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AAU membership to bring extraordinary benefits

The historic invitation will provide new federal funding opportunities for USF research, strengthen its role in meeting workforce demands and attract the brightest faculty, staff and students to Tampa Bay.

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Synapse showcases USF’s leadership in the tech industry

With USF’s largest presence yet, the conference highlighted the university’s endeavors and collaborative initiatives that are shaping the future of technology in Tampa Bay.


AI and the military: Gen. Frank McKenzie shares insights ahead of national security conference at USF

The revolution of artificial intelligence is transforming the nature of international competition, conflict and cooperation. In partnership with U.S. Central Command, USF will host “AI in the Era of Strategic Competition,” an interdisciplinary conference March 5-7 that brings together senior military officials, private industry and USF’s leading AI faculty experts.


USF men’s basketball coach fuels unprecedented fan engagement

Coach Amir Abdur-Rahim's winning streak, combined with grassroot efforts, has fans packing the Yuengling Center for basketball games.

USF joins AAU

USF’s historic invitation to join the Association of American Universities has taken what many in Tampa Bay have once considered a “best-kept secret” to an unprecedented new level. Joining the AAU is a tremendous milestone for USF as it formalizes USF's position as a leading research university. USF is the first public university in Florida to be invited to join the AAU in nearly 40 years and is now one of only two institutions from the State University System of Florida to serve as an AAU member.

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