USF World News

2022 News


Listen to Dr. Kiki Caruson discuss what the university is doing to help students affected by the war in Ukraine on Inside USF: The Podcast
May 4, 2022 -- Worried about their families and friends back home, Ukrainian students attending USF are also facing uncertainty about housing and financial support as they remain in Tampa Bay for the summer. Kiki Caruson, interim vice president of USF World, discusses what the university is doing to help.

Times Higher Ed Impact Rankings place USF in the top five overall in the U.S. for its sustainable development
April 27, 2022 -- The newly released Times Higher Education Impact Rankings place USF in the top five overall in the U.S. for its sustainable development, also leading for its efforts to end poverty, protect oceans and to strengthen partnerships throughout the world. These initiatives are in alignment with the university’s new strategic plan, continuing to build on its commitment to solving consequential global problems and addressing Florida’s most significant challenges.

How to support international students and allies
March 9, 2022 -- When global events affect students, staff, and faculty at home, USF World often receives questions about where people can donate or otherwise offer their assistance. This page is designed to help those in the greater Tampa Bay area identify vetted organizations and funds that offer resources to those who are most affected by unexpected natural disasters, armed conflict, and disease outbreak.  

USF ranks in the top 10 for Fulbright scholars
March 1, 2022 -- According to the U.S. Department of State, the University of South Florida is tied for seventh nationally for the number of Fulbright scholars for the 2021-2022 period. The ranking, first published by The Chronicle of Higher Education, shows no other Florida university produced more Fulbright scholars than USF. This is the eighth consecutive year that USF ranks among the top university sponsors of Faculty Fulbright Awards nationally.

USF makes statement in support of our students, faculty, and staff in response to the conflict in Ukraine
February 25, 2022 -- Over the last several weeks, we have watched the events unfolding in Ukraine with deep concern and we continue to closely monitor the latest developments. USF recognizes that members of the university community may be affected by this situation in different ways.  Whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, it’s important to know that USF offers several resources for those who feel impacted. Please click above to read more.