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The 2020 hurricane season is breaking records with 23 named storms, and more are projected to develop over the next few weeks. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be as many as 25 by the time the season ends. Researchers say this extremely active forecast is especially troublesome due to the compounding risks of COVID-19.
September 21, 2020Research and Innovation
The University of South Florida will provide seed funding to 14 new research projects designed to address the medical, technological and societal issues of COVID-19. This brings the total of institutional resources invested into pandemic research to more than $1 million.
September 2, 2020Research and Innovation
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis met with USF President Steve Currall and members of his leadership team for a panel discussion on the impact COVID-19 has had on the reopening of Florida schools.
September 1, 2020University News
More than 300 University of South Florida student-athletes and USF Athletics staff members are participating in a feasibility study of the effectiveness of pooled testing for COVID-19, led by researchers from USF Health.
August 31, 2020Research and Innovation
USF students, faculty and staff returning to campus this fall will be required to follow a number of safety guidelines to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.
August 21, 2020University News
There’s no such thing as a short expedition to Antarctica, so it was already going to be a long time away from home. But Alastair Graham, PhD, associate professor in USF’s College of Marine Science, had done this eight times before.
August 14, 2020Research and Innovation
Researchers with the University of South Florida School of Public Affairs have released the first set of results from a statewide survey that measures general opinions regarding the COVID-19 public health crisis and related policy issues, as well as emergency preparedness.
August 13, 2020Research and Innovation
USF recognizes faculty, staff and students for their contributions to the community in helping those impacted by COVID-19.
August 11, 2020University News
There may have been just a handful of people physically present on USF’s three campuses, but it was the busiest summer on record for hundreds of USF staff and faculty, hard at work to address the evolving COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly 100 USF students and faculty members are assisting the state of Florida in addressing the continuing need for contact tracers.
July 30, 2020University News
The University of South Florida is committed to creating an environment that gives students more options than ever, so that each student can create the semester that fits best with their wishes, their schedule, their lifestyle and their living preferences.
July 23, 2020University News
As COVID-19 continues to impact nearly every aspect of daily life, Feeding Tampa Bay and the University of South Florida have teamed up to help ease the burden on families unsure of where their next meal might come from.
July 2, 2020University News