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University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

New MBA concentrations address evolving needs of the global market

Beginning this fall, students seeking an MBA will have three new offerings to consider. The new concentrations — blue economy, personal financial planning and healthcare leadership — allow students to build expertise in a specific domain, in addition to the fundamental leadership skills earning an MBA degree brings.

July 16, 2024Campus News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Bulls In the Burg: July 2024 Community Relations Roundup

This community roundup series highlights the ways that USF faculty, staff, students and administration are active in the community.

July 12, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Events

Crew members work to deploy new ROV Taurus.

USF and Florida Institute of Oceanography’s new remotely operated vehicle to advance deep-sea exploration and education

USF is the only university in the continental United States to own a remotely operated vehicle with such advanced capabilities, positioning it at the forefront of oceanographic research.

July 8, 2024Research and Innovation

NOAA Hurricane Hunters aircraft

Students join hurricane hunters as they prepared for historic Hurricane Beryl mission

A group of undergraduate students visiting USF as part of a summer research program got an unexpected and rare glimpse of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Hunters preparing to go on their first reconnaissance mission of the season.

July 2, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships, Research and Innovation

Intern looks on during a brewing session.

New paid internship program will give Brewing Arts students hands-on industry experience

In partnership with the Tampa Bay Brewers Alliance, the USF Brewing Arts program is launching a paid internship program designed for students to learn core skills in the art of brewing and understand business operations.

July 2, 2024Campus News

Students celebrating commencement.

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 that compares Florida’s public universities in categories such as graduation rates, affordability and salaries after earning a degree.

July 1, 2024Campus News

udrey Brandt is at the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and is one USF's Boundless Bulls

USF honors student chosen for prestigious summer internship at marine sanctuary

Audrey Brandt is interning with the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary in California, one of the largest federally protected marine sanctuaries in the United States. Brandt's journey began after being selected for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship Program.

June 25, 2024Campus News, Student Life

Snowbird, a Golden and Labrador mix

Comfort dog Snowbird sworn in as newest member of USF St. Petersburg's University Police Department

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 20, 2024Campus News, Community Partnerships

A side-scan sonar image of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s last ship, Quest, discovered by a team led by USF alum and shipwreck hunter David Mearns.

USF-trained shipwreck hunter makes another major discovery

Shipwreck hunter and USF alum David Mearns has made another outstanding discovery: the remains of Quest, the steamship on which polar explorer Ernest Shackleton made his final voyage.

June 17, 2024Research and Innovation

Dating back to 1865, Juneteenth commemorates the day when 250,000 slaves in the state of Texas, which became the last bastion for slavery during the final days of the Civil War, were declared free by the U.S. Army.

Juneteenth: The complicated history, significance and celebration around the struggle for freedom

Juneteenth has become the most well-known celebration for the ending of slavery in the United States and viewed by some as America’s second Independence Day. But the history of this important celebration is complex and often misunderstood.

June 17, 2024Campus News, Events

USF Camp Rocky week 1 participants

Bulls In the Burg: June 2024 Community Relations Roundup

This community roundup series highlights the ways that USF faculty, staff, students and administration are active in the community.

June 13, 2024Community Partnerships

Living Heritage Institute.

It all begins with a good story at the Living Heritage Institute

A good story doesn’t just captivate, it can also act as a catalyst for connecting individuals and addressing complex issues. That is the spirit behind the Living Heritage Institute, which seeks to combine storytelling with research that remembers the past and informs the present.

June 13, 2024Research and Innovation

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