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Former National Security Agency Director to Lead Cyber Florida at USF

万亿国际The University of South Florida appoints J. Michael (Mike) McConnell, retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and former director of the National Security Agency (NSA), as executive director of Cyber Florida. McConnell's extensive military and intelligence background will advance Cyber Florida’s mission of leading the state in cybersecurity.

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U.S. State Department Names USF a Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars

万亿国际The University of South Florida is one of the top producers of Fulbright scholars in the United States for 2019-20, according to a new list released today by the U.S. Department of State and first published by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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USF Works with Local Community to Uncover the Legacies of Those Forgotten

As forgotten burial grounds continue to be discovered around Tampa Bay, the University of South Florida and Florida Public Archaeology Network are working with local officials and community members to rediscover unmarked graves and identify those forgotten there.

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America's Fastest-Rising University

The University of South Florida is rapidly rising on the list of best public universities in America, now No. 44, according to new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. The No. 44 ranking is 14 spots higher than last year and represents USF’s highest position ever on the U.S. News list of best universities.

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University of South Florida Bulls too sick or injured to get to the campus health clinic now have an easy solution: call the new student-staffed Medical Response Unit.

A photograph of an oyster reef near Crystal River, Florida

Colossal Oysters Have Disappeared from Florida’s Most ‘Pristine’ Coastlines

万亿国际Hundreds of years ago, colossal oysters were commonplace across much of Florida’s northern Gulf Coast. Today, those oysters have disappeared, leaving behind a new generation roughly a third smaller – a massive decline that continues to have both economic and environmental impacts on a region considered by many to be the last remaining unspoiled coastlines in the Gulf.

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