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Former National Security Agency Director to Lead Cyber Florida at USF

The University of South Florida appoints J. Michael (Mike) McConnell, retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), as executive director of Cyber Florida. McConnell's extensive military and intelligence background will advance Cyber Florida’s mission of leading the state in cybersecurity.

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USF St. Petersburg Awarded $10 Million Grant to Spread Mental Health Awareness Training

USF St. Petersburg is leading a major state initiative to empower K-12 school personnel to recognize and respond to symptoms of emotional and mental distress among students.

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USF Works with Local Community to Uncover the Legacies of Those Forgotten

As forgotten burial grounds continue to be discovered around Tampa Bay, the University of South Florida and Florida Public Archaeology Network are working with local officials and community members to rediscover unmarked graves and identify those forgotten there.

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America's Fastest-Rising University

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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Variety and Consistency are Essential to Keep the Mind Healthy

For many adults, the mid-30’s is a busy time. There’s often career advancement, the start of a new family and associated responsibilities. It’s also a critical time for how we diversify our days in order to stay up to speed. A new study from the University of South Florida finds a key piece to maintaining cognitive function throughout adulthood is to engage in diverse activities regularly.

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