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‘Discover Your PATHe’ workshops to help de-mystify college admissions process for Pinellas County students, parents

For many students, the most challenging aspect of college admissions is simply figuring out which universities they should consider when applying.

May 11, 2021Campus News, Events

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Tooth plaque from ancient skeleton offers new insight into human evolution

Fossilized plaque scraped from the teeth of a 4,500-year-old skeleton discovered by University of South Florida professors is helping to unlock the secrets of what ancient humans ate and how our species evolved.

May 10, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

USF President Steven Currall will preside over spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg.

USF returns to in-person commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 8

The University of South Florida will hold in-person commencement ceremonies this weekend for the first time since December 2019, as COVID-19 forced ceremonies to be held virtually in spring, summer and fall of 2020.

May 3, 2021Campus News

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Top U.S. cybersecurity experts discuss threats from rival nations during ‘Great Power Competition’ conference

The theme of the two-day conference was “Cybersecurity: The Fifth Domain.” It was part of an ongoing series of gatherings designed to foster a broader understanding of the challenges facing the United States in the 21st century from nations such as Russia, China and Iran.

April 19, 2021Campus News, Events

More than two dozen students in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and the Patel College of Global Sustainability will intern with seven businesses across various industries in Florida and Texas during the pilot program.

Internship program pairs students with socially and environmentally responsible businesses

The University of South Florida is launching a new student internship program that will train students how to work with and help certify businesses who want to meet the highest standards for social and environmental operations and leadership.

April 13, 2021Campus News, Student Life

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Acknowledging the people who came before

Humans first settled in the Tampa Bay region around 15,000 years ago, according to archaeological findings. For most of that time, Indigenous communities of hunter gatherers built a prosperous life on Florida’s largest open-water estuary.

April 7, 2021Campus News

Giving Week 2021

Giving Week to raise funds that support student success and innovative programs at USF

Giving Day is when University of South Florida alumni, family and friends come together to support a wide array of university initiatives that propel students to succeed, keep them on track to graduate and fund innovative programs and research that enrich the community.

April 5, 2021Campus News

The grant from Second Nature will allow USF to unify and streamline efforts to address climate change while creating a more sustainable environment.

USF advances action on climate planning with new grant funding

The University of South Florida is one of 10 colleges and universities nationwide that will receive pro bono consulting to help advance climate action planning and projects on campus.

March 29, 2021Campus News, Sustainability

The textbook affordability initiative has dropped the average cost of course materials per credit hour from $44 to $26 for each student.

Textbook affordability initiative saves student body more than $1 million

A textbook affordability initiative launched to reduce the costs of course materials at USF’s St. Petersburg campus has saved the student body more than $1.08 million over the past five years.

March 12, 2021Campus News

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Lawyer and community leader Lisa Brody appointed to USF St. Petersburg Campus Advisory Board

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees today appointed Lisa Brody to a four-year term on the USF St. Petersburg Campus Advisory Board.

March 9, 2021Campus News

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The mother-father-baby-triangle: New book explores family dynamics during pregnancy and early infancy

Work by the Family Study Center and a growing global family research network has shown that an understanding of relationships within this triangle can help explain why babies and very young children start off on different life paths.

March 8, 2021Campus News, Research and Innovation

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at USF's St. Petersburg campus.

Student Life & Engagement director receives Legacy Leader Award from national college union association

Dwayne Isaacs, director of Student Life & Engagement at the University of South Florida’s St. Petersburg campus, has received the 2021 Legacy Leader Award from the Association of College Unions International (ACUI).

March 4, 2021Campus News

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