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USF faculty and students turn environmental impact data into music

USF anthropologist Heather O’Leary turned her coastal impact data into music that people could understand and enjoy. The project, CRESCENDO, is an interdisciplinary group of faculty and students working together to create and disseminate moving music about the environment.

February 26, 2024Research and Innovation

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Men’s basketball winning streak becomes longest in program history

In front of back-to-back sellout crowds at Yuengling Center, USF’s 13-game winning streak is the second-longest active streak in the NCAA.

February 26, 2024USF Athletics

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USF to tackle environmental challenges through new initiative with Tampa Bay Wave and the St. Petersburg Innovation District

The BlueTech|X Accelerator brings together small businesses and entrepreneurs who are pioneering ocean, coastal and Great Lakes-based solutions through observation technologies, products and services that address climate resiliency needs.

February 21, 2024Community Partnerships

Science fiction meets reality, USF researchers develop technique to overcome obstructed views

Science fiction meets reality, USF researchers develop technique to overcome obstructed views

An algorithm created by USF researchers can be used to see around obstacles, eventually helping save lives.

February 20, 2024Research and Innovation

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USF men’s basketball sets program record for attendance, extends longest winning streak

The University of South Florida men's basketball team was back inside the Yuengling Center in front of a sell-out crowd of 10,659 for a pivotal American Athletic Conference showdown with Florida Atlantic.

February 19, 2024USF Athletics

Stephen Saddow, ASHWIN PARTHASARATHY, Scott Burgin

USF faculty members recognized with Excellence in Innovation Awards

Three University of South Florida professors who have developed new technologies for stroke identification, blood flow monitoring and neural implants have been named recipients of the university’s Excellence in Innovation Awards.

February 16, 2024Honors and Awards

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USF ranks among the top 15 public universities in new patents

For the 11th consecutive year, the University of South Florida is one of the top 15 American public research universities for producing new U.S. utility patents, according to a new ranking released today by the National Academy of Inventors.

February 15, 2024Research and Innovation

Men's basketball game against Tulsa

USF men's basketball extends winning streak to 10 games

The University of South Florida men's basketball team returned to the Yuengling Center for an American Athletic Conference showdown with Tulsa – extending their longest winning streak in program history to 10 conference games. 

February 15, 2024USF Athletics

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USF men's basketball looks to extend record winning streak tonight at the Yuengling Center

The University of South Florida men's basketball team returns to action inside the Yuengling Center as Tulsa comes to Tampa. The Bulls are on a nine-game winning streak in the AAC – the longest in program history.

February 14, 2024USF Athletics

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USF remains a top producer of Fulbright Scholars

With eight faculty and administrators selected for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program during the 2023-24 academic year, USF tied for No. 6 nationally. This is the eighth time in the past nine years USF has earned the prestigious top-producer designation.

February 13, 2024Honors and Awards, University News

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USF research expenditures up 14%, surging to more than $461 million

From advancements in health care to cybersecurity to K-12 education, the University of South Florida’s research enterprise continues to achieve tremendous growth, including funding from federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

February 13, 2024Research and Innovation

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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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