragua

Monday, February 01, 2016

Erupting for the first time since 1905, fiery volcano in Nicaragua provides USF faculty and students with unique research and collaboration experience studying lava flow and its risks to critical infrastructure.

USF’s 3-D Digital Cultural Heritage Preservation Efforts Expanded by $4.6 Million Grant for New Center

Thursday, February 04, 2016

USF aims to be further established as a global leader in the field.

Black Heritage Month at USF Kicks Off Feb. 1; Runs through Feb. 24

Look for the Institute on Black Life’s Annual Conference, USF’s first Black student returns, the Intercultural Student Leadership Conference and much more.

USF Marine Scientists Take Major Role in Feb. 1-4 International Conference on Keeping the Gulf of Mexico Healthy

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Among the highlights are presentations on the most recent Gulf research and “The Story Collider” presentation at Tampa’s Stageworks Theatre, featuring USF faculty members.

Engineering Lab Dedication Celebrates Largest In-kind Gift in University of South Florida History

Friday, January 22, 2016

Valued at more than $200 million, donation of virtual software provides real-world experience for engineering students.

USF Students Excited for Publix on Campus

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Grocery store to be built as part of new student housing village.

Final Report for Archeological Work and Excavation at Dozier School for Boys Released

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

USF Anthropologist Dr. Erin Kimmerle and her team have been working on the project since 2012.

Lectures Series Brings Giants in the Sport and Entertainment Industries to USF

Friday, January 15, 2016

From building corporate culture, to leveling the sports playing field across genders, to building a better pizza, the USF community heard wisdom from giants in the sport and entertainment industries.

Multi-million dollar grant propels virtualization research at USF

Thursday, January 14, 2016

USF Alliance for Integrated Spatial Technologies expands its mission to create new center.

Maj. Gen. Luis Visot to Celebrate Retirement after 35 Years at USF

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley and USF System President Judy Genshaft will lead the ceremony.

Three USF Online Programs Rank in Top 25 Nationally

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Two USF programs recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the best among Florida’s public universities.

USF Has a Strong Presence on List of Influential Business Leaders

Friday, January 08, 2016

Leadership, alumni, trustees and donors made the list of both Tampa Bay Times and Tampa Bay Business Journal's most influential and powerful business leaders in the region.

President Genshaft's 2015 Winter Message Transcript

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

USF Ranked a Top 50 "Best College Value" for 2016

Friday, December 18, 2015

45th place standing reaffirms value for students

USF Scientists Focus on Mineral for Clues to Beginning of Biological Life on Earth

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

In Earth's beginning, meteorites striking the planet to provide light may have carried an extraterrestrial mineral that, as it corroded in water, could have provided the essential chemical spark for the birth of biological life.

USF 2015 Year In Review

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The University of South Florida had an outstanding year including improved rankings in research, system-wide milestones and a trip to a NCAA bowl game; take a look back at a few highlights from 2015.

USF Dedicates Downtown Tampa Site of New Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The transformative initiative for USF will be a key anchor in a thriving downtown redevelopment project.

USF Announces Postgraduate Fellowship in Honor of Former President of India

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

University of South Florida joins Top 25 in national research rankings

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

USF is now ranked No. 25 among all public universities and No. 41 among both public and private institutions nationwide.

The USF Sun Dome Marks its 35th Anniversary

Monday, November 30, 2015

The USF Sun Dome, located on the campus of the University of South Florida, marked its 35th Anniversary on November 29, 2015.

USF Receives Nearly $3 Million to Enhance STEM Education

Monday, November 30, 2015

Project aims to boost the amount of well-prepared graduates in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

Relieve Stress: Take Time for Yourself …and Others

The USF Counseling Center prescribes a healthy dose of gratitude and offers assistance; the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement offers opportunities to help others.

AAAS Names Six Fellows from USF

Distinguished faculty from Marine Science, Health, Engineering and Arts & Sciences receive one of the nation’s most prestigious honors.

A Message from USF System President Judy Genshaft

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Meet the Dean

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Meet the Dean of the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, Julie Serovich and learn how she connects to her students during their journey at USF.

Early probiotic use may decrease risk of islet autoimmunity in children at risk for type 1 diabetes

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The University of South Florida played a coordinating role in the international TEDDY study.

Play Illuminates Middle Eastern Women

A cast of 16 makes the award-winning “9 Parts of Desire” – a one-woman play – an unprecedented and moving experience.

NIJ Grants USF Anthropology Nearly $400,000 for Cold Cases

Monday, November 09, 2015

Grant will provide agencies with access to new scientific tools for the first time.

University of South Florida Named the Nation’s Second Best College for Student Veterans

Monday, November 09, 2015

It’s the highest ranking ever for USF on the Military Times annual list.

USF System to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Dissolution of Florida’s Johns Committee

Monday, November 09, 2015

Documentary screenings at USF and USF St. Petersburg will shed light on the controversial panel and its impact on the early years of USF’s existence.

Recognized for Excellence in Civic Engagement

USF is chosen Engaged Campus of the Year as Florida Campus Compact focuses attention on building students’ citizenship skills and effective community partnerships.

Florida Board of Governors Supports USF’s Innovative New Student Housing Village

Thursday, November 05, 2015

The BOG’s approval of the largest public-private partnership (P3) in State University System history will help USF maximize student success.

USF Biologist Discovers Secret to Highly Efficient Swimming in Certain Animals, Such as Jellyfish

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

The findings may lead to rethinking ideas about some of the evolutionary adaptations acquired by swimming animals and how engineers approach future vehicle design.

USF Hosted U.S. Department of State Spokesperson, USF Alumnus John Kirby for Veterans Week

Friday, November 06, 2015

Rear Admiral John Kirby (U.S. Navy Ret.) served as keynote speaker at Veterans Day Ceremony.

Finding a Place in Academia

First USF Research BootCamp© impacts Black women scholars on campus through coordinated effort.

USF Hosts “Trick or Treat With the Greeks”

Friday, October 23, 2015

Community members are invited to the free event on Oct. 28.

Anti-Money Laundering: "Accounting with Pizzazz"

Drug lords, human traffickers, corrupt business and government officials and terrorists beware; USF is preparing students for this growing field in innovative MBA and graduate certificate programs.

USF Unites Against Violence During Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® Event

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Men in high heels, domestic violence survivor and advocate Zuleika “Zuly” Gonzalez and Rays pitcher Jake McGee participated in the annual event in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Unprecedented Dance and Disability Event Oct. 14 – 17

Leading artists coming to USF to perform, participate in workshops and use Merry Lynn Morris’ revolutionary Rolling Dance Chair; Chinese dance star Liu Yan makes her U.S. debut.

USF Researchers Show that Television Viewership Data Can Predict National Presidential Election Outcomes

Thursday, October 08, 2015

A model built from one show’s data could have called eight out of 10 swing states before the 2012 election.

Nominated for a Latin GRAMMY

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Jose Valentino Ruiz's “I Make You Want to Move,” featuring drumming legend Giovanni Hidalgo and three other USF students is up for Best Latin Jazz Album.

USF Innovators Sending First Device Converting Waste to Energy to India

Monday, October 05, 2015

Dr. Daniel Yeh and the creators of the NEWgenerator, which turns waste into Nutrient fertilizers, renewable Energy and clean Water, will see their device head to India later this month.

Seven inventors, including Henry Ford, to be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Second annual induction ceremony and gala will honor exceptional inventors whose work has had an impact on the lives of Floridians and the world.

University of South Florida Scientists, Top Forensic Artists Aim to Help Solve 20 Cold Cases

Thursday, October 13, 2016

As part of the second annual event, some of the best forensic artists in the U.S. will spend a week inside a lab on the USF campus creating clay reconstructions.

Bulls Unite for USF Homecoming Week 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

Highlights included performances by Rapper Big Sean and comedian Nick Cannon.

Building Educational Apps for Children

A Library of Congress grant is supporting the work of USF Professors Ilene and Michael Berson with software developer Muzzy Lane that will focus on Congress and civics.

Mentoring Makes the Difference

The Latino Scholarship Program forms relationships as it provides needed financial aid; new SOL scholarship helps first undocumented student.

Bike Sharing Program Rolls Out at USF

Monday, September 28, 2015

Ride it. Lock it. Leave it. Ribbon-cutting event celebrates launch of the Share-A-Bull Bikes program at USF.

University of South Florida Researchers Battle Red Tide with Two New Grants

Monday, September 28, 2015

With federal grants from NOAA, USF scientists will work on new forecasting and identification technologies to fight the issue.

USF Federal Credit Union Opens Student-Run Financial Services Center

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The Muma College of Business and the USF Federal Credit Union partner to showcase a unique learning model for six students to gain real world business experience.

Discovering an Ancient Explorer Anew

A private archive yields a manuscript treasure containing the world’s most reliable account of St. Augustine’s first settlement.

Meet the Dean

Friday, September 18, 2015

Meet the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Eric Eisenberg, and learn how his passion for teaching helps him excel in his dean role.

It's All About the Bees

Friday, September 18, 2015

Retired USF Anthropology Professor and certified Florida Master Bee Keeper Brent Weisman to demonstrate beekeeping at botanical gardens Taste of Honey event.

Did U Know?

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The University of South Florida was established in 1956 and is rich with history and traditions. Check out the next group of fun facts in this series designed to share unique aspects of USF's System campuses.

Meet the Dean

Friday, September 11, 2015

Meet Jackie Dixon, the dean of the University of South Florida College of Marine Science and learn more about the college's impact on the community.

Text of the 2015 Fall Address by USF President Judy Genshaft on Sept. 9, 2015

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

USF Research Tops $440.5 Million, President Genshaft Announces in Fall Address

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

USF System celebrates record achievements in new grants, student success and philanthropy.

Honors College Convocation

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

The annual walk is the first step in students being inducted into the Honors College at USF and marks the beginning of the journey to graduation.

Meet the Dean

Friday, September 02, 2015

Meet the Dean of the Muma College of Business, Moez Limayem, and learn more about his dynamic journey to the University of South Florida.

USF Welcomes Strongest Academic Class in School History

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Fall freshman profile reflects rising reputation of the University of South Florida.

Did U Know?

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

The University of South Florida was established in 1956 and is rich with history and traditions. This series is designed to provide fun facts about unique aspects of USF's System campuses.

“Breaking Bad” Actor, “Orange is the New Black” Actress to Speak at USF

Monday, August 31, 2015

The lectures are both free and open to the public.

USF Renames Park to Honor “Founding Father” John F. Germany

Friday, August 28, 2015

Campus will now feature areas named for all three people credited with founding USF.

Weather Alert Update

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The University of South Florida System will be open on Monday as scheduled.

USF Supporters Barron and Dana Collier Give $10.85 million gift to support student success at the USF Muma College of Business

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The gift will name the Collier Student Success Center at the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.

Meet the Dean

Friday, August 28, 2015

Meet Charles Lockwood, MD, dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and learn more about his influence in the advancement of health care in Tampa.

Injured USF Student Barbara Jimenez to return home

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

JET I.C.U., Tampa General Hospital, and community come together to bring injured USF student Barbara Jimenez home.

John Germany, one of USF's 'Founding Fathers,' dies at 92

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

John Germany played a pivotal role in the founding of the University of South Florida in 1956, and will be remembered as one of Tampa’s most influential visionaries.

Campus Traffic Alert

Monday, August 24, 2015

Earlier this evening a sinkhole opened up on the USF Tampa campus.

USF WOW 2015

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

The Week of Welcome (WOW) at the University of South Florida kicked off the fall semester with Freshmen Move-In Day and the new year balloon drop celebration.

Meet the Dean

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Meet Honors College Dean Charles Adams and learn more about his path to USF in a new series designed to introduce you to the University of South Florida’s Deans.

USF research collaboration compares IXTOC oil spill to Deepwater Horizon spill

Friday, August 14, 2015

Two-week research expedition collects sea floor sediments and water samples at the site of Mexico’s 1980 IXTOC blowout, one of the largest oil spills in history, to project the impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill.

Artist Constructs Cityscapes at USF's Graphicstudio

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Los Angeles based painter Iva Gueorguieva was the Artist-in-residence at the printmaking studios to collaborate on a sculpture series designed with found elements from the university area.

USF-HHMI STEM Academy Welcomes First Cohort

A group of 120 freshmen is getting a jump start on the rigors of college level science, technology, engineering and math studies.

Los Angeles Times: Devastating floods might be more common than we thought, study says

Wednesday, July 29. 2015

USF System to Award Nearly 3,000 Degrees During Aug. 8 Commencement Ceremonies

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Former Peruvian Vice President Raúl Diez Canseco Terry and graduating senior Trang Luong to receive special recognition.

USF Researchers Announce Dozier Updates

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Meet the Dean Series

Friday, August 14, 2015

Meet USF College of Engineering Dean Robert Bishop and learn more about his path to USF in a new series designed to introduce you to the University of South Florida’s Deans. We asked the questions to find the answers that may surprise you.

Despite Severe Weather, USF Remains Open

Monday, August 03, 2015

Faculty, students and staff are urged to use caution and good judgment in traveling to campus.

Globalizing USF’s Dance Program

Help is needed for USF dance students to make the leap to China this fall after hosting Chinese dancers this spring.

OCEP at USF Works to Raise Awareness Locally and Globally

Wednesday, July 22 2015

The Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships at the University of South Florida provides research grants and encourages participation in community service learning programs.

USF Football Tickets on Sale as New Campaign Launches

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Flex plan, single game and group tickets available for Bulls’ six home games.

USF College of Pharmacy Earns Accreditation

Monday, July 13, 2015

The USF College of Pharmacy earned its first full accreditation July 8 from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), validating the innovative education experience offered to USF pharmacy students.

USF Public Health Undergraduate Program Ranked Among Nation’s Best for Veterans

Monday, July 06, 2015

University of South Florida's undergraduate public health program ranked #1 among nation’s best universities for veterans.

Transcript Judy Genshaft Legislative Thank You Message

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

USF System Initiatives Funded

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

View a video message from USF System President Judy Genshaft detailing support for USF System initiatives from the Florida Legislature, Florida Board of Governors and Governor Rick Scott in the new state budget.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Launches 40th Anniversary Celebration

Monday, June 29, 2015

The university will be hosting a special 40th Anniversary Kickoff celebration on September 15th encouraging community involvement, along with a series of events through the year.

USF Earns National Designation as an ‘Innovation & Economic Prosperity University’

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

University of South Florida is one of only 18 universities nationally to receive the APLU designation this year.

It’s Prime Time for Test Preparation

Worry not, USF’s Continuing Education offers a variety of test preparation courses – in person and online – as well as a resource for entrance, placement, pre-employment, licensure and certification exams.

USF Ranks 10th in the Nation for U.S. Patents

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The University of South Florida is in the top 15 in the world for the fifth year in a row, places first in Florida.

University of South Florida Biologists: Biodiversity Reduces Human, Wildlife Diseases and Crop Pests

USF study confirms ‘dilution effect hypothesis’ that suggests biodiversity loss in nature poses a public health threat by causing and exacerbating disease outbreaks.

Two USF Student Veterans Selected as Tillman Scholars

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

University of South Florida MBA student and pharmacy student receive the award in honor of Pat Tillman.

USF Marketing Professor’s Research Impacts Consumer Decision Making

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Marketing Professor Dipayan Biswas recently received the Academy of Marketing Science Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award.

Prestigious National Designation for USF Aims to Turn Research into Commercial Products, Help Launch Start-ups

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

University of South Florida becomes the second in Florida to be named an I-Corps site by the National Science Foundation.

Danielle McDonald Named USF’s Dean of Students

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Danielle B. McDonald to hold the position of assistant vice president and dean of students at the University of South Florida.

Recognized for Early Career Impact

Special needs students won her over to teaching, inspired her doctoral studies and now Assistant Professor Vonzell Agosto has won an award from an American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group.

Green Gowns Grow Bull Pride

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

New sustainable, recyclable commencement gowns for University of South Florida graduates are the foundation for a new tradition at USF.

SACSCOC Accreditation “Thank You”

Friday, May 01, 2015

University of South Florida's Tampa campus receives top scores from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Happy Well Beyond Her Comfort Zone

Headed to Oxford University, Ivana Lam looks back on a very fruitful four years.

Good Things Happen When a Life-Changing Dream Comes True

From Florida's east coast, an education major discovers a very diverse world at USF and discovers herself in the process.

Eight Unique Paths to Graduation

USF Tampa's more than 4100-plus graduating seniors have more than 4100-plus unique stories about life as a Bull. The small sampling highlighted here illustrates the extraordinary variety of experiences.

USF Spring Commencement Features New, Environmentally-friendly Regalia

Monday, April 27, 2015

Ceremonies also include Jane Castor and MaryEllen Elia receiving USF Distinguished Citizen Awards.

Well On His Way

From a small town in Alabama, to Tampa Bay and now to the UK's third largest city, Eli Ponder is preparing for a leadership role in the world of music.

Against All Odds

Her parents' sacrifices and her own gratitude fueled Trang Luong's desire to pack four years of college into three, taking a mythic ten courses in one semester.

Exam Week Survival Guide for USF Students

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

USF campus resources are available for students who feel stressed out.

The Morsani College of Medicine Graduates 128 New Physicians

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The Class of 2015 – the largest in the College’s 41-year history of commencements was the first for Charles J. Lockwood, MD, Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine.

USF Shares MacDill Community Pride

Monday, April 20, 2015

University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft shared the connection between USF and MacDill AFB in this video message.

USF Researchers, Colleagues Detail Past, Current, Future Research on 5th Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill

Monday, April 20, 2015

Marine scientists present their findings and discuss remaining questions about the oil spill.

Be Sure to Catch the April 18 College Film Festival & Gala

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The second annual Dance Shorts Festival and awards ceremony comes to the USF School of Music this Saturday night with short films from around the country.

Capturing Florida’s Historic Hispanic Presence and a Gold Medal

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

This year’s Florida Book Award honors USF professor’s compilation of essays by some of the nation’s leading historians, covering 500 years of Spanish influence.

Bill Nye Brings Full Crowd to ULS Lecture

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Scientist, comedian and inventor Bill Nye came to speak at the Marshall Student Center for USF’s last University Lecture Series of the semester.

“Today, Tomorrow, Forever BULLS!”

Monday, April 13, 2015

The University of South Florida celebrated its third annual USF Week with a number of events highlighting USF pride including the Ultimate Bull Talent Show, Rocky’s Birthday Bash, the University Lecture Series and Bullstock.

USF System President Recognized as a Woman of Influence

Monday, April 06, 2015

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Presents Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award to USF System President Judy Genshaft.

USF and Tampa Bay WaVE Partnership Receives $500,000 Grant to Increase Region’s Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Federal grant expected to aid start-up companies and create jobs for the area.

Live from USF, it’s TEDx

Friday, March 27, 2015

A select group of USF community members will share their unique perspectives in the live event that concludes a week of TED-related activities.

USF Medical Students Find Their Residencies With Match Madness

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine held its annual Match Day event at Ulele in downtown Tampa.

Bull Pride Shines Bright at USF

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The University of South Florida women's basketball team's memorable season came to a close in the second round of NCAA Championships.

Bull Pride Shines Bright at USF

Monday, March 23, 2015

The University of South Florida women's basketball team continues their exciting NCAA tournament run Monday night against Louisville at the Sun Dome.

USF System Earns Second Largest Amount of Performance Funding for 2015-16

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Second place standing among state universities expected to translate into millions of dollars in additional funds.

USF System Commencement Goes Green

Thursday, March 19, 2015

USF students who will walk during University of South Florida Commencement ceremonies will wear sustainable caps and gowns.

Board of Governors Reappoints Two to USF Board of Trustees

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hal Mullis and Brian Lamb will serve terms ending in 2020.

A Tour de Force of Dance Talent in Theatre 1

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The 2015 Spring Dance Concert introduces the exciting choreography of legendary dance greats Alonzo King and Robert Moses and works by USF’s talented dance faculty and students.

USF Bulls to Host LSU In First Round of NCAA Championships

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The University of South Florida women's basketball team begins their NCAA tournament run against LSU on Saturday at the Sun Dome.

ULS Speaker Shares Unique Experiences with Leadership

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

John Bul Dau, a Sudanese refugee, visited USF to share his story about his past in Sudan and how it shaped him into the leader that he is today.

USF Expands Career Resources, Hires New Faculty

Monday, March 16, 2015

A prominent new career resource center, several new positions dedicated to improving student retention and graduation rates, and additional support for students with disabilities are among the initiatives achieved with $22.2 million for the USF System.

USF Announces $10 Million Gift From Trustee and Alumnus Jordan Zimmerman To College of Arts and Sciences

Monday, March 09, 2015

The Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications at the University of South Florida is named in honor of the Zimmerman Advertising founder and chairman.

USF Trustee and Alumnus Jordan Zimmerman Biography

Monday, March 09, 2015

United Nations Delegate for a Week

Anthropology major Brianna O’Steen is one of only 13 nationwide chosen for temporary delegate status during meetings of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York City.

USF’s First Hertz Fellow Finalist

Chemistry major is chosen from among more than 800 of the best and the brightest young minds in STEM in nationwide competition.

Harvard Glee Club and USF Chamber Singers in Concert

Performance at St. John’s Episcopal Church March 19 is one of five stops on southern tour.

Preventing Tragedy Through Dance

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Renowned performers from Hubbard Street Dance Chicago joined the cause of suicide prevention in USF Dance professor’s latest video.

Sparkling Times for Norman Mailer's Legacy

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The latest issue of The Mailer Review reflects the celebrated author’s multifaceted personality with articles on some of his major works and reminiscences from his family.

Longtime USF Supporter Lynn Pippenger makes $10 million gift to School of Accountancy

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

School named in honor of pioneering Tampa Bay business leader, USF alumna, and philanthropist.

USF’s First Gates Cambridge Scholar's Future is on the Rise

Friday, February 13, 2015

Financial aid and faculty encouragement changed the trajectory of a student who came very close to not attending college.

USF Student Government Elections Will Determine the Allocation of $14.6 Million Budget

Friday, February 13, 2015

USF students will have the opportunity to vote for the student body president, vice president and other student senate members in an election that will affect students’ everyday lives on campus.

‘Anti-Bully Band’ wins USF Seventh Annual Young Innovator Competition

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Tampa Bay’s K-8 innovators showcase their inventions and creative spirits

USF's Doctor of Business Administration Classes Begin

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The DBA program at University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is geared toward top-level business owners and executives who are looking to continue their education and develop innovative research solutions to bring back into their professions.

USF Research Team Receives $400,000 to Test New Drug for Treating Age-related Hearing Loss

Potential treatment would benefit patients suffering from the most common neurodegenerative condition among older Americans.

Leading the Way to the College of Business 3.0

Friday, February 06, 2015

Two years into his tenure at USF, Muma College of Business Dean Moez Limayem is making significant progress with new programs and ambitious plans.

USF Dozier DNA Update

Thursday, February 05, 2015

USF researcher provides update on unmarked child burials at the Dozier School for Boys in Florida.

USF Researchers Develop Handheld Sensor to Sniff out Fish Fraud

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Fighting seafood labeling fraud using rapid, on-site screening may benefit consumer wallets and U.S. seafood industry.

Connecting the Civil War to Today

Friday, January 30, 2015

A lecture series on four Tuesdays in February will investigate the Civil War, the struggle for civil rights and the effect of both on the present. Speakers include Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts, Jr.

USF Muma College of Business Host for Industry Leaders

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Professionals from the sports and entertainment industry came to USF to discuss their success and experience with students.

MOSI and USF Unite With Innovative Partnership Agreement

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tampa institutions to collaborate in increasing STEM education and research.

VP of Student Affairs Honored with National Award from NASPA

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

The University of South Florida's Thomas Miller is the recipient of the Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member.

USF Researchers Discover Potential Antibiotic Cure for MRSA

Monday, January 26, 2015

Team awarded patent for novel antibiotic compounds targeting MRSA and other drug resistant infections.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Celebration

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The University of South Florida will host a commemorative celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Check here for a schedule of events as well as some facts about the history of MLK Fountain.

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.

A first for USF and a first for Florida

Wednesday, September 16, 2014

Anthropology and Public Health collaborate in new WHO Center for Social Marketing for Social Change.

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 Students Awarded Top National Scholarships

Thursday, June 12, 2014

University of South Florida students are being recognized by prestigious national and international organizations this summer in a new round of scholarship awards.

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.

USF Study: Amphibians Can Acquire Resistance to Deadly Fungus

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Study published in journal Nature deomonstrates how frogs develop immunity against fungal disease could aid conservation efforts

USF Celebrates a Successful Legislative Session

Monday, June 02, 2014

All of the USF System’s top five legislative priorities for the 2014 session were supported, among numerous other victories for higher education policy and funding.

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.

USF Outstanding Staff Awards is a Celebration of Excellence, Achievement

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The university community came together to recognize and celebrate the 2013 Outstanding Staff Award recipients.

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

USF Helping Former Football Players Finish School

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Former NFL linebacker Kawika Mitchell put his degree pursuit on pause to play in the pros but he’s returned to USF and completed his requirements for a Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary social sciences this spring.

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

Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium Ranges Across All Disciplines

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tuesday's showcase of undergraduate discovery will highlight sciences and arts.

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.

The QEP is on its Way! What does that mean for USF and You?

Monday, April 07, 2014

The QEP is coming this fall. But what is the QEP, and why does it matter to you?

USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Names MacManus Faculty Research Award Recipient

Monday, April 07, 2014

Distinguished Professor and renowned political expert Susan MacManus recognized by WLP

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 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

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.

“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

USF Awarded Prestigious EPA National Research Water Center in Nutrient Management

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Researchers in the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering have been awarded a $2.22 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to tackle a dire issue plaguing waterways in Florida and across the country: nutrient pollution from wastewater and stormwater runoff.

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 Online Programs Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Three of the University of South Florida’s online graduate programs have been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top online programs nationwide. The 2014 rankings, released today reflect USF’s commitment to delivering high-quality online higher education in order to best serve the needs of its diverse student population.

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.

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.

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

Transcript: 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.

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.

USF Marine Science Professor Mya Breitbart Named to Popular Science ‘Brilliant 10’

Monday, September 16, 2013

Mya Breitbart, a USF Associate Professor of biological oceanography who is one of the nation’s premier virus hunters, has been named one of Popular Science magazine’s “Brilliant 10” for 2013.

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.

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.

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.

Bike America Finale

Monday, August 05, 2013

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Giving the Gift of Life

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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

Tracking Deadly Fungus

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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

Charter Fellows

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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

Sun Dome Spectacular

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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

Graduating Fun

Monday, December 17, 2012

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

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.

Recognizing a Tampa Icon

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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

Herd of Thunder in London

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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

Weekend Graduation Ceremonies

Thursday, December 13, 2012

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

Full Report on Dozier School for Boys

Monday, December 10, 2012

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

Additional Graves Located at Former Reform School

Monday, December 10, 2012

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

Community Volunteering

Friday, December 14, 2012

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

Welcome Home Willie Taggart

Saturday, December 08, 2012

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

Community Stepping Stones

Friday, December 07, 2012

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

Museum Insights

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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

Resources During Finals Week

Thursday, December 06, 2012

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

USF-Exeter Relationship Extended

Thursday, December 06, 2012

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

University Presidents Unite

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

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

Adventures in Arashiyama

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of November 2012

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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

Educating Against Genocide

Monday, December 03, 2012

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

Examining Atrocities

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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

A Look Back at the BP Disaster

Monday, December 03, 2012

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

Middle East, Central Asia Focus of Conference

Monday, December 03, 2012

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

New Coming Dec. 7

Monday, December 03, 2012

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

AAAS Names 15 USF Fellows

Thursday, November 29, 2012

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

Touring Sydney

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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

For Serious Foodies Only

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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

"End Date" Nears

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

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

Sampling Other Countries

Monday, November 26, 2012

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

USF Professor Receives Awards

Monday, November 26, 2012

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

Bulls’ Offense Heats Up Too Late in Loss at Cincy

Saturday, November 24, 2012

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

Road to the Bullitzer

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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

Taylor Named to NAFSA Board

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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

Shape Shifting Invention

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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

Corwin Talks Conservation

Monday, November 19, 2012

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

Black Friday Morphing into Thursday

Monday, November 19, 2012

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

Bulls Finish Off Non-Conference Play at Miami

Saturday, November 17, 2012

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

Corwin on Campus

Thursday, November 15, 2012

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

"Chem-E-Car" Competition

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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

USF Professor Receives Prestigious Award

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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

2012 International Photo Competition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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

Student Philanthropy Honored

Friday, November 09, 2012

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

USF Graduate to Compete in Miss America Pageant

Friday, November 09, 2012

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

USF Fall Dance Concert

Friday, November 09, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of October 2012

Thursday, November 08, 2012

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

Ethics Bowl Challenge

Thursday, November 08, 2012

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

Hundreds Rock the Watch Party

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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

Social Media Collection

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

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

Election Night Epicenter

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

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

Celebrating Holidays

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

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

Election Day Questions?

Monday, November 05, 2012

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

Election Night Tailgate Party on Tap

Monday, November 05, 2012

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

Florida Voting System Under Scrutiny

Monday, November 05, 2012

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

Defense Stifles UConn in 13-6 Win

Saturday, November 03, 2012

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

USF Ranks High for Minority Graduation Rates

Friday, November 02, 2012

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

USF Honors Fulbright Scholars

Friday, November 02, 2012

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

Living Legend

Thursday, November 01, 2012

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

Election Night Fever Heats Up

Thursday, November 01, 2012

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

Sightseeing in Japan

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

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

USF Police Dept. Receives Reaccreditation

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The department has received accreditation since 2000.

USF Hosts Former Iranian Hostage

Monday, October 29, 2012

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

USF Offense Shines in 37-36 Loss to Orange

Sunday, October 28, 2012

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

Thinking Transatlantic

Friday, October 26, 2012

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

Real-Life Foundations for a Magical World

Friday, October 26, 2012

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

USF Researchers Identify Gene Linked to Old Age Hearing Loss

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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

USF Homecoming on Social Media

Thursday, October 25, 2012

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

Election Night “Tailgate Watch Party”

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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

Great Collaborations

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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

Benefiting from International Conferences

Monday, October 22, 2012

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

Homecoming Through the Years

Monday, October 22, 2012

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

Popular Author Connelly Talks Shop

Monday, October 22, 2012

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

Writing Commons – An Online Textbook

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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

Bulls Downed by Cardinals

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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

VP Nominee Ryan Visits USF

Friday, October 19, 2012

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

The Tropics and Global Climate Change

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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

VP Nominee Ryan at USF Friday

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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

National Parks Connection

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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

USF hosts Rory Kennedy Nov. 8

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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

USF Community Solutions Webinars

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Upcoming webinars features USF experts on community initiatives and care.

Engineering Firm Supporting Student Success

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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

Emotional Tally

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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

Lakeland Honors Genshaft

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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

Klein Talks Politics

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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

Preventing Suicide Workshop

Monday, October 15, 2012

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

USF Straw Poll Favors Obama

Monday, October 15, 2012

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

Housing Agreement Announced

Monday, October 15, 2012

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

Walking the Walk

Friday, October 12, 2012

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

Hairspray Performances In October

Thursday, October 11, 2012

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

International Initiatives Thriving at USF

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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

"Father of USF" Sam Gibbons Dies

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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

Sam Gibbons Timeline

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A look back at the life of statesman Sam Gibbons.

Student Debt Crisis Forum

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

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

Temple Blocks USF's Comeback Attempt

Saturday, October 06, 2012

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

International Friendship

Friday, October 05, 2012

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

Featured Speaker

Friday, October 05, 2012

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

Tillman Scholar Perseveres

Thursday, October 04, 2012

U.S. Air Force pilot Ed Woodward, grounded by a stroke, now studies to hopefully one day become a doctor.

Our Constitution's Rocky Start

Thursday, October 04, 2012

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

Skating Her Case

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

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

"Shadow Debate" Part of Presidential Race

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

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

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

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

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

Smart Pot Finalists Named

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Kickoff Thursday

Tuesday, October 02, 2012

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

Meet the "Fat Kid Rules the World" Author

Monday, October 01, 2012

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

Reliving Homecoming

Monday, October 01, 2012

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

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

Saturday, September 29, 2012

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

Fall Family Weekend 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

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

Evolving Field of Behavioral Epigenetics

Monday, October 01, 2012

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

Learning the Movie Business

Thursday, September 27, 2012

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

Fighting Global Poverty

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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

Meeting Growing Demands

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

New PhD program will prepare students for educational leadership careers.

Horse Festival in France

Monday, September 24, 2012

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

USF Entrepreneurship Program Shines

Monday, September 24, 2012

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

USF's Comeback Attempt at Ball State Falls Short

Saturday, September 22, 2012

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

Panhellenic Blog Celebrates Success

Friday, September 21, 2012

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

Research Awards Exceed $411 Million

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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

TODAY Show Challenge

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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

Student Success and Innovation

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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

TODAY’s Here Today!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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

USF 2012 Showcase Video

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Partnership Awarded $1 Million Grant

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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

The Unique Centre Gallery

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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

Scholarship Surprise

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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

TODAY, here at USF?

Monday, September 17, 2012

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

Highly Animated

Monday, September 17, 2012

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

USF's New Academic Year Rings in Higher Rankings

Friday, September 14, 2012

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

American Flags at Half-Staff

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Read a message from President Barack Obama.

Bulls Drop First Game of Season Against Rutgers

Thursday, September 13, 2012

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

Class Traditions

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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

Bull Market Fun

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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

USF Joins UN-Habitat Partnership

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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

Frontier Forum Kicks Off with Futurist

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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

Investigating Invasive Species

Monday, September 10, 2012

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

Miracle Finish for the Bulls

Saturday, September 08, 2012

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

Faculty Focus

Friday, September 07, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of August 2012

Thursday, September 06, 2012

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

Italian Food for Thought

Thursday, September 06, 2012

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

Looking Back: Week of Welcome

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

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

Taking on the World

Friday, August 31, 2012

Four professors join forces to go on a literary journey.

Successful Opening

Friday, August 31, 2012

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

College Colors Day

Friday, August 31, 2012

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

USF's Dedication to Veterans

Friday, August 31, 2012

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

Toward Global Citizenship

Friday, August 31, 2012

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

Powerful Community Support

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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

Noted Statesman Speaks on Iran's Nuclear Efforts

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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

All Politics is Local

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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

Thousands Rally for Ron Paul

Sunday, August 26, 2012

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

Provost's Faculty Address

Friday, August 24, 2012

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

USF Highlighted in Front Row Tampa Bay

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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

WOW and Move In Day

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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

The RNC in Tampa

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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

Integrating Global Awareness

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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

The 'On Point' Blog

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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

Week of Welcome on the Web

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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

Outstanding Accomplishments

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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

Slideshow: Art of the Poison Pens

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Consortium to Tackle PTSD

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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

Art of the Poison Pens

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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

Nature Study Examines Ocean Health

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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

Sustainable, Clean Transportation

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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

A Cooler 'Cool School'

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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

USF Study: Frogs Getting Sick from Climate Change

Monday, August 13, 2012

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

Adventures at Sea

Monday, August 13, 2012

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

New Faculty Tour Tampa

Monday, August 13, 2012

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

Minstrelsy's Many Faces

Friday, August 10, 2012

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

Summer Commencement Scenes

Thursday, August 09, 2012

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

'Proud to be a Bull'

Thursday, August 09, 2012

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

Pinning USF Winners

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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

Bulls Football Camp Preview

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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

Graduating Socially

Monday, August 06, 2012

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

Fringe Festival Performance

Friday, August 03, 2012

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

Fine Achievement

Friday, August 03, 2012

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

University Police Wins Award

Thursday, August 02, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of July 2012

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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

USF System Summer Commencement

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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

USF Researchers Measure Beach Loss

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

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

Commencement Connections

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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

Passion Play

Monday, July 30, 2012

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

Brain Workout

Monday, July 30, 2012

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

Olympics 2012

Friday, July 27, 2012

USF students and staff share their Olympic moments.

USF World Joins Going Global

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

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

Silverman's Silver Celebration

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Stuart Silverman, dean of the Honors College, marks 25 years as head of the honors programs at USF.

Reaching Out – Magnificently

Friday, July 20, 2012

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

USF Partners with Foursquare

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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

Rock Camp On a Roll

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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

Summer Scenes on Campus

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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

USF Student Video Contest Finalist

Monday, July 16, 2012

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

Fifteen Minutes with Dr. Oz

Friday, July 13, 2012

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

Sightseeing in Singapore

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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

Teaching Assistant Pioneer

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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

FIO Head Tapped for Interim Post

Thursday, July 12, 2012

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

"Pinning USF" Contest Guidelines

Friday, July 13, 2012

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

USF Launches Pinterest Page

Friday, July 13, 2012

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

Siscoe Appointed Interim VP for Student Affairs

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

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

Two Top Scholars

Monday, July 09, 2012

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

Florida's Social Worker of the Year

Monday, July 09, 2012

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

Mentor Program Highlights

Friday, July 06, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of June 2012

Thursday, July 05, 2012

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

Miss USF Competes for Miss Florida Crown

Thursday, July 05, 2012

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

Federal Bill Could Benefit FIO

Thursday, July 05, 2012

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

Tigers in Thailand

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

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

Bear Wanders Through USF, Captured at Busch Gardens

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

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

Building a Global Business

Thursday, July 05, 2012

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

FIO and Coast Guard Forge Alliance

Friday, June 29, 2012

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

New Certificate in India Studies

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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

Zero Tolerance: A Pathway from School to Prison?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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

Learning from the Pros

Thursday, June 28, 2012

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

Kevin Banks Takes VP Post at Morgan State

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

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

A Message from USF President Judy Genshaft

Monday, June 25, 2012

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

USFSP Regional Chancellor to Step Down

Monday, June 25, 2012

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

Watch Weather in Hillsborough County

Sunday, June 24, 2012

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

USF Well Represented at MovieFest

Friday, June 22, 2012

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

Fairest Pepper of Them All?

Friday, June 22, 2012

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

Stuttering Conference in St. Pete July 4–8

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

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

Water Works

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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

USF Among Leaders in Patents

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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

Exploring the Middle East

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

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

New USF Foundation Board Members

Friday, June 15, 2012

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

WUSF Receives Edward R. Murrow Award

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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

USF Trustees Act on Tuition Increase

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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

Scientific Superheroes

Thursday, June 14, 2012

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

Voice of a Generation

Monday, June 11, 2012

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

Professor Named Jefferson Science Fellow

Monday, June 11, 2012

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

Researching up a Storm

Friday, June 08, 2012

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

Recognizing Design Competition

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

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

Weathering the Storm

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

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

Rewinding Classes

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

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

Two Tillman Military Scholars Selected

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

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

Reacting to Advertising

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of May 2012

Monday, June 04, 2012

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

Gilman Scholars on Rise

Monday, June 04, 2012

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

Office of National Scholarships A Busy Place

Monday, June 04, 2012

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

Building a Better Evacuation

Friday, June 01, 2012

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

Professional Growth and Volunteerism

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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

USF’s Experts on Hurricanes and Weather

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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

USF Weather Center Launches

Friday, June 01, 2012

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

USF Students in Peru

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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

Gilman Winners Head Overseas

Monday, June 04, 2012

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

Upward Bound's Rebound

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

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

Wiencek Reappointed College of Engineering Dean

Thursday, May 24, 2012

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

Lost in the Woods

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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

La Dolce Vita, 101

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

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

USF Library, Other Areas, Slated for Improvements

Friday, May 18, 2012

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

Banking on Higher Profile

Friday, May 18, 2012

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

Infosys Leader Makes Impact

Friday, May 18, 2012

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

Common Fungicide Wreaks Havoc on Ecosystems

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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

USF Launches New Center for Strategic and Diplomatic Studies

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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

Soft Power, Smart Strategy Needed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

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

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Monday, May 14, 2012

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

Shifting Sands of Education

Friday, May 11, 2012

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

Spintronics Steps Forward

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

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

When Small Business is Big Business

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

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

Commencement Highlights

Monday, May 07, 2012

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

Emerging Roles for Global Corporations

Monday, May 07, 2012

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

Students Design Personal Health Systems

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

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

Learning From the Pros

Friday, May 04, 2012

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

The Role of Warships

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

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

Projecting Knowledge

Friday, May 04, 2012

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

Visot Named to Army Reserve Leadership

Thursday, May 03, 2012

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

ROTC Commissioning Ceremonies

Thursday, May 03, 2012

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

Top Honors for International Business Leader

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

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

USF Students Voice Concerns

Thursday, May 03, 2012

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

Extreme Focus

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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

Global Leaders at USF

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of April 2012

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

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

USF Commencement Weekend

Thursday, May 03, 2012

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

USF Receives Top Accolade for Environmental Action

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

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

Graphicstudio Receives NEA Grant for Exhibition

Monday, April 30, 2012

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

Speed Mixer Record

Thursday, April 26, 2012

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

Take Back The Night

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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

Deep Freeze Discovery

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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

Undergraduate Research Redux

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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

Kente Award Honors

Monday, April 23, 2012

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

USF's Top Tier Fulbright Scholars

Friday, April 20, 2012

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

Winter Guard Brings Home Silver Medal

Friday, April 20, 2012

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

1 Apple a Day

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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

Tree Plantings Celebrate Earth Day

Friday, April 20, 2012

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

Hillsborough Commission Honors Genshaft

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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

Cactus a Natural Oil Dispersant

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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

USF Symphony Orchestra Takes On A Challenge

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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

Research and the Undergrad

Monday, April 16, 2012

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

Live Below The Poverty Line

Monday, April 16, 2012

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

Challenging Event

Monday, April 16, 2012

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

Presidential Visit on Trade

Friday, April 13, 2012

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

USF Enters Elite Class in Research Expenditures

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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

Computer Skills Translate to Campus Job

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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

Preparing for a Career in Higher Education

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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

Making a Career Out of a Hobby

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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

Tutoring Mutually Beneficial for Students

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

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

Career Peers: Students helping students

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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

Real-World Restaurant Experience

Monday, April 09, 2012

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

Serving Our Community

Sunday, April 08, 2012

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

Classroom at Sea

Friday, April 06, 2012

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

Environmental Passion

Friday, April 06, 2012

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

Special Report: USF Celebrates National Student Employment Week

Thursday, April 05, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of March 2012

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

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

Spring Break Abroad

Monday, April 02, 2012

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

All About the Apocalypse

Monday, April 02, 2012

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

USF Joins "Walk to the Moon" Challenge

Monday, April 02, 2012

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

CAMLS Opens with Fanfare

Sunday, April 01, 2012

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

Eye of the Bull

Thursday, March 29, 2012

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

Poetry Matters at USF

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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

Robots Take the Stage

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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

Support for Trayvon Martin Expressed

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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

"Water Hero"

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

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

USF Lectures in April

Monday, March 26, 2012

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

Graduate Tampa Bay

Monday, March 26, 2012

Tampa Bay region's education, business and community leaders launch campaign to improve college achievement.

Tweeting from the Depths

Monday, March 26, 2012

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

Diversity – Reality, Not a Buzzword

Friday, March 23, 2012

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

Aftermath of a Killing

Friday, March 23, 2012

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

A Warm Welcome Home

Thursday, March 22, 2012

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

USF Bulls Show Their Spirit

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

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

USF Men's Basketball Pep Rally

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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

Students React to New Smoking Policy

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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

Mayan Doomsday Just a Myth

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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

Sustainability Challenge

Monday, March 19, 2012

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

World-wise Dean for College of Business

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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

Bulls Fall Short in Big Dance

Sunday, March 18, 2012

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

Do You Believe?

Saturday, March 17, 2012

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

Genshaft Thanks Community

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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

Florida Hospital and USF Health Partner in Key Specialties

Monday, March 12, 2012

The alliance brings the latest medical advancements to local communities.

Bulls Give Back

Monday, March 12, 2012

USF students engage with communities through alternative spring breaks.

Special Report: Bulls Big Dance 2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

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

Change is in the Air!

Friday, March 09, 2012

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

Visit by Chinese Emerging Artist

Monday, March 12, 2012

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

Visions of the Apocalypse

Monday, March 12, 2012

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

Leading WWI Scholars Come Together

Monday, March 12, 2012

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

Heath Big East Coach of the Year

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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

Dean Kennedy Returns to Research and Teaching

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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

Successful Spanish Fair

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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

USF Confucius Institute Event a Success

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

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

Life on Jupiter's Moon?

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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

USF Nursing in Top 25 Ranking

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

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

Transforming Healthcare

Friday, March 02, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of February 2012

Thursday, March 01, 2012

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

USF Trustees Continue the Budget Fight

Thursday, March 01, 2012

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

USF Children’s Festival March 3

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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

2012 USF Student Body Elections

Monday, February 27, 2012

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

Body Stories Trailer

Monday, February 27, 2012

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

Taking it to the Streets of London

Monday, February 27, 2012

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

Language Aficionados Gather

Friday, February 24, 2012

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

Gold Standard

Friday, February 24, 2012

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

Higher Education and Florida's Economy

Friday, February 24, 2012

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

Florida Senate Passes Budget

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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

Lee Roy Selmon Athletics Center

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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

Friendly Competition

Thursday, February 23, 2012

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

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

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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

Get Fit This Week

Monday, February 20, 2012

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

Dispelling Immigration Myths Feb. 22

Monday, February 20, 2012

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

USF Student Smiles Brightly

Monday, February 20, 2012

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

2012 Spring Dance Concert

Friday, February 17, 2012

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

USF, Tampa Bay Lightning Launch MBA Program

Thursday, February 16, 2012

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

Spirit of American Ingenuity

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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

Provocative Suggestion

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

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

A Joint Attack on Red Tide

Monday, February 13, 2012

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

President Genshaft Addresses Budget Cuts

Monday, February 13, 2012

State Budget Impact on USF

Monday, February 27, 2012

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

The Sweet Smell of Inventions

Saturday, February 11, 2012

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

USF and Busch Gardens: A Good Partnership

Friday, February 10, 2012

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

No 'W' in GRAMMY

Sunday, February 12, 2012

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

Powerful Anti-Slavery Painting

Thursday, February 09, 2012

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

Student on Tampa Campus Reported to Have TB

Thursday, February 09, 2012

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

USF Students Develop Apps for Windows Smartphones

Friday, February 10, 2012

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

Inclusion Teacher Conference

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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

Billfish Studies

Thursday, February 09, 2012

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

Inventive Coolness

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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

Accreditation for English Language Program Renewed

Monday, February 06, 2012

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

Darwin's Birthday Event Feb. 9

Friday, February 03, 2012

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

Dance Event Preview

Thursday, February 02, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of January 2012

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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

In Search of a Career

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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

Human Rights Conference on Center Stage

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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

USF Hosts "Freakonomics" Author

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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

USF Welcomes the World

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Social Media Breakdown: GOP Debate

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Alzheimer's Mice Respond to Cell Phone Exposure

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Mailer Review Focuses on Author's Wife

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

USF Transportation Center Gets $3.5m Grant

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Exploring the C-SPAN Campaign Bus

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Marine Science Consortium Adds Members

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

C-SPAN Comes to Campus Monday

Friday, January 27, 2012

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

Sharing Research on Violence and Human Rights

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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

USF Students React to GOP Debate

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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

The Debate at USF: An Exercise in Free Speech

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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

USF Post-Doc Program "A Real Credential Booster"

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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

USF's Klasko Attends State of Union Address

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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

Riverwalk is Bulls Country

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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

Diplomats Visit USF

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

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

Special Report: GOP Debate 2012

Monday, January 23, 2012

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

Debate Watchers Include British and French Ambassadors

Friday, January 20, 2012

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

GOP Debate: Bulls In Focus

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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

Winning Florida Important to Candidates

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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

Stampede of Service Floods Neighborhoods

Thursday, January 19, 2012

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

Make a Bee Line Saturday

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

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

Social Media and Politics: A Good Mix

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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

A Boon for Jobseekers

Friday, January 13, 2012

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

NASA Internship Benefits USF Student

Friday, January 13, 2012

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

Swing State Savvy

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

In analyzing Florida's political battleground, USF Professor Susan MacManus is the go-to guru.

USF Online Education Receives High Marks

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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

MLK Jr. Celebration Jan. 12-19

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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

$2.5 Million for Principal Preparation

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

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

More than 3,000 Stampeders Expected

Thursday, January 05, 2012

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

Top 5 Stories of December 2011

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

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

WIN Foundation Focuses on Domestic Violence Awareness

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

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

USF Students Study Mock Crime Scenes

Thursday, January 05, 2012

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

A Healthy New Year

Thursday, December 22, 2011

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

New Chancellor for USF Poly

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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

Helios STEM Program

Monday, December 19, 2011

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

Studying Pathways to Tech Jobs

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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

Start Your Engines

Thursday, December 15, 2011

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

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

Friday, December 16, 2011

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

Engineers Develop Wireless Emergency Reporting System

Friday, December 16, 2011

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

College of The Arts Dean Appointed

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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

AAAS and USF Announce 2011 Fellows

Friday, December 09, 2011

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

GRAMMY Nomination

Monday, December 12, 2011

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

Occupy Reproduction

Friday, December 09, 2011

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

Economist McPherson Honored

Thursday, December 08, 2011

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

Modern Day Renaissance Man

Friday, December 09, 2011

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

New CBCS Dean Named

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

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

USF Prof. Testifies Before Congress on Gulf Science

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

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

USF to Honor Humanitarian Paul Farmer

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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

A Study in Determination

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

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

USF In The News

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

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

USF System Commencement

Monday, December 05, 2011

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

Graphicstudio: For the Love of Art

Friday, December 02, 2011

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

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

Friday, December 02, 2011

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

USF Prof. Named AAAS Fellow

Thursday, December 01, 2011

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

New Morsani College of Medicine

Thursday, December 8, 2011

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

USF is Tampa Bay

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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

Top 5 Stories of November 2011

Thursday, December 01, 2011

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

USF Men's Soccer in Elite Eight

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

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

Film Legend a Hit

Monday, November 28, 2011

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

Powerful Writers

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

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

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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

Dressing for Success for Free

Monday, November 21, 2011

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

Preparing Students for Leadership

Monday, November 21, 2011

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

First a Goldwater, Now a Marshall Scholarship

Monday, November 21, 2011

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

"Smart Pot" Water Challenge

Monday, November 21, 2011

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

New Leader for Edu. Partnership

Friday, November 18, 2011

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

Regional Strategy for Higher Ed

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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

Unite 4 the Fight Text Challenge

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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

Diabetes Center Opens at USF Health

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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

International Recognition

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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

Searching for Sharks

Monday, November 14, 2011

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

Voices From Mariel Show Nov. 10

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

Cinephiles Delight

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

Education in Action Luncheon

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

Veterans' Friendly Gathering

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

New Brazilian Link

Monday, November 14, 2011

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

Cybersecurity Checkup

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

Remarks by USF President Judy Genshaft

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

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

Dissecting the Occupy Movement

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

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

No Poly Independence Now

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

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

Norwegian Tragedy Talk Nov. 14

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

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

Yeh Awarded Gates Grand Challenge Grant

Monday, November 07, 2011

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

Countdown to International Education Week 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

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

Bonding on the Low Ropes Course

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

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

ROTC Training Builds Camaraderie

Friday, November 04, 2011

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

USF's First Food Waste Audit

Friday, November 04, 2011

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

Global Water Expertise at Patel School

Friday, November 04, 2011

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

Conference Focuses on Students

Thursday, November 03, 2011

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

Top 5 Stories of October 2011

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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

Social Media Scavenger Hunt a Hit

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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

Armenian Genocide Talk Nov. 4

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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

Student Success in the Sciences

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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

Legendary USF Pianist Remembered

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

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

Graphic Novel in Works

Thursday, November 03, 2011

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

Exercise is Just a Click Away

Monday, October 31, 2011

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

Florida Water Choices Event Nov. 1

Friday, October 28, 2011

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

Across the Pond

Friday, October 28, 2011

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

Arctic Sights and Sounds

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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

Slowing the Battery Drain

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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

Sharing Their Success

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

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

International Fest Nov. 15

Monday, October 24, 2011

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

USF to Host GOP Pres. Debate

Monday, October 24, 2011

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

Arrest Made In Robbery

Sunday, October 23, 2011

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

USF Student a DOE Ambassador

Friday, October 28, 2011

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

Biotech Company Relocating to St. Pete

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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

Studying Survivor Testimonies

Thursday, October 21, 2011

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

Special Report: USF in Europe

Friday, October 28, 2011

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

"Happiness Machine" Visits USF

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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

In Her Shoes

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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

Life in Lagos

Monday, October 17, 2011

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

USF Celebrates its 15th Homecoming

Monday, October 17, 2011

Weeklong celebration begins Monday, continues through the weekend.

From Tropics to Poles: Groundbreaking Soil Study

Monday, October 17, 2011

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

USF Social Media Scavenger Hunt

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

USF Partners with IHMC

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

USF Tillman Military Scholars Gather

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

October Brings Zombie Events

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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

Iran and Saudi Arabia: Natural Rivals?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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

Anthropologists on the Offensive

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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

The Zone for Art Innovation

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

Christian Marclay: Return Engagements

Thursday, October 13, 2011

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

INTO USF Blossoms

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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

USF Scientists in the Arctic

Friday, October 07, 2011

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

Steve Jobs' Legacy Lives at USF

Thursday, October 06, 2011

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

White House Reception

Thursday, October 06, 2011

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

Migrant Workers and Education

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

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

Returning to Asaba

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

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

USF Students Protest Tuition Hike

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

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

Hispanic Heritage Month Events

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

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

Patenting Body Armor

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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

Penny Hoarders Unite

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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

Cybersecurity Month

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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

Restoring the Gulf

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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

Grand Opening

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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

Examining Florida's Education System

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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

New Dean for University College

Monday, September 26, 2011

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

Digitizing the Help Desk

Friday, September 23, 2011

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

USF Physicists Discover Super-Elastic Shock Wave

Friday, September 23, 2011

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

Interdisciplinary Sciences Event 9/27

Friday, September 23, 2011

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

Milani Talks About Freed Hikers

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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

Freedom Riders Wins Emmys

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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

USF Athletics Positioned Well

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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

Princeton Review Gives USF Program High Marks

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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

Historic Donation for Engineer Training

Monday, September 19, 2011

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

ResearchOne: Skating Into Innovation

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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

USF Magazine Goes Digital

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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

Bulls Win Big

Saturday, September 17, 2011

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

Medicinal Plant Lecture Oct. 20

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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

Lee Roy Selmon Tribute

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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

Impacting Holocaust Education in Florida

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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

Special Report: USF ResearchOne 2011

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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

FleX House on D.C. National Mall

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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

New Grant Promotes Intelligence Careers

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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

Your Thoughts on 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2011

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

USF Students Design 9/11 Memorial

Friday, September 09, 2011

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

USF Remembers 9/11

Friday, September 09, 2011

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

Computer Store Tech Fair Sept. 23

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

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

Moving Service Honors Selmon

Friday, September 09, 2011

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

Lee Roy Selmon Dies

Sunday, September 04, 2011

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

Satisfying Watch Party

Saturday, September 03, 2011

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

9/11 Anniversary Event Upcoming

Thursday, September 01, 2011

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

Rounding Up Success

Thursday, September 01, 2011

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

Partnerships Will Shape USF Future

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

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

USF Awarded $11 Million for Gulf Spill Research

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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

Stitching a Design Winner

Monday, August 29, 2011

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

Now Serving: Healthy Food

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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

The Third Decade Begins

Friday, August 26, 2011

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

A Winning Team of Bulls

Friday, August 26, 2011

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

Endowment for Adult Learners

Friday, August 26, 2011

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

Adventures A World Away

Thursday, August 25, 2011

USF students like Christopher Tobin are attending classes in amazing places around the world.

USF Goes Retro

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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

USF Foundation Sets Record

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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

Quidditch Team Seeks New Muggles

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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

"Cool School"

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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

Milani Discusses Libya Turmoil

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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

Rays Night

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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

Frequency of Volcanic Eruptions on Rise

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

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

The Writing Center at USF

Monday, August 22, 2011

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

Unity Festival

Monday, August 22, 2011

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

First Day of Class

Monday, August 22, 2011

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

Campus Recreation Grand Opening

Friday, August 19, 2011

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

Bulls Move In

Thursday, August 18, 2011

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

Countdown to New School Year

Thursday, August 18, 2011

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

Wilcox Addresses Faculty

Thursday, August 18, 2011

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

Grab Some Grub

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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

Bulls In Focus: Week of Welcome

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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

Creative Haiku

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

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

Growing Traditions at USF

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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

A Grand Entrance

Monday, August 15, 2011

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

Reaching Milestones

Monday, August 15, 2011

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

Humanizing Tampa's Urban Core

Monday, August 15, 2011

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

Special Report: Week of Welcome 2011

Monday, August 15, 2011

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

Special Report: Exercise and Healthy Living

Monday, August 15, 2011

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

Emergency Siren Test at 6 p.m. Today

Friday, August 12, 2011

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

Interdisciplinary Marvel

Thursday, August 11, 2011

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

Touring Tampa

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

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

Studying Culture

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

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

Logical Choice

Friday, August 05, 2011

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

First Graduates

Friday, August 05, 2011

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

USF System Summer Graduates Top 2,900

Thursday, August 04, 2011

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

Counting Sparrows

Thursday, August 04, 2011

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

Reaching New Heights

Thursday, August 04, 2011

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

Experiencing India

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

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

Evolutionary Steps

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

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

Holocaust Studies

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

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

Picturing Medieval Venice

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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

Tragedy to Triumph

Monday, August 01, 2011

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

Summer Commencement Advisory

Friday, July 29, 2011

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

Examining the Origin of Foreign Aid

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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

President Genshaft Comments on USF System

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

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

Student Researchers Discuss Disasters

Monday, July 25, 2011

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

College of Engineering In Top 10 With Minority PhDs

Monday, July 25, 2011

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

The Next Generation of Health Leaders

Monday, July 25, 2011

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

Exploring Alternative Medicine

Friday, July 22, 2011

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

USF Dining is Styrofoam-Free

Thursday, July 21, 2011

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

USF Launches Tumblr Site

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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

WWII Veterans Honored

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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

Helping Children With Trauma

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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

On Curt Flood: Credit or Blame?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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

USF Trustee To Head Fifth Third Bank

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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

Calling The Countdown

Friday, July 08, 2011

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

Draper and USF

Friday, July 08, 2011

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

Draper Connects In Space

Friday, July 08, 2011

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

Finding Sustainability

Thursday, July 07, 2011

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

USF Housing Application Updated

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

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

Dancers Want to Fly

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

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

Fourth of July Abroad

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

USF's Top Social Work Educator

Friday, July 01, 2011

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

Gulf Beaches Study Continues

Friday, July 01, 2011

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

Racing in Costa Rica

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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

Have You Ever Traveled Abroad?

Monday, June 27, 2011

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

USF Goes to Metrocon

Monday, June 27, 2011

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

Accreditation at USF Sarasota-Manatee

Monday, June 27, 2011

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

Yosemite Adventure Rocks

Friday, June 24, 2011

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

Designs on Tampa's Riverwalk

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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

Helping Hearing and Speech Impaired

Friday, June 24, 2011

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

Campus Rec Center Renovation

Friday, June 24, 2011

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

USF Chief Operating Officer Named

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

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

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

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

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

Stop! Fill Water Bottle

Monday, June 20, 2011

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

Changing Seas Documentary

Monday, June 20, 2011

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

A New Chinese Eco-City

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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

Laser Focus

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Interdisciplinary Passages

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Problems in Paradise

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Elite Accreditation for Research

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Landmark Treasures

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Another Reason to Hate Mosquitoes

Thursday, June 09, 2011

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

Sun Dome Renovations

Thursday, June 09, 2011

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

Peacekeeping in the Americas

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

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

Cold Case Tampa Bay

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

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

Going Global with Prestigious Scholarships

Monday, June 06, 2011

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

Building USF's Profile in India

Friday, June 03, 2011

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

IBL Symposium Honors Founder

Friday, June 03, 2011

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

Pie Challenge Fun

Thursday, June 02, 2011

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

Storm Chaser

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

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

USF's Hurricane Experts

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

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

Going Places Blog

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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

Nibbling Thoughts on Food

Friday, May 27, 2011

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


Friday, May 27, 2011

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

Gulf Monitoring System Sought

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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

Mind If We Challenge Your Manhood?

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

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

USF Academic Progress Rate Up

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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

Heart of Darkness or The Hunger Games?

Friday, May 23, 2011

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

Nation’s Top Engineering Educator

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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

Examining What Fuels Deadly Rip Currents

Monday, May 16, 2011

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

Research Universities Ranked

Monday, May 16, 2011

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

Music Courses for High Schoolers

Monday, May 17, 2011

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

Solar-Powered House Begins to Rise

Monday, May 16, 2011

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

USF World Takes Shape

Thursday, May 12, 2011

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

Inspiring Undergraduate Writers

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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

Vinegar v. Fad Dieting

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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

Hosting EducationUSA Advisors

Monday, May 09, 2011

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

A Fresh Start for Haiti?

Monday, May 09, 2011

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

USF Commencement Video

Thursday, May 05, 2011

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

Globalization Focus of Diversity Summit

Thursday, May 05, 2011

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

Commencement Celebrations

Thursday, May 05, 2011

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

Special Report: Death of Osama bin Laden

Monday, May 02, 2011

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

Students React to the Death of bin Laden

Monday, May 02, 2011

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

Social Media Drives bin Laden Coverage

Monday, May 02, 2011

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

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

Monday, May 02, 2011

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

Focus on Urban Water Use

Monday, May 02, 2011

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

Can Art Change the World?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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

Hands-On Work Experience

Thursday, April 28, 2011

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

Students Sing Praises of New Space

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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

The Wait is On

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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

Leaving a College Fine-Tuned

Monday, April 25, 2011

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

Diversity Summit on Changing World Apr. 26

Monday, April 25, 2011

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

Remembering Amy Leah Ryan

Friday, April 22, 2011

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

USF Virus Hunters Tackling Plant Disease

Friday, April 22, 2011

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

Unified Attack on Oil Spill Aftermath

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

USF Marine Science Continues Focus on Spill

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

USF Hosts First Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

South Korea Bound via Fulbright

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

Student Body President Makes 24

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

Robotic Search Effort in Japan

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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

Science in the Spotlight

Monday, April 18, 2011

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

USF Winter Guard Captures Fifth Place

Friday, April 15, 2011

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

Pure Genius at USF Undergraduate Research Symposium

Friday, April 15, 2011

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

USF Students Raise Money For Japan Relief

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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

CSI: USF Edition

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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

A Poem Lovely as a Tree

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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

USF Launches Social Media Page

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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

A Milestone for Sea Slugs

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

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

USF College of Marine Science Lecture Series April 14-15

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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

USF Study Finds Common Fungicide Lethal for Frogs

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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

Research Talent Showcased Friday

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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

Invasive Species Examination

Friday, April 08, 2011

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

Something Special Inside

Friday, April 08, 2011

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

Earth Day Celebration Upcoming

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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

About Cuba's Cigars and Black Maids

Friday, April 08, 2011

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

Take Back the Night April 13

Thursday, April 07, 2011

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

USF Student Body President Wins Top Honors

Thursday, April 07, 2011

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

USF's Goldwater Scholar

Friday, April 08, 2011

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

Email From China

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

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

Acting Creative

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

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

Atomic Learning Forum April 5

Monday, April 04, 2011

USF community invited to information session Tuesday April 5.

Musical Opening

Monday, April 04, 2011

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

USF's Holbrook to Chair ORAU

Friday, April 01, 2011

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

USF Quidditch Team Takes Third at Swamp Cup

Friday, April 01, 2011

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

Can a Black Man Be a Feminist?

Friday, April 01, 2011

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

School of Music Unveiled

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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

Severe Weather Settles Down

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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

A Lost City No More?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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

Italian Industrialist Rivolta Mar. 29

Monday, March 28, 2011

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

2011 Chinese Bridge Competition

Monday, March 28, 2011

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

iPad Improvisation at USF

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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

Tongue Lashing

Friday, March 25, 2011

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

We Want Your Photos

Friday, March 25, 2011

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

Colorful Murals Accent School of Music

Thursday, March 28, 2011

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

USF to Host Top Student Ceramic Artists

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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

The Sound of Music

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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

USF Graduate Programs Score High

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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

Author Rebecca Skloot Mar. 29

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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

Keynote Speaker Geoffrey Canada Talks Education

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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

Water Crisis is Personal

Monday, March 21, 2011

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

Special Report: Grand Opening

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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

USF's Piano Man

Monday, March 21, 2011

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

They Call it Match Day

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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

Everything Old is New Again

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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

USF Geologist Says Planning Helps Avert Disasters

Thursday, March 17, 2011

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

A Cooler Spring Break

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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

USF Students Leaving Japan

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

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

Autism Staff Gives Back

Monday, March 14, 2011

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

View the New Baseball Complex

Monday, March 14, 2011

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

Patel Center Celebration

Friday, March 11, 2011

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

USF Watching Deadly Quake

Friday, March 11, 2011

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

Bulls Bow Out of Big East Tournament

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

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

Language Lovers Unite

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

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

FIO Director Hogarth on Capitol Hill

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

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

Lee Woodruff Featured Speaker

Monday, March 07, 2011

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

Middle East Turmoil

Monday, March 07, 2011

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

USF Car Enthusiasts Meet

Monday, March 10, 2011

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

Black History Month and More

Friday, March 04, 2011

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

USF Graduate School Celebration

Thursday, March 03, 2011

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

USF Partners with Jackson Laboratory

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

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

Good News For Spring Breakers

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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

One Pencil Can Help Bring Peace

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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

Rock For Autism

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

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

Speaking of Stuttering

Monday, February 28, 2011

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

USF President Genshaft, Steven Greenbaum Donate $1 Million

Friday, February 25, 2011

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

Youth Day for Kids Who Stutter Feb. 26

Friday, February 25, 2011

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

USF Benefit for Slain Tampa Officers

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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

USF Health Research Day Friday

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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

Visions of the Antarctic

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

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

First Confucius Classroom in Florida

Monday, February 21, 2011

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

USF Researchers Show Need for Better Gulf Tracking

Monday, February 21, 2011

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

USF, Dutch Experts Examine Urban Water Issues

Monday, February 21, 2011

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

USF Student's Invention

Friday, February 18, 2011

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

Candidate Forum at USF Sunday

Friday, February 18, 2011

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

Energy Companies Helping Fund Solar House

Friday, February 18, 2011

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

New Mass Comm Director Sees Bright Future

Friday, February 18, 2011

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

Cars By The Billions

Monday, February 14, 2011

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

Pooch Puffer Top USF Young Innovators Winner

Monday, February 14, 2011

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

The Story Behind Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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

Campus MovieFest Comes to USF

Thursday, February 10, 2011

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

Steinways In The House

Sunday, February 06, 2011

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

USF Microbiologist Silences Critics

Sunday, February 06, 2011

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

USF Foreign Students Eye Middle East Struggle

Thursday, February 03, 2011

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

Student Support Services

Thursday, February 03, 2011

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

Sustainability Gold

Monday, February 07, 2011

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

Young Inventors Got Ideas

Thursday, February 04, 2011

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

Hate Crimes Examined

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

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

Black Emphasis Month Ongoing

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

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

Justice Movements In the Americas

Monday, January 31, 2011

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

Navy Week Flight Photos

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

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

USF and Pat Tillman Foundation

Thursday, January 27, 2011

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

Helicopters Touching Down Thursday

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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

Mailer Review Focuses on Two "Literary Warriors"

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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

MLK III Lecture Discussed

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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

Severe Weather Warning

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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

Hillsborough Students Benefit from Africana Studies Event

Sunday, January 23, 2011

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

Chef Duff Goldman at USF Jan. 26

Friday, January 21, 2011

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

Two New USF Trustees Named

Friday, January 21, 2011

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

"Green" Patel Center Opens at USF

Friday, January 21, 2011

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

Solar House Competition Heats Up

Thursday, January 20, 2011

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

USF Offers Bike-Share Program

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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

Carnegie Foundation Classifies USF a Top Research University

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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

USF's Third President Dies

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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

Stampede of Service User-Gen Pics

Monday, January 17, 2011

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

Acclaimed Journalists, Filmmakers Document USF's Oil Spill Exploration

Friday, January 14, 2011

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

AAAS Fellows Announced

Friday, January 14, 2011

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

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

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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

USF, Leavitt Settle Lawsuit

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

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

Demystifying Economics

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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

A Survivor's Story

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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

USF Week of Welcome Underway

Friday, January 07, 2011

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

Brogan, Parker Visit USF

Thursday, January 06, 2011

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

Sith and Jedi Battle on USF Campus

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

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

Solar Power Plant Coming to USF

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

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

USF Engineer at South Pole for 'One Cool Project'

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Project IceCube involves constructing a telescope to peer deep into the polar ice cap to explore the cosmos.

Your Game Day Photos

Monday, January 03, 2011

Check out the slideshow of your photos from the Meineke Car Care Bowl, and, oh yeah, a couple pics of a Bulls baby watching from Red River, NM.

Gilman Scholars Head to Italy, Senegal for Spring Semester

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

In the past three years, nine USF students have been awarded Gilman Scholarships to support travels abroad.

USF Medicinal Plant Garden Takes Root

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Students and faculty from diverse disciplines plant seeds for future research and teaching in new medicinal plant garden.

New Film Focuses on Stuttering

Monday, December 20, 2010

USF experts say The King’s Speech may help bring attention to an affliction that can be treated.

Gov.-Elect Scott Talks Education, Jobs in Visit to USF Research Park

Friday, December 10, 2010

Rick Scott met with business, political and education leaders during a 90 minute tour of new technologies and job potentials.

Search for a Bone Marrow Donor

Thursday, December 09, 2010

USF students recently held a drive to find a suitable donor for a young boy suffering from leukemia. View the report.

Giving Back to Sulphur Springs

Thursday, December 09, 2010

USF student goes beyond classroom expectations to give back to the neighborhood where she grew up.

Political Activism Improves Business Performance

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Study shows businesses engaged in corporate political activities see a 20 percent higher performance rate.

USF Commencement Ceremonies Begin Saturday

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

USF President Judy Genshaft will preside over all system ceremonies, which conclude Monday in Lakeland.

USF's Genshaft Named to Governor's Education Team

Friday, December 03, 2010

The team is charged with helping find innovative ways to create a new education system for a new economy.

Studying Violence in Children

Friday, December 03, 2010

Kathleen Heide, a USF professor of criminology, found most children who kill parents were abused or neglected.

USF Bullish on Recycling

Friday, December 03, 2010

USF ranked high in the recycling results from the EPA Game Day Challenge event.

Hurricane Hunter Collins Makes Landfall at USF

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

USF Weather Center researchers produce flurry of research to understand deadly natural hazards.

USF Residence Hall Goes Green

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

A composting set up in Maple B residence hall teaches students about greener lifestyles.

Biggest Win Ever?

Monday, November 29, 2010

Was Saturday's overtime win over the Miami Hurricanes the biggest win for USF's football team? You vote now.

WUSF 89.7 Fundraiser Rocks

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

After delays in the purchase of a classical music station, the public radio station wins big in fall fundraiser.

Jimmy Carter Connects with USF Professor

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Antoinette Jackson is working to preserve history and heritage through projects in Tampa, Georgia and Kansas.

The Bottom Line on Accounting Research

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

USF expert conducts accounting research with relevance in a post-Enron world.

The Stavros Center's Rich Legacy

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Center marks 30 years of supporting teachers in their endeavors to teach economics and the free enterprise system.

Dancing With Merry Lynn Morris

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

USF advisor initiated the idea of developing a dancing wheelchair to increase mobility in differently-abled individuals.

New Features on Site

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The additions are aimed at bubbling up more stories, better organizing the content and highlighting social media.

Universities Offer Rideshare

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

In first partnerships through Zimride, USF and UCF make ride sharing more convenient, social.

Driving Sustainability Movement

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

The USF Physical Plant Division has purchased and retrofitted new trucks to run on solar energy.

Active Gaming Battles Obesity, Boosts Learning

Monday, November 22, 2010

USF experts showcase active gaming research benefits for children to Obama's fitness director.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday, November 22, 2010

Two USF fraternities held a benefit softball match to honor former baseball great Roberto Clemente. Watch the video.

Focus on Safe Cycling

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

The safe cycling course will teach students, faculty and staff how to ride bicycles safely in traffic.

Educating Students on Homelessness

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

USF students this month will be educating their peers on the issues of hunger and homelessness.

Peace Corps Talk, Nov. 18

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Peace Corps hosts panel discussion on serving around the globe.

New Florida Grants Announced

Monday, November 15, 2010

Florida Board of Governors' New Florida initiative will help fund research partnerships.

USF Honors Veterans

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Inaugural Veterans Day Ceremony, honoring Armed Forces members and USF student veterans, features a SOCOM parachute jump. View the slideshow.

Shipwreck Hunter On Prowl

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The explorations of a USF graduate-turned shipwreck hunter brings tragedies, tales of the deep blue back home.

Veterans Strive to Come All the Way Home

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

USF launches Veterans Week with emotional discussion of returning veterans' transition to civilian life.

Patel Center Event Focuses on Poverty Issues in the Americas

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Scholars and activists will examine new forms of politics and governance during the February conference.

USF Chosen To Be Part of Global Education Project

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

USF is one of 32 U.S. universities revising general education for an interconnected world.

Scientists Gather At Mote Event

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

USF and partners Mote, National Wildlife Federation call for attention to oil spill-threatened fisheries.

Gold Dolphins the Goal

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

A native of Vietnam and senior in USF's Naval ROTC program, Ho Le is one of the few accepted into the elite nuclear submarine service.

It's All In the Filtering

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Comprehensive whale shark study provides new insight into how huge creatures survive on little critters.

USF Red Cross Clubs: A National Model

Monday, November 08, 2010

The American Red Cross hails USF’s Red Cross Clubs as its model for university organizations nationwide.

Preparing 21st Century Teachers

Monday, November 08, 2010

USF's virtual-teaching internship – one of only two in the nation – helps prepare education majors for 21st century teaching.

Hearing Loss In Play for Dolphin and Whale Strandings

Friday, November 05, 2010

Researchers urge hearing tests for stranded animals before and after antibiotic treatment.

Ghostbusters on Campus

Thursday, November 04, 2010

USF students don ghost-busting gear for the sake of charity and because they love the movie.

Former Iran Hostage Keynote Speaker

Thursday, November 04, 2010

In a conference on democratization, John Limbert said it is time for the U.S. and Iran to move past status as "endless enemies."

Helping Florida's Educators Increase Student Achievement

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Florida Dept. of Education awards USF College of Education additional $2.3 million for statewide learning project.

Energizing the Student Experience

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

USF launches major conference focused on student success for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Salsaween Celebration

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Take a look back at a video of the Salsaween Celebration held at the USF Marshall Student Center.

NOAA Fisheries Chief Scientist Joins USF

Monday, November 01, 2010

Steve Murawski will hold the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership - Peter R. Betzer Endowed Chair.

Election Day Is Here

Monday, November 01, 2010

Learn about proposed ballot measures and where you can vote on and around the USF campus this Tuesday.

UPDATE: Light rail (Designs) On the Move

Monday, November 01, 2010

USF architecture students' design projects are helping inform Hillsborough County voters about light rail.

USF Active Gaming Research in Spotlight

Friday, October 29, 2010

President Obama's fitness director to address educators, tour USF's active gaming research lab at Belle Witter Elementary.

UPDATE: USF Student is World FlowRiding Champion

Thursday, October 28, 2010

USF engineering student Amanda McCormick finds success in the championships held in Singapore.

A Royal Visit on Campus

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal brings message of cross-cultural friendship during visit to USF campus.

Democratization in Troubled Region Focus of USF Event

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Former diplomat Jonathan Limbert, a hostage during the 1979 Iran uprising, is the keynote speaker Thursday.

iUSF Mobile App On Smart Phones

Thursday, October 28, 2010

iUSF mobile application expands device coverage to Android and Blackberry and adds new features.

USF Earns a B+ on National Sustainability Report Card

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

New "green" practices on campus help fuel efforts to conserve energy and reduce waste.

USF Hosts Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki al-Faisal Thursday

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

The prince, who will be in the Tampa area for three days, will visit with students on the Tampa campus.

Immigration Protest Highlighted by Hispanic Media

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Before the Florida gubernatorial debate at USF on Oct. 25, protesters showed up to oppose new laws.

The Spin Zone: What's It All About

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Video exploring the concept of the "spin zone" in political campaigns and how it was used for the political debates at USF.

Media Can Do Better Telling The Campaign Story

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

USF students say the media covering political campaigns should look for positive stories, not just negative.

Watching The Media

Monday, October 25, 2010

USF graduate journalism students are covering the media on campus for the political debates. Check out the views.

Veterans Week Nov. 8-10

Monday, October 25, 2010

USF Veterans Week to honor those who have served.

Photos From the U.S. Senate Debate

Monday, October 25, 2010

USF hosted a U.S. Senate Debate on Oct. 24, 2010. View a slideshow of the sights and sounds at the Marshall Student Center.

Candidates Clash in Gubernatorial Debate

Monday, October 25, 2010

Hundreds of people showed up at the debate watch party as the candidates for governor battled each other.

Watch The Debate Live Online

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Florida Gubernatorial Debate on CNN gets underway at 7 p.m. Watch the event taking place on USF's Tampa Campus live right here.

Blogging The Debates

Sunday, October 24, 2010

USF graduate journalism student Ken Rosenberg will be blogging about the coverage of the U.S. Senate Debate. Check the latest.

U.S. Senate Debate Leaves Some Wanting, Others Deciding

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The nationally televised debate showcased USF and the Tampa region as important in this year's political arena.

Student Turnout Low for Sunday Morning Debate

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The debate for U.S. Senate receives overall good grades, calls for more traditional format.

Media Turns Out for U.S. Senate Debate

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Coverage of live event at the Tampa campus of USF is a challenge that results in some improvisations.

Snitker Snickers at Lack of Media Coverage

Sunday, October 24, 2010

The Libertarian candidate has been excluded from many mainstream media debates.

Flowboarder a Champion On Many Fronts

Friday, October 22, 2010

USF engineering student represents the U.S. in the World FlowRiding Championships in Singapore.

MyUSF Portal Launches

Friday, October 22, 2010

All USF faculty, staff and students will use the new portal to access email, calendars and business systems.

CNN Through The Lens

Friday, October 22, 2010

View the interactive photo gallery that shows CNN crews preparing for the political debates at USF.

USF Straw Poll Results Show Conservative Shift

Thursday, October 21, 2010

The U.S. Senate race was remarkably close, while Sink outdistances Scott for governor.

USF Political Watch Blog

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Follow the sights and sounds around USF's Tampa campus as the political spotlight shines bright during Debate Weekend.

Special Report: Politics and Debates On Campus

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

From a Student Straw Poll to Senate and Gubernatorial Debates, USF is Florida's political epicenter this week.

U.S. Senate, Gubernatorial Debates Brings Political Spotlight and Theater to USF

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Back-to-back events expected to draw national and local media and help voters make an informed choice Nov. 2.

Greenstock: USF Sustainability Event is Not Your Parent's Rally

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The Thursday event will provide information on the Nov. 2 transit referendum on the Hillsborough ballot.

Hillsborough County Election Information

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The University of South Florida is Precinct 353. The polling location is the Marshall Student Center.

USF Student Straw Poll Will Reveal Trends

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Thursday's straw poll will attract about 1,000 votes and show what students are thinking this political season.

Join the USF "Political Debate Parties"

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The public is invited to join the USF community for the U.S. Senate and Gubernatorial Debate Watch Parties.

Back On Broadway

Monday, October 18, 2010

Brendan Daugherty returned to Broadway this summer for the third time -- and hopes one day to call it home.

Crafty Friends are Close Knit

Monday, October 18, 2010

Though some think of it as a craft for grandmas, knitting and crocheting are popular creative outlets for students.

The Debate Candidates

Monday, October 18, 2010

See who the players are in the political debates scheduled at the University of South Florida.

Special Report: Students Cover Media at Political Debates

Monday, October 18, 2010

USF grad students in multimedia journalism take you behind the scene to see how the media covers political debates.

Insights From Susan MacManus

Monday, October 18, 2010

Distinguished university professor answers five questions about the debate, election and who to watch for 2012.

Your Turn To Vote

Friday, October 15, 2010

As candidate debates take place at USF, it's your turn to vote in our interactive online poll.

"Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

Friday, October 15, 2010

USF participates in annual International "Men's March To Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence." View the slideshow.

An Education - Plus a Degree - in Three

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Provost's Scholars Program has students exploring all USF has to offer while earning a degree in three years.

Duckworth Delivers Message of Strength in Diversity, Caring

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The decorated Veterans Affairs official survived being shot down in Iraq, now champions disability rights.

Quilt Show Nov. 6

Monday, October 11, 2010

Bi-annual event to feature more than 200 quilts and charity auction.

Special Report: ResearchOne Celebrates Innovation - 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010

The annual event celebrates research, innovation and creativity at the University of South Florida.

USF Tampa Library Hosts Armenian Culture Symposium

Monday, October 11, 2010

"Rediscovering Armenia" program examines the Armenian past and forges ties with local communities.

Oil Spill Discussion Takes Center Stage

Monday, October 11, 2010

ResearchOne's kick-off event featured a look at the Deepwater Horizon oil spill impact.

USF Highlights Global Water Shortage at Film Events

Monday, October 11, 2010

The films showcase the importance of water and the growing crisis around the globe.

An Online Record of Success

Friday, October 08, 2010

USF Honors College E-Portfolios are a dynamic and powerful reflection of student achievement.

Yo-Yo, Check Out The Tricks

Friday, October 08, 2010

USF student Jon Martin recently took second place in the 2010 National Yo-Yo Contest in California.

Watch Genshaft Fall Address

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Didn't catch the president's speech the first time around? Watch a repeat on UStream, complete with 30 minute pre-show.

No Visible Oil Found in Offshore Sand Cores

Thursday, October 07, 2010

USF researchers surveyed areas in shallow waters just off beaches in the Panhandle and Alabama.

Cleaning Up a Football Game

Thursday, October 07, 2010

USF is taking part in the 2010 EPA Game Day Challenge to reduce, reuse and recycle waste from Homecoming Game.

Union Contracts Approved

Thursday, October 07, 2010

The USF Board of Trustees approves four union employment contracts Thursday morning.

Homecoming Highlights

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

View a quick guide to upcoming events that celebrate Homecoming Week at USF.

President's Fall Address on Facebook

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

For the first time, President Judy Genshaft's Fall Address will be streamed on Facebook. A moderated pre-show beins at 2:30 p.m.

Genshaft Calls for "USF Innovation Zone"

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The Innovation Zone would include a "university city" encompassing the Tampa Bay region.

Bulls In Focus: Magnolia Fields Recreation Area

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

View photos from Monday's tailgate party at the opening of the Magnolia Fields recreation area.

Educating People About Climate Change

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

NSF grant makes interdisciplinary USF team part of national effort to increase climate science literacy.

Bringing Bollywood to USF

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

New dance club on campus offers up enthusiasm, exercise and a taste of India.

Fall Plant Festival Oct. 9-10

Monday, October 04, 2010

Festival to feature 60 vendors, workshops, "fern alley," and children's activities.

AccessiBULL 2010 Oct. 12

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Annual event to feature Iraqi War veteran and VA official L. Tammy Duckworth.

USF Ranked One of "Best for Vets"

Thursday, September 30, 2010

USF ranks No. 8 out of 4,000 institutions nationwide for its commitment to student veterans' success.

USF's Chinese Storyteller

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Innovative educator uses Chinese storytelling techniques to transform the teaching of language.

USF President Judy Genshaft Fall Address Oct. 6

Thursday, September 30, 2010

See it in person at the Marshall Center Oval Theater, or choose a couple of online options for viewing live.

USF Shows Gain in Federal Research Expenditures

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Chronicle of Higher Education ranking shows USF making double-digit gains in the past five years.

Connecting the World Through Film

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

USF will join audiences around the world Thursday watching a screening of the Manhattan Short Film Festival.

Transportation Expo All About Options

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The USF Transportation EXPO provided information on commuting options and an overview of proposed future projects.

It's All About the Students

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Check out the slideshow of photos from Monday's Campus Celebration of 50 Years of Students.

USF Shines in Review of Graduate Programs

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The National Research Council review report stemmed from data up until 2005-2006.

National Geographic Special Features USF

Monday, September 27, 2010

"Can the Gulf Survive" airs Tuesday night and highlights College of Marine Science research on Gulf oil spill.

Amputee Helps USF Test New 'Hand'

Friday, September 24, 2010

The new prosthesis, made of high performance synthetic rubber,is designed specifically for playing golf.

College of Business to Launch Peru Partnership

Friday, September 24, 2010

USF signs agreement with USIL to offer business degree to Peruvian students. Program will begin in March.

Famed Civil War Historian Speaking Tonight

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Columbia University professor Eric Foner will speak about Abraham Lincoln and the world he lived in.

Gubernatorial Debate A Go

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

USF will host the candidates for governor in an Oct. 25 debate on the Tampa campus.

Iran and U.S.: Unlikely Allies In Iraq?

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

USF professor Mohsen Milani explores the role of Iran in shaping the future of Iraq.

Tour of Solar Homes Oct. 2

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

CERC Hosts 2nd Tampa Bay Tour of Solar Homes

Wait Over For The Waiting Room

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The 2010-11 Theatre and Dance season opens this week with an award-winning social comedy.

GraphicStudio Sale Oct. 8

Monday, September 20, 2010

12th annual sale benefits Graphicstudio and features world-renowned artists.

Water is Focus of Global Sustainability Master's Program

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

The inaugural class in the School of Global Sustainability master's program looks to make a difference around the world.

New Energy Unveils SolarWindow in Demonstration

Thursday, September 16, 2010

The event showcased USF-developed, first-of-its-kind see-thru glass prototype to generate electricity.

This Flipper No Flop

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

USF student gained national attention for his amazing tumbling talent on the Live! With Regis and Kelly show.

Bulls In Focus: Your photos from UF game

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

View a slideshow of a few photos sent in from Bulls at the UF football game.

Immigrants and Their New Home

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

USF researchers conduct a two-year study to examine what influences the feelings of immigrants.

Dixon Selected to Lead College of Marine Science

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Univ. of Miami geochemist Jacqueline Dixon will replace interim dean William Hogarth.

Playing By the Numbers

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

In life, as in goalball, accounting major Justin Chan faces every challenge head on.

International Student Enrollment Up

Monday, September 13, 2010

Enrollment at the INTO USF center is 39 percent above original planned targets.

Light Rail Projects Focused On Community Awareness

Monday, September 13, 2010

Light rail station designs created by USF architecture students will be on display at community outreach meetings.

Global Sustainability Lecture Series Begins Wednesday

Friday, September 10, 2010

Neil Morisetti, the United Kingdom's climate and energy czar, will discuss climate change at 10 a.m. at the Marshall Student Center.

9/11 Remembered

Friday, September 10, 2010

USF event on Friday focused on personal reflections and remembering those who died in the attacks.

Lecture Series To Focus On "Cold Cases"

Friday, September 10, 2010

The brown bag lecture series "Investigating Cold Cases" is hosted by the USF Anthropology Department.

Believing In Student Potential

Thursday, September 09, 2010

USF Career Center launches "We Believe" campaign to increase awareness of services available to students.

By All Accounts, They Are No. 1

Thursday, September 09, 2010

USF's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi pulls down recognition from many areas.

Bulls In Focus: Orientation

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Orientation Team Leaders are there to help new students and their families settle into new surroundings at USF.

Haiti A Learning Experience

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

WUSF University Beat highlights Patel Center researcher's journey to Haiti this summer.

Designing At The Speed Of Light (Rail)

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Competing students in the School of Architecture and Community Design developed potential light rail stations.

USF To Remember 9/11 Friday

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

The service will take place beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Marshall Center Amphitheater.

USF May Host Gubernatorial Debate

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

The university may be the site of back-to-back political debates just days before the election.

Taylor Made

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Historian Taylor Branch's take on leadership, the Founding Fathers and writing really big books.

False Alarm On Campus

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

An Emergency Siren message that went out from one of the towers on the Tampa campus Tuesday afternoon was sent in error.

Round Up Slideshow

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Take a peek back at Round Up, an event celebrating USF Bulls with food, fun, frolicking, and ... did we say fun?

R/V Weatherbird II To Return Friday

Thursday, September 02, 2010

Focus of trip is on collecting marine life samples to determine any exposure to sub-surface oil from the Deepwater Horizon well.

Rally Against Hazing Draws Crowd and Media

Thursday, September 02, 2010

The event was in response to an alleged off-campus hazing incident being investigated by the state attorney's office.

Students Plunge Into Community Service

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Students dedicated Saturday to volunteering at 15 different locations in the Tampa Bay community.

Rally On Thursday Against Hazing

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

The event is in response to a hazing incident being investigated by the state attorney's office.

Blogging For Science

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

USF anthropology professor is featured in Public Library of Science initiative.

Serving Those Who Have Served

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

For more than 30 years, Meredith Nickles has been helping USF's student veterans.

Tracking Beach Ecosystems in Wake of Oil Spill

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

USF researchers gathering critical information about beach critters and their food web.

A Taste of Honey Sept. 25

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Honey-tasting event at Botanical Gardens to raise funds and environmental awareness.

Festival Introduces Students to USF Departments

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

The Office of Multicultural Affairs event encourages students to find out more about what USF has to offer.

Bulls In Focus: College of Business

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The slideshow, courtesy of academic advisor Bob Herron, looks at the first days of Week of Welcome and the College of Business.

WOW Wraps Up This Weekend

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Check out the big events on tap for USF's annual Week of Welcome, which concludes Saturday night.

Rappelling Off the ROTC Building

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Check out the students who went rappelling off the side of the ROTC building last week as part of WOW.

Social Media and the Stars

Thursday, August 26, 2010

USF expert explores the changing social media landscape and its impact on celebrity.

USF, Dominican Republic Energize Relationship

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

An agreement signed Wednesday has USF working with the Caribbean country on renewable energy initiatives.

Opening Day Buzz

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The first day of classes brought student jitters, clogged roadways and lots of anticipation. Videographer Candace Kaw captures the moment.

Bulls In Focus: Move In Day

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

There was plenty of activity around the University of South Florida Tampa campus on Move In Day. Enjoy the photographs shot by staff, students and family.

Bulls In Focus: Student Affairs

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Move In Day on Aug. 18, 2010, was a busy one for many. Renee Svec and Wayne Espinola of Student Affairs took a bunch of photos for you to enjoy.

Bulls Nite Out

Monday, August 23, 2010

Part of Week of Welcome, Bulls Nite Out included dancing, eating and a little riding on a mechanical bull. Videographer Candace Kaw brings you there.

USF Welcomes International Students

Monday, August 23, 2010

New students from a host of counties share experiences, emails and Facebook invites.

USF Shows Diversity and Growth

Monday, August 23, 2010

USF starts new school year with increased enrollment and diversity.

Cuba's Carlos Garaicoa Exhibits at USF

Monday, August 23, 2010

Internationally acclaimed artist brings beauty, social commentary to USF's Contemporary Art Museum.

USF Health Helps Tiny Haitian Village

Friday, August 20, 2010

Even though the visit to Dilaire in June was short, medical treatment was provided to 1,600 people.

WOW Weekend Preview

Friday, August 20, 2010

Check out the events happening this weekend as part of Week of Welcome, from soccer to ice cream.

USF Film Expert Sheds Light On Restored Metropolis

Friday, August 20, 2010

Aug. 29 premiere for seminal Sci-Fi classic to be at the Tampa Theatre.

USF to Host Senate Debate

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The Oct. 24 nationally televised event being put on jointly by CNN, St. Petersburg Times and USF.

USF/Mote Receive $2 Million Federal Grant

Friday, August 20, 2010

The grant expands the USF CONNECT program to the Mote Aquaculture Research Park.

WOW Kick Off Video Shoot

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Videographer Candace Kaw captures the scene at the Marshall Student Center Wednesday.

USF Focuses on Student Success Through Wellness

Friday, August 20, 2010

The new resource center, located in the Marshall Center, to hold grand opening Aug. 24.

Kicking Off Week of Welcome

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

The University of South Florida launches its annual Week of Welcome with a campus-wide celebration.

USF Scientists Detect Oil on Gulf Floor

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Researchers observe evidence oil has become toxic to critical marine life.

Larkin Elected Faculty Advisory Council President

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

First USF System-wide faculty president, Elizabeth Larkin of USF Sarasota-Manatee, will serve on Board of Trustees.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks USF in Speed to Excellence

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

USF is among the top national universities in exclusive rankings.

Genshaft Elected Chairperson of NCAA Board of Directors

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

USF President Judy Genshaft unanimously selected to highest level of NCAA governance.

USF Health Brings Renowned Cardiologist On Board

Monday, August 16, 2010

Dr. Leslie W. Miller, specialist in heart failure and transplantation, to lead department of cardiovascular sciences.

Keep Fit During Campus Life

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Week of Welcome encourages students to build friendships while keeping fit with games and sports events.

Latino Scholarship Awards Go to 43 Students

Friday, August 13, 2010

Francisco Sanchez, U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, is keynote speaker.

USF Career Center Hosts Algerian Counterparts

Friday, August 13, 2010

The Algerian team visited USF to learn about career services operations in the United States.

Free Food! 'Nuff Said

Friday, August 13, 2010

Find out where to get free food with a side of information on campus during USF's Week of Welcome.

Special Report: A Look Back at Week of Welcome 2010

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Week of Welcome begins Aug. 18. Find all the coverage here, including stories, videos and photos you submitted.

WOW! The Preview

Thursday, August 12, 2010

So, what's Week of Welcome all about? Videographer Candace Kaw put together a short video for you to check out.

WOW! Bulls In Focus

Monday, August 16, 2010

Bulls In Focus: We want your photos from Move In Day, Wednesday, Aug. 18. Students, faculty, staff, alum - we want it all.

Fossils Show Humans Using Tools 3.4 Million Years Ago

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

USF professor is part of a research team's history-making discovery in Ethiopia.

FIO Council Approves $9M in Spill Research Projects

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Florida Institute of Oceanography will fund 27 projects taking a wide-ranging look at BP disaster in the Gulf.

USF Selected as Military Friendly School

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

USF in top 15 percent of institutions nationwide, only public school in state participating in Yellow Ribbon program.

Florez Finishes Strong In Chinese Competition

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The USF sophomore was the only American among the top five first-place winners.

Driving Toward a Sustainable Future

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

USF is continuing its sustainable efforts by retrofitting campus golf carts to run on solar power.

USF Featured in 2011 Princeton Review ''Best 373 Colleges''

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Only about 15 percent of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book.

USF Works to Make College Dreams a Reality

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

USF supports first-generation, low-income and underserved college-bound students.

USF's Upward Bound Program Showcases Success

Friday, August 06, 2010

Begun in 1965, program has helped more than 2,000 students graduate high school and enroll in college.

USF Scientists, Weatherbird II Returning to Spill Zone

Friday, August 06, 2010

The 10-day trip will try to determine the oil spill's impact on microscopic organisms and the ocean ecosystem.

Quiet on the Set! Action! Learn!

Friday, August 06, 2010

USF College of Education partners with Tampa Theatre to provide unique summer program for aspiring filmmakers and educators.

Learning Academy Graduates First Class

Friday, August 06, 2010

The program, aimed at helping young people with autism, cultivates employment potential and provides support.

WUSF Radio Changes Format

Thursday, August 05, 2010

WUSF 89.7 will broadcast a news and information format with overnight jazz. It purchases Sarasota station.

USF Geologists Find Beaches Teeming With Tiny Tar Balls

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Even after the BP "clean up," impacted beaches littered with tiny tar balls and buried oil, USF report states.

Navy's Mabus Says Science Key to Gulf Restoration

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Hundreds of business owners, scientists and residents attend town hall meeting in St. Petersburg.

Webisodes Spotlight USF’s Highlights

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Unstoppable Campaign's latest feature is on an ambitious tutoring program for Hillsborough County.

Blogging From Ireland

Monday, August 02, 2010

USF Senior Daylina Miller is on a travel/study trip to England and Ireland. Read her blog on the sights and sounds.

U.S. Secretary of Navy Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Monday, August 02, 2010

Navy's Ray Mabus to hold town hall meeting Tuesday on spill recovery for Gulf states.

Summer Graduates Number Over 2,700

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Morning and afternoon ceremonies will be held Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Sun Dome.

Haitian Teachers In Need

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

USF professors to visit Haitian teachers from the Democracy Project and see firsthand the dire conditions there.

Students Return To Their Roots

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Two USF grads return to their Caribbean homelands to introduce psychological services in their public school systems.

Grant to Train Math, Science Teachers for Tampa Bay

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

A $1.2 million grant will provide scholarships for students committed to becoming math and science teachers.

Dance Chair Sidles Up To Patent Office

Monday, July 26, 2010

USF-created Rolling Dance Chair gives those with disabilities freedom of movement and expression.

Research In Antarctica

Monday, July 26, 2010

USF researchers studying metabolites that protect organisms from infection.

USF, Jackson to Partner on Biomedical Village

Friday, July 23, 2010

More than 100 people attended the partnership announcement with Jackson Laboratory in Naples Wednesday.

Subsurface Oil Clouds From BP Well

Friday, July 23, 2010

USF marine scientists confirm underwater oil is from the ruptured Deepwater Horizon well.

Exploring a Passion for Karst

Thursday, July 22, 2010

USF librarians provide a vital link between information resources, scientists and cavers.

Building Student Success

Thursday, July 22, 2010

New USF facilities will transform the academic and physical landscape.

Victor Florez in Finals of Chinese Competition

Thursday, July 22, 2010

The USF sophomore will compete in Shanghai against 11 others.

Solar Windows See The Light

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Utilizing research by a USF professor, a company looks to market new solar windows.

USF Among Top Degree Producers for Minority Students

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

USF is ranked among the nation's leading institutions for awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to minority students.

Culture Important in Water Management

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

USF hydrogeologist studies the complex relationships between people and water resources.

New iUSF Mobile Application

Friday, July 23, 2010

A new mobile iPhone app is launched by USF Information Technology.

Walk This Way

Friday, July 16, 2010

Have you seen the new walkway between the Marshall Center and Bookstore? Tell us what you think.

USF's Advertising Majors Get Unique Preparation

Friday, July 16, 2010

The Zimmerman Advertising Program to collaborate with the College of Business.

USF Students Do The Time Warp

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Cult film Rocky Horror Picture Show provides creative outlet to USF students.

Gilman Scholars Head to Dominican Republic and Japan

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The students will be immersed in the culture of their new homes.

Academic Freedom v. Legal Threats

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Legal threats to suppress publication of research could impede scientific progress, say USF professors.

Students Make A Difference By Volunteering

Monday, July 12, 2010

USF students are investing in the Tampa Bay community by volunteering during summer break.

Water Expert To Lead USF's School of Global Sustainability

Monday, July 12, 2010

Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy selected to be the founding director of the school.

USF Launches Oil Spill Information Center

Monday, July 12, 2010

The online resource culls together data on the Gulf disaster from numerous sources.

USF Researcher Studies Violence Against Police

Monday, July 12, 2010

Several factors contribute to potential dangers faced by law enforcement officers.

USF Students and Staff Take Home Telly Awards

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Unstoppable Campaign webisodes and documentary on local history of jazz recognized.

A Journey of Scientific and Self Discovery

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Goldwater Scholarship recipient wants to create, change and touch lives.

Preserving Vanishing Ruins

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Archaeologists use 3-D scanners, imaging techniques to create digital recreations of ruins.

Special Report: Light Rail At USF Possible?

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

USF will host forum on local transit initiatives July 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the research park.

USF's R/V Bellows Departs Friday for Gulf Research

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Nine scientists will collect data on marine life, water quality and sediment along Florida's west coast.

Marking A Decade At USF

Monday, July 05, 2010

July 5 marks the 10-year anniversary for USF President Genshaft. The St. Pete Times takes a look at her tenure.

Tropical Plant Fair July 10-11

Friday, July 02, 2010

USF Botanical Gardens annual Tropical Plant Fair is an opportunity to replenish favorite blooms.

Measuring Water At Crystal Springs

Friday, July 02, 2010

Aspiring earth scientists spend a day getting all wet for hands-on experience.

AP and IB: Who Thrives, Who Struggles and at What Cost?

Friday, July 02, 2010

USF professors receive prestigious award to study academic success and mental health among IB and AP students.

USF College of Marine Science Featured on PBS NewsHour

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The award-winning PBS NewsHour documents the college's work involving the gulf oil spill.

Duty Calls

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Following the gulf disaster, USF grad student and Coast Guard reservist Monica McGuire answers the call to serve.

Blogging From Nigeria

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Read the posts from USF researchers in Nigeria discussing the Asaba massacre memorial project.

USF Geologist Says Oil Threatens Dunes, Nesting Areas

Thursday, July 01, 2010

Tar balls and other contamination remain on beach areas after work crews clean.

John Ramil and Hal Mullis Elected Chair and Vice-Chair of USF Trustees

Thursday, June 24, 2010

USF President Judy Genshaft thanks outgoing Chair Rhea Law and welcomes new leadership.

Florida Institute of Oceanography Receives $10M

Thursday, June 24, 2010

The money, from oil giant BP, will be used for projects related to dealing with the impact of the Gulf oil spill.

USF Gets $16 Million Grant To Lead AIDS Education Effort

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Florida/Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center will provide targeted education and training programs.

Oil Spill Cleanup Training at USF

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

OSHA classes in Wesley Chapel stress safety, whether you are cleaning up an oil spill or a minor mess.

Researcher to Study Oil Spill Impact on Small Fish, Shrimp

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The study involving marine life living in deep water will get underway in August.

Dunedin and USF Explore Water Management

Monday, June 21, 2010

Longtime partnership between USF and the City of Dunedin contributes to global sustainability initiative.

Real Estate Master's Degree On Tap

Monday, June 21, 2010

Specialized master's degree program at USF provides practical approach for aspiring professionals.

Summer Solstice Celebration at USF

Monday, June 21, 2010

Campus sculpture casts a shadow ring at solar noon, marking the beginning of summer in the northern hemisphere.

Board of Trustees Meeting June 24

Friday, June 18, 2010

Trustees will meet at the Gibbons Alumni Center Thursday, June 24.

Juneteenth Celebrates Freedom

Friday, June 18, 2010

Institute on Black Life co-sponsors event focused on groups helping the African-American community.

Fathers' Involvement Tied To Infant Mortality Rate

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The benefit for infants born to black women may be greatest, USF study suggests.

USF Student Wins Chinese Competition

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Victor Florez captures the coveted win after just four semesters of studying the language.

World Stage

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Michael Foley teaches his students to be "global citizens of dance."

Searching for the Right Chemistry

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Goldwater recipient plans to dedicate his life to developing better treatments for cancer patients.

Campus Crime Drops For Fourth Year In Row

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Increased police enforcement and visibility credited with continuing the positive trend.

USF Ocean Expert Weisberg Testifies In Washington

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Robert Weisberg, a USF Distinguished Professor of physical oceanography, will testify before the U.S. House.

Demonstration: Finding Oil In Clear Water

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

USF marine expert demonstrates how oil can exist in water that looks clear and clean.

FIO To Receive $10 Million Grant From BP

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Florida Institute Of Oceanography will monitor the spill's impact as Florida leaders press for long-term funding.

Preserving Holocaust Oral Histories

Monday, June 14, 2010

A communication professor and her students help preserve the stories of local Holocaust survivors.

Accountancy Students Perform Graduation Flash Mob

Friday, June 11, 2010

Students celebrate by performing choreographed moves to music medley.

Summer Events Geared Toward Fun

Friday, June 11, 2010

The summer event series for students includes movies, workshops and some just plain fun.

Bringing Science Home

Friday, June 11, 2010

USF Health and The Patterson Foundation partner to help people with chronic illness live happier, healthier lives.

Graphic PSAs Increase Texting While Driving

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Graphic accident videos cause young adults to text and talk while driving more often.

USF Botanical Gardens Hosts Butterfly and Native Plant Fair

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Popular weekend event features presentations and tours around butterfly gardening, native plants and herbs.

The Nose Knows: Sharks Smell In Stereo

Thursday, June 10, 2010

USF researcher sees big potential in understanding how sharks use their sense of smell.

Book Lavender Scare To Be Documentary

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

McCarthy-era persecution of gay and lesbian government workers subject of forthcoming film by Emmy Award winner.

Oil Spill Findings

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Here is a summary of findings on tests of sub-surface oil particles in the Gulf of Mexico.

Roller Skater Focuses On Speed

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Ashley Hinton, an accomplished skater, hopes to use her education to help children.

USF Doctoral Student and Teacher Wins Grant

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

The research is aimed at helping the Tenoroc Wildlife Management Area.

Save the Date: ResearchOne 2010

June 4, 2010

Week-long showcase featuring faculty, staff and student research will take place Oct. 11-15.

Lecture Series Is Brain Food

Friday, June 04, 2010

The Friday Lecture Series this summer will provide "healthy" food for thought.

USF Hosts Ladies Football Clinic

Friday, June 04, 2010

Bulls Head Coach Skip Holtz is bringing the USC tradition to USF.

Oyster Shells Tell Story

Thursday, June 03, 2010

USF researchers using new evidence to understand the fate of Jamestown settlement.

Health Needs In Haiti Are Huge

Thursday, June 03, 2010

USF Dr. Mitch Hoffman spent six days helping Haitians still recovering from the devastating earthquake.

Emphasis On Water Management

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Patel Center hosts water managers from around the world attending UNESCO-IHE program.

Summer Film Fair at USF

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A film fair featuring Mike France gets underway June 12 at the Marshall Student Center

USF Marine Scientist With NOAA

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Researcher Drew Remsen uses the SIPPER to search the Gulf's underbelly.

Rick Baker To Head USF Innovation Partnerships

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

The former St. Petersburg mayor will work to cultivate partnerships with research corporations.

Improving Skin Cancer Surgery

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Patients benefit from time-saving Mohs surgery technique.

Media Greet Weatherbird II

May 28, 2010

Crew collected samples that will undergo testing to see if marine life has been impacted by the spill.

New Public Safety Initiatives

May 28, 2010

Division of Public Safety adds new components to keep university community safe: Smart 911, Guardian.

Active Season Predicted

June 1, 2010

Professors knowledgeable in hurricane science, research and impact available for comment.

Invisible Oil Detected in Gulf

Friday, May 28, 2010

Discovery made by researchers aboard USF's R/V Weatherbird II could threaten marine life.

Hurricane Preparedness

May 28, 2010

USF Division of Public Safety stresses hurricane preparedness.

Backyard Conservation

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Methods used to conserve water in USF Botanical Gardens are subject of home improvement TV show.

Weisberg on Capitol Hill

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Chancellor Brogan, Academic Task Force brief Congress on oil spill research.

USF-SM is Going Green

May 26, 2010

USF Sarasota-Manatee's Student Government Association plans to "Go Green and Gold."

Environment's Future

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Marine Science dean joins national radio discussion on long-term consequences of spill.

Sustainable Solution

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Engineering students win design competition for water treatment facility in Bolivia.

Practice Makes Perfect

Monday, May 24, 2010

Watch USF nurses practice their response to a life-or-death scenario in the operating room.

USF's Youngest Graduate

Monday, May 24, 2010

19-year old graduates with 4-year degee, no regrets.

A Survivor's Story

Monday, May 24, 2010

USF pre-med student beats brain cancer and graduates with honors.

The Music Man

Monday, May 24, 2010

USF grad didn't let rejection deter him from a dream.

Born Together, Graduate Together

Monday, May 24, 2010

Twins of quadruplets graduate with degrees in psychology.

Success Stories

Monday, May 24, 2010

There were many compelling, personal stories among this spring's graduating class. Here are a few.

Honoring D-Day's Fallen

Friday, May 21, 2010

Students particpate in ceremony of a lifetime in Normandy.

Returning to the Gulf

Monday, May 24, 2010

USF's R/V Weatherbird II sails for oil spill zone.

USF-SM Hosts STEM Summit May 22

May 20, 2010

More than 200 middle school girls scheduled to attend STEM summit at USF Sarasota-Manatee this Saturday.

USF Oceanographer Testifies on Capitol Hill

Thursday, May 20, 2010

At oil slick hearing, Muller-Karger calls for greater scientific resources to assess, track spill

R/V Bellows Returns from Loop Current

May 24, 2010

As models show oil entering the Loop Current, researchers aboard the R/V Bellows investigate.

Making History with Blood on the Snow

May 19, 2010

New book selected by major book clubs and speaking engagements for author.

Project: Rock for Autism

May 19, 2010

Future USF student promotes May 22 fundraiser for USF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities.

Grand Jeté

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Recent grad and dancer, Melissa Anduiza, selected for a national performance at the Kennedy Center.

Video: Weatherbird II Returns

May 20, 2010

Scientists involved in the R/V Weatherbird II's mission to the gulf oil spill share their thoughts.

Student-Created Blackberry App Wins Prize

May 18, 2010

Business students place second in national competition with "Quickshot" for smartphone.

Loop Current Threat Prompts Second Venture

May 18, 2010

College of Marine Science models show oil entering the gulf's Loop Current, prompting second voyage.

FOX News: USF Weatherbird Returns from Gulf

May 17, 2010

Weatherbird captain said water was rough, but those on board were able to complete their tasks.

American Government Seen Through Race

May 14, 2010

Political science professor's new book looks at the pervasive role of race in American government.

USF Expert List - Gulf Oil Spill

May 13, 2010

List of media experts who can talk about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Chairs Roundtable at USF

May 13, 2010

USF, Congresswoman Castor and Congressman Boyd host agriculture leaders May 14.

Bulls Span the Globe

May 13, 2010

USF's education abroad program sends students and faculty to over 25 countries.

Weatherbird Crew in Spotlight

May 13, 2010

Crew plays integral role in gathering samples which will guide spill damage assessment and mitigation efforts.

To Drill or Not to Drill?

May 13, 2010

USF experts consider the consequences of and alternatives to off-shore oil drilling.

WUSF Florida Matters: Experts Weigh in on Oil Spill

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Listen to WUSF's radio report featuring USF marine experts weighing in on the oil spill.

Food Fight

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

USF researchers find that certain carnivorous plants and animals compete for food.

USF-UNESCO Partnership Unites Water Researchers

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

USF students head to the Netherlands to study water issues, global water managers to Tampa.

National Agenda

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

USF's most prominent alumnus returns to campus to share his perspective as drug czar.

Special Retreat for Girls with Autism

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Emphasis on social skills; research shows differences between girls and boys.

Special Report: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Friday, April 22, 2011

USF researchers continue to monitor the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. View our photo timeline and other coverage.

Sen. Nelson Meets With USF Marine Circulation Expert

Friday, May 07, 2010

USF scientist briefs senator on projected trajectory of gulf oil spill.

Hogarth on Oil Spill

Friday, May 07, 2010

Statement from College of Marine Science Dean Bill Hogarth.

USF's All-Steinway Future

Thursday, May 06, 2010

New pianos for School of Music as USF joins prestigious institutions with prized designation.

Conflicts of Interest Affect Conservation Science

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Researchers' examination of atrazine shows report funded by chemical maker is flawed.

Oil's Path Depends on Wind

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

USF's Robert Weisberg cited as expert in local media on projected path of spill.

USF One of Nation's Top Green Colleges

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Included in Princeton Review's guide of most environmentally responsible campuses.

Returning to Finish College

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Osher Reentry Scholarship makes graduation possible for long-absent students.

Critical Mission

Thursday, May 14, 2010

USF's research vessel nearing crucial task in mission as scientists venture into spill zone.

USF Scientists Track Spill

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

USF researchers say oil has entered the Loop Current; slick's movement toward Keys slowed for now.

Models of Service, Student Leadership

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

USF Red Cross clubs win 2010 Outstanding Student Organization of the Year.

Sustainability Film Festival

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Honors College students address green issues on campus through projects and video diaries.

USF Technology Used in Crisis

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

Mission to gulf oil spill enlists cutting-edge USF technology.

Faculty Awarded $1M in Collaborative Grants

Monday, May 03, 2010

Recipients represent a wide range of neuroscientists across USF.

Record Graduates for Commencement

Monday, May 03, 2010

Students representing 102 nations will participate in four ceremonies.

Investigating the Spill

Monday, May 03, 2010

USF's R/V Weatherbird carries scientists to investigate oil spill damage.

Global Tango

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Professors synchronize cities worldwide in dance, technology.

USF Experts, Pulitzer Prize Lucky Charm?

Thursday, April 29, 2010

For two consecutive years, USF professors consulted in prize-winning stories.

Anthropology Students Win Top Honors

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Two graduate students earn Florida's most coveted student research awards in anthropology.

Marshall Study Center

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Marshall Student Center hosts exam review sessions, activities.

Tracking the Spill

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

USF scientist uses latest in ocean monitoring technology to track conditions in gulf.

Marine Science Hosts National Ocean Sciences Bowl

Monday, April 26, 2010

Wisconsin's Marshfield High School repeats as national champs.

USF Alumni Association Launches Mobile Site

April 26, 2010

New mobile site allows users to stay connected while on the go.

The People's Poet Speaks

Monday, April 26, 2010

Lecture series features three-time U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinksky.

Team Florida Chosen for Solar Decathlon

Monday, April 26, 2010

USF students and faculty join state team for international competition.

Rock Solid Careers

Monday, April 26, 2010

Geology Department's ties to professional community benefit students entering the job market.

SG Hosts Discussion About High Speed Rail

April 23, 2010

SG hosts event to discuss mass transit plans for the entire region.

Cyclist With a Cause

Friday, April 23, 2010

Med student cycles cross-country for local children's hospital.

R/V Weatherbird II Sets Sail With Student, Science Aboard

Friday, April 23, 2010

Students competing in this weekend's National Ocean Sciences Bowl take to the sea.

"Detectives in Antarctica"

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Follow the journey of marine science researchers as they continue their Antarctic expedition.

Autism Center Fundraiser April 23

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Ybor event for a worthy cause.

Taking a Humorist Seriously

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Unsung Disney artist subject of course at USF.

Reduce, Reuse, RecycleMania

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

USF ranks 2nd in Florida and 25th nationwide in 2010 competition.

Investigating Amphibian Declines

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

USF biologists link El Niño, temperature variability to amphibian declines.

They're Golden!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Students epitomizing USF values will receive Golden Bull awards.

Jumping DNA

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

USF researcher discovers "selfish" jumping genes are most common in nature.

Petrila Receives Fulbright

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Mental health law scholar to teach in the Netherlands.

Breaking Ground

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Ceremony April 28 starts construction of new exercise, dining space.

Serenade's Cast Gains from Experience

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

A memorable run for students in successful production of Serenade.

Alum Lights Up B'way & Talk of the Arts

Monday, April 19, 2010

Alumnus Robert Wierzel returns to work on Serenade/The Proposition.

Shipwreck Hunter Cancels Tuesday Talk

Monday, April 19, 2010

European air travel crisis strands USF graduate David Mearns.

Helping Kids Be Kids

Friday, April 16, 2010

With help from USF, military effort brightens life for kids in Haiti.

Expo Digs Into Geology

Friday, April 16, 2010

USF's GeoExpo April 22 features hydro-volcanic display, and more.

USF SIFE Wins Regional Championship

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Students in Free Enterprise's sustainability projects triumph.

African Descendants in the Americas

Thursday, April 15, 2010

International conference April 28-30 to explore causes and effects of racism.

Helping Doctors with Electronic Medical Records

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

PaperFree Florida takes lessons learned from Tampa pilot, expands to 20 counties across state.

Talk of the Arts -- Bill T. Jones

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Jones shares insights with audience of students, faculty and guests.

WLP Honors Students, Faculty and Community Members

April 12, 2010

USF Women in Leadership & Philanthropy celebrated exemplary women.

Preventing Water Wars

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Team studies effect of urban development and water redistribution on local wetlands.

Boot Camp for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Free opportunity to learn the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur.

Apple of Their Eyes

Monday, April 12, 2010

Apple Polishing Awards offer glimpse into bonds between students and their mentors.

Heide Featured on 48 Hours

Monday, April 12, 2010

Criminology professor Kathleen Heide interviewed for popular true-crime series.

Student Awarded Hollings Scholarship

Monday, April 12, 2010

Environmental science/policy major earns prestigious award.

Vote for the USF Care Mobile to Win $5,000 Grant

April 9, 2010

Vote today to help them secure a $5,000 grant to help disadvantaged children.

To What Phyla Do Sponges Belong?

Friday, April 09, 2010

College of Marine Science to host National Ocean Sciences Bowl.

Wireless Symposium

Friday, April 09, 2010

April 21-23 event draws Internet, technology pioneers.

Shipwreck Hunter to Share Adventures

Friday, April 09, 2010

USF graduate will talk about famed finds April 20.

Dangerous Journey

Friday, April 09, 2010

Follow the journey of marine science researchers as they continue their Antarctic expedition.

Pit Bulls Are Not Bullies

Friday, April 09, 2010

Undergrad's research shows pit bulls get a bad rap.

Physicists Advance Graphene Nanoelectronics

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Tiny nanoelectronics devices to get big boost from graphene.

And the Winners Are...

Thursday, April 08, 2010

Top honors in 2010 Undergraduate Research Symposium.

Focusing on Stuttering

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Workshops for children, parents and professionals April 30 - May 1.

Florida Modern Slavery Museum Visits USF April 13

April 7, 2010

The museum focuses on the phenomenon of modern-day slavery.

Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

April 7, 2010

Aspiring entrepreneurs can participate in $15,000 competition.

Poetry Month at USF

April 7, 2010

Celebrate National Poetry Month at USF by attending the Humanities Institute's Poetry Month Lecture Series.

Toyota's Troubles

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

USF experts say recall presents dangers and opportunities.

Researcher Heads to Capitol Hill "Science Fair"

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Scientist selected for rare opportunity to display research.

USF St. Pete Hosts Rwandan Genocide Survivor

April 7, 2010

Imaculee Illibagiza survived the genocide by hiding in a bathroom for 91 days with seven other women.

USF Achieves Highest Ranking Ever in Nursing Research

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

College of Nursing jumps to top-30 ranking in competitive NIH awards.

Bulls Fans in Haiti

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

As Maj. Gen. Luis Visot discovered, you never know where you'll meet a fellow Bull.

Bringing Art Back to Life

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Moses House and USF partner to revitalize the arts and Sulpher Springs.

University Beat

Monday, April 05, 2010

Watch University Beat to see how an unusual clerkship takes med students into the homes of dying patients.

Connecting with German Bremen

Monday, April 05, 2010

College of Education and University of Bremen collaboration emphasizes career-workforce education.

Lit2Go a Hit Among Educators

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Extensive collection of literature available free on iTunes U garners 3 million downloads in two months.

"Don't Shy Away From Bow Ties"

Thursday, April 01, 2010

Johnny El-Rady shared diverse life lessons as USF's inaugural Last Lecture Series presenter.

Two Students Named Goldwater Scholars

April 1, 2010

Two undergraduate students selected for one of the nation's most prestigious scholarships.

NSF Spotlights Physics Team's Discovery

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

NSF says team's innovation could lead to development of smaller, more powerful electronic devices.

Cyberbulling Revelations

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

USF undergraduate's research shows that cyberbullying is not solely an American issue.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Hosts Brunch on the Bay

March 30, 2010

Annual event will be held Sunday, November 8.

Black Hole Pioneer to Speak

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Nagle Lecture Series cosmologist focuses on Einstein, higher dimensions.

Take Back the Night April 13

March 29, 2010

Candlelight vigil, march and speak-out against sexual violence.

Airto's Unforgettable Visit

Monday, March 29, 2010

Famed drummer shares talent, skills and story of his career over two days on campus.

Crimes Against Humanity

Monday, March 29, 2010

Symposium highlighting USF research and teaching takes place Friday, April 9.

Dancing With a Star

Monday, March 29, 2010

Acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones shares creative brilliance with USF students in unique production.

National Public Health Week April 5-9

March 29, 2010

College of Public Health to host a variety of free activities during National Public Health Week.

Online Journalism's Challenges

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Professor's impact on feature writing extends worldwide.

USF Celebrates Undergraduate Research

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Annual symposium exploring range of sciences, humanities and arts takes place April 1.

Exploring Challenges in Afghanistan-Pakistan

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Experts say progress for women, human rights is slow.

Wake Up! Pay Attention!

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

First entirely student-composed and directed musical urges students to think for themselves.

Breaking With Tradition

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Alternative Spring Break trips enabled students to combine fun with meaningful service.

Exploring Afghanistan- Pakistan Dilemma

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Three-day symposium gathers leading world experts on challenges of volatile region.

USF Women's Status Committee Grants Mini Awards

March 23, 2010

Award application deadline is March 31.

Radin to Give Talk

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Clean water activist Nick Radin to speak today at 4 p.m.

Airto at USF

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Famed Brazilian drummer and percussionist holds workshops and performs Wednesday, Thursday.

University Beat: What's Afoot Underfoot?

Monday, March 22, 2010

Learn what USF is doing with karst -- a landscape that's especially important in Florida.

Marking a Milestone

Monday, March 22, 2010

Graduate School celebrates milestone year with kick-off event today at 2 p.m.

Capitol Hill Briefing on School Safety

Monday, March 22, 2010

Lead author of article on school shootings shares findings April 8.

Artistic Tradition

Monday, March 22, 2010

The 34th annual student art exhibition features student work in a variety of media.

Free HIV/AIDS Testing Saturday for Women and Girls

Friday, March 19, 2010

Institute on Black Life co-sponsors tomorrow's event to build awareness of county health issue.

First to Give "Last" Lecture

Thursday, March 18, 2010

El-Rady is inaugural presenter in Last Lecture Series tonight.

USF Hosts Petraeus, Experts on Afghanistan and Pakistan

Thursday, March 18, 2010

International event will explore security, governance and public health issues.

Engineering Senior Awarded First Place in Career Expo

March 18, 2010

Student awarded for her research measuring physical activity in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injuries.

Faculty International Travel Grant Deadline April 9

March 17, 2010

The deadline for faculty international travel grants has been extended to April 9, 2010.

USF Graduate School 30th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

March 17, 2010

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

Powering Haiti's Future

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Alternative energy topic of Patel Center talk March 22.

New USF Magazine Available

Monday, March 15, 2010

The latest issue of USF Magazine is now available online.

Free Podcasts for Latino Parents on iTunes U

Monday, March 15, 2010

iTunes U videos designed to promote school success.

USF Marine Science Puzzler

Monday, March 15, 2010

Tiny fish and big climate change lead a USF researcher and his team to the Antarctic.

Online Tutoring Options Growing

Monday, March 15, 2010

Academic help is available in many forms -- online and in person.

Archaeology Month Events

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ancient shell mounds and more at community events.

Growing Recognition for Architecture School

Friday, March 12, 2010

Architecture Magazine and World Architecture recognize students' excellence in community design.

Fueling the Future

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

USF fuel project joins world's best new energy technologies in contest.

Free Bicycle Commuting Skills Class

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Faculty, staff and students who bicycle to campus are invited to attend a free bike commuting skills class.

Housing and Residential Education Sponsors Last Lecture Series

March 10, 2010

If you had one last chance to speak to a group, what would your message be?

"The Love Song" of Jewel Spears Brooker

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

USF alumna, eminent T.S. Eliot scholar receives humanities award today at 4 p.m. in Alumni Center.

Provocative Findings

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

USF virologists discover that an infectious virus hides in chromosomes during latency and can be inherited.

Lickin' Lizards

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

USF scientists shed light on hunting proficiency of chilly chameleons.

Eighth Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium April 1

March 9, 2010

Eighth annual symposium features undergraduate research from a variety of disciplines.

Dancin' the Night Away

Monday, March 08, 2010

USF students prepare for this year's Dance Marathon.

DeBartolo Conference on 18th- and 19th-Century Studies

March 5, 2010

Conference will feature a keynote lecture, panel discussions, catered lunch and reception.

Doctoral Students Receive NSF IREE China Award

March 5, 2010

First-year PhD students awarded by National Science Foundation International Research & Education in Engineering.

"A Voice for the Voiceless"

Friday, March 05, 2010

School of Social Work council strengthens ties with community partners to serve those in need.

Zombies Roam Campus

Friday, March 05, 2010

"U" stands for "undead" as Humans vs. Zombies craze hits USF campus.

Osher Lifelong Learning Schedules Open House

Friday, March 05, 2010

March 16 event previews institute's spring schedule of over 80 classes, lectures and educational day trips.

Breaking Ground on Muma Basketball Center

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Construction of Pam & Les Muma Center leads transformation of athletics landscape.

USFSM Announces Inaugural Corporate Directors College

March 4, 2010

Top national experts provide training & guidance for serving on national boards.

What a Break!

Thursday, March 04, 2010

USF students fan out across the country to provide service during Alternative Spring Break 2010.

History's Forgotten Fallen

Thursday, March 04, 2010

History researcher conducts ground-breaking investigation into neglected World War I battle.

USF-SP Students Lead Grant Funding for Community Organizations

March 3, 2010

Grant to engage students in service-learning projects and promote community service.

Treatment Offers New Hope

Wednesday, March 03, 2010

USF Health offers a non-sedating outpatient alternative for patients with treatment-resistant depression.

Marine Science Lecture Series Kicks Off

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Students' opinion pieces in St. Petersburg Times echo themes of this week's lecture series.

Campus Movie Fest Winners

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Three winning student-produced films head to Southern Regional Grand Finale.

Journalism's Present and Future

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Faculty members from Mass Communications weigh in on the state of the industry.

Education in the Haitian Community

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

IBL Colloquium lecture follows emotional trip to Haiti.

USF Unveils New Bus Tracking System

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Riders can access bus locations and arrival times via computer and mobile devices.

Marine Science Lecture Series This Week

Monday, March 01, 2010

Leading scholars to speak about ice sheets, sea levels and ocean acidification.

USF Committee on Black Affairs Sponsors "Yes, You Can" Event

March 1, 2010

Event's purpose is to motivate eighth-graders to continue their education.

Disaster Expertise Now Personal for USF Researcher

Monday, March 01, 2010

Native of Chile, mental health counselor hopes his research will help quake survivors in Chile, Haiti.

Upward Bound Career Fair Touches Young Lives

Monday, March 01, 2010

Successful event amidst fears for future of valued, long-standing USF program.

Among the Ruins

Friday, February 26, 2010

In an ancient Mayan site, USF archaeologists use new tools to find everything old.

"Learning is WonderBull!"

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Annual College of Education festival March 6 welcomes children for fun and games while learning.

Breaking Bread and Talking Rebuilding

Thursday, February 25, 2010

President Genshaft dedicates a lunch-and-learn meeting to USF students with ties to Haiti.

USF Unstoppable: Stampede of Service Video

February 25, 2010

One of the many programs that stand to benefit from the USF: Unstoppable Campaign is the Stampede of Service.

Reaching Out to Alumni

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Alumni take advantage of free services available through the USF Career Center.

Prominent International Conference Feb. 26 & 27

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

International and U.S. scholars on campus for conference on foreign language, literature and film.

Redesigning Tampa's Urban Core Sparks Creativity

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Local online magazine features architecture students who earned international design awards.

Showcasing Science

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

USF Health Research Day celebrates 20th year of bringing together new and collaborative research.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Campus Movie Fest, the world's largest student film festival, begins locally.

Amazon Expedition in Search of Climate Clues

Monday, February 22, 2010

Read the latest from researchers in the Amazon River basin as they finish their final week aboard the R/V Knorr.

Scientist Finds "Little Ice Age" Had Dramatic Effect on Gulf

Monday, February 22, 2010

New evidence suggests area is sensitive to climate change.

New, Improved Rec Center and Student Dining Facility

Monday, February 22, 2010

Student Affairs and Athletics collaborating on $14 million in building projects.

Understanding Religious Conflict

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Symposium explores roots of religious conflict.

Supporting USF Programs

February 18, 2010

New Tampa Bay ARCS Chapter will support graduate students.

Greek Language & Culture Forum

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Feb. 19-20 event features leading national, international scholars and dignitaries.

USF Launches Phi Beta Kappa Faculty Series

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Unique lecture series draws leading thinkers to Tampa.

Free Play Therapy Classes for Parents

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Parents learn from experts how to communicate with their children in a healthy way.

Groundbreaking for Muma Basketball Center Set

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

USF community to celebrate official groundbreaking March 3.

Newly Chartered ARCS Foundation Chapter Supports USF Programs

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The Tampa Bay ARCS Chapter will serve to support graduate students within specific degree programs at USF.

To Protect and Serve

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

A key advisor who brought Ted Bundy to trial, Leonard Territo has written the book on criminal justice.

Dancin' the Night Away

Monday, February 15, 2010

Annual event brings USF students and area senior citzens together for a "senior prom."

Rebuilding Haiti, Focus of World Village Festival

Friday, February 12, 2010

Students in Free Enterprise host annual event to teach global finance to area children.

Early Edisons

Friday, February 12, 2010

Young inventors' creativity takes USF Innovator Cup.

Unlocking a Mystery

Friday, February 12, 2010

USF anthropologists use technology to serve long-lost victims.

How Ordinary People Become Torturers

February 11, 2010

Authors discusses how ordinary people become torturers at USFSP.

Institute on Black Life Colloquium

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Upcoming series of lectures opens with Melvin James.

Library Hosts Fourth Annual Sacred Leaves Grad Symposium

February 9, 2010

The USF Library will host the Fourth Annual Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium Feb. 18 -19.

USF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Resources

February 9, 2010

The USF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities offers resources that benefit bay-area families.

The Science in Science Fiction

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Sci-Fi writing stars Benford, Bova and Harrison headline USF Science Fiction Symposium.

USF Launches Nation's First School of Global Sustainability

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Feb. 10-11 conference is formal launch of innovative initiative.

Math & Science Education Gets $22 Million Boost

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Florida PROMiSE grant has trained 17,000 Florida teachers so far with more to come.

New Album Artwork on iTunes U: Lit2Go

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

College of Education launches new album artwork for free collection of over 5,300 audio books.

Tampa Bay Water Crisis Workshop

February 4, 2010

Workshop will be held Monday, Feb. 15 from 6 - 9 p.m.

New School of Sustainability Offers Master of Arts

Friday, February 05, 2010

New degree will prepare students to address complex challenges related to sustainability.

USF Launches Nation's First School of Global Sustainability

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Will prepare students and support research in global challenges and the green economy.

USF Global Sustainability Conference Draws Leading Scientists, Feb. 11-12

Thursday, February 04, 2010

President of Ewha Womans University in South Korea to receive Global Leadership Award

London Calling

Thursday, February 04, 2010

Pat Rogers, USF's renowned 18th century literature scholar, journeys "across the pond."

Gilman Scholars Off to Japan and Sweden

Thursday, February 04, 2010

From study abroad dream to present reality for two industrious students.

Black Emphasis Month in Full Swing

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Activities galore offer opportunities to celebrate and get involved.

One of Education Trust's Top 25 Gainers

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

USF is recognized for rise in minority graduation rates.

Summit Offers International Business Strategies to USF Students

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

USF students will have an opportunity to learn more about the challenges to the world's economy.

One With Nature

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

The USF Botanical Gardens' chickee is a unique space where visitor and nature can become one.

Building a Business

Monday, February 01, 2010

USF's award-winning Center for Entrepreneurship helps entrepreneurs grow business.

From Belarus to Brookline to Tampa Bay

Monday, February 01, 2010

Tampa weekly on-line magazine, 83 degrees, features graduate engineering student Alla Epshteyn.

USF Competes in National RecycleMania Competition

January 29, 2010

Competition provides an opportunity to promote waste reduction activities.

University-wide Relief Efforts for Haiti Continue

Friday, January 29, 2010

Relief efforts range from groups to individuals making a difference.

Global Food Crisis Topic of Anthropology Journal

Thursday, January 28, 2010

USF professors contribute work on food insecurity in various parts of the world.

Florida Board of Governors, Gov. Crist Launch New Florida Initiative at USF

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Initiative emphasizes ability of state universities to help rebuild Florida's economy.

Singing About Sea Slugs

Thursday, January 28, 2010

USF biologist's discovery that sea slug is part animal, part plant inspires song.

Sustainability Conference Draws Leading Thinkers

January 29, 2010

President of Ewha University in South Korea to receive Global Leadership Award.

Biobehavioral Lab Changes Nursing Research

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

An incomparable resource, the new lab attracts students and faculty from around the world.

To Tan or Not to Tan

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

USF study indicates health warnings don't dissuade young women from tanning.

USFSP Building Earns LEEDS Certification

Monday, January 25, 2010

New science and technology building is first in USF System to earn prestigious green certification.

All Alive

Monday, January 25, 2010

Sixteen Haitian teachers from USF program survive earthquake.

USF Responds to Haiti's Earthquake

Monday, January 25, 2010

A lecture and panel discussion this week offer information as short- and long-term efforts take shape.

Haitian USF Graduate Finds Safety in Tampa

Friday, January 22, 2010

After surviving the earthquake, a USF Health graduate brings his young daughter to Tampa.

USF WLP Faculty Research Award Applications

January 22, 2010

Award recognizes the work USF faculty are doing in the area of women's initiatives.

USFSM to Host Environmental Economics Policy Forum

January 22, 2010

USF Sarasota-Manatee to host forum about critical environmental issues.

Update: Humanitarian Relief Efforts for Haiti

Friday, January 22, 2010

USF community coordinates campuswide relief response.

USF Foundation Board Member, Wife Fund MCAT Prep Class

Thursday, January 21, 2010

$130,000 gift benefits disadvantaged Honors College students.

Tampa Mayor To Teach Honors Seminar

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Pam Iorio will lecture on local government and mass transit.

Service With a Smile

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Annual Stampede of Service shows students' good deeds are all in a day's work.

USF Study Shows First Direct Evidence of Ocean Basin Acidification

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Manmade threat could impact sea life, global food web.

USF Launches Drive to Maximize International Student Success

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Venture with INTO University Partnerships fills need for globalized education.

Career Center Event Celebrates Blog Launch

January 15, 2010

Celebrate the blog launch with FREE food, music and give-a-ways Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Gangs of Central America

Friday, January 15, 2010

Community is invited to expert panel's discussion of Central American gangs Jan. 28.


Friday, January 15, 2010

New date for HIV/AIDS Walk to raise funds for research; register by Jan. 22 for Jan. 30 event.

USF to Coordinate Disaster Relief for Haiti

January 14, 2010

Meeting scheduled to coordinate campus relief efforts for earthquake victims.

Public Health Professors Have Ties to Haiti

Thursday, January 14, 2010

USF Health faculty members who have worked in Haiti monitor news and comment on earthquake.

USF Joins Humanitarian Relief Efforts for Haiti

Thursday, January 14, 2010

University's long association with Haiti prompts immediate response.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Numerous events offer opportunities to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

USF is Charter Member in Nation's First Campus-Wide Sustainability Program

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

USF to encourage sustainability practices in all aspects of campus life.

Spouse Caregivers at Increased Risk for Stroke

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

USF-led research indicates especially elevated risk for African-American men.

USF Promoted in NIST Video

January 11, 2010

National Institute of Standards and Technology video promotes USF Ph.D. program.

Outstanding Alumni Award Nominations

January 11, 2010

The USF Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for its 2010 awards.

Sea Slug Makes Chlorophyll

Monday, January 11, 2010

An animal turning itself into a plant? Research shows a sea slug can steal chlorophyll-making genes from algae.

USF to Seek New Head Football Coach

Friday, January 08, 2010

Genshaft letter to USF community, alumni announces national search.

Cell Phone Exposure and Alzheimer's Disease

Thursday, January 07, 2010

USF study indicates long-term exposure to electromagnetic waves may prevent dementia.

Scanning the Past

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Archaeologists travel to Guatemala to help preserve a Mayan frieze.

USF Tampa Library Open 24 Hours / Five Days

January 5, 2010

USF Tampa Library will now be open non-stop from Sundays at noon to Fridays at 6 p.m.

Week of Welcome Jan. 11-16

January 5, 2010

Week-long series of events includes free food, performances, lectures, tours and much more.

Wells Tracks Dirt Path to Sustainable Future

January 5, 2010

Wells' unique approach to promoting sustainable practices is detailed in this issue of 83 degrees.

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