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Supporting Research That’s Helping Save Our Oceans

Along U.S. Route 1, about halfway between Key Largo and Key West, sits an unassuming yet premiere research facility helping solve some of the most pressing threats facing the world’s marine ecosystems.

Robert Frisina, PhD, chair of the USF Medical Engineering Department and director of the USF Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research

Hearing Loss May Be Preventable with Development of New Drug

The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the University of South Florida.

USF researcher manipulates DNA to engineer E. coli for C1 conversion

Making Microbes that Transform Greenhouse Gases

Researchers at the University of South Florida are harnessing the power of human physiology to transform greenhouse gases into usable chemical compounds – a method that could help lessen industrial dependence on petroleum and reduce our carbon footprint.

Latino Scholarship Program

Latino Scholarship Program Provides Financial Aid to Nearly 150 USF Students

The dream of pursuing a college education will continue for 140 University of South Florida students, who will be awarded financial assistance this week through the USF Latino Scholarship Program. The group of students will receive more than $278,000 in scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year, made possible through generous gifts to the USF Foundation.

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National Academy of Inventors Selects Five USF Faculty as Senior Members

Five University of South Florida faculty members whose innovative work spans neurosciences to clean energy to engineering and pharmaceutical chemistry have been named by the National Academy of Inventors to its new class of Senior Members.

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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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