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USF names new Muma College of Business dean

The University of South Florida today announced the appointment of David Blackwell as the new Lynn Pippenger Dean of the Muma College of Business. Blackwell comes to USF after serving as associate dean for professional graduate programs at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.

May 14, 2024University News

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Stars vs. numbers: How consumers perceive online rating formats

Mathematically speaking, scoring 3.5 out of 5 is the same as receiving three and a half stars on a five-star scale. But visually speaking, the numbers don’t add up.

April 18, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF International Business Forum puts global spotlight on Tampa Bay region

More than 200 people came together at the USF International Business Forum to take stock of the region’s potential as a gateway to the global economy.

April 15, 2024University News

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USF launches free online certificate program in fintech

A new online certificate program from the University of South Florida will teach students, entrepreneurs and working professionals about the dynamic and disruptive world of financial technology, also known as fintech.

April 1, 2024Student Success

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Tarte cosmetics CEO brings 'kindness' and advice to USF students

Tarte cosmetics CEO Maureen Kelly rode up on a white trolley onto the University of South Florida campus where she doled out advice and swag as part of her cross-country Kindness Tour. Kelly sat down with GJ de Vreede, interim dean at the Muma College of Business, for an hour-long Campus Conversation with a CEO event.

March 22, 2024Campus Life

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USF researchers, Tampa Bay Partnership economic report finds attending college in Tampa Bay is a bargain

Workforce and affordability data are highlighted in the annual State of the Region, which includes two key economic competitiveness reports that benchmark where the area stacks up against 19 similar metropolitan communities.

February 12, 2024Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

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Two USF online programs rank in the top 25

Several of the University of South Florida’s online graduate programs are considered among the best in the nation, according to the 2024 Best Online Programs rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. 

February 7, 2024University News

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

USF expands artificial intelligence research with new business lab

The lab will provide research opportunities for students and faculty to explore the implications of artificial intelligence.

January 23, 2024Research and Innovation

USF student veteran gives back to the military community

USF student veteran gives back to the military community

Julio Figueroa's story encourages others to embrace change, pursue purpose and remember that it's never too late to jump into a new journey.

January 9, 2024Student Success

Online shoppers more likely to click ads with curvy designs, spend more money

Online shoppers more likely to click ads with curvy designs, spend more money

A new study reveals online shoppers are more likely to click on ads with curvy design elements than those with sharp edges.

December 19, 2023Research and Innovation

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USF business professors develop statewide training to boost cyberattack preparedness

The free, online courses will train Florida’s public sector employees on how to spot phishing scams, counter ransomware attacks, and protect sensitive information from cybercriminals.

November 21, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

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Military couple soaring to new heights at USF

After spending 10 years in the military, Air Force fighter pilots Captain Zach Eastman and Major Liz Eastman are now in their second to last semester at USF. The married couple is currently serving as flight instructors all while working to complete their online Master of Business Administration.

November 8, 2023Student Success

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