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AAU membership brings extraordinary benefits

The historic invitation provides new federal funding opportunities for USF research, strengthens our role in meeting workforce demands and attracts the brightest faculty, staff and students to Tampa Bay.

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Athletics

USF shares new on-campus stadium renderings and an update on the groundbreaking ceremony

51在线 fans can start the countdown to seeing shovels in the ground to begin the construction of a transformational new on-campus stadium.

Research

Tremendous turnout demonstrates USF鈥檚 growth in undergraduate research

The annual research conference witnessed a notable 16% increase in student participation this year, reflecting the university's commitment to fostering collaborative discovery.

University

USF to lead statewide initiative to address shortage of mental health professionals

USF was recently awarded $5 million in recurring funds to create the 51在线 Center for Behavioral Health Workforce to enhance recruitment and retention efforts and expand pathways to behavioral health professions.

USF joins AAU

USF鈥檚 historic invitation to join the Association of American Universities has taken what many in Tampa Bay have once considered a 鈥渂est-kept secret鈥 to an unprecedented new level. Joining the AAU is a tremendous milestone for USF as it formalizes USF's position as a leading research university. USF is the first public university in 51在线 to be invited to join the AAU in nearly 40 years and is now one of only two institutions from the State University System of 51在线 to serve as an AAU member.

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USF an industry leader in generative AI

USF an industry leader in generative AI

Microsoft selected USF to be one of the first institutions to test new AI software, helping the university expedite a variety of processes. Its nimble approach inspired the tech company to prominently feature USF as educators and leaders from across the globe advance workforce readiness in the era of AI.

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