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The National Academy of Inventors announced Tuesday that University of South Florida faculty members Dr. Samuel Wickline, a pioneer in nanotechnology targeting heart disease and other disorders, and Dr. Fred Leonberger, whose discoveries in fiber optics drove the development of the modern communications industry, are new 2019 Fellows.
December 5, 2019Honors and Awards
USF leads the state of Florida with the most researchers selected in this year’s class of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows.
November 26, 2019Honors and Awards
The University of South Florida’s Education Abroad program has risen to 39th in the nation for all institutions and 30th among public universities, according to the most recent Open Doors annual report published by the Institute of International Education.
University of South Florida Wins APLU’s 2019 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement
The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), the national association for the leading 237 research universities in the United States, announced that the University of South Florida is the top winner of its 2019 Institutional Award for Global Learning, Research & Engagement.
November 11, 2019Honors and Awards
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.
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.
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.
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.
High-achieving class selected from a record-breaking number of applications.
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.
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.