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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 faculty members encourage colleagues to explore the possibilities of AI across disciplines
In a series of seminars and workshops, University of South Florida faculty are addressing the myriad effects artificial intelligence technologies, such as ChatGPT, will have on research and teaching in higher education.
February 23, 2023Research and Innovation
Five USF faculty elected Senior Members of the National Academy of Inventors
NAI Senior Members are active faculty, scientists and administrators who have demonstrated remarkable innovation producing technologies that have brought real impact on the welfare of society. They also have growing success in patents, licensing and commercialization, while educating and mentoring the next generation of inventors.
February 15, 2023Honors and Awards, 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
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
USF awarded its largest grant to prepare students for federal cybersecurity careers
The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of South Florida a $3.7 million grant – helping prepare students for in-demand, high-paying cybersecurity jobs in the federal government and other public institutions.
February 2, 2023Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation, Student Success
USF student organization helping inspire the next generation of Black engineers
A nationwide effort to inspire more Black individuals to enter the field of engineering is growing at USF. More than 250 undergraduate and graduate students are members of the National Society of Black Engineers – up nearly 400 percent since 2017.
February 1, 2023Student Success
USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards
With the development of artificial intelligence technologies that maximize the impacts of academic programs and data visualization virtual reality software solutions, these faculty members are two of USF’s top innovators.
January 25, 2023Honors and Awards
U.S. News ranks USF’s online MBA program among the nation’s top 25
USF’s online MBA program in the Muma College of Business is now ranked at No. 19. Graduate programs in engineering and education also ranked among the nation’s best.
January 24, 2023University News
USF engineers awarded $2.5 million federal grant to expand harmful algal bloom research along Florida coasts
USF engineers are leading a team of scientists across the state in the development of a new, state-of-the-art system that allows water districts to better predict and manage harmful algal blooms in Lake Okeechobee, St. Lucie River and Caloosahatchee River watersheds.
January 13, 2023Research and Innovation
Two USF faculty members receive honors from National Academy of Inventors
Dr. Barry Bercu and Sylvia Thomas are recognized for their breakthrough discoveries and inventions in the diagnosis and treatment of challenging diseases.
December 8, 2022Honors and Awards, Research and Innovation