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The C. Perry Snell House at USF St. Petersburg

Preserving USF St. Petersburg’s Historic Homes

With all the shiny new buildings going up around campus, it can be easy to overlook the historical ones right next door. Tucked behind oak trees on 2nd Street South are two houses that are each well over 100 years old.

A graphic announcing USF's Top 50 placement in the latest U.S. News and Report Report rankings

USF Enters Top 50 in U.S. News Rankings for the First Time

The University of South Florida is rapidly rising on the list of best public universities in America, now No. 44, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. The No. 44 ranking is 14 spots higher than last year and represents USF’s highest position ever on the U.S. News list of best universities.

USF graduate student Kyutae Ahn looking at data maps of homes in the Bahamas

Developing Digital Tools to Help Hurricane Dorian Recovery Efforts

Just days after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, researchers at the University of South Florida were working to develop digital tools to aid in the recovery efforts across some of the hardest hit areas.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen A. Holbrook holds up the

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen Holbrook Honored at Reception

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen A. Holbrook, PhD, was honored at a special reception Monday evening by the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, the Manatee Education Foundation and the Manatee Arts Education Council for being named the national recipient of the Arts Schools Network (ASN) Higher Education Award.

Religious studies students learn how to grow their own food at USF's Botanical Gardens.

Turning Passion into Edible Purpose; Religious Studies Instructor Promotes Food Sovereignty

Locally grown food holds a special meaning for Dell deChant, associate chair and master instructor in the USF Department of Religious Studies, whose life-long research has led him from studying religious culture to contemporary issues around food and community, specifically food sovereignty.

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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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