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A Message from USF President Steve Currall

“I believe we must support and care for each other during times like these and not forget that each of us is empowered to stand up to injustice whenever and wherever it occurs.”

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USF leads all state universities in performance-based funding metrics

The University of South Florida leads all state universities in performance-based funding scores for 2020, according to data released today during a meeting of the Florida Board of Governors.

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USF ranks among academic world leaders in U.S. patent production

For eighth consecutive year, USF is in the Top 20 of innovative global institutions; Top 10 of U.S. public university patent producers.

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Coronavirus

Engineer and biologist unite to fight coronavirus with corona discharge

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the University of South Florida has advanced efforts to establish a novel technology that can rapidly sterilize and electrostatically recharge N95 respiratory masks to restore their original filtration efficiency.

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USF in the News

During the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak, national media outlets are regularly turning to faculty experts from the University of South Florida to analyze the latest developments and feature how innovations created at USF will help fight the virus. By participating in hundreds of interviews, USF’s world-class faculty in public health, medicine, engineering, business and many other disciplines play a leading role in educating the public as news shifts.

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USF psychologists report uptick in online disinhibition

Social distancing has moved almost all in-person interactions online, which may be leading to more productive therapy sessions. USF psychologists are noticing more instances of online disinhibition. The behavior is similar to when you share a car ride and speak more freely since you’re not looking at anyone face-to-face.

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