University of South Florida News

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USF Reaches its Highest Position Ever in Times Higher Education’s World Universities Rankings

USF is now inside the top 50 public universities in six different national rankings.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Stroke Patients Relearning how to Walk with Peculiar Shoe

A USF-patented device is helping stroke patients get back on their feet.

Engineering students from the Engineering Living and Learning Community study together.

Residential Communities Provide Lasting Impact for Students

Many residential students at the USF live in tight-knit academically-focused or interest-based Living and Learning Communities.

Microplastic viewed beneath a microscope. Credit: Cypress Hansen

New Study Reveals Four Billion Particles of Microplastics in Tampa Bay Waters

A new study from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg and Eckerd College estimates the waters of Tampa Bay contain four billion particles of microplastics, raising new questions about the impact of pollution on marine life in this vital ecosystem.

'USF' spelled out with the incoming Freshman class

USF Welcomes Academically Strongest Freshman Class

High-achieving class selected from a record-breaking number of applications.

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USF Magazine

USF's new president, Steve Currall, and his wife, Cheyenne, share their backgrounds and excitement about joining the USF family.

Summer 2019 Issue 

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