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Inauguration of President Currall

Please join us to celebrate the Inauguration of Steven C. Currall as the University of South Florida’s seventh president. Students, staff and members of the USF community are invited to attend the ceremony.

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USF Forensic Anthropologist Testing Human Remains Believed to Potentially Belong to Amelia Earhart

USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle will be featured in an upcoming documentary produced by National Geographic about aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean during an attempt to fly across the world.

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USF Researcher Uses NSF Grant to Improve Safety of Autonomous Vehicles

As the development of autonomous vehicles (AV) gain steam and continue to disrupt the automobile industry, an associate professor at the University of South Florida believes advanced radar may be key in improving the safety of these driverless cars.

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Turning Passion into Edible Purpose: Religious Studies Instructor Promotes Food Sovereignty

Locally grown food holds a special meaning for Dell deChant, associate chair and master instructor in the USF Department of Religious Studies, whose life-long research has led him from studying religious culture to contemporary issues around food and community, specifically food sovereignty.

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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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Students in Biomedical Engineering Lab

Individual Learning for High-demand Fields

Atop USF’s tallest building, five students and one instructor huddle inside one of the newest state-of-the-art Biomedical Engineering labs. With plenty of space and time to go over the class lecture and lab activities, students are able to learn more quickly and develop stronger career-shaping relationships.

A CARIACO team recovers the buoy that housed the Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP). Data from the ADCP revealed a daily migration of fish into and out of the anoxic waters in the morning and evening.

21-Year CARIACO Ocean Time Series Ends

Scientists in Venezuela and the United States established the CARIACO Ocean Time Series program, one of the longest running oceanographic studies in the world, in the Cariaco Basin, Venezuela, in 1995 – a year when the “Macarena” was a dance party favorite, U.S. postage stamps cost $.32, and the web browser Netscape debuted. It was a long time ago.

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