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Ultrasound being conducted on hospital patient.

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital neurosurgeons first in Tampa Bay to provide patients new innovative ultrasound technology

Focused Ultrasound, an innovative, new procedure being used by USF Health Morsani College of Medicine neurosurgeons at Tampa General Hospital offer promising treatment for people suffering from essential tremor, Parkinson’s disease and other debilitating neurological disorders.

May 16, 2022USF Health

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Study recommends widening visibility of supply chain network for customers and suppliers

A joint project between the USF Supply Chain Innovation Lab and global manufacturer Jabil has concluded that it’s good business to have a more visible supply chain network.

May 11, 2022Research and Innovation

Associate Professor Ruthmae Sears (second from left) poses with her colleagues at the PACE Programme in The Bahamas.

USF associate professor marks symbolic milestone in her efforts to help teen mothers in The Bahamas

Equity is at the heart of Ruthmae Sears’s research and passion for continuing education. She just returned from The Bahamas, where she grew up, to celebrate a significant milestone for a program she’s been supporting for 16 years.

May 10, 2022University News

Drone pinpoints exact locations of mosquito habitats

USF tech helping combat malaria and other tropical diseases across the world

Following his success eradicating a major source of malaria, technology created by a USF public health researcher is being implemented by insect control agencies throughout Africa and across the Tampa Bay region.

May 9, 2022Research and Innovation

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Celebrating the culture and many accomplishments of USF's APIDA community

The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the U.S. on May 7, 1843 and to recognize the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 by Chinese immigrants who laid most of the track.

May 4, 2022University News

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USF researchers uncover misnomer in mental illness recovery

University of South Florida researchers say the findings challenge current stereotypes that many mental health disorders are chronic and prevent well-being.

May 3, 2022Research and Innovation

Vaidehi Persad

USF student named 2022 Key Into Public Service Scholar

Vaidehi Persad is one of just 20 students nationwide selected as Key into Public Service Scholars by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

May 3, 2022Honors and Awards

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USF conferred more than 6,400 degrees during commencement ceremonies

Graduates include a 68-year-old going into the nursing field and the university’s first-ever Rhodes Scholarship finalist

May 2, 2022University News

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Four candidates for USF St. Petersburg campus regional chancellor advance to next steps in the search process

Four candidates seeking to become the next regional chancellor at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus are moving forward in the search process and will visit campus next week to participate in town hall visits, meetings with university and community leadership and interviews with USF President Rhea Law.

April 29, 2022University News

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Students and law enforcement come together to discuss race, policing and trust

A forum held on the USF St. Petersburg campus brought students, staff and local law enforcement together to discuss the at-times fragile relationship between police and minority communities. The group had an open conversation about their fears and what they needed to do to build greater trust.

April 29, 2022University News

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USF’s culture of innovation sparks global recognition from Times Higher Ed

The University of South Florida continues to make tremendous strides in advancing technologies that meet global demand – now ranking No. 1 among U.S. universities for its commitment to industry, innovation and infrastructure – one of the United Nations’ top Sustainable Development Goals.

April 27, 2022University News

(L-R) President Rhea Law, Denise Davis-Cotton, director of the Florida Center for PAInT (Partnership for Arts-Integrated Teaching) and Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman, interim vice president of institutional equity and senior advisor to the president and provost for diversity and inclusion

Celebrating diversity, equity and inclusion across One USF

Several events this spring are highlighting the impact and accomplishments of students, faculty, staff and community partners as a reflection of USF’s core commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

April 22, 2022Honors and Awards

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