As the daily number of new cases of COVID-19 begins to level-off, the state of Florida has relaxed restrictions put in place to reduce the virus' spread. Some wonder if reopening many parts of daily life will send the number climbing.
There are about 5,000 international students who study at the University of South Florida. When classes moved online in March, those students scrambled to get home as flights were canceled and governments closed their borders to slow the spread of COVID-19.
A lab at the University of South Florida has shifted its focus from product design to manufacturing in an effort to provide critical PPE for healthcare workers.
Telehealth has grown in demand since the coronavirus pandemic began, placing more importance on the expansion of medical education and access for patients.
Like almost everything else affected by the pandemic, colleges and universities face a whole host of challenges heading into the fall. One of the biggest questions is whether or not there will be in-person classes for students to attend.
College students won’t see a quick return to campus this summer, or maybe even in the fall. Most colleges and universities are sticking to online classes this summer, as the COVID-19 pandemic develops, but what happens in the fall is still up in the air.
Graduates at the University of Tampa and the University of South Florida were honored through a virtual commencement posted online.
The University of South Florida's spring graduating class will not have a traditional commencement ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, landmarks, like the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, across the Tampa Bay area will light up in green and gold to honor those graduates.
The novel coronavirus pandemic created a stress test for remote work for millions of Floridians and it could have lasting impacts on the work environment, going forward.
Decades of development and years of research, led by University of South Florida distinguished professor Yogi Goswami, are now culminating at the perfect moment in history.
It's been exactly 10 years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, a deadly accident on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico -- and to this day it is still having an effect on the environment. In fact, researchers with the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science found oil from a spill that occurred in 1979.
A new surveillance database could soon show us the locations of new and potential hotspots of COVID-19, thanks to research being done at the University of South Florida College of Public Health.
Walking across the stage at commencement and becoming a college graduate is a moment thousands of students look forward to. For seniors at the University of South Florida, their ceremony in May will now be virtual and most of them are understandably disappointed.
A University of South Florida St. Petersburg student tested positive for COVID-19, according to the university’s website.
A University of South Florida staff member in the USF Counseling Center on the Tampa campus has tested positive for COVID-19.
March 11, 2020 will forever be remembered as the beginning of the screeching halt of the entire sports world. College club sports, like the USF men's hockey team, was no exception.
One day after the state told its public universities to shift classes online, USF announced the plan to hold all athletic events “with only teams, essential staff and limited family attendance at facilities until further notice.”
More novel coronavirus testing kits should soon be on the way to Florida after federal lawmakers passed an $8-billion funding package to combat the spread of COVID-19.
A semester in Japan and Italy is being cut short for University of South Florida students as the number of coronavirus cases increase.
A lab at the University of South Florida is working to fight the onset of Alzheimer's. 72-year-old Julie Salas is participating in the project by exercising her brain through speed testing.