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Dozens of students from the University of South Florida are standing side by side with President Rhea Law, trustees and other university leaders in Tallahassee to advocate for the university’s priorities in the 2022 state legislative session that began last week.
January 18, 2022University News
As a mathematics educator, Ruthmae Sears has a true flair for problem solving. Her work extends far beyond using formulas and finding solutions to abstract mathematical problems. Using mathematical reasoning to examine social disparities such as poverty, literacy and structural racism, Sears develops community-centric solutions.
January 13, 2022University News
The University of South Florida’s annual celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. will honor his vision with several activities, including community service and a commemorative brunch.
January 13, 2022University News
USF to launch new Center of Excellence in Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences on the St. Petersburg campus
The University of South Florida is seeking support from the Florida Legislature and the local community to advance a bold new plan for an interdisciplinary center of excellence that will harness the collective power of colleges and departments from throughout the university to address the existential challenges created by climate change, including sea level rise, high tide flooding events and other coastal hazards.
Reverse vending machines have been installed on campus. Funded by The Coca-Cola Company and its Tampa-based bottling partner, Coke Florida, the sustainability initiative not only promotes recycling, but gives back to the USF community.
New agreement runs through June 2028.
The University of South Florida is welcoming a new member of the Board of Trustees, Rogan Donelly, a USF alumnus and Sarasota resident who is the president and chief executive officer of Tervis Tumbler Company.
December 23, 2021University News
From enrolling a history-making first-year class to addressing key health-care issues and earning the ranking as the nation’s fastest-rising university, 2021 has been a memorable year across USF’s three campuses.
December 17, 2021University News
The University of South Florida announced today a $5 million gift to the USF Foundation from Timothy Ubben to create the Ubben Family Center for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Housed in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, the center will increase research to fight pulmonary fibrosis, a disease that causes lung scarring.
City of St. Petersburg approves USF and community researchers’ recommendations on how to address systemic racism
St. Petersburg City Council members are moving forward with a plan created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers coordinated by the University of South Florida on how to identify and address structural racism in the community.
December 10, 2021University News
The University of South Florida awarded more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement. The ceremonies included recipients of approximately 3,433 undergraduate, 1,099 master’s and 181 doctoral degrees.
December 8, 2021University News
Three University of South Florida faculty members whose inventions in engineering, molecular medicine and chemistry are shaping drug discovery, environmental sustainability and modern dental care have been selected as new National Academy of Inventors Fellows.