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Boundless Bulls text next to a portrait of Kobe Phillips showing the go bulls hand gesture while standing outside in a bee keeping suit

Honeybees save USF student from allergies, now he’s returning the favor

Kobe Phillips developed a passion for honeybees after finding relief from his severe allergies by eating honey. At USF, Phillips is working on creating pollinator habitats using bio receptive sculptures and he plans to attend graduate school to focus on further developing these designs.

June 29, 2023University News

Brooke Hansen

Brooke Hansen is paving the way for a more sustainable tourism industry — at home and abroad

Brooke Hansen is a leader in the growing field of sustainable tourism. Industry leaders across the state regularly request her perspective on what it means for tourism to be sustainable and what tools are required to make it happen.

May 18, 2023

Brooke Hansen

Brooke Hansen is paving the way for a more sustainable tourism industry — at home and abroad

For Brooke Hansen, an associate professor of instruction in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the university's resident sustainability expert, establishing a sustainable tourism practice means harnessing tourism as a force for good to support “the triple bottom line” — people, planet and prosperity.

May 15, 2023

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USF conferred more than 7,100 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies

Graduates include a 74-year-old grandmother, a trailblazing military veteran and a USF football player making a major impact in the community

May 1, 2023University News

Andrew Carroll teaching ballet students in a dance studio. Text reads, Boundless Bulls, and there's a graphic of ballet shoes in the corner.

Dance professor unites communities of all languages and abilities

When Andrew Carroll is not teaching ballet at USF, he's using dance as a language in his PSA videos or as an exercise for people with Parkinson's disease.

April 25, 2023University News

Portrait of Gerry Bohanon, Jr. in his USF Bulls Football uniform

Strong academics top list of priorities for USF quarterback

As a quarterback for the Bulls football team, Gerry Bohanon Jr. is enthusiastic about academics and playing for USF. His goals are to complete his studies, play for the NFL and later switch his position from on the field to the sidelines as a coach.

April 10, 2023University News

Portrait of Nazek Jawad

Striving for restorative justice at a global level

Nazek Jawad observes the world through a wide lens. Raised in Syria and educated in Lebanon and the U.S., she has developed a keen sense of communities around her and how they have been impacted by colonialism, imperialism, war and conflict between local groups.

March 15, 2023University News

Portrait of Jeanne Travers, dance professor at the School of Theatre and Dance.

USF dance professor puts a spotlight on societal issues through choreography

Jeanne Travers fell in love with USF’s university community for all its possibilities to work as a professional performer while also teaching a new generation of artists.

March 2, 2023University News

Portrait of McArthur Freeman in his animation studio at the USF Tampa campus.

USF associate professor embraces AI to create art that explores alternate realities

From drawing to sculpting, to photography, video, animation and 3D printing, McArthur Freeman’s artwork explores the Black diaspora. His diverse methods inspire students to pursue careers in the fine arts and entertainment fields.

February 17, 2023University News

Portrait of graduate student, Freeman Talla, on the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus with an overlay graphic

Freeman Talla strives to help prevent power outages in Cameroon, Africa

Inspired by the tragic death of his aunt who died while seeking emergency medical care during a power outage in Cameroon, USF Sarasota-Manatee graduate student Freeman Talla is determined to help expand the African nation’s solar power sector.

February 2, 2023Student Success

Portrait of Maxon Victor, founder of USF's Stampede of Service

Founder of Stampede of Service’s legacy continues at USF

A lightning strike in high school jolted Maxon Victor to pursue his passion for helping the community. The founder of Stampede of Service reflects on how his legacy continues at USF and across the region.

January 20, 2023University News

Portrait of Xiomara Montes Gil at the Muma College of Business in Tampa.

Xiomara Montes Gil to become first in her family to graduate college, lands job offer from JP Morgan Chase

USF was Xiomara Montes Gil’s top choice for college. She wanted to stay near her family in Orlando and enjoy USF’s diverse student community. Born in Lima, Peru, Montes Gil is focused on becoming the first in her family to graduate college and work in finance.

January 5, 2023Student Success

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