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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Ranks #1 in Florida and #5 in the Nation for Reducing Inequalities

The University of South Florida is a national leader—No. 1 in Florida and No. 5 in the U.S.—for reducing inequalities, according to new rankings published by the Times Higher Education (THE).

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USF’s Military Connection Continues with Warrior Games

The University of South Florida is set to host several events as veteran military athletes descend upon Tampa Bay for the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games.

USF nursing student and United States Air Force veteran Grete Lenz

Pat Tillman Foundation Awards Scholarship to USF Student Veteran

University of South Florida nursing student and United States Air Force veteran Grete Lenz is part of an elite group from around the country selected this week as 2019 Tillman Scholars.

President Judy Genshaft receives a round of applause during her final Florida Board of Governors meeting as leader of the USF System

USF Among Top Florida Institutions in Key Performance Areas

The Florida Board of Governors announces during President Judy Genshaft’s final meeting as leader of the USF System that USF is ranked one of the top three performing institutions in the State University System.

USF research scientist harvesting microorganisms in a laboratory

An Unnatural Way to Make Natural Products

From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Now, a cutting-edge technique engineered by researchers at University of South Florida is changing the way scientists isolate these precious molecules.

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Five Former USF Standouts Competing in 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

USF will be represented well at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France with five former program standouts competing for four different national teams.

Former USF President Cecil Mackey

Former USF President Cecil Mackey Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

Cecil Mackey, Jr., PhD, the second president of the University of South Florida, was laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery this week.

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Posture Impacts How You Perceive Your Food

Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you’re spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actually enjoy your meal, researchers say you’re better off finding a seat.

USF Professor David Johnson with film producer, Josh Howard in front of a their theatrical release, The Lavender Scare

Film Based on Book Written by USF History Professor Highlights Homophobic Firings During the Cold War

Crusade against homosexual federal workers featured in new documentary based on USF history professor’s award-winning book.

Cars sitting in highway traffic

USF Awarded $7.5 Million to Establish New National University Transportation Research Initiative

The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced that the University of South Florida will receive a $7.5 million grant to establish a national university transportation center aimed at advancing research and education programs that address the nation’s critical transportation challenges.

An aerial view of the new Downtown Tampa Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

International Organization Names USF a Finalist for Innovation and Economic Prosperity Award

The University of South Florida is side by side with some of the top universities in the United States, including two members of the prestigious Association of American Universities, as finalists for a national economic development award.

Researchers inspecting an octopus from the Gulf of Mexico

Marine Biologist to Explore Gulf's Uncharted Deep Sea

The deep sea and the marine life the Gulf of Mexico contains is still largely mysterious. University of South Florida St. Petersburg Marine Biology Professor Heather Judkins and a team of researchers will spend the next two and a half weeks aboard a NOAA Ocean Exploration research cruise to reveal a bit of that mystery and explore never-before-reached areas of the Gulf.

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