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Csilla Ari D'Agostino scuba diving during a previous underwater mission

NASA Selects USF Researcher for the First Female-Dominated Crew for Underwater Mission to Simulate Space Exploration

Csilla Ari D’Agostino, PhD, research assistant professor of psychology at the University of South Florida (USF), was selected to join NASA’s next underwater mission to study what happens when one lives underwater for an extended period of time.

A USF sudent and faculty interview a femail inmate inside the Pasco County Detention Facility

Students Work to Reduce Jail Population

Students and faculty from the University of South Florida have had unprecedented access to the Pasco County Detention Facility in order to conduct screenings and interview inmates entering the county jail.

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.

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.

Muma College of Business Dean Moez Limayem presenting KnowBe4 CEO Stu Sjouwerman with a USF Jersey.

KnowBe4 Donates $1.75 Million to Anti-Phishing Research and to Train Students for a Widening Job Market

A prominent cybersecurity training company in Clearwater will donate $1.75 million in cash and software to the USF Foundation to teach and train Muma College of Business students to serve on the front lines in the growing battle with cyber threats.

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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.

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