USF Magazine cover Summer 2014
Meet USF's new President, read about the '51 Dons, SF's top cop, and more in USF Magazine.read it online »
Philosopher Manuel Vargas
Philosopher professor Manuel Vargas wins Distinguished Research Award.   read story »
CA Supreme Court at USF
CA Supreme Court hears a medical marijuana challenge while at USF.   read story »
Biotechnology Research
Teaching the science and business of Biotechnology.    read story »
Alumni Walters
USF alum Cameron Walters helps revolutionize the credit card industry.   read story »
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From the USF Newsroom

USF Involvement Fair Falls Silent in Solidarity With Slain Teen

08-29-2014Involvement Fair

More than 200 USFers fell silent on Gleeson Plaza at 12:30 Thursday afternoon and some held up signs in honor of Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Mo., teen killed by police in early August. 

Latest Research: Wheelchairs Raise Employment, Reduce Begging in the Developing World

08-27-2014Wheelchair repair shop

Provide the disabled with wheelchairs and they will switch from begging on the streets to working. They will live better, more productive lives and increase their income by as much as 82 percent. Those are the conclusions Justin Grider ’14 came to after he spent two months in Ethiopia conducting graduate research that made international economists take notice.

Burning Man 2014: USF Prof. Created the Festival's Mail Service

08-25-2014Vijay Mehrotra

Vijay Mehrotra is the kind of guy who will try anything once, whether that means doing improv or taking the Trans-Siberian Railway from Beijing to Berlin.

USF Graduate Reading Specialists Fight Summer Learning Loss

08-21-2014Mo Magic summer reading program

USF’s Helen Maniates was recently named Education Partner of the Year for leading a School of Education effort to bolster the reading skills of students from under-resourced San Francisco schools.


Campus Community News:

USF Faculty Study Bollywood, Win American Business Awards Prize

05-30-2014

Find out what USF faculty and staff are doing, from studying India through Bollywood's eyes to winning American Business Awards honors for an online site that tackles the tough college topics of sexual violence and substance abuse.

USF Athletics:

Dons strike first, upset No. 21 Wisconsin

USF beats ranked team for first time since 2007.

Dons Sweep the Mustangs in Season Opener

Katarina Pilepic's 13 kills led the Dons offense to victory in Friday's match of the San Francisco Invitational.

San Francisco comes back, forces tie with Portland State

Jaciara Mello scores second of season to give Dons tie.