About 10 lives are lost each day to unintentional drowning in the United States, but a newly-patented technology developed in a Chemical and Biomedical Engineering senior capstone class may lead to personal flotation products that can enhance safety in the water.
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President Steven C. Currall outlined his vision for the University of South Florida’s future in a speech to students, faculty, staff and alumni during his inauguration this afternoon as the university’s seventh president.
The combined resources, expertise and commitment of three campuses will elevate student performance on key metrics, including first-year retention rates and four- and six-year graduation rates. At the same time, the USF team will maintain parity in persistence and completion rates by race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
A study led by the USF College of Marine Science in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill shows that oil exposure is up while overall health is down—even if population numbers seem okay.
The University of South Florida is rapidly rising on the list of best public universities in America, now No. 44, according to new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The No. 44 ranking is 14 spots higher than last year and represents USF’s highest position ever on the U.S. News list of best universities.
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The University of South Florida’s Education Abroad program has risen to 39th in the nation for all institutions and 30th among public universities, according to the most recent Open Doors annual report published by the Institute of International Education.