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From being invited to join the prestigious Association of American Universities to breaking fundraising records and even a faculty member making it into the Guinness Book of World Records, this has been a momentous year for USF.
December 15, 2023University News
By combining efforts to replace water pumps and educate city technicians, USF researchers helped decrease the blood lead levels of 87 percent of the children tested during their study.
November 16, 2023Research and Innovation
The late Samuel P. Bell III, is considered the “father” of USF’s College of Public Health and was a longtime champion of USF and Florida residents. The former House leader and husband of USF President Emerita Betty Castor passed away on March 14.
October 10, 2023USF Health
Distinguished University Professor John Adams and his team are doing pioneering work in researching for a vaccine for malaria, specifically vivax malaria. This Q&A addresses common questions related to malaria.
July 19, 2023USF Health
Through DNA analysis, USF researchers will trace the evolution of genetics in individuals who died from the Black Death during quarantine, helping determine the effectiveness of containment measures, such as isolation and masks.
July 11, 2023Research and Innovation
USF awarded more than $8.5 million to train public health leaders in national collaborative leadership program
In an effort to strengthen the U.S. public health system, three national philanthropic nonprofits have awarded the University of South Florida more than $8.5 million in grants to train the nation’s public health leaders in collaboration and leadership skills.
From testing new structural materials that can better withstand natural disasters to identifying gaps in emergency management, USF is investigating solutions to many of the horrors faced during storms like Hurricane Ian.
June 6, 2023Research and Innovation
Sam Bell, founder of the College of Public Health, posthumously awarded USF’s Distinguished Citizen Award
Samuel Bell passed away Mar. 14 at the age of 83. The former legislator in the Florida House of Representatives and founder of the USF College of Public Health was posthumously honored for his tireless support of USF and the people of Florida.
May 8, 2023Honors and Awards
From their grandmothers, to Gloria Steinem and Jane Goodall, women across USF share who inspired their passion and careers.
March 1, 2023University News
The faculty span multiple colleges and disciplines, bringing the total number of American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows at USF to 95.
January 31, 2023Honors and Awards
The interdisciplinary project, funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, created guidelines to help improve the marketing of public transportation.
January 4, 2023Research and Innovation
To help the community during a time of crisis, the USF Community Emergency Response Team and Medical Response Unit banded together during Hurricane Ian.
October 3, 2022University News