USF News Archive 2014 Subscribe to the RSS Feed

2014 USF Fast 56 Awards Recognize Fastest Growing Alumni Businesses

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

More than 300 award recipients and their guests attended the 2014 USF Fast 56 Awards dinner, which recognized the 56 fastest growing USF alumni owned or led businesses in the world.

USF Anthropologist Updates Sen. Nelson on Dozier Research

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

USF's Erin Kimmerle met with U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee to provide an update on research at the former Dozier School for Boys.

USF Forum Focuses on Future of International Research Collaboration

Monday, April 14, 2014

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

25 Under 25

Monday, April 14, 2014

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

An Oath of Dedication

Monday, April 14, 2014

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

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.

Sharks Sense Prey in Surprising Ways During Pioneering Study

Thursday, April 03, 2014

A team of scientists have unmasked the intricacies of how sharks hunt prey — from the first whiff to the final chomp — in a new study about shark senses that was supported by the National Science Foundation and publish in the peer-reviewed journal PLOS ONE.

Kevin Bacon Lecture, Panic! Concert Headline USF Week

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Bacon, an award-winning actor and philanthropist, speaks April 8.

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.

Antigua To Lead USF Men's Basketball Program

Monday, March 31, 2014

USF Director of Athletics Mark Harlan announced today the hiring of Kentucky assistant coach Orlando Antigua to lead the men's basketball program.

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.

Campus Fitness Competition Promotes Good Health and Big Prizes

Monday, March 24, 2014

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

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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

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

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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

Bulls and the Brave

Monday, March 17, 2014

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

USF College of Business Ranked Ninth Nationally for Veterans Education

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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

USF President Genshaft Names Mark Harlan as Director of Athletics

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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

USF Historian David Johnson Wins Prestigious National Humanities Center Residential Fellowship

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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

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

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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

Sent to the Rescue

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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

AIST Scanning Cape Canaveral

Monday, March 03, 2014

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

Bulls Honor Captain Nick Wolf in Special Way

Friday, February 28, 2014

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

Test of USF's Emergency Systems on Wednesday

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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

JPMorgan Chase Selects USF for Grant Supporting Student Vets

Friday, February 28, 2014

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

A Carnegie Hall Cliffhanger

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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

Blue Heart Campaign: Sad Hearts Represent Sad Truth

Monday, February 24, 2014

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

USF Young Inventor appears on Jimmy Fallon Show

Monday, February 24, 2014

USF Police Receive New Life-Saving Equipment

Friday, February 21, 2014

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

USF Engineering EXPO

Friday, February 21, 2014

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

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

Friday, February 21, 2014

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

USF President Genshaft Names Lockwood as Senior VP for USF Health

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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

Award Winning Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

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

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

Monday, February 17, 2014

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

Embracing the Human Side of Medicine

Monday, February 17, 2014

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

Bestselling Author Nicholas Sparks to Lecture Thursday

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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

USF Advanced Visualization Center WIns National Honor

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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

A Message to the Community from USF President Judy Genshaft:

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Black Heritage Month at USF

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Appreciation, inspiration and scholarly inquiry are highlights.

Conference Focuses on Race and Place

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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

Choreography Dazzles at Spring Dance Concert

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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

What Makes Florida So Special?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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

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

Thursday, January 30, 2014

USF to Run Influential Sunshine State Survey of Floridians

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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

Ahoy! Two USF Students Receive Sea|mester Scholarships

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

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

Villages Health Center Opening

Monday, January 27, 2014

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

Monday, January 27, 2014

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

USF Researchers Find Additional Bodies at Dozier School for Boys

Monday, January 27, 2014

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

USF Forensic Sketch Helps Solve Murder

Thursday, January 23, 2014

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

Stampede of Service 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

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

USF Partners with Cybersecurity Certification Leader to Bridge Workforce Gaps

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

USF Graduation Rate Reaches 63 Percent

Friday, January 17, 2014

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

Moving in Harmony

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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

Woolard to Retire June 2015

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

MLK Week at USF

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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

Bollywood Stars Visit USF

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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

USF Students Help Bring the MLK Dream Alive in Hillsborough County

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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

USF Professor Reflects on State Department Fellowship

Monday, January 06, 2014

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

Statement on ASA Boycott

Monday, January 06, 2014

USF's Rocky Wins Capital One Mascot Championship

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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

New Direction

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

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

Bike America Finale

Monday, August 05, 2013

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