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Freeman Talla

Inspired by the tragic death of his aunt who died while seeking emergency medical care during a power outage in Cameroon, USF Sarasota-Manatee graduate student Freeman Talla is determined to help expand the African nation’s solar power sector.

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USF awarded its largest grant to prepare students for federal cybersecurity careers

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of South Florida a $3.7 million grant – helping prepare students for in-demand, high-paying cybersecurity jobs in the federal government and other public institutions.

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Community

USF College of The Arts inspires local K-12 students through new outreach program

The University of South Florida College of The Arts is piloting an outreach program to bring interactive music, theater and dance performances to students in Hillsborough County Public Schools – a reflection of USF’s commitment to community engagement.

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Research

USF program aims to expand pipeline of addiction researchers from underrepresented backgrounds

The program addresses a national and global need for researchers from different backgrounds to mitigate existing health disparities, seen in crises such as the opioid epidemic.

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America's Fastest-Rising University

The University of South Florida has hit an all-time high on U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best colleges in America. In the new rankings, USF sits at No. 42 among all public universities and No. 97 among all universities public or private. USF continues to hold the distinction of being the fastest-rising university in America, as no university in the country has risen higher in the rankings over the past 10 years than USF.

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