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Speaker Of Sweden's Parliament Shares Thoughts With USF Students
March 7, 2017 A boardroom in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business may be the last place you expect a leader of a European country to turn up – but that's been the case twice in the last four months.

USF Named 2017 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Institutional Award
March 2, 2017  Diversity Abroad is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE)  Award. Chosen from recommendations made by the 2017 Awards Review Committee, this year's recipient has demonstrated a commitment to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence within international education on an individual, institutional, and organizational level, as well as students who represent Diversity Abroad's mission to diversify global education.

USF Ranked No. 18 as a Top Producer of Peace Corps Volunteers
February 28, 2017  The Peace Corps announced its 2017 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country. University of South Florida ranked No. 18 nationally among large schools with 40 alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

USF Leads the Nation as Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars
February 22, 2017  The University of South Florida (USF) is ranked as the number one producer of Fulbright Scholars in the United States for 2016-2017, according to new data released this week by the U.S. Department of State and Institute of International Education.

2016

USF College of Public Health Doctoral Candidate Puts Education into Practice in Peru
November 8, 2016 USF College of Public Health doctoral candidate Isabella Chan is one of 16 2016-2017 recipients of the Inter-American Foundation Grassroots Development Fellowships.

USF Announces Launch of Second Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship
October 14, 2016 In celebration of President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, the University of South Florida (USF) is pleased to announce the launch of the second Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship named in his honor.

"People and Places of China" Photo Exhibition
September 4, 2016  USF World and the USF Confucius Institute are pleased to host the president of Middle Tennessee State University, Dr. Sidney A. McPhee, for his photography exhibition "People and Places of China" hosted in the Centre Gallery at the USF Marshall Student Center from September 12 to 23, 2016.

Criminology Scholar Receives First Fulbright Postgraduate Award Named in Honor of USF President Judy Genshaft
July 8, 2016 British scholar Catherine Law has been selected as the first recipient of the University of South Florida's Fulbright Postgraduate Award, named in honor of USF System President Judy Genshaft.

International Admissions Joins USF World
June 29, 2016 As of July 1, 2016, the USF International Admissions Office will now join USF World to develop a more seamless experience for international students by uniting offices and streamlining processes.

USF Student Interning at Italian Publishing House
June 17, 2016  Many students dream of finding the perfect internship while at university, and many students also dream of studying abroad; Saeyoung Kim was able to combine both for an extraordinary summer experience

President A.P. J. Kalam Postgraduate Fellow Named
June 6, 2016 The University of South Florida is proud to announce the first recipient of the President A.P. J. Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship, named after the late president of India.

Spring 2016 International Student Sash Ceremony
May 24, 2016 This May the USF System conferred more than 6,500 degrees during six commencement ceremonies held over the course of four days. Of those graduates, more than 400 were international students registered for the Tampa campus.

Gilman Scholars and Freeman Awards Announced
May 3, 2016  This summer 15 USF students of more than 1,150 American undergraduate students from 377 colleges and universities across the U.S. were selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

International Student Association Awarded Across Campus
April 29, 2016 A student organization for only three years, ISA already boasts more than 300 members and its hard work is well-recognized and awarded across campus. 

Two USF Honors College Students to Study at Oxford
April 26, 2016  USF Honors College students Ricci Allen and Maie Khalil are among a very select group of students statewide awarded Frost scholarships for full-time graduate study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

USF Names Vice President for USF World
April 22, 2016  USF announces the promotion of Dr. Roger Brindley to USF System Vice President for USF World.

Zika Virus Travel Update
March 7, 2016  Click to learn more about travel updates related to the Zika virus. 

Research Relationships Matter
March 1, 2016  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.

Dancing in the City of Lights 
March 1, 2016  Immersion in the cradle of western dance civilization and French culture makes for a dazzling semester of dance in Paris.

USF among nation's leaders in Fulbright Scholars and Peace Corps Volunteers 
February 26, 2016  The University of South Florida is among the top producing research institutions in the nation for Fulbright U.S. Scholars in 2015-16, according to an annual list published by the Chronicle of Higher Education. USF was also ranked 16th in the nation with 35 undergraduate Peace Corps volunteers in 2015.

USF marketing professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair position
January 21, 2016 University of South Florida Marketing Professor James Stock, who is a Distinguished University Professor and Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing, was selected to receive an award from the Fulbright Scholar Program on Tuesday.

USF Signs Collaborative Agreements with Brazil's Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul
January 15, 2016 The University of South Florida recently signed three new agreements with Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS) from Porto Alegre, Brazil, Tampa's sister city since 2013.

 

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