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New Global University Patent Ranking Again Places USF in World’s Top Institutions

USF ranks in the Top 10 of American public universities, Top 20 of world universities in securing new U.S. utility patents.

USF nursing student and United States Air Force veteran Grete Lenz

Pat Tillman Foundation Awards Scholarship to USF Student Veteran

University of South Florida nursing student and United States Air Force veteran Grete Lenz is part of an elite group from around the country selected this week as 2019 Tillman Scholars.

USF research scientist harvesting microorganisms in a laboratory

An Unnatural Way to Make Natural Products

From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Now, a cutting-edge technique engineered by researchers at University of South Florida is changing the way scientists isolate these precious molecules.

A woman eating a burger

Posture Impacts How You Perceive Your Food

Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you’re spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actually enjoy your meal, researchers say you’re better off finding a seat.

President Judy Genshaft receives a round of applause during her final Florida Board of Governors meeting as leader of the USF System

USF Among Top Florida Institutions in Key Performance Areas

The Florida Board of Governors announces during President Judy Genshaft’s final meeting as leader of the USF System that USF is ranked one of the top three performing institutions in the State University System.

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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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