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USF Research Park receives international award

The University of South Florida Research Park has been named the 2022 Outstanding Research Park by the Association of University Research Parks — an international nonprofit organization that represents research parks and innovation districts.

September 23, 2022Honors and Awards, Research

USF announces partnership with MacDill

The University of South Florida announced a partnership with MacDill Air Force Base. The three-year partnership will give USF students access to internships, research projects, guest speaker and mentors.

September 22, 2022Innovation, Research

New collaboration pays off at USF and MacDill Air Force Base

The University of South Florida and MacDill Air Force Base have more in common than you might think. Now, there's a new collaboration in the works that may benefit both.

September 20, 2022Innovation, Research

The Flood Hub rises to the challenge of coastal resilience in Florida

Through improved flood forecasting, the Florida Flood Hub for Applied Research and Innovation will inform science-based policy, planning, and management decisions to support a more resilient Florida for all.

September 19, 2022Innovation, Research

Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an AGU Fellow

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fellow. Professor Weisberg was selected for his pioneering observational and theoretical work explaining tropical and coastal ocean phenomena of interdisciplinary and societal importance.

September 19, 2022Honors and Awards

USF partners with MacDill Air Force Base to grow and strengthen educational opportunities

The University of South Florida is officially joining forces with MacDill Air Force Base to increase opportunities for collaboration that will benefit both entities. With education at the forefront, the overall goal is to encourage and enhance the study of a variety of fields, including science, technology, engineering and math.

September 19, 2022Innovation, Research

USF professor: Statin use not justified for healthy people with high cholesterol

New research from David Diamond, a neuroscientist and cardiovascular disease researcher in the Department of Psychology at the University of South Florida showed LDL alone has “a very weak association” with heart disease and stroke. Their review went further, showing that when people with high LDL and optimal triglycerides and HDL were given a statin, there was no benefit.

September 19, 2022Health, Research

Keeping our eyes on hurricanes

Hurricane season is ramping up. From submersible “pickup trucks” to “flying research labs,” hurricane monitoring programs help modelers predict the strength and path of tropical systems.

September 13, 2022Research

USF Health, Weill Cornell Medicine earn inaugural funding in NIH’s newly launched Bridge2AI initiative, will create artificial intelligence platform for using voice to diagnose disease

As one of four data generation projects funded by NIH’s Bridge2AI, this multi-institution project – co-led by the University of South Florida and Weill Cornell Medicine – will bring together medical, voice, AI, engineering, and ethics experts to create a human voice database using privacy-preserving AI, giving doctors a new tool for diagnosing conditions known to have associations with voice alterations.

September 13, 2022Health, Innovation

USF receives $20 million for coral, mangrove protection

The University of South Florida recently received a $20 million grant to help sustain and replenish coral reefs and mangroves that protect coastlines from dangerous wave energy and sea level rise.

September 12, 2022Research

University of South Florida rises to its highest position ever in U.S. News & World Report rankings

The University of South Florida has hit an all-time high on U.S. News & World Report’s (U.S. News) annual ranking of the best colleges in America. In the new rankings released today, USF sits at No. 42 among all public universities and No. 97 among all universities public or private.

September 12, 2022Research

USF St. Pete wins $15 million to move forward on flood hub building

The funding was part of $175 million grant initiative from projects pitched by local legislators.

September 12, 2022Research


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