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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.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Student Earns a Big Opportunity Working with Big Cats

Integrative animal biology major, Hunter Gaias, spent two weeks in South Africa working with Cheetahs and other native species.

Engineering students from the Engineering Living and Learning Community study together.

Residential Communities Provide Lasting Impact for Students

Many residential students at the USF live in tight-knit academically-focused or interest-based Living and Learning Communities.

2019 USF Judy Genshaft Honors College Convocation

USF Celebrates First Convocation Ceremony for the Judy Genshaft Honors College

President Steve Currall led the way as over 700 freshman participated in the inaugural Judy Genshaft Honors College convocation ceremony.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Welcome Home, Bulls

More than 50,000 students are back at USF for a new fall semester. With residents moving in, the Week of Welcome kickoff event and the first day of classes, all three USF campuses are already buzzing.

Believe in Bulls: Short stories about a few of USF's incredible graduates and how they're shaping the future.

Believe in Bulls

Short stories about a few of USF's incredible graduate and how they're shaping the future.

Kristin Beck, the first openly transgender former U.S. Navy Seal, speaks during the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Inaugural Inclusive Excellence Luncheon.

First Openly Transgender U.S. Navy Seal Helping Build USF’s Momentum Toward Inclusive Excellence

USF is continuing to enhance its commitment to creating a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff.

Student Body President Britney Deas and VIce-Presidet Travis McCloskey

USF Elects First African-American Woman to Serve as Student Body President

USF Elects First African-American Woman to serve as Student Body President.

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Olympic Gold Medalist and Actor/YouTube Personality to Speak at USF

University Lecture Series hosts Gabby Douglas and Josh Peck, free and open to the public.

Netflix cofounder Mark Randolph speaking at USF

Netflix Cofounder Marc Randolph Offers Up a Primer to Entrepreneurs at the Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series

You don’t have to be especially gifted to come up with the next big idea. You don’t have to have an MBA, or live in Silicon Valley; you don’t have to be a world traveler or have an engineering degree. You don’t even have to be particularly smart, Mark Randolph told a large crowd at the second USF Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series on Thursday afternoon.

USF graduate students working at the 2019 USF Drone Race

Students Compete in USF’s First Brain-Drone Race

More than 300 attendees from the USF and Tampa community gathered at the University of South Florida to watch student pilots fly drones with nothing more than brain power.

The National Pan Hellenic Plaza at USF

USF Opens New Plaza Symbolizing Diversity and Inclusion

USF becomes the first non-Historically Black College or university among Florida public institutions to develop such space

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