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Marine Corps veteran Matthew Jenkins

USF student receives 2020 Tillman scholarship award

University of South Florida nurse anesthesia graduate student and Marine Corps veteran Matthew Jenkins has been selected as a 2020 Tillman Scholar through the Pat Tillman Foundation. He is the only student from a Florida university in this year’s class.

June 26, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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USF rises to No. 4 in the nation among ‘Golden Age Universities’

For the first time, the University of South Florida has climbed into the top five nationally among all private and public “Golden Age Universities,” according to new rankings released this week by the U.K.-based Times Higher Education.

June 25, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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USF Distinguished Health Professor Shyam Mohapatra awarded Florida Academy of Science 2020 medal

Award recognizes pioneering career achievements in nanotechnology, drug development and personalized medicine.

June 22, 2020Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, USF Health

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Two USF Students Named 2020 Goldwater Scholars

Two Judy Genshaft Honors College students, Jack Edwards and Zach Withers, were named 2020 Goldwater Scholars, chosen out of nearly 1,300 students nationally who were nominated through a highly selective process.

April 8, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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Graduating Senior Becomes First USF Student to Earn Prestigious Award for Fully Funded PhD at Stanford University

University of South Florida Judy Genshaft Honors College senior and Pure Mathematics major, Keller Blackwell, has been named a 2020 Knight-Hennessy Scholar.

March 6, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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University of South Florida Among Top Schools for Producing Peace Corps Volunteers

The University of South Florida is one of the nation’s top institutions for producing Peace Corps volunteers, according to new rankings. USF is ranked No. 2 for total graduate volunteers and No. 25 among undergraduate volunteers for large schools, according to the Peace Corps.

February 26, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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Five USF Faculty Elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named five USF faculty members who have distinguished themselves in the fields of health and energy innovation to the February 2020 class of NAI Senior Members.

February 11, 2020Honors and Awards

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U.S. State Department Names USF a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

The University of South Florida is one of the top producers of Fulbright scholars in the United States for 2019-20, according to a new list released today by the U.S. Department of State and first published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

February 10, 2020Honors and Awards

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USF Ranked One of the Best Value Colleges in the Country

The University of South Florida is one of the nation’s top universities for providing students with high-quality education and career readiness at an affordable cost, according to The Princeton Review’s list of Best Value Colleges for 2020.

February 5, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle, PhD, examines remains

Discovery of Unmarked Graves Earns 2020 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award

Erin Kimmerle, a forensic anthropologist who worked to account for dozens of children buried at a notorious Florida reform school, will receive the 2020 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

February 3, 2020Honors and Awards

USF alum Ivan Pineda on campus

Boundless Bulls: USF Alumnus Awarded Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

USF alumnus Ivan Pineda has been recognized by the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program as a 2020 Rangel Fellow. Pineda is the third Rangel Fellow in the University of South Florida history.

January 31, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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USF Tampa and St. Petersburg Lauded for Community Engagement Efforts

The University of South Florida’s campuses in Tampa and St. Petersburg have again earned national recognition for community engagement in teaching, research and service.

January 31, 2020Honors and Awards, University News

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