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Top Stories of 2019

A look back at some of USF's biggest stories of the past year.

December 20, 2019University News

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Federally Funded Technology Eases Fears for Riders Too Nervous to Take the Bus

A popular tool used in the public transportation industry has entered a new era of GPS capabilities by providing hyper-specific navigation to new transit riders and passengers with visual impairments or cognitive disabilities.

December 18, 2019Research and Innovation

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USF’s Business Colleges: Embracing Consolidation’s Opportunities

The shared vision that inspired us: The success of our students inside our classrooms and in the workforce after graduation. We saw that this vision of one university on three campuses provides untold opportunities to expand, improve, and strengthen our commitment to our students, faculty, and outside stakeholders.

December 17, 2019University News

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Personalized Approach Helps Students Cross the Finish Line

Graduation ceremonies not only mark the successful completion of what is sometimes very intense and challenging journeys, but they also stand as a point of pride for the university who employs many strategies to ensure that students have what they need to succeed.

December 16, 2019University News

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Amazon Alexa Transit Skill Upgraded by USF Engineer

An engineer with the USF Center for Urban Transportation Research is working with Amazon to upgrade its voice personalization feature for public transit.

December 11, 2019Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

A year-end update

As the fall semester and calendar year come to a close, I wish to take an opportunity to thank you for all that you do to advance our great university, as well as share with you some of my recent activities to help move the University of South Florida forward.

December 10, 2019University News

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USF Hires New Head Football Coach

USF Vice President of Athletics Michael Kelly announced his selection of Jeff Scott to lead USF football as the fifth head coach in program history.

December 9, 2019Athletics

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USF to Confer More Than 5,000 Degrees in Fall Commencement

The University of South Florida System will confer approximately 5,000 degrees during its 119th commencement convocation.

December 9, 2019University News

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Two USF Faculty Members Named New National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The National Academy of Inventors announced Tuesday that University of South Florida faculty members Dr. Samuel Wickline, a pioneer in nanotechnology targeting heart disease and other disorders, and Dr. Fred Leonberger, whose discoveries in fiber optics drove the development of the modern communications industry, are new 2019 Fellows.

December 5, 2019Honors and Awards

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Perspective: Consolidation Expands the Impact of USF Research and Innovation

Consolidation of the University of South Florida’s three campuses is an extraordinary opportunity to build upon our growth as a leading center of research and innovation and to expand the benefits of our high-impact efforts to all corners of the Tampa Bay Region.

December 4, 2019University News

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Unexpected Viral Behavior Linked to Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Children

New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development of autoimmunity to the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells that precedes type 1 diabetes.

December 2, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

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Support USF Alumni this Small Business Saturday

The Belleair Market is just one of many local businesses owned by USF alumni that you can support this Small Business Saturday and throughout the year.

November 27, 2019University News

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