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Bulls returning to USF will enjoy new facilities, campus recreation and dining options on all three campuses.

August 14, 2023Campus Life, Student Success, USF Athletics, USF Health, University News

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‘Snakeman’ studies venomous snakes due to conservation concerns in Florida

USF graduate student Shiv Shukla is working to understand fungal disease discovered in a variety of snakes across the state.

July 21, 2023Research and Innovation, Student Success

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Educational trip to Europe provides impactful experience, teaches significance of the Holocaust

Eighteen students who took a study abroad trip to Europe focusing on the Holocaust came back with a deeper understanding of one of the darkest periods in history. The diverse group of students from USF's Judy Genshaft Honors College encountered grim details surrounding the persecution and genocide of millions of Jews from 1933-1945.

July 13, 2023Student Success

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Ship granted to USF will enhance Florida Institute of Oceanography’s efforts to build a robust ocean science and maritime workforce

After a 4,000-mile journey, a 117-foot twin-hulled ship granted to the University of South Florida is docked at its new home port in St. Petersburg, where it will be operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography to offer transformative opportunities for students to explore and advance the field of ocean science.

July 12, 2023Research and Innovation

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USF contingent experiences the Marines Corps

From navigating obstacle courses to hearing from men and women commissioned as officers, a delegation from the University of South Florida took part in an inspiring and informative week at the U.S. Marine Corps Educators Workshop.

July 3, 2023Community Partnerships

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USF celebrates Pride

Students and staff came out in large numbers to represent the University of South Florida at the St. Petersburg Pride Parade. The largest Pride festival in the state of Florida, the yearly event brought together around 300,000 people to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community.

June 26, 2023Community Partnerships

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From class project to county policy: How a student’s proposal led to free bus rides for all veterans

What started as a class project to tackle a local issue has resulted in free public bus rides for all Pinellas County veterans.

June 1, 2023Community Partnerships

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First cohort of students with intellectual disabilities completes UMatter Program

The innovative program provides young adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience higher education and campus life, learning social skills and career training along the way.

May 15, 2023University News

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State budget includes significant new funding for USF operations and several major projects

The Florida Legislature reached agreement on a state budget for the 2023-24 fiscal year that includes transformational increases in recurring operational funding and new investments in several significant projects for the University of South Florida. The budget builds on last year’s record-breaking legislative session for USF.

May 3, 2023University News

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Healing arts class teaches therapeutic methods for working with people experiencing memory loss

The collaboration between the Judy Genshaft Honors College and the James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg allows students to see first-hand how these interactions can benefit individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.

April 17, 2023Student Success

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USF researchers build platform that connects human trafficking victims with critical care and resources to transition into new life

An online platform developed by researchers at the University of South Florida, in close collaboration with anti-trafficking professionals and survivors, will help victims of human trafficking escape their situations and get back on their feet by streamlining efforts to connect them with organizations and resources in Tampa Bay.

February 24, 2023Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

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Looking to build on USF’s historic legislative year, students, alumni and university leaders participate in USF Day at the Capitol

More than 100 students and alumni joined USF leadership in Tallahassee on Wednesday for USF Day at the Capitol ¬– an annual gathering that offers an opportunity to raise awareness about the university and its priorities ahead of the legislative session, which begins March 7.

February 8, 2023University News

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