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Psychology professor receives prestigious congressional fellowship to work on Capitol Hill
Psychology Professor Tiffany Chenneville has been awarded the American Psychological Association’s Springfield Policy Congressional Fellowship, allowing her the opportunity to work on Capitol Hill for a year, utilizing her expertise in service of public policy.
June 2, 2023Honors and Awards
Sam Bell, founder of the College of Public Health, posthumously awarded USF’s Distinguished Citizen Award
Samuel Bell passed away Mar. 14 at the age of 83. The former legislator in the Florida House of Representatives and founder of the USF College of Public Health was posthumously honored for his tireless support of USF and the people of Florida.
May 8, 2023Honors and Awards
Five USF faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors
NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists and administrators who have demonstrated remarkable innovation producing technologies that have brought real impact on the welfare of society. They also have growing success in patents, licensing and commercialization, while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.
February 15, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation
USF awarded its largest grant to prepare students for federal cybersecurity careers
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of South Florida a $3.7 million grant – helping prepare students for in-demand, high-paying cybersecurity jobs in the federal government and other public institutions.
February 2, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, Student Success
Six USF faculty members earn national recognition for research achievements
The faculty span multiple colleges and disciplines, bringing the total number of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows at USF to 95.
January 31, 2023Honors and Awards
USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards
With the development of artificial intelligence technologies that maximize the impacts of academic programs and data visualization virtual reality software solutions, these faculty members are two of USF’s top innovators.
January 25, 2023Honors and Awards
USF Health earns national recognition for 3D-printed nasal swab used in pandemic
USF has been awarded the Patents for Humanity award by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its creation of the 3D-printed nasal swab, created in the early part of the pandemic as a solution to the disrupted commercial production of standard swabs that were critical in diagnostic testing for COVID-19.
January 13, 2023Honors and Awards
Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors
Dr. Barry Bercu and Sylvia Thomas are recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions in the diagnosis and treatment of challenging diseases.
December 8, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation
USF’s Women in Leadership & Philanthropy honors Judy Genshaft, Donna Petersen
USF President Emerita and Professor Judy Genshaft was honored with WLP's Lifetime Achievement Award and Donna Petersen, USF’s chief health officer and dean of the College of Public Health, received WLP’s Community Leadership Award, which is for visionary leaders doing extraordinary things to make the Tampa Bay region a better place for women to live and work.
October 10, 2022Honors and Awards
Twenty-six USF faculty members recognized with Outstanding Research Achievement Awards
Impressive discoveries and advancements include the development of novel COVID-19 therapeutics, NASA funding to improve human spaceflight conditions and new defenses for wireless network security systems.
August 26, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, University News
USF researchers use 3D technology to explore an ancient Greek city in Sicily
Thanks to the interdisciplinary work of a team of USF scientists, the ancient Greek city of Heloros, in Sicily, is now being studied with the most advanced digital technologies. The team identified additional structural details of the city, which dates to the eighth century B.C., and is now able to reveal a fuller picture of its layout.
August 10, 2022Honors and Awards
USF student veteran receives national honor from the Pat Tillman Foundation
University of South Florida aging studies student and U.S. Air Force veteran Rio Tate is being awarded a 2022 Tillman Scholarship through the Pat Tillman Foundation. Tate is the only student from a Florida public university in this year’s class.
June 28, 2022Honors and Awards