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Final state budget includes funding to support key USF initiatives

The University of South Florida will receive significant increased recurring operational funding and support for other important projects in the 2024-25 state budget that was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis today.

June 12, 2024University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF faculty experts available for interviews on key issues throughout 2024 election cycle

The University of South Florida offers a variety of faculty experts to discuss key issues relevant to the 2024 primary and general elections.

June 10, 2024University News

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USF announces new cybersecurity training program

With support from U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, USF will launch a new program focused on information security governance, risk and compliance and an online professional education offering designed to meet the critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals.

June 7, 2024University News

USF chosen as Global Virus Network HQ; HIV co-discoverer Dr. Robert Gallo joins faculty

USF selected as the international headquarters of the Global Virus Network, co-discoverer of HIV joins faculty

The Global Virus Network is a distinguished organization comprised of virologists from more than 40 countries. Co-founder and world-renowned scientist Dr. Robert Gallo will join USF, enhancing the university’s impact as a new member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, grow its research enterprise and further build its reputation across the world.

June 5, 2024Research and Innovation, USF Health, University News

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AAU membership helping accelerate USF’s impact

Throughout the last year, USF’s membership in the Association of American Universities has become a springboard to an array of benefits. From the successful recruitment and retention of world-class faculty and students to more corporations and community organizations inquiring and establishing new partnerships with the university – AAU membership is fueling USF’s momentum in significant ways.

May 28, 2024University News

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USF names new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Spiller has more than 10 years of experience as an academic leader, having served most recently as the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

May 21, 2024University News

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USF names new Muma College of Business dean

The University of South Florida today announced the appointment of David Blackwell as the new Lynn Pippenger Dean of the Muma College of Business. Blackwell comes to USF after serving as associate dean for professional graduate programs at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.

May 14, 2024University News

USF graduates, families embrace long-awaited commencement traditions

USF graduates, families embrace long-awaited commencement traditions

Friends and families filled USF’s Yuengling Center to watch their 2024 graduates walk across the stage – fulfilling a long-awaited dream for many after the pandemic canceled their high school graduation ceremonies.

May 5, 2024University News

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USF honors community leaders at commencement ceremonies

Commencement is the time for USF to bestow some of its highest honors to outstanding individuals who have made essential contributions to the university and the community. This spring, the individuals selected represent the university’s many collaborations in health care and economic development.

May 1, 2024University News

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USF to confer more than 7,000 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies

Graduates in the May 2-5 ceremonies include a brain cancer survivor, a 17-year-old student of Ukrainian heritage and a third-generation USF student.

April 29, 2024University News

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USF experts ready to contribute to hurricane- and storm-related coverage

Experts around the world are predicting the 2024 hurricane season will be very active and the University of South Florida offers a variety of experts to discuss related topics and new trends. Their expertise includes storm surge, flooding, effects of sea-level rise, extreme heat, resiliency of bridges and other transportation structures, effects on power grids, and implications for older adults and those with health-related concerns.

April 17, 2024University News

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USF International Business Forum puts global spotlight on Tampa Bay region

More than 200 people came together at the USF International Business Forum to take stock of the region’s potential as a gateway to the global economy.

April 15, 2024University News

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