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USF Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The University of South Florida’s annual celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will honor King’s dream and vision with community service, a luncheon and a lecture, with events starting Saturday, Jan. 18.

January 16, 2020University News

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Five USF Faculty Members Recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

From chemistry to computer science and clean water, these faculty members are some of USF’s top innovators.

January 15, 2020Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, University News

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USF’s Online Programs Rank Among the Nation’s Best by U.S. News and World Report

The University of South Florida delivers several of the best online graduate programs in the nation, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report.

January 14, 2020University News

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Perspective: Benefits of a Consolidated College of Arts and Sciences at USF

The student success movement at the University of South Florida will be consolidated across three campuses, managed by a team of caring professionals charged to deliver equitable and high-quality programs, practices, policies, and technologies to all undergraduate students.

January 9, 2020University News

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Celebrating a New Home: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute Officially Opens in Downtown Tampa

The new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opened Jan. 8, 2020, when USF friends, supporters, faculty, staff and students cut through a long white ribbon, signifying the culmination of nearly five years of design and construction on the 13-story building that will help attract the best in education and research.

January 8, 2020USF Health, University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Community Program Seeks to Diminish Stigma around HIV in Order to Reduce Spread of the Disease

A new research grant will target the multiple stigmas surrounding HIV in Tampa Bay, with the goal of increasing health screenings and diminishing the spread of the disease.

January 7, 2020University News

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USF-Botswana Collaborative Research Project to Develop a Portable Energy Source for Rural Africa

Eight undergraduate seniors and juniors from the University of South Florida (USF) have been selected for a challenging and rewarding research program funded by the National Science Foundation. The objective of the project is to develop a renewable energy source based on a novel scientific concept, with the goal of making basic commodities accessible to rural and tribal villages in Africa.

January 6, 2020Research and Innovation, University News

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Top Stories of 2019

A look back at some of USF's biggest stories of the past year.

December 20, 2019University News

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USF’s Business Colleges: Embracing Consolidation’s Opportunities

The shared vision that inspired us: The success of our students inside our classrooms and in the workforce after graduation. We saw that this vision of one university on three campuses provides untold opportunities to expand, improve, and strengthen our commitment to our students, faculty, and outside stakeholders.

December 17, 2019University News

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Personalized Approach Helps Students Cross the Finish Line

Graduation ceremonies not only mark the successful completion of what is sometimes very intense and challenging journeys, but they also stand as a point of pride for the university who employs many strategies to ensure that students have what they need to succeed.

December 16, 2019University News

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USF to Confer More Than 5,000 Degrees in Fall Commencement

The University of South Florida System will confer approximately 5,000 degrees during its 119th commencement convocation.

December 9, 2019University News

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Perspective: Consolidation Expands the Impact of USF Research and Innovation

Consolidation of the University of South Florida’s three campuses is an extraordinary opportunity to build upon our growth as a leading center of research and innovation and to expand the benefits of our high-impact efforts to all corners of the Tampa Bay Region.

December 4, 2019University News

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