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Alexander Mercier is the first USF student to emerge from the rigorous evaluation process that leads to the identification of finalists. His selection reflects the breadth of qualities the Rhodes selection committee seeks in candidates -- outstanding intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service.
A team of computational physicists and computer scientists led by researchers from the University of South Florida has reached a new milestone in supercomputing and was selected as a finalist for the field’s most prestigious award.
Rhea Law, interim president of the University of South Florida, was honored with the Governor’s Business Leader of the Year Award at the Fall Meeting of the Florida Council of 100.
New technology created by a USF College of Engineering team to precisely measure blood flow in the body’s tissues — allowing for more accurate medical assessments of strokes, brain injuries and a wide range of diseases — has won the Cade Prize for Innovation, one of the Florida’s top awards for invention.
The pandemic could not divert USF’s top faculty researchers from making big discoveries that shape our understanding of the past, present and future.
University of South Florida psychology student and U.S. Army veteran Josh “JB” Burnes is being honored with a 2021 Tillman Scholarship awarded by the Pat Tillman Foundation. Burnes is among a prestigious group of 60 U.S. service members, veterans and military spouses to earn this recognition. He is the only student from a Florida university in this year’s class.
Two Judy Genshaft Honors College students — Sarah Glaser and Samuel Rechek — are two of just 20 students nationwide selected as Key into Public Service Scholars by The Phi Beta Kappa Society, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.
Sylvan (Sonny) Holtzman, a powerhouse with more than 60 years of service as a lawyer and public servant, has been selected as a Hall of Fame inductee by the Center for Urban Transportation Research.
May 27, 2021Honors and Awards
USF President Steven Currall honored USF College of Public Health Dean Donna Petersen with the President’s Fellow Medallion at the Spring 2021 in-person commencement ceremony. It is the first time in Currall’s administration that the medallion, given at the president’s discretion, has been awarded.
May 19, 2021Honors and Awards
USF Professor Norma Alcantar—who engineered an ancient practice of cleaning water with cactus mucilage to create modern technologies—is among seven new inductees to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame announced today.
USF Senior Withers Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship; Three Other USF Students Earn Honorable Mentions
USF Senior Zachary Withers is selected for a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Three additional USF students earn honorable mention in the prestigious program’s annual process.
April 27, 2021Honors and Awards
The University of South Florida has been named one of the world’s most tenacious institutions in addressing society’s greatest challenges. Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked USF No. 3 in the U.S. and No. 30 in the world in its 2021 Impact Rankings.