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Education and research combined for students aboard a five-day cruise on the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s R/V Weatherbird II – providing them the opportunity to apply skills they’ve learned in the classroom to hands-on field studies at sea.
Tampa Bay Wave, Inc. and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business have selected 15 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad to take part in its second FinTech|X Accelerator program on the St. Petersburg campus.
September 14, 2023Community Partnerships
The series of trainings is the first order to be placed by USCENTCOM under the USF Institute of Applied Engineering’s five-year, $10 million blanket purchase agreement. USF researchers have been working with military officers and civil service personnel, helping improve operations and coordination in nearly every branch of the military.
Hundreds of USF students land internships, secure employment through the university’s partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense
The USF Institute of Applied Engineering sets up and administers custom programs that are based on the customer’s needs and then matches students with the niche skills needed for the project.
The solar-powered NEWgenerator provides off-grid sanitation technology and generates nutrients, energy and water by safely recovering them from human wastewater. It’s the first unit to be manufactured since the USF Technology Transfer Office signed a licensing agreement in 2020.
In an effort to address water sustainability, USF graduate student Nathan Lafata is teaching students at Ghana National College about biodigesters, a living system in which organic material decomposes through microbes to create methane and fertilizer.
The Rapid Experimentation Lab, managed by the USF Institute of Applied Engineering, puts engineers with different areas of expertise in the same room, dramatically reducing the amount of time it typically takes to build a prototype. It’s part of a five-year, $85 million contract with U.S. Special Operations Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base.
New class of businesses joins free USF and Skanska program aimed at helping diverse-owned companies grow
Kickoff reception on Aug. 4 for small business mentoring initiative entering its third year, with enhanced learning opportunities for participants.
USF Youth Experiences combine fun and learning with unique opportunities for personal growth and discovery, underscoring USF's commitment to lifelong learning education and community engagement.
July 12, 2023Community Partnerships
From navigating obstacle courses to hearing from men and women commissioned as officers, a delegation from the University of South Florida took part in an inspiring and informative week at the U.S. Marine Corps Educators Workshop.
July 3, 2023Community Partnerships
USF awarded more than $8.5 million to train public health leaders in national collaborative leadership program
In an effort to strengthen the U.S. public health system, three national philanthropic nonprofits have awarded the University of South Florida more than $8.5 million in grants to train the nation’s public health leaders in collaboration and leadership skills.
Students and staff came out in large numbers to represent the University of South Florida at the St. Petersburg Pride Parade. The largest Pride festival in the state of Florida, the yearly event brought together around 300,000 people to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.
June 26, 2023Community Partnerships