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‘The Lesson Is Murder’: USF criminologist and graduate students debut true crime docuseries on Hulu
The three-part series investigates the minds of murderers to develop psychological profiles to help solve crime.
March 23, 2023University News
Celebrating the women of USF
From their grandmothers, to Gloria Steinem and Jane Goodall, women across USF share who inspired their passion and careers.
March 1, 2023University News
USF Research & Innovation and the Florida High Tech Corridor partner to fund Early-Stage Innovation Awards
The funding supports a first-of-its-kind, AI-based language translation tool for stroke patients with aphasia, a prototype device to reduce structural malfunctions in critical manufactured products and infrastructure and an AI-based tool to deliver custom music therapy to aging populations.
February 28, 2023Research and Innovation
USF researchers build platform that connects human trafficking victims with critical care and resources to transition into new life
An online platform developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, in close collaboration with anti-trafficking professionals and survivors, will help victims of human trafficking escape their situations and get back on their feet by streamlining efforts to connect them with organizations and resources in Tampa Bay.
February 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation
Rapid7 and USF Partner to Establish the Rapid7 Cyber Threat Intelligence Lab
A $1.5 million investment by The Rapid7 Cybersecurity Foundation will fund the joint endeavor, providing hands-on learning opportunities to the next generation of cybersecurity professionals.
February 13, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success
USF program aims to expand pipeline of addiction researchers from underrepresented backgrounds
The program addresses a national and global need for researchers from different backgrounds to mitigate existing health disparities, seen in crises such as the opioid epidemic.
February 8, 2023Research and Innovation
Too many – or too few – job demands can spoil a good night’s sleep
A new study by researchers at the University of South Florida reveals that the relationship between work demands and a good night’s rest is nuanced. Conventional wisdom that suggests that people with the most demanding jobs would have the most trouble sleeping isn't necessarily true.
November 29, 2022Research and Innovation
USF professor to help improve pandemic-induced child behavioral problems through multi-million dollar federal grant
The funding will operate the National Center on Pyramid Model Innovation and allow a national team of faculty to investigate and address behavioral and equity issues in early childhood programs.
October 17, 2022Research and Innovation
USF student veteran receives national honor from the Pat Tillman Foundation
University of South Florida aging studies student and U.S. Air Force veteran Rio Tate is being awarded a 2022 Tillman Scholarship through the Pat Tillman Foundation. Tate is the only student from a Florida public university in this year’s class.
June 28, 2022Honors and Awards
Former chief of U.S. Central Command to lead the University of South Florida’s new Global and National Security Institute
The University of South Florida announced the creation of the Global and National Security Institute, an initiative designed to further place the state of Florida at the forefront of addressing critical issues facing the nation in sectors such as defense, economic and political security, health and human security and infrastructure and environmental security.
June 15, 2022University News
Mental Health Law and Policy researcher receives $1.3 million to break the cycle of intergenerational addiction
Nearly 92,000 Americans died of a drug overdose in 2020, according to numbers recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and opioids are the main driver of overdose deaths.
April 5, 2022Research and Innovation
Jillian Heilman is a driving force behind the creation of the new Rehabilitation Counseling and Disability Sciences online master’s program, which prepares students for careers as rehabilitation counselors and professional disability specialists.
March 11, 2022University News