University of South Florida News

flag of rwanda

Study finds Rwandan genocide chemically modified the DNA of victims and victims’ offspring

Scientists with the USF Genomics Program Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research have taken a significant step in providing the people of Rwanda the scientific tools they need to help address mental health issues that stemmed from the 1994 genocides of the Tutsi ethnic group.

January 10, 2022Research and Innovation

A masked student inserts a plastic bottle into a USF-branded reverse vending machine

Reverse recycling debuts at USF

Reverse vending machines have been installed on campus. Funded by The Coca-Cola Company and its Tampa-based bottling partner, Coke Florida, the sustainability initiative not only promotes recycling, but gives back to the USF community.

January 6, 2022Campus Life, University News

photo of mail-in ballot

University of South Florida researchers release national public opinion survey findings on vote-by-mail security and election fairness

Researchers at the University of South Florida, in collaboration with researchers at Florida International University, have released a second round of results from a nationwide survey. This set is aimed at measuring public opinion about several proposed electoral/voting reforms, as well as attitudes about the Electoral College.

January 20, 2022Research and Innovation

More USF News 

USF Magazine

Creating Opportunities: From business and job creation to addressing coastal and climate change; from responding to critical health care needs to preparing students for career success, and so much more, USF is creating opportunities throughout the Tampa Bay region.

Winter 2021 Issue 

Story Ideas

The USF Newsroom is dedicated to sharing USF's story beyond Tampa Bay. We are looking for impactful projects that interest a broad audience outside academia. Stories with compelling imagery are preferred. If you have a story to tell, let the USF News team know by filling out the submission form.

News Archive

Learn more about USF's journey to Preeminence by viewing Newsroom articles from past years.