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12 USF Faculty Members Recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Award
Twelve University of South Florida faculty members whose research has garnered national and international acclaim in fields spanning environmental sciences, business, anthropology, engineering and others will be recognized on Oct. 21 with the 2019 Outstanding Research Achievement Award.
USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen Holbrook Honored at Reception
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen A. Holbrook, PhD, was honored at a special reception Monday evening by the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County, the Manatee Education Foundation and the Manatee Arts Education Council for being named the national recipient of the Arts Schools Network (ASN) Higher Education Award.
University of South Florida Earns National Honor for Excellence in Diversity
The University of South Florida is a recipient of the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award, which recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Doctoral Student Receives Fellowship Designed to Empower Women
University of South Florida PhD student Kiesha Pierre has been awarded the prestigious American Fellowship by the American Association of University Women – an award meant to help women overcome obstacles they may face in their pursuit of education.
USF Researcher Awarded NIH Outstanding Investigator Grant for Understanding and Limiting Bacterial Proliferation
Prahathees Eswara, PhD, an assistant professor in the University of South Florida’s Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, has recently been awarded an Outstanding Investigator grant from the National Institute of Health. He is the first faculty member from USF to receive this prestigious award.
USF Welcomes Academically Strongest Freshman Class
High-achieving class selected from a record-breaking number of applications.
USF Breaks Top 50 Among Public Universities in Five National Rankings
Newly released rankings exemplify the University of South Florida’s trajectory and focus on student success and excellence in research. The university jumped eight spots in Washington Monthly’s 2019 ranking to #50 among public universities, the fifth prestigious national ranking to position USF in the top 50.
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.
Lead Performer at Recent USF Celebration has Deep-rooted Connection with System President Judy Genshaft
Acclaimed actor and singer, Quentin Earl Darrington, delivered a memorable performance to celebrate his long-standing friendship with USF President Judy Genshaft.
June 26, 2019Honors and Awards
USF Students Earn Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Two USF Honors College students, Keller Blackwell and Willie McClinton, have been named Goldwater Scholars for 2019, chosen out of nearly 1,300 students nationally who were nominated through a highly selective process.
USF Receives New NIH Grant to Help Eliminate Malaria in Southeast Asia
The new grant helps supplement ambitious efforts by researchers and public health officials working toward eliminating all malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by 2030.
USF Officially Inducted into Nation’s Most Prestigious Honor Society
It has been a goal for more than 30 years and now the University of South Florida is home to its own chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the nation’s oldest and most prestigious national honor society.