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The University of South Florida is ranked 25th among public research universities for research spending – a metric used to chart the level of research activity at American institutions – according to a new report by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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USF Awarded a Chapter of Prestigious Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society

Founded in 1776, the Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK) only awards a limited number of new chapters every three years and only 36 percent of its member institutions are public. The average founding date of PBK institutions is 1860, nearly a century before USF’s formation in 1956.

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USF Marks a Major Milestone of New Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

The University of South Florida recognized a significant milestone in the construction of the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute by holding a “topping-off” celebration.

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A Preeminent Research University

Preeminence is the highest designation that a research university can earn from the State of Florida. Since the program became Florida Law in 2013, USF has had its sights firmly set on achieving Preeminence. While our journey to reach national excellence started long before then – and by no means will stop now – USF has finally reached all the thresholds necessary to achieve the designation.

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Stopping Hacks Before They Start

Researchers at the University of South Florida have discovered a new kind of cyberattack that could give hackers access to your digital passwords and personal information without using traditional malware. This new class of cyberattacks allows hackers to eavesdrop on someone’s typing.

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