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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
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
Marine biology student helps rescue distressed manatee in Bayboro Harbor
Kierstyn Benjamin shares her story of how she noticed a small, distressed manatee in Bayboro Harbor and acted quickly, playing a major part in rescuing the animal right near the USF St. Petersburg campus.
January 27, 2023Research and Innovation
USF student illustrates children’s book for NASA
Andrea Coloma has interned with NASA five times, working on a variety of 2D and 3D illustration and animation projects. Her fifth internship concluded with the creation of an educational children's book about the Artemis I mission.
January 13, 2023Student Success, University News
Nelson Poynter Memorial Library gets a new, modern look
After undergoing major renovations, the first floor of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library has a new look and greater study space for students. The upgrades include twelve new study rooms and state-of-the-art technology to enhance opportunities for collaboration and learning.
January 9, 2023Campus Life
USF community celebrates MLK through a week of service projects, lectures and other activities
Gratitude for the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is being felt across Tampa Bay through a variety of service projects, panel discussions and a commemorative brunch hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
January 9, 2023Campus Life, University News
USF Dining serves up educational international experiences
USF Dining Services celebrates the diversity of the USF community through its Tastes Around the World program. For some diners, it’s a taste of home, for others, it’s an educational opportunity to try something new.
November 14, 2022Campus Life, University News
Education and physics faculty team up to develop augmented reality simulations to enhance physics education
The National Science Foundation has awarded USF researchers funding to develop simulations that improve students’ understanding and education outcomes in general physics courses.
October 19, 2022Research and Innovation
New preservation grant will help make historic Williams House more secure during hurricanes
The historic John C. Williams House on the USF St. Petersburg campus will undergo major restorations and upgrades over the next two years thanks to a $280,640 matching grant from the Florida Division of Historical Resources.
October 14, 2022Campus Life
New This Year
The start of the 2022-2023 academic year at the University of South Florida brings Bulls new dining and educational opportunities to explore and major changes to all three campuses. Check out the list below to find out what’s new this year!
August 15, 2022Campus Life, University News
USF professor discovers new species while part of team studying impact of oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico
Heather Judkins, associate professor of integrative biology on the USF St. Petersburg campus, will continue her studies of cephalopods, such as octopus and squid, as part of a team of scientists aboard the R/V Point Sur for a 12-day research cruise around the Gulf of Mexico.
July 21, 2022Research and Innovation
College of Education receives grant to support underrepresented students in pursuing careers in STEM fields
A $75,000 grant from Duke Energy will allow the USF St. Petersburg campus to establish programming that helps initiate partnerships with schools, developing curriculum, establishing STEM-focused clubs and recruiting female and minority students in Pinellas County.
July 21, 2022University News