University of South Florida News

A graphic rendering of asteroids headed to Earth

Defending Earth from Asteroids

In the desert of Arizona, robotic telescopes search the sky for asteroids on a collision course for Earth. It’s an effort that could one day avoid a catastrophe on a planetary scale, and a project that a University of South Florida graduate student is helping to strengthen.

Dr. Lockwood and USF Health staff wear hard hats and vests inside the construction site at Water Street.

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute Enters Next Phase of Construction

The 13-story building in the center of downtown Tampa is now fully enclosed, allowing for the progression of interior construction.

A view of commencement in the Yuengling Center.

President Judy Genshaft Leads Her Final USF Commencement Ceremonies

With about 7,500 degrees conferred, the Spring 2019 graduating class is the largest in USF System history. For President Judy Genshaft, it also represents the final class of her distinguished 19-year tenure where she has conferred more than 210,000 degrees.

The album artwork for Lannie Battistini's latest studio album was designed by USF students.

USF Students Help Launch Grammy Winner’s Latest Studio Album

When Grammy Award winning jazz musician Lannie Battistini releases his fourth studio album this month, students in the University of South Florida Department of English will know they played an integral role in its success.

It’s been a goal for more than 30 years and now the University of South Florida is home to its own chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the nation’s oldest and most prestigious national honor society.

USF Officially Inducted into Nation’s Most Prestigious Honor Society

It has been a goal for more than 30 years and now the University of South Florida is home to its own chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the nation’s oldest and most prestigious national honor society.

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USF Magazine

Stories abound about the positive impact USF System President Judy Genshaft has had over the past 19 years – at the university, throughout the community, nationally … even on a mountaintop thousands of miles from the Tampa Bay region.

Spring 2019 Issue 

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