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Three ROTC color guard members display the U.S. Space Force flag.

U.S. Space Force boosts presence at USF with new flag

Students from the University of South Florida’s Air Force ROTC program raised the United States Space Force flag for the first time in a special ceremony outside the C.W. Bill Young Hall.

September 28, 2021Campus Life

The Eucovent prototype

USF students create lifesaving medical innovation to help end worldwide ventilator shortage

Biomedical engineering graduates from the University of South Florida are receiving national accolades for a prototype device that may help solve the critical shortage of lifesaving ventilators seen around the world throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 27, 2021Research and Innovation

Students interested in engineering and architecture tour one of four constructions sites as part of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Experience.

USF construction sites inspire interactive classroom experience

USF is taking advantage of some of its current construction projects to offer students who are interested in architecture and engineering a unique interdisciplinary learning opportunity. Students are guided through site tours and interactive sessions for the future homes of the Judy Genshaft Honors College, the Athletics Indoor Performance Facility and the Student Wellness Center.

September 24, 2021University News

USF Trustee Mike Griffin

Inside USF: The Podcast

Mike Griffin, vice chair of the USF Board of Trustees and chair of the USF Presidential Search Committee, updates the committee's work, including the strong response to a community survey – more than 1,000 in just a few days. The committee plans to extend the deadline for submission of the survey.

September 24, 2021University News

Cade prize candidates Ashwin Parthasarathy and Karthik Sriram

Meet USF’s Cade Prize Candidate: Startup SPKL unites old friends in a quest to develop new medical technology

A friendship formed in middle school a half a world away is the foundation for a new USF startup working to bring better blood flow measurement technology to market.

September 22, 2021Research and Innovation

Cigar makers working with cigar presses at the A. Santaella and Company factory in 1934

Celebrating Hispanic heritage and how it’s shaped Tampa Bay

Hispanic heritage is an integral part of Florida history. Within Tampa, Cuban, Venezuelan, Nicaraguan, Colombian, Spanish, and Puerto Rican cultures and influences have shaped the city. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to recognize some of the icons that have contributed to shaping our city through business, government, education, and sports.

September 20, 2021University News

Student playing a video game on her computer

Esports enhances its visibility at USF

USF Esports will soon have a physical presence on the Tampa campus. Located inside the Recreation and Wellness Center, the 2,500-square-foot Esports Living Lab will feature 40 PCs and will be divided into spaces for casual gaming and watch parties, content creation and competitive gaming.

September 20, 2021Campus Life, University News

Aurelia montyi jellyfish.

New jellyfish species named after FIO director, USF professor

His expertise in jellyfish is so renowned, Monty Graham, director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography and professor of integrative biology at USF, has a new species of jellyfish bearing his name – the Aurelia montyi.

September 17, 2021Research and Innovation

Joan Reid, a criminology professor, speaks at a podium during the grand opening of The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Risk to Resilience Research Lab

Grand opening of new research lab to combat human trafficking in Florida

Researchers, legislators and law enforcement leaders came together at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus to celebrate the grand opening of a research lab devoted to studying human trafficking in the state.

September 16, 2021University News

NEWgenerator on a forklift at USF

Commercialization of USF-invented sanitation system set to begin

The latest version of the USF-invented NEWgenerator is on its way to South Africa to begin the process of entering mass production. The solar-powered machine generates nutrients, energy and water by safely recovering them from human wastewater – a technology built to address global sanitation concerns.

September 15, 2021Research and Innovation

Student plays the guitar in front of an LED wall donated to USF

Gift of more than $500,000 in cutting-edge technology equipment will benefit USF mass communications students, faculty

The University of South Florida today announced a gift from Diamond View Studios and Vū Technologies to the College of Arts and Sciences to support virtual production education and training in the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications.

September 15, 2021University News

USF Presidential Search Committee meeting at the USF St. Petersburg campus

USF Presidential Search Committee holds its first meeting

The 15-member University of South Florida Presidential Search Committee has met for the first time, which included an overview of the search process and an initial discussion with the search firm, SP&A Executive Search.

September 15, 2021University News

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