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Five Bulls set to compete in Paris 2024 Olympics

The student athletes are set to represent their home countries and the University of South Florida at the XXXIII Olympic Games. USF's five Olympians are the most among any school in the American Athletic Conference.

July 25, 2024USF Athletics

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New grant seeks to reduce barriers to college and increase graduation rates for students emerging from foster care

A new $60,000 grant from the Genspiration Foundation for an onboarding and mentorship program aims to change that dynamic by supporting incoming USF students emerging from foster care and navigating the transition into higher education. 

July 24, 2024USF Foundation

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University of South Florida welcomes new President’s Global Leadership Council

The University of South Florida is welcoming back to campus members of a newly created presidential advisory group that includes 14 esteemed alumni who are renowned leaders in their respective fields around the world.

July 24, 2024Community Partnerships

Digital food ordering drives increased indulgence and spending, USF study reveals

Digital food ordering drives increased indulgence and spending, USF study reveals

This study uniquely examines the impact of ordering food from a digital screen, revealing that digital modes lead to more indulgent choices and higher spending due to lower cognitive involvement.

July 23, 2024Research and Innovation

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University of South Florida sets new records for philanthropic support

This is the third straight year that USF has set new fundraising records, receiving over $168 million in philanthropic support from more than 54,000 donors in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2024.

July 23, 2024USF Foundation

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USF football picked fourth, jumping 9 spots in AAC Preseason Media Poll

Entering its second season under head coach Alex Golesh, USF football was picked fourth in the AAC Preseason Media Poll. The season kicks off Saturday, Aug. 31 at Raymond James Stadium when the Bulls take on Bethune-Cookman.

July 23, 2024USF Athletics

USF architecture and water researchers partner with city of Tampa to mitigate the impact of extreme heat

USF architecture and water researchers partner with city of Tampa to mitigate the impact of extreme heat

The collaboration led to the creation of the city’s first-ever Heat Resilience Playbook, which includes 18 actionable steps to address the rising temperatures across Tampa and better protect its most vulnerable communities from the effects of extreme heat.

July 12, 2024Research and Innovation

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Why kids kill: How curiosity drove 43 years of research and education

After more than four decades at USF, Distinguished University Professor Kathleen Heide, a nationally recognized consultant on juvenile homicide and family violence, is set to retire.

July 11, 2024University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF hosts first-ever summer course on using voice and AI as a diagnostic tool

In collaboration with the USF AI+X Institute, USF Health is helping train the next generation of medical professionals through the launch of its first-ever course dedicated to understanding how voice can be used as a biomarker for health.

July 9, 2024Research and Innovation, Student Success, USF Health

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USF's highlights from the first half of 2024

As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, USF's dynamic labs and groundbreaking fieldwork have solidified its status as a leading research university. In just the past six months, USF has broken records, united the community in support of its athletics programs and established numerous innovative partnerships.

July 8, 2024University News

The ROV Taurus on board the Research Vessel Western Flyer.

USF and Florida Institute of Oceanography’s new remotely operated vehicle to advance deep-sea exploration and education

USF is the only university in the continental United States to own a remotely operated vehicle with such advanced capabilities, positioning it at the forefront of oceanographic research.

July 8, 2024Research and Innovation

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New paid internship program provides brewing arts students industry experience

In partnership with the Tampa Bay Brewers Alliance, the USF Brewing Arts program is launching a paid internship program designed for students to learn core skills in the art of brewing and understand business operations.

July 3, 2024Community Partnerships, Student Success

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