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Kathleen Heide testifies in court

Why kids kill: How curiosity drove 43 years of research and education

After more than four decades at USF, Distinguished University Professor Kathleen Heide, a nationally recognized consultant on juvenile homicide and family violence, is set to retire.

July 11, 2024University News

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USF's highlights from the first half of 2024

As a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, USF's dynamic labs and groundbreaking fieldwork have solidified its status as a leading research university. In just the past six months, USF has broken records, united the community in support of its athletics programs and established numerous innovative partnerships.

July 8, 2024University News

Nursing students at commencement give Go Bulls signal

USF remains a top performer among state universities, leading to benefits for students and faculty

The University of South Florida continues to be one of the highest performing institutions in the state, according to new data from the Florida Board of Governors that compares public universities in categories such as graduation rates, affordability and salaries after earning a degree.

June 28, 2024University News

Snowbird was sworn in as USF St. Petersburg's new comfort dog. Along with his handler, Ofc. Mark Lickenfelt from the University Police Department, Snowbird will deliver goodwill and quiet compassion to students, faculty and staff.

June 21, 2024University News

USF graduate programs ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report

More than two dozen graduate programs at USF considered among the best in America

According to new rankings released by U.S. News & World Report, USF is home to more than two dozen graduate programs considered to be the best in America.

June 18, 2024University News

Group photo at the Day at the Capitol event in Tallahassee

Final state budget includes funding to support key USF initiatives

The University of South Florida will receive significant increased recurring operational funding and support for other important projects in the 2024-25 state budget that was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis today.

June 12, 2024University News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF faculty experts available for interviews on key issues throughout 2024 election cycle

The University of South Florida offers a variety of faculty experts to discuss key issues relevant to the 2024 primary and general elections.

June 10, 2024University News

With support from U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, USF will launch a new program focused on information security governance, risk and compliance and an online professional education offering designed to meet the critical shortage of cybersecurity professionals.

June 7, 2024University News

USF chosen as Global Virus Network HQ; HIV co-discoverer Dr. Robert Gallo joins faculty

USF selected as the international headquarters of the Global Virus Network, co-discoverer of HIV joins faculty

The Global Virus Network is a distinguished organization comprised of virologists from more than 40 countries. Co-founder and world-renowned scientist Dr. Robert Gallo will join USF, enhancing the university’s impact as a new member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, grow its research enterprise and further build its reputation across the world.

June 5, 2024Research and Innovation, USF Health, University News

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AAU membership helping accelerate USF’s impact

Throughout the last year, USF’s membership in the Association of American Universities has become a springboard to an array of benefits. From the successful recruitment and retention of world-class faculty and students to more corporations and community organizations inquiring and establishing new partnerships with the university – AAU membership is fueling USF’s momentum in significant ways.

May 28, 2024University News

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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, 2024University News

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USF names new Muma College of Business dean

The University of South Florida today 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, 2024University News

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