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One of more than 150 hands-on, interactive activities that will be at the festival this year. Photo by Lia Nydes.

St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest to Inspire Youth and Engage Community’s Passion for Science and Art

The St. Petersburg Science Festival and MarineQuest will offer thousands of people throughout Tampa Bay a chance to be inspired, engage their curiosity and get involved with science and art on Saturday, October 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen A. Holbrook holds up the

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Karen Holbrook Honored at Reception

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.

Thunderbug and Rocky pose for a picture at Amalie Arena

USF and the Lightning Kick Off Another Season of Successful Partnerships

The relationship between the University of South Florida and Tampa Bay Lightning have led to several high-profile projects, outreach events and opportunities for students and the community.

Biomedical engineering’s first cohort of five students learn about the mechanical properties of biomaterials.

Individual Learning for High-demand Fields

Atop USF’s tallest building, five students and one instructor huddle inside one of the newest state-of-the-art Biomedical Engineering (BME) labs. With plenty of space and time to go over the class lecture and lab activities, students are able to learn more quickly and develop stronger career-shaping relationships.

A research participant wearing a brain wave monitoring device

Do You Actually “Read” a Menu? New USF Lab Partners with Major Corporations to Get Inside the Minds of Consumers

A new lab established at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business is bringing together the findings of lab-based research and the practical know-how of sales and marketing.

Rocky's Rookies graphic depicting the USF mascot

Rocky's Rookies Kids Club

Bulls fans 12 years of age and younger are encouraged to join Rocky's Rookies, the official kids club of USF Athletics, which will feature more benefits and unique experiences for the 2019-20 season, including exclusive participation in the Beef O'Brady's Rocky's Rookies on Parade pregame field run at Bulls' football home games.

USF students hanging out in The Village

University of South Florida Earns National Honor for Excellence in Diversity

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.

USF PhD student Kiesha Pierre

Doctoral Student Receives Fellowship Designed to Empower Women

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.

The entrance sign at USF Tampa

USF Reaches its Highest Position Ever in Times Higher Education’s World Universities Rankings

USF is now inside the top 50 public universities in six different national rankings.

Asa Oxner, MD, assistant professor of medicine and vice chair for the Department of Internal Medicine in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine coordinates donations for the Bahamas.

USF Humanitarian Response for the Bahamas

USF World is partnering with USF Health, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Student Government, Caribbean Cultural Exchange and many other departments across campus to help support the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.

A USF Police cruiser on campus

USF Police Thank Community for Lip Sync to the Rescue Support

Chief Chris Daniel and the University of South Florida Police Department would like to thank the entire USF community, law enforcement partners, family and friends for the outpouring of support provided during our journey of CBS’s Lip Sync to the Rescue.

'USF' spelled out with the incoming Freshman class

USF Welcomes Academically Strongest Freshman Class

High-achieving class selected from a record-breaking number of applications.

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