University of South Florida News

Veterans Day, Honoring all who served

Celebrating USF’s Student Veterans: Transforming Military Experiences into Academic Success

There are nearly two-thousand student veterans thriving within the University of South Florida’s veteran-centered programs. The Office of Veteran Success fosters a strong sense of community, keeping USF at the top of the list of the Military Times annual “Best for Vets” ranking.

A photograph of a nurse checking on a newborn baby in NICU

Gut Microbiome of Premature Babies is Associated with Stunted Growth

The more abnormal the microbiome in NICU infants, the more likely they are to experience stunted growth even at 4 years of age.

Harvest Hope Park

Uplifting a Community by Improving its Environment

For University of South Florida Professor, Christian Wells, PhD, the health and wellbeing of a community is tied directly to the health of the environment around it. It’s that belief that influences Wells’ work and has led to a productive partnership with a Tampa-area nonprofit transforming an in-need community right in USF’s backyard.

Astronaut, Don Thomas speaks to students at the Muma College of Business.

NASA Lands at USF

USF students received a unique opportunity to learn about NASA, the international space station and much more. Don Thomas shared stories about becoming an astronaut and his experiences in space exploration.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Unites Scientists and Political Leaders to Address Tampa Bay’s Resiliency to Climate Change

Severe weather has caused nearly $1 billion in damages to Tampa Bay over the last five years. The staggering reality is part of an ongoing discussion on how leaders in the region can better work together to combat the effects of climate change.

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USF Magazine

The Fall 2019 issue has been designed with two covers to highlight two special stories. One celebrates a very distinctive occasion: the 50th anniversary of the USF Alumni Association. The other offers a detailed look at the mental health concerns of students and how the university is addressing their needs.

Fall 2019 Issue 

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News Archive

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