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USF’s success securing defense contracts prompts new partnership to broaden nation’s research expertise

USF has become the first university in Florida and one of just a handful of universities in the nation to join a new network that connects research institutions with historically black colleges or universities.

September 19, 2023Research and Innovation, University News

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USF ranks among top 50 public universities for fifth year in a row, reaches highest overall ranking ever from U.S. News

Over the past 10 years, USF has risen an impressive 43 spots among public universities from No. 88 to No. 45, and 72 spots among all universities, from No. 161 to No. 89.

September 18, 2023University News

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Florida Board of Governors approves USF’s plan for a new on-campus stadium

The Florida Board of Governors voted in favor of the financing plan for the University of South Florida’s new on-campus stadium, signaling state-level support for the transformational facility scheduled to open in fall 2026.

September 8, 2023Campus Life, USF Athletics, University News

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USF receives $25M gift from Tampa General Hospital to support USF Athletics District

The $25 million investment will name the USF Athletics District and the Tampa General Hospital Center for Athletic Excellence, which will feature key space for clinical behavioral health services.

September 7, 2023USF Athletics, USF Foundation, University News

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Hurricane Idalia FAQs

USF continues to monitor Hurricane Idalia. The safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority as we track the storm and any impacts to the Tampa Bay region.

August 31, 2023University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Hurricane Idalia update

The USF Tampa and USF Sarasota-Manatee campuses have reopened. Based on our latest assessment of the campus and improved conditions in Pinellas County, the USF St. Petersburg campus will reopen on Friday, Sept. 1, and classes will resume on Friday, Sept. 1.

August 31, 2023University News

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A high-achieving class of nearly 6,900 new undergraduate students begin their journey at USF

Along with serving thousands of students from around Tampa Bay, the new class of students represents 46 states and 139 countries, an indicator that USF brings the top talent from across Florida, the nation and the world to the region.

August 22, 2023Student Success, University News

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Thousands of USF students move on campus as residence halls fill to capacity

Residence halls at the University of South Florida are expected to be at full capacity for the fall semester. Approximately 7,400 students are expected to live on campus - nearly 6,500 in Tampa and more than 900 in St. Petersburg.

August 15, 2023University News

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New This Year

Bulls returning to USF will enjoy new facilities, campus recreation and dining options on all three campuses.

August 14, 2023Campus Life, Student Success, USF Athletics, USF Health, University News

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USF welcomes more than 200 new faculty members

An internationally recognized stem cell researcher studying glaucoma, a highly regarded marine scientist, a leader in the field of risk management and insurance and experts across a wide range of other disciplines are among the approximately 225 new full-time faculty members joining USF this fall.

August 8, 2023University News

New class of businesses joins free USF and Skanska program aimed at helping diverse-owned companies grow

New class of businesses joins free USF and Skanska program aimed at helping diverse-owned companies grow

Kickoff reception on Aug. 4 for small business mentoring initiative entering its third year, with enhanced learning opportunities for participants.

August 1, 2023Community Partnerships, University News

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USF awards more than 2,400 degrees during summer commencement ceremonies

Graduates include a Ukrainian student who relocated to the U.S., an 18 year old and a student who is pursuing a career in social work after growing up in the foster care system.

July 31, 2023University News

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