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Atala butterflies are back at USF Sarasota-Manatee to witness final stages of construction of namesake residence hall

Atalas, the rare tropical butterflies after which USF Sarasota-Manatee's new residence hall is named, are back on campus, just in time to witness the final stages of construction before the building opens in August.

May 22, 2024Campus News, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF President Rhea Law receives honorary degree, delivers keynote address at Stetson Law Commencement

President Rhea Law is a Stetson alumna whose legal career spans several decades. Her advice to the graduating class centered on three main themes: the importance of believing in oneself, remaining open to new opportunities and maintaining one’s credibility in practicing law.

May 22, 2024Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF names new dean for the College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Spiller has more than 10 years of experience as an academic leader, having served most recently as the executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

May 21, 2024Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

BRIGHT Network launches new platform, connecting human trafficking victims to critical resources in the community

More than one hundred anti-trafficking professionals came together at USF St. Petersburg to officially launch the BRIGHT Network, an online platform that helps victims of human trafficking escape their situations by connecting them with organizations and resources in their community.

May 17, 2024Campus News, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF’s Innovative Education helping revolutionize courses through generative AI

USF’s Innovative Education has made generative AI part of its broader strategy as it seeks to help faculty integrate it into online courses.

May 15, 2024Campus News, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF names new Muma College of Business dean

The University of South Florida announced the appointment of David Blackwell as the new Lynn Pippenger Dean of the Muma College of Business. Blackwell comes to USF after serving as associate dean for professional graduate programs at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.

May 14, 2024Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF men’s track and field sweep indoor and outdoor conference championships

On top of the overall men's championship, six program records were set during the three-day meet. The Bulls were also awarded Freshman of the Year, Most Valuable Performance and Coaching Staff of the Year.

May 13, 2024Campus News

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Ross DuBose ready to help faculty at USF Sarasota-Manatee boost their research work

Ross DuBose, the new assistant director of research and innovation at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, says he wants to meet with every faculty member to discuss their research interests.

May 9, 2024Campus News, Research

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USF to receive $3 million gift to support writing and communication students

The gift from Honey Rand, a USF alumna, local public relations practitioner and author, will establish a creative writing retreat in the college’s Humanities Institute and support students who are studying writing and communication.

May 8, 2024Campus News

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Predictions of a busy hurricane season won’t drive up insurance costs, USF faculty say

With less than a month to go before the start of hurricane season and with so many unknowns, what can Floridians, when it comes to their insurance coverage, do to prepare? Director of The Baldwin Group School of Risk Management and Insurance has some advice.

May 7, 2024Campus News, Research, Students

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Hurricane preparedness takes many forms. USF is providing support on all fronts

When a hurricane makes its way into the Gulf of Mexico, it has the potential to impact the entire Tampa Bay region. That’s why USF researchers across all three campuses are involved in a number of innovative endeavors and public initiatives to better prepare communities for the next storm.

May 6, 2024Campus News, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF graduates, families embrace long-awaited commencement traditions

Friends and families filled USF’s Yuengling Center to watch their 2024 graduates walk across the stage – fulfilling a long-awaited dream for many after the pandemic canceled their high school graduation ceremonies.

May 5, 2024Campus News, Events, Students

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